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Annual Events at Airbase Arizona

These events are long standing traditions that we are honored to present to the public.

Southwest Military Transportation Show

March 1st and 2nd, 2014

Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm, Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm

We are proud to present the Southwest Military Transportation Show with the Arizona Historical Military Transport Association. Activities include military vehicle show, static aircraft display, swap meet, food, collectibles, parts, vendors, vehicle static display and judging. Please visit the AHMTA home page for details.

A Gathering of Legends

  • Friday, November 8th - Dinner with the Legends - Reception at 5:15pm, Dinner at 6:00pm
  • Saturday, November 9th - A Gathering of Legends - at our musem from 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Sunday, November 10th - RAF Cadet Memorial Service at 10:45am, City of Mesa Cemetary


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Dinner with the Legends - Friday, November 8th 5:15 - 8:00PM - Event Flyer or Purchase Reservations

Hosted at the Hilton Phoenix East Mesa Hotel (1011 W. Holmes Ave, Mesa), the AZCAF invites you to join us for Dinner with the Legends and your chance to sit and dine with these remarkable people. Reservations are $50 per person or $400/table of 8.

Sixth Annual Gathering of Legends - Saturday, November 9th 10:00AM - 2:00PM - Event Flyer

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Arizona is pleased to present the "Sixth Annual Gathering of Legends," the largest gathering of military aviators in the southwestern United States. The event is honors aviators who have participated in U.S. military conflicts for more than 70 years and serves as the museum's Veterans Day celebration. Visitors are invited to meet and speak personally with approximately 40 military aviators, including fighter pilot aces, bomber and cargo aircraft crewmen, Tuskegee Airmen, Womens Air Force Service Pilots (WASPs) and many others.

RAF Cadet Memorial - Sunday, November 10th at 10:45AM - Event Flyer

On Sunday, November 10th CAF Airbase Arizona will conduct a memorial service for 23 Royal Air Force Cadets who died in flight training at the #4 British Flying Training School at Falcon Field. The service, which has been conducted for more than 30 years, will be held at 10:45 a.m. at the City of Mesa Cemetery located at 1212 N. Center Street, Mesa, AZ. The British Plot is located near the center of the cemetery. Representatives of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Air Force, the Daughters of the British Empire, and numerous other civic and patriotic organizations will attend. The Mesa Caledonian Pipe Band will perform. This is a public event and all are invited.

For more information call 480-268-2144 or by email at wingleader@azcaf.org.

International Plastic Modelers Society Presents Modelzona

Early November

Click here to view the IPMS website.
The International Plastic Modelers Society will hold their international gathering in the museum hangar. The event will feature plastic models of aircraft, ships, missiles, spacecraft, figures, automobiles, etc. as well as a model contest. Vendors will offer plastic model kits and other modeling supplies.