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What’s it like to be a B-25 Bomber pilot at the Arizona Commemorative Air Force?

Brice LeCarre takes us through a personal look inside the heart and mind of a B-25 bomber pilot. Book a flight and/or learn more about this plane: Click here Buy a gift certificate for a ride: Click here

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Why Did You Get Involved with the Arizona Commemorative Air Force?

The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum (AZCAF) is run 99% on volunteers/members. Yes, you heard that right- 99%! We might be biased – but we have some of the best out there! We often ask what makes them give us…

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“Meet the Docents” Series #2: Lemon, McKenna and McNamee

Meet Dennis Lemon Dennis Lemon has been a member and docent of the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum since January of 2007. Dennis also went on tour with our B-25 and B-17 for three years. He is from all over…

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Your Guides Through History – New Blog Series “Meet the Docents”

There is a lot to see at the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum.  How you experience the museum is up to you. You can either roam about on your own, look at what we have to offer and ask questions…

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WWII Operation Market Garden

Operation Market Garden, which included the Battle for Arnhem, Holland in September 1944, was the largest airborne battle in history. It was also the only real attempt by the Allies to use airborne forces in a strategic role in Europe….

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Not All Vintage Vehicles Are Cars or Trucks

Keeping a WWII Warplane Operational Requires Work and Constant Maintenance. Sounds Familiar, Doesn’t It? By Bo Shaw (as it appeared in the Auto Restorer Magazine, January 2018 issue) Editor’s note: AR contributor Bo Shaw generally writes about his restored TR3A…

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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs)

The Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, were a select few of only 1,074 women who passed the rigorous training of military flying school and became part of the United States Army Air Forces. They flew just about every type of aircraft…

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Female Pilots Take to the Skies

By Guest Blogger Lana Gates, Member – Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum For Stephanie Meier, aviation is in her blood. Her grandfather flew in World War II, and her father worked as a pilot. At the age of 14, she…

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Acquisition of the Grumman TBM-3E Avenger

The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum (AZCAF) recently acquired a Grumman TBM-3E Avenger from the Quonset Air Museum, Rhode Island. The Avenger is best known as the premier Navy carrier-based torpedo attack bomber of World War II. AZCAF volunteers flew…

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