Airbase Arizona - Commemorative Air Force

Aviation history is here

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Don’t just look at our historical military planes. Fly in one! Learn about the flights

Real Planes

Get a close-up view of some of the rarest military combat planes in the world.

See the planes
These legendary bombers, cargo, and transport planes carried fearless servicemen and women on their courageous missions.

Real Artifacts

Feast your eyes on a wide range of authentic artifacts preserved from historic wars.

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Our museum showcases hand-painted bomber jackets, handwritten letters, brain buckets, military patches, and more.

Real Stories

Explore oral histories, old videos, and original pictures from heroic veterans.

Hear their stories

The planes may be cool, but the people who flew them are even more fascinating!

Real Connections

Come talk with veteran volunteers, learn about their service, and pay tribute to their sacrifices.

Meet the people

No matter who you are or where you come from, almost everyone has a connection to military history.

Special Exhibit

“Bomber Boys: Portraits from the Front,” a new traveling exhibition developed by Bering Street Studio

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Rated One of the Top Things to Do in Mesa

“The aircraft they have on display are a complete marvel and it’s impossible to look at them and not be in complete awe.”
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