Planes of Fame Air Museum
 
Planes of Fame Air Museum
CHINO, CA LOCATION
Visit our Chino, CA location. Hours: Wed-Sun 10am-4pm Closed Mon & Tues DIRECTIONS | BUY TICKETS
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SANTA MARIA, CA LOCATION
Opening by 2025.
EVENTS
Visit us during one of our events and get the full experience seeing these amazing aircraft flying!
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COLLECTION
We host a huge variety of (flying) aircraft, check which ones are on display, flying or undergoing restoration.
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FACILITY RENTALS
Hosting your wedding/event at our venue or booking aircraft for your airshow, we can offer you endless possibilities!
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Every day at Planes of Fame Air Museum, you can experience history - both the reliving of it and the making of it. When one of our planes flies, for most it is a rare and wonderful thing to witness. Planes of Fame Air Museum has maintained a fleet of flyable historic aircraft for over 60 years! The Museum has operated these types of aircraft longer than the Army Air Corps or Air Force did. Planes of Fame Air Museum truly is where aviation history lives.

You too can experience history through Planes of Fame Air Museum. Maybe you live too far to visit, but we hope this website gives you a taste of what we try to do here every day. And maybe someday, you will hear the roar, look up in the sky and see one of our planes overhead!

“I visited Planes of Fame about 3 years ago. If I had to offer a one-word description it would be "Wow!" ... I was wearing my VFM uniform shirt and ID badge (and) the folks at Planes of Fame welcomed me like I was a personal friend!”
Internet post from Texas
“I would like to take this opportunity to commend all of you on the fine direction you are headed with the improvements to the Planes of Fame Museum. The Museum has been a valuable asset to the aviation community for many years and I believe the changes only increase the positive impact that will be made.”
Thomas W., Riverside, CA
“Many thanks for arranging a tour for LF, the 95-year old former Flying Tiger. It was a huge experience for him... his entire family and I am extremely grateful. You made an old fighter pilot very happy!”
Chuck L., Medina, Washington
“I was lucky enough to see your Sherman Tank...over Presidents Day weekend. It isn't every day you get to see a WWII tank driving along and firing its main gun. Thanks you for your efforts to bring this tank back to life.”
Frank H., Email
“I'm writing on the occasion of my 81st birthday. I want to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to participate in the fabulous air show... I met and chatted with many visitors that day- even a young 9-year old air enthusiast whose Dad told me the boy wanted to "Salute a soldier." We saluted and the boy was all smiles...it made my day as I fought back the tears.”
Joe P., No address
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Mar
Hangar Talk - Featuring the Flying Demo of the Boeing P-26A 'Peashooter'
Hangar Talk and Flying Demo of the Boeing P-26A Peashooter - Learn more »
5
Mar
Kilroy Coffee Klatch
Kilroy Coffee Klatch - Learn more »
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Apr
Kilroy Coffee Klatch
Kilroy Coffee Klatch - Learn more »
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Apr
CAF B-17, B-25 & C-45 Event 2024
Special Visit from the Commemorative Air Force with their B-17, B-25, and C-45 - April 4-7, 2024 - Learn more »
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Apr
Hangar Talk - Featuring the Flying Demo of the North American P-51D 'Mustang'
Hangar Talk and Flying Demo of the North American P-51D Mustang - Learn more »
4
May
Wings, Tracks, and Wheels 2024
Wings, Tracks, and Wheels 2024 - Learn more »
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