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!

“The air show was very well organized... and was made to look simple. A lot of hard work was obviously put in by all involved. I won't mention it all, but we enjoyed everything we saw at Airshow 2009!”
Sam F., Upland, CA
“I just wanted to express my thanks to you and the staff at Valle, AZ for making our visit very special and memorable... The bottom line is that Planes of Fame is more than the planes and the flying, it's the great people working for you that make it an experience my family and I want to repeat. We appreciate the work you have done over many years to preserve our aircraft heritage and I have to think the Good Lord has blessed Planes of Fame because He wants that too.”
Michael H., Vernon, AZ
“Recently, I visited the Planes of Fame Air Museum and found it most interesting... it is the way all museums should be patterned after. Someone is doing an excellent job.”
Sam F., Sherman Oaks, CA
“I attended the air show and was amazed by the number of beautifully restored aircraft and how well-organized the air show was. As a former airman in Korea, I was delighted to see some of my familiar aircraft in the show.... it is my pleasure to contribute to your well-oiled operation”
Ross S. - USA
“My wife and I really wanted to thank you for the hospitality you extended us when we visited Planes of Fame. Seeing the SBD, Navion, Val and Bf-109 (HA-1112) up close was a treat, but even more so listening to your experiences. We have visited Planes of Fame before, but that day will always stand out as memorable.”
Doug & Maricel R., North Vancouver, B.C.
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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 »
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May
Wings, Tracks, and Wheels 2024
Wings, Tracks, and Wheels 2024 - Learn more »
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