Arizona Air Force Aviation Museum

This propeller was one of four installed on a B-29 Super Fortress and graces the entrance to the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This propeller was one of four installed on a B-29 Super Fortress and graces the entrance to the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The plaque below the propeller at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The plaque below the propeller at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This 3-inch Mark 33 Deck Gun is just one of many interesting pieces at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This 3-inch Mark 33 Deck Gun is just one of many interesting pieces at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The plaque in front of the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The plaque in front of the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Walk of Honor in front of the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Walk of Honor in front of the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This view overlooks many aircraft in one of the hangars at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This view overlooks many aircraft in one of the hangars at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Visitors look at the static displays at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Visitors look at the static displays at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ features displays ranging from planes and jets to helicopters and displays of artifacts. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ features displays ranging from planes and jets to helicopters and displays of artifacts. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Kindred Spirit plane in the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Kindred Spirit plane in the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
One of the outdoor displays includes this Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
One of the outdoor displays includes this Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another angle of the Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another angle of the Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another angle of the Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another angle of the Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another angle of the Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another angle of the Beech C-45 Expeditor at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota is another outdoor display at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota is another outdoor display at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another view of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another view of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A view down the wing of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A view down the wing of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Planes from Falcon Field Airport pass over the Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Planes from Falcon Field Airport pass over the Douglas C-47 Skytrain/DC-3 Dakota at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The North American Aviation B-25J/TB-25N
The North American Aviation B-25J/TB-25N "Mitchell" is another of outdoor displays at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another view of the North American Aviation B-25J/TB-25N
Another view of the North American Aviation B-25J/TB-25N "Mitchell" at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another view of the North American Aviation B-25J/TB-25N
Another view of the North American Aviation B-25J/TB-25N "Mitchell" at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A second hangar includes more displays including a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A second hangar includes more displays including a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decorative markings on the B-17 at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decorative markings on the B-17 at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The backside of the B-17 at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The backside of the B-17 at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The lower gun turret on the B-17 at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The lower gun turret on the B-17 at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decoration on the Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decoration on the Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another view of the Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Another view of the Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A cockpit view of the Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A cockpit view of the Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decoration and markings on the Boeing/Stearman Model PT-17 Kaydet at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decoration and markings on the Boeing/Stearman Model PT-17 Kaydet at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Side view of the Boeing/Stearman Model PT-17 Kaydet at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Side view of the Boeing/Stearman Model PT-17 Kaydet at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Cockpit view of the Boeing/Stearman Model PT-17 Kaydet at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Cockpit view of the Boeing/Stearman Model PT-17 Kaydet at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The under carriage of the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The under carriage of the Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photo of a Douglas A-26 Invader behind the Red Baron plane at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Photo of a Douglas A-26 Invader behind the Red Baron plane at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A display of flight memorabilia at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A display of flight memorabilia at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A small-scale model of a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk hangs from the rafters at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A small-scale model of a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk hangs from the rafters at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A photo from 1944 of the
A photo from 1944 of the "Fighting Squadron Ten" from the USS Enterprise at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A informational display board at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A informational display board at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A informational display board at the  Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A informational display board at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A 1000-lbs bomb that was traditionally carried on a B-17 or B-25 displayed at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A 1000-lbs bomb that was traditionally carried on a B-17 or B-25 displayed at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A military display of uniforms, model planes and jets as well as multiple photographs displayed at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A military display of uniforms, model planes and jets as well as multiple photographs displayed at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A display of a WWI uniform at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A display of a WWI uniform at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A display case dedicated to aviator headgear at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A display case dedicated to aviator headgear at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Rows of information displays line one side of a hangar at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Rows of information displays line one side of a hangar at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Visitors can view the engine and inside compartments of this Sikorsky H-19/S-55
Visitors can view the engine and inside compartments of this Sikorsky H-19/S-55 "Chickasaw" at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This McDonnel Douglas Aircraft Corp. F4N Phantom II (right) sits next to a small Army helicopter at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This McDonnel Douglas Aircraft Corp. F4N Phantom II (right) sits next to a small Army helicopter at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This Army Boeing helicopter is available for all visitors to view at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
This Army Boeing helicopter is available for all visitors to view at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A side view of an Army Boeing helicopter in the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A side view of an Army Boeing helicopter in the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A Willys Jeep is one of the non-aircraft highlights of touring the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A Willys Jeep is one of the non-aircraft highlights of touring the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Willy's Jeep and the McDonnel Douglas Aircraft Corp. F4N Phantom II at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
The Willy's Jeep and the McDonnel Douglas Aircraft Corp. F4N Phantom II at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Rows of airplane engines line the wall at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Rows of airplane engines line the wall at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decorative markings from an airplane at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Decorative markings from an airplane at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Fun for the whole family includes a Naval pedal plane at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
Fun for the whole family includes a Naval pedal plane at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A line of aircraft at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.
A line of aircraft at the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photo by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.