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Modelfest 2019 – February 24th Museum Hanger

Calling all Model enthusiasts.  Sunday February 24th there will be a Modelfest at the Commemorative Air Force, Southern California Wing’s Museum  (455 Aviation Drive Camarillo, CA 91010).  It is a Model Contest and Swap Meet.  There will be 43 different categories, 8 of which will be in the junior category.

Doors open at 8:30am and close at 3pm.  Admission is $10.  This event is being sponsored by Ventura Hobbies and the Commemorative Air Force.

For more information call Vern Morseman @ 805-658-8138 or view the website at VenturaHobbies.com

2019-02-09T17:12:04+00:00February 9th, 2019|Bulletin Board, Event, News|

Airshow Schedule

The following is CAF SoCal Wing’s tentative 2019 Airshow Schedule.

Please note that although the schedule and participating aircraft is fairly set, it is subject to change. Further  updates will be made as events after September will be scheduled.

  • March 8-9 MCAS Yuma Airshow: PBJ, F6, F8, Zero
  • March 16 NAF El Central Airshow: Zero, F6, F8, Mustang, SNJ, PT19 & Aircoupe
  • March 23 Thunder & Lightning Over AZ DM: PBJ, F6, Zero
  • March 30-31 Thunder Over the Bay, Travis AFB:  Pending Confirmations / TBD
  • May 4-5 Planes of Fame Airshow, Chino: TBD
  • May 18-19 Hangar 24 Airfest, Redlands: Pending Confirmations / F6
  • July 13 Truckee Tahoe Airshow: P51
  • July 27-28 Grand Junction Airshow: Pending Confirmations / F8
  • July 27-28 Tri-City Airshow, Pasco, WA:  Pending Confirmations / P51, F6, Zero
  • August 17-18 Wings Over Camarillo:  All Available
  • August 23-24 Airshow of the Cascades, Madras:  Pending Confirmations / TBD
2019-02-05T19:45:40+00:00February 5th, 2019|Event, Featured|

YAK3 Presentation

Join us for another instalment in the Living History Presentation series.

Hear from our historians, maintenance personnel and pilots about the YAK3 fighter and take your chance to get a closeup view of the cockpit.


Saturday, April 27, 2019
11AM- 2PM
CAF SoCal hangars at the Camarillo airport


Flyer


 

2019-02-06T19:53:20+00:00January 31st, 2019|Event, Featured|

12 Planes of Christmas P47 Fundraiser

CAF SoCal Wing is honored to have our most recent restoration project included as part of the headquarters’ annual 12 Planes of Christmas fundraiser.

Follow THIS LINK to find out more about the status of the project and pitch-in to get this monumental effort off to a good start.

Help us return this one-of-a-kind aircraft back to it’s original glory.

 

2018-12-06T14:32:32+00:00December 6th, 2018|Event, Featured|

California Capital Airshow

We are pleased to once again participate in the California Capital Airshow, on this the 100th Anniversary of Mather Airport.

With a spectacular fireworks display and the USAF Thunderbirds performing, the show promises to surpass its own high standards achieved over the years.

CAF SoCal warbirds, the AT-6 SNJ “290”, P51 D “ManO’War” and B25/PBJ “SemperFi” will be on display at the airshow.

Visitors can tour the interior of the PBJ bomber, talk with our crew and book rides on the SNJ and the P51 on show days.

As always, flight slots are limited and we encourage those interested to book their flights for the show ahead of time.

It’s an experience you won’t soon forget!

 

2018-09-28T20:36:59+00:00September 5th, 2018|Event|

Minden Airshow

The US Navy Blue Angels may think they’re the featured event at the Minden-Tahoe Airshow in October, but our fans (including our beloved Blue Angels) would agree that the Hellcat and Bearcat tribute to the Blue Angels will be the real highlight of the show!

Additionaly, our P51D Mustang ManO’War will be present for static display.

Those wishing to enhance their airshow experience and get a personal connection to these venerable WWII era warbirds can do so with a flight aboard ManO’War.
If you missed us at the Truckee/Tahoe Airshow, here’s your final opportunity in 2018 to soar over the Sierras aboard the thoroughbred Mustang.
Flight times are limited and pre-booking your flight is highly encouraged.


2018-10-20T16:28:21+00:00September 5th, 2018|Event|

Rememberance Paver Brick Program

The Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force invite you to leave a Legacy by purchasing a Commemorative Brick. The bricks will be installed at our entrance by the flag pole leading into the aircraft museum.

The bricks are 4”x8” and made out of red clay with black lettering to include up to 3 lines with up to 18 characters per line.

 

To place your order, download and print out this form. Return your completed form with payment attached to the museum or mail in to the address indicated.

Or, place your order online directly with the brick engraver by following the LINK HERE.

 

 

2018-09-05T13:47:53+00:00August 9th, 2017|Event|

CAFSoCal Presentation Series: VMB611 and the PBJ

Living History Presentation Series
VMB-611 & Doolittle PBJ

Saturday, September 1, 2018
12:30PM
CAF SoCal Hangar

Our PBJ, the Marine Corps version of the venerable B-25, is the only flying example in the world today.

On Saturday, September 1st, CAF SoCal is hosting an event focused on the PBJ and Marine Bombing Squadron-611 (VMB-611).

A trio of CAF SoCal guest speakers will walk you through the history of the PBJ and VMB-611, a 23-year long restoration, and the celebration of the Doolittle Raid’s 75th anniversary.  

So mark your calendars to learn about this historic aircraft, its historic return to flight, and its participation in the historic Doolittle 75th anniversary.

Experience living history.

 

 

2018-09-05T13:48:46+00:00July 29th, 2018|Event|