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With two amazing museums on the airport and scores of vintage aircraft tucked in every corner, this former World War II flight training base is an incredibly unique aviation destination with easy access to all the attractions of Southern California.
Check out the cockpit of this metal fuselage Jenny JNS. The Jenny trained 95% of our WWI pilots.
Although the United States did not officially declare war Germany until April 6, 1917, WWI began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to Austria-Hungary's throne and his wife, Sophie, on June 28, 1914.
This year, 2014 marks the Centennial of WWI
Following the end of WWI these new pilots could purchase a war-surplus Jenny and engine for as little as $400 and sought to bring freedom and the potential of flight to thousands. The Jenny's top speed was about 75mph.
Discover the sites and sounds of the legendary Airborne experience. Meet the 82nd Airvborne Living History Re-enactors.
Featuring period clothing, equipment, drills and weapons systems of WWII at the C-47.