See a sample of our collection of historic World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Conflict military aircraft.
The Douglas VC-9C Presidential Transport is open for tours. Click here for details.
Home to over 80 restored vintage military aircraft ranging from pre-WWII to the present-day fighters, the Museum houses a fascinating collection of wartime memorabilia, uniforms, historic photos, and personal military artifacts from the past century. The Museum is proud to display the most complete lineage of Bomber Aircraft on the West Coast dating from prior WWII to the end of the Cold War spanning nearly 70 years.
Castle Air Museum gives visitors a peek into the past and lends insight into the evolution of aircraft and the past milestones of aviation. It offers visitors of all ages a glimpse of what the future of aerospace might hold. Castle Air Museum has amassed the entire collection of U.S. Air Force jet fighters from America's first operational jet fighter the Lockheed P-80 to the amazing General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon from the Korean War to Desert Storm.
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The Vought F-8 Crusader (originally F8U) is a single-engine, supersonic, carrier-based air superiority jet aircraft built by Vought for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. The first F-8 prototype was ready for flight in February 1955 and served primarily in the Vietnam War.The Crusader was the last American fighter with guns as the main weapon,earning it the title "The Last of the Gunfighters".
The last Crusader ever flown was Castle Air Museum's 145607 as a chase for the X-31 project. Photo Crusader 145607 came to Castle Air Museum in 2009, restoration was completed in 2011, and it is displayed in its VFP-63 Photo Crusader colors.Learn More