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Photo credit: Brian Silcox Photography

 

AT THE MUSEUM

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AIRCRAFT ON DISPLAY

From our SPAD XIII from World War 1 to our Antonov AN-2 Russian Biplane, our collection spans nearly 100 years of aviation history. Get close to aircraft in our indoor and outdoor spaces.

EXHIBITS

Classic uniforms, flight logs from historical flights, NASA and space artifacts, and other unique aviation displays can be found in multiple exhibits at the Chico Air Museum.

EVENTS AND SPEAKERS

Past events include our annual Fly-In with pilots from all over the country, our ongoing, world-class aviation speaker series and our
annual visit from Santa.

 
 
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  • Thorpe T-211 Sky Scooter

  • Antonov AN-2 Russian Biplane

  • Bell 47 Helicopter 

  • Culver Cadet LCA

  • Chance Vought A-7 Corsair (Vietnam War)

  • Delphin L-29V Czechoslovakian jet trainer

  • EAA Biplane

  • Grumman Guardian
    (one of only six in the world)

  • Lockheed P2-V7 Neptune ASW aircraft

  • Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star

  • McDonald Douglas

  • F-15C Eagle

  • North American F-86 Sabre 

  • Piasecki H-21 helicopter

  • Pitts Model 12 extreme aerobatic airplane

  • RAF 2000 GTX SE Gyrocopter

  • Schreder HP Sailplane

  • SPAD XIII (WWI Biplane)

  • Taylor Titch Formula 1 Reno Racer

  • Consolidated Vultee BT-13 Valiant
    (iconic trainer from WWII and Chico Army Airfield)

CURRENT
AIRCRAFT

 
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EVENTS & SPEAKERS

Upcoming events: 

  • December: Santa visit by plane

  • May 2022: Annual Open House and Fly-in

Past speakers:

  • Clarence "Bud" Anderson, WWII Triple Ace

  • Cal Worthington, WWII bomber pilot

  • Brian Schul, SR71 Blackbird pilot

  • Vance Parker, US Navy Blue Angels pilot

  • Brian Binne, astronaut and test pilot

  • Jeff Greason, President and Co-Founder of XCOR Aerospace

  • Jonna Hoppes, granddaughter of Jimmy Doolittle

  • Wendell Summers, the pilot for Admiral Byrd's South Pole exploration

 
 

CONTACT

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Tel. 530-345-6468

Chico Municipal Airport

165 Ryan Avenue 
Chico, CA 95973

VISIT

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Thursday - Sunday 
10am-3pm

CLOSED
THANKSGIVING DAY

165 Ryan Avenue

Chico, CA 95973

FREE ADMISSION 

 

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