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Media Fact Sheet, videos, and samples of past press releases and newsletters


Coming Soon – Get informed and involved on the Arizona Aerospace Foundation’s next big move!

Aircraft at the End of WWII – This video, produced in 2020 for the 75th anniversary of V-J Day, celebrates the end of WWII when Japan formally surrenders aboard the USS Missouri. See the museum’s historic aircraft that served right up to the last days with legendary crews, in their finest hour, and a bird’s eye view of the surrender.

Aerial Firefighting History – With 3 of the top 10 biggest fires in our state’s history burning, aerial firefighting plays a huge role. Curator Andrew Boehly takes you through its history with one of the largest collections of airtankers in the world.

Aerial Demonstration Team Series – National news covered the show of support for front line workers battling the pandemic. We’ve joined in and highlighted the historic aircraft that flew for the Thunderbirds, Blue Angels, and other demo teams.

Humanitarian Aid Aircraft Series – take a closer look at the aircraft at Pima that have a history in saving lives. The videos below highlight aircraft that have participated in airlifts, brought home POWs, performed search and rescue, offered medical support, and more.

Salt Flat Racer – A 100 gallon drop tank turned Lakester named Claustrophobia 

Fun Things for Kids – Where imagination takes flight! From an airline cockpit simulator to a firefighting truck, there are lots of activities for kids that stretch their minds.


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