The Flying Leatherneck Historical Foundation supports a one-of-a-kind Aviation Museum developed by a dedicated staff and volunteers. It is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to preserving the incredible contributions made by Marine Corps aviators and their ground support personnel.
The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum exists to preserve the history of U.S. Marine Corps aviation, honor the sevice of its personnel and inspire in all generations an appreciation for America's freedoms.
Displays and Programs
The Museum has 27 aircraft on display as well as hundreds of artifacts from World War I to present day.
On selected summer weekends the museum offers open cockpit days so visitors can experience Marine aviation from a pilot's perspective. Talks by pilots are offered throughout the year and the museum welcomes school, veteran and community groups. Please check the website for details.
Directions: Museum is located at 4203 Anderson Ave, San Diego. The sentry-free museum entrance is on Miramar Road, 3.9 miles east of I-805 or 1.3 miles west of I-15. (Look for the flags and the aircraft at the entrance!).
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