Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum Flying High in 2017

Palm Springs Air Museum Flying High in 2017

By Scott and Lisa Plummer Live Music, food, beer and historic aviation – what more could you ask for? The long Memorial Day weekend at the Palm Springs Air Museum was a whirlwind of activity from celebration to serious remembrance packed into  just three days. The Air Museum is flying high at the conclusion of one of its most successful event seasons[Read More…]

P-40 Warhawk Open Cockpit at Palm Springs Air Museum

P-40 Warhawk Open Cockpit at Palm Springs Air Museum

Palm Springs Air Museum – Palm Springs, California: Saturday, July 11th, from 10:30am to 12:20pm, aviation enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sit behind the controls of a Curtiss P-40 Warhawk as the Palm Springs Air Museum hosts its traditional “Open Cockpit” event. A free activities booklet will be available for all children. As part of a yearly effort, the “Open Cockpit”[Read More…]

F-4 Phantom II Open Cockpit at Palm Springs Air Museum

F-4 Phantom II Open Cockpit at Palm Springs Air Museum

Saturday, July,4- From 10:30am – 12:30pm , Aviation enthusiast will have the opportunity to sit behind the controls of the F-4 Phantom II as the Palm Springs Air Museum hosts its traditional “Open Cockpit” event.Currently on loan from the U.S. Navy, this particular Phantom fighter jet will not fly (the engine has been removed), but it has special significance to[Read More…]

Navy Maintenance team performs post-flight checks on the EA-6B ‘Prowler’ fixed-wing aircraft after it lands for its retirement ceremony at the Palm Springs Air Museum, Nov. 21, 2014. The aircraft was retired after more than 20 years serving the U.S. Navy and will be put on display at the museum. (Official Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Julio McGraw/Released)

Navy Retires ‘Prowler’ at Palm Springs Air Museum

PRESS RELEASE – PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – As the sound of two Pratt and Whitney jet engines echoed through the San Jacinto Mountain Range, one of the last four Navy EA-6B ‘Prowler’ fixed-wing aircraft still in service, made its triumphant final fly-by over the Palm Springs Air Museum, Nov. 21, 2014.“It was truly an honor to see such a great[Read More…]

Palm Springs Air Museum’s F-104 Starfighter Unveiling

Palm Springs Air Museum’s F-104 Starfighter Unveiling

The Palm Springs Air Museum in Palm Springs, California will be holding a private dedication ceremony today commemorating three former F-104 Starfighter pilots with the unveiling of a freshly restored example of the famous “Missile With a Man In It”. World renowned artist, Stan Stokes contributed to the restoration, painting the Tactical Air Command patch on the vertical stabilizer, and[Read More…]