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Chico Air Museum
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The Chico Air Museum collects, preserves, documents and displays aircraft, and aviation and space artifacts. The museum’s primary purpose is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and the history of flight.

The museum is located inside a WWII era hangar that was originally a part of the Chico Army Airfield. Inside, you can explore a number of interesting artifacts, pictures and historic displays, extensive aviation research library, and more. Outside is a static display area with jet and propeller-driven aircraft.

Below is a partial list of aircraft the museum has on display, as of September 2018.

  • McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
  • North American F-86 Sabre
  • LTV A-7 Corsair II
  • Vultee BT-13 Valiant
  • Grumman AF-2S Guardian
  • Aero L-29 Delfin
  • Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
  • Lockheed P-2 Neptune
  • Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
  • Bell 47
  • Antonov AN-2
  • Thorp T-211
  • Taylor Titch
  • Pitts 12
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