FAIRFIELD Travis AF Base Jimmy Doolittle Air and Space Museum, jimmydoolittlemuseum.org
Early trainers, bombers, fighters, transports, helicopters and utility in a world class collection. Includes early years, WWI, WWII, Cold War and contemporary.
LANCASTER Edwards AF Base Air Force Flight Test Center Museum, afftcmuseum.org
F-22 Fighter Jet, X-1 and X-25, AQM34-J Firebee, YA-10B, SH34-G Seabat, SR-71A Blackbird and military craft.
LOS ANGELESFlight Path Learning Center Museum, flightpath.us
Next to Los Angeles International Airport visitors can see the outfits "stewardesses" and pilots wore (middle photo) in the early years of flying when only the 'well to do' could afford an air trip.
McCLELLAN Aerospace Museum, aerospacemuseumofcalifornia.org.
Fighters, trainers, transport and specialized types flown by the United States Air Force (USAF) and Navy during the 60 year period from 1940 to 2000
OAKLAND Oakland Aviation Museum, oaklandaviationmuseum.org
Exhibit includes Central States Aero Co. Monocoupe, Grumman F-14A Tomcat, Short Bros. Solent MkIII Flying Boat, and many more.
PALM SPRINGS Palm Springs Air Museum, palmspringsairmuseum.org
Includes over 20 warbirds and historic aircraft built by Piper, Douglas, Boeing, Bell, General Dynamics,Grumman.
PASO ROBLES Estrella Warbird Museum, ewarbirds.org
Jeeps, side arms, early year aircraft, fighter jets recently retired from active duty, antique ambulances, bombardier sites, modern missiles, and more.
RAMONA Classic Motors Museum, rotors.org
Includes world's largest collection of airworthy historic helicopters, classic rotors and over 40 rotorcraft.
RIVERSIDE March Air Field Museum, marchfield.org
Over 70 aircraft include A-26C Invader, Cessna A-37 Dragonfly, Corsair II A-7D, LTV, Cobra AH-1F, Colt An-2, PZL Mielec, model 1975 and Flying Fortress B-17G.
SAN CARLOS Hiller Aviation Museum, hiller.org
Over 25 aircraft on display, including the remains of the T- I Thaden (Argonaut) an early all metal aircraft built in 1928 in downtown San Francisco.
SAN DIEGO Air & Space Museum, sandiegoairandspace.org
Over a dozen exhibits in a premier facility in Balboa Park include rare specimens of aircraft include Spitfire Mk. XVI, a Navy F6F Hellcat and an A-4 Skyhawk jet.
SAN DIEGO California Flight Museum, californiaflightmuseum.org
Airplanes include Fairchild PT-19,Mig-21,Folland Gnat,Fouga Magister,Long Eze,Pazmany PL-2
SANTA MONICA Museum of Flying, museumofflying.com
The new Museum will feature nearly 2 dozen aircraft chronicling the beginning of flight: from a replica Wright Flyer, all the way to the jet age, with the BD-5 micro jet and the FedEx 727 nose section.
SANTA ROSA Pacific Coast Air Museum, pacificcoastairmuseum.org
Exhibits include T-38 Talon, RF-86 F Sabre, T-28 Trojan, Pitts Special S1, and dozens more.
TORRANCEWestern Museum of Flight, wmof.com
Dozens of aircraft and exhibits include North American F-86 Sabre Jet, Northrop YF-17 "Cobra" (Prototype #1), Grumman F-14A Tomcat, Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter, Northrop JB-1 "Bat" World War II Buzz Bomb