The concept for the Pima Air & Space Museum began in 1966 during the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the creation of the United States Air Force. Earlier the commanders of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposition Center (MASDC) the forerunner to today’s Aircraft Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG) recognized that the historic World War II and 1950s era aircraft stored on the base were rapidly disappearing into smelters and that the flames were consuming not just metal, but the aviation heritage of the country.
It is one of the world’s largest non-government funded air and space museums.
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Address: 6000 E Valencia Rd., 85706, Tucson, Arizona (AZ), USA, North America
Coordinates: 32.140053, -110.868008
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