Pima Air and Space Museum
Trip Cost $14.50
Take a tour of one of the largest non-governmental Air and Space Museums in the world.
You will be fascinated by over 300 historical aircraft and spacecraft from the United States and throughout the world. You will be led by Eileen Wood, a Docent at the Museum and a member of the camera club. The Docent led walking tour will take you through four hangers with aircraft on the ground as well as suspended from the ceiling. These hangers contain aircraft from World War I, Pacific and European Theatre, Vietnam and Korea. You'll be able to photograph 150 planes indoors. Hint: Bring a wide-angle lens; these aircraft are huge.
Once the hangar led tours is complete, you are free to wander the 80 plus acres to view and photograph U.S. Air Force Fighters, Commercial and Civil Aircraft, U.S.Navy Fighters, Presidential and VIP Aircraft, Early U.S. and Foreign Fighters, Trainers, Helicopters,
Bombers, Transport and Utility Aircraft, NASA Aircraft, Tankers, Electronic Aircraft and many more. Plus, you'll see historic military jeeps, trucks and motorcycles on display beneath the wings of historic aircraft.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS IS A WALKING INTENSIVE TOUR SO WEAR COMFORTABLE WALKING SHOES. If you don't feel like walking the grounds after the hanger tours, you have the option of taking a one-hour tram tour narrated by experienced docents who share their personal stories of service with many of the aircraft on display. The Tram Tour does not stop for photos. Tram tours can be booked while you are there at a cost of $6.00 per person.
You can also visit the Space Gallery and will be emotionally touched and moved by these exhibits honoring our bravest military personnel in the 390th Museum, and the Arizona Aviation Hall of Fame. There is no extra cost for these exhibits.
You will be so close to Davis Monthan Air Base that you may have an opportunity to photograph the Warthogs as they take off and land.
You may bring your own water but no outside food or beverages are allowed. You can have lunch on your own at the Flight Grill and purchase some souvenirs at the Museum Store.
You may stay until closing at 5:00 PM.
Additional information about the museum is available at Pima Air and Space Museum
Meet at the Camera Club at 8:00 AM for carpooling, departure at 8:15.
Danny Valenzuela will be our Guide. For additional information contact him at 602-568-5759 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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No refunds after March 6, 2019.
In order to participate in this event, you must be a member of the GVR Camera Club and GVR.