Scenic Night Flights of the Valley

The Airbase Arizona Flying Museum is offering two spectacular scenic night flights on May 7 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. which offer unique and inspiring views of the Valley of the Sun at night, including cityscapes and desert. The flight will take place in a historic C-47 Skytrain, that once dropped a paratrooper assault on Sicily during World War II. 


The aircraft, nicknamed 'Old Number 30,' has been meticulously maintained and updated in flying condition and features an executive interior offering comfortable viewing of the valley from the air. Seats are $195 each and may be purchased online at this link  Flight Info and Schedule | WW2 Plane Rides | AZCAF. Minimum age for flights is five years old and those under 12 must be accompanied by their parent or guardian.  

The desert camoflage aircraft will launch from historic Falcon Field in Mesa after passenger processing and flight briefing. Passengers should plan on spending one to two hours at the Airbase, including the flight. There is ample free parking.

Upcoming Dates For This Event:

  • Sunday, May 9
  • Monday, May 10
  • Tuesday, May 11
  • Wednesday, May 12
  • Thursday, May 13
  • Friday, May 14
  • Saturday, May 15
  • Sunday, May 16
  • Monday, May 17
  • Tuesday, May 18
  • Wednesday, May 19
  • Thursday, May 20
  • Friday, May 21

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  • Location: Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum
  • 2017 N Greenfield Rd
  • , AZ 85215
  • Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Admission: $195
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