Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, San Marcos

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Central Texas Wing hangar houses six CAF aircraft for which the Wing has maintenance and restoration responsibility: a very-rare flying P-39Q Bell Airacobra, a rare flying P-63F Kingcobra undergoing restoration, the B-25J Yellow Rose, a replica Kate #310 from the movies Tora, Tora, Tora and Pearl Harbor, a BT-13 Valiant undergoing a frame up restoration and a U-3A Administrator.

Other aircraft in the hangar are privately owned by CAF members, and used to support the missions of the CAF. Among these are 4 AT-6 Texan types, a Japanese Zero replica, built for the movie Tora, Tora, Tora, a Chinese-built CJ-6A trainer, the Beech T-34A “Mentor”, and a Lockheed T-33 "Shooting Star" jet trainer.
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  • Lots of interesting planes to look at. Staff very friendly vintage war items and a great gift shop even took a ride in a vintage plane  more »
  • My husband and great grandson spent their time looking at planes while the ladies of the family checked out the outlet stores. This exhibit had free entry while the ladies spent the money.  more »
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  • You can walk right up to and around the airplanes, which offers a cool prospective. There is also a museum of WWII era artifacts and uniforms that is really neat to see. They have an antique dog tag stamper that they can make dog tags on.
  • WE OF THE ALAMO EAGLES CHAPTER OF THE 101ST AIRBORNE DIV. ASSOCATION THANK TERRY LARISON FOR THE INVITE TO SEE THAT'S ALL BROTHER C-47 AND TO BE PART OF THE HISTORY. AIRBORNE!!

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