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    Chino Airfield (Cal-Aero Field) California United States

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Justin Taylan 2004

Location
Located at Chino, to the east of Los Angeles. Also known as Chino Airport.

History
Prewar the airport was a private flight school, "Cal Areo Academy" was taken over by the Air Corps and known as "Cal-Aero Field". Used as a training facility during World War II and after the war a bone yard for abandoned aircraft.

Today
After the war, it was used to film the movie "12 o'clock High". In the early 1970s, the airport became the center of the Southern California warbird restoration movement, with several museums and restorers based at the airport.

Planes of Fame Air Museum
One of the country's oldest private aviation museums.

Yanks Air Museum (Yankee Air Museum)
Private Museum with restoration facility and aircraft collection

Military Aircraft Restoration Corporation/Yesterday's Air Force
(MARC) Founded by David Tallichet

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017

 

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