Located in Balboa Park, San Diego. This museum
includes over 65 aircraft, displays and exhibits. WWII Pacific
aircraft include an F4F Wildcat, F6F Hellcat, P-40 and
On February 22, 1978 arson fire destroyed part of its
collection, then stored in the Electric Building, including
the A6M5 Zero 4323, salvaged from Rabaul.
A6M7 Model 62 Zero Manufacture
Number 23186 Tail E-143
Displayed at the museum circa 1960s.
A6M5 Model 52
Salvaged from Rabaul Simpson Harbor, destroyed in museum fire, 1978