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Adjacent to Tucson AZ International Airport and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is a huge facility called the Boneyard. It’s the last resting place for 5,000 now-obsolete military aircraft from all the wars since WWII.

Officially, it’s called the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group (AMARG). Actually, it’s a huge junkyard of what taxpayers bought over the decades to fight the nation’s air battles throughout the world.

If you want to visit and wander among the vast collection of aircraft, you’d need a special Air Force permit. However, an attractive sampling of 300 of the aircraft is assembled on the grounds, and its called the Pima Air and Space Museum.

You’ll see and are allowed to climb around everything there. The displays include P51s, old presidential Air Force One transports, Russian MiG fighters, F111 Aardvarks, helicopters, bombers, tankers and other classic aircraft.

For more information on admission prices, visit schedules, tours, overflights and other features, go to pimaairl.org

 
 
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