For Immediate Release

5th Year Anniversary Celebration

Lyon Air Museum to host their 5th Year Anniversary Celebration and History Takes Flight event on December 13, 2014 from 10:30AM - 12:00PM in Santa Ana, Calif. This event will include speakers from World War II, open cockpits of vintage aircraft, fun giveaway raffles and more to celebrate Lyon Air Museum’s 5th year as Orange County’s premier aviation museum.

Doors will open at 10:00AM with a program starting at 10:30AM World War II B-17 crewmembers will share their stories, followed by a Flight Demonstration at 12:00PM featuring the B-17 Flying Fortress “Fuddy Duddy” (weather and mechanical considerations permitting).
Lyon Air Museum represents the fulfillment of a dream of founder General William Lyon of William Lyon Homes, Inc., Newport Beach, Calif. As a retired Chief of the U.S. Air Force Reserve from 1975 to 1979, his passion for aviation history and youth education is the driving force behind Lyon Air Museum. In establishing the museum, General Lyon sought to create a world-class facility that would be available to the local community and would offer educational displays to inspire young people. The museum has on exhibit some of the world’s rarest operational historic aircraft and vehicles.

Lyon Air Museum is located at 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, CA 92707. P: 714/210-4585.
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Hours of operation are daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission rates: General admission--$12; Seniors and Veterans--$9; Ages 5-17--$6; Under age 5—Free. Groups of 10 or more--$1 off each visitor. Pre-arranged school groups—Free.

Media Contact: Corrin Quezada
Lyon Air Museum