B-25 Fly Day, April 9th

The North American B-25 Mitchell was one of America’s most renowned airplanes of World War II. The impressive aircraft was made famous by Gen. Jimmy Doolittle during the April 18, 1942 Tokyo Raid, and immortalized in the film, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo.

Cars & Cockpits - Ferrari Event, May 1st

Ferrari Day is scheduled for 10:30 am May 1st, 2011.


Lyon Air Museum, a premier Southern California showcase for vintage military aircraft and automobiles, will host dozens of late-model Ferrari Italian sports cars as part of a “Cars & Cockpits” event scheduled for Sun., May 1, 2011, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the facility, located on the west side of the runway at John Wayne Airport in Orange County. (NOTE: Weather permitting).

Newport-Mesa Sixth Grade Curriculum Launches in September

Lyon Air Museum Partners with Newport-Mesa Sixth grade curriculum launches in September

General William Lyon’s passions for preserving the greatest generation in aviation and for youth education are the driving forces behind Lyon Air Museum. As a result, aviation history will be brought to life for students throughout the Newport Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD).