Warbird Rides


Now you, too, can book a ride in our vintage Warbirds!

Click below To Book a ride in one of our 4 warbirds: C-47 Skytrain; P-51 Mustang;   T-28B Trojan and the T-33 Shooting Star Jet)

Since opening in 1996, the Palm Springs Air Museum has maintained its status as a museum that flies its aircraft. Hearing the engines and seeing these amazing Warbirds in the sky reinforces the connection between the machines and people who sacrificed so much to make them fill their role in history’s greatest conflicts.

C-47 Skytrain.

$99 per seat

C-47

Our C-47 Skytrain continues to delight Museum visitors as a flyable exhibit. “What’s Up Doc?”, painted complete with original nose art and invasion stripes is a flying tribute to the men and machines used to kick off the June, 6 1944 D-Day invasion.

SPECIAL RIDE PRICE, EXTENDED BY POPULAR DEMAND: $99 per seat for all rides booking now for 2019-2020 season – allow one hour for check-in and flight*, some restrictions apply

T-28 Trojan

$895

Ride in this remarkably strong, fast, and capable trainer airplane. Experience that wonderful music of the big Wright radial engine.

$895.00 – allow one hour for check in and gate to gate flight experience, some physical restrictions apply*

P-51D Mustang

$1,895

P-51

Fly in the P-51 Mustang that competed in the Reno Air Races.
Listen to the famous roar of the Merlin engine.

No warbird evokes the memories of fighter aircraft in combat like the P-51 MUSTANG. Serving in WW2 & Korea as a bomber.

It was however the famed Tuskegee Airmen of the 332nd Fighter Group that became the new famed “Red Tails”. Our P-51D “Bunny” pays homage to those brave men.  Bunny is dedicated to famed Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Bob Friend.

$1,895 – allow one hour for check in and gate to gate flight experience, some physical restrictions apply* Includes P-51 flight and poster while supplies last.

T-33 Shooting Star Jet

$4,995

Experience the thrill of flying in a vintage T-33 Shooting Star Jet, the trainer version of the US Air Force’s first jet fighter.

$4,995 – allow one hour for check in and gate to gate flight experience, some physical restrictions apply*

*Longer rides in all warbirds available for an additional cost
Disclaimer: all flights subject to weather, mechanical conditions, pilot availability and for the C-47, number of seats sold.

If you have questions or concerns, please email giftshop@palmspringsairmuseum.org

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