Mission Info


Actively preserve and promote the future of historic aircraft and aviation through the preservation, restoration, promotion and operation of antique and classic airplanes.


Among the objectives of the San Diego Chapter of the Antique Airplane Association are the following:

  • Strive to educate the public through members’ knowledge of preservation and restoration techniques and through operation, demonstration, and exhibition of antique and classic aircraft.
  • Encourage and promote the restoration and preservation of historic aircraft through support of members’ efforts and through cooperation with the San Diego Aerospace Museum and other parties.
  • Provide an opportunity for members to participate in periodic fly-outs to promote comradeship and as a means of maintaining flying skills and to promote aviation safety.
  • Provide interested youth with the opportunity to achieve educational goals and involvement in aviation through guidance, encouragement and financial support.