Wings and Wheels Museum Presented By Cactus Air Force Gets Off The Ground
Cactus Air Force received approval from the Carson City Airport Authority to build a military aircraft and vehicle museum at the Carson City Airport. Cactus Air Force’s “Wings and Wheels Museum” will be a nonprofit, public museum dedicated to celebrating aviation and military history through preserving, restoring, displaying and use of US military aircraft and vehicles from WWII to present. The museum facility will be comprised of an enclosed 12,000 Square Foot exhibit/event space and museum store. Also, there will be several outside, covered static display areas as well as a large, outdoor tarmac area with static aircraft and vehicle displays. The facility will be constructed at the Carson City Airport with public access from College Parkway and provide runway access for aircraft. Building is scheduled to commence in Fall 2013.
Ashley Cullins, News Channel 4, interviewed Cactus Air Force’s Doug Thorngren about the proposed museum. Click here to view the video.