Naval Air Station Point Mugu
The 2002 Pt Mugu Airshow was held on April 19 and 20. It featured the aircraft of the Southern California Wing of the Commemorative Air Force and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron VX-30.
McDonnell-Douglas QF-4S+ Phantom II, 155749 crashed at Pt Mugu on April 20, 2002, killing its crew of two.
Alongside Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County, the Point Mugu Naval Air Station is home to the Pt. Mugu Missile Park. There you can see a wide variety of the missiles and airplanes that have been tested at Point Mugu since World War II.
Humid conditions resulted in impressive vapor condensation in the low pressure around the fast and maneuvering jets at the 2004 Pt Mugu airshow.
Static displays at the 2004 Pt Mugu airshow.
Naval Air Station Pt. Mugu is home to four squadrons of Grumman E-2C Hawkeyes, VP-65 Naval Reserve squadron of Lockheed P-3 Orions, NP-3D phased-array radar equipped Orions of VX-30 Bloodhounds, Lockheed C-130T Hercules of VR-55 Minutemen, and Channel Islands Air National Guard C-130 Hercules. It is also visited by numerous civilian airplanes operating under government contracts.
Omega Tanker 707-321C, N707AR was at Naval Air Station Pt. Mugu in June and July 2005.
On Friday, March 24 an Antonov Design Bureau An-124 Ruslan flew from Keflavik, Iceland to NAS Pt. Mugu, California. Flight ADB7836 arrived at 12:51 PM PST.
Naval Air Station Point Mugu played host to a wide variety of Air Force combat airplanes at the 2007 airshow over the weekend of March 31 - April 1. The headline performer of the show was the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor. The weather was clear, warm and nearly windless. Humid conditions near the coast resulted in spectacular clouds forming in the low pressure above the wings of the performing airplanes.
A wide variety of modern combat airplanes and vintage civilian airplanes was on static display at the airshow.
The Command History Storage Facility at Naval Air Station Point Mugu is home to a large collection of air-to-air and air-to-surface missiles and electronics countermeasures equipment. It is open to the public from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM each Thursday. It is located in Building 112, just outside the main gate.
Raytheon's Convair 580 N580HH arrived at Naval Air Station Pt Mugu From Tucson, Arizona on February 25, 2008.
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