Wings & Wheels Museum

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 […]

2013 Carson City Airport Open House

Carson City Airport Open House 2013
Flight Plan for the Future

Cactus Air Force is proud to participate in The Carson City Airport Open House 2013 “Flight Plan for the Future.” This relished family event is not only exciting and thrilling but educational as well. Cactus Air Force was present with dozens of aircraft and military equipment. We enjoyed our conversations with people about our historic collection and encourage them to come see us again at various regional airshows or our future Wings and Wheels Museum presented by Cactus Air Force.

2012 Carson City Airport Open House

The Carson City Airport 2012 Open House
Capital Wings

Cactus Air Force is proud to participate in The Carson City Airport Open House 2012—Capital Wings. This relished family event is not only exciting and thrilling but educational as well. We love talking with people about our historic military aircraft and vehicles and encourage them to come see us again at various regional airshows or our Cactus Air Force Museum.

During the event, Cactus Air Force’s Director of Public Relations, Doug Thorngren, was interviewed by local news station Channel 4 at the Carson City Airport Open house:

To view the video about The Carson City Airport Open House click here.

70th D Day Celebration

Join Us At The Carson City Airport

Friday, June 6th, 2014 Noon till 4 pm
Saturday, June 7th, 2014 8am till 4 pm

The Cactus Air Force, LLC in conjunction with the Carson City Airport, will have WWII Aircraft on static display to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D Day! Come down and view these beautifully restored relics and celebrate our country’s proud history.

The 2013 Heli Expo

The 2013 Heli Expo, the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, took place in beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada and boasted over 20,000 attendees.  Approximately 60 aircraft were on display with exhibitors utilizing over 1 million sq. ft. of exhibit and meeting space. With Mike Billow at the controls, Cactus Air Force’s own AH-1 Cobra was on hand to show case this amazing and rare piece of military equipment.

Breaking ground in Silver Springs

Silver Springs Restoration Hangar

Cactus Air Force is pleased to announce the official ground breaking of its 10,000 Sq. Ft. Restoration Hangar. Construction is underway at the Silver Springs Airport with expected completion in early 2014. The facility is located at the Citrus and Lake entrance on the east side of the airport and will be used to accommodate various aircraft and military vehicles during the restoration process.

Flying Day August 11th, 2012

Cactus Air Force Flying Day August 11th, 2012

Cactus Air Force is excited to share with you one of our special flight days we held August 11, 2012.  The day was perfect—complete with amazing pilots, incredible Northern Nevada scenery, and the debut of the new location of Cactus Air Force museum and hangars.
On hand were:  Mike Billows (AH-1 Cobra), Lee Griffin (T-28 Trojan) and Ron Pacheco (T-35 Shooting Star).

We look forward to seeing you at Cactus Air Force!