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Warbird Ride Program Page

Our SNJ-5 Texan and PT-19A Cornell Both Fly in our Warbird Ride Program

©Photo by Craig Bennett

Our CAF - Southern California Wing has now in full operation a special program to introduce the public to the thrilling realm of experiencing flight in an authentic warbird. All proceeds from the Warbird Ride Program go directly into the care and feeding of the WWII Military Aircraft within our museum's collection.

Take your pick of the three aircraft available from our Warbird Ride Program -

P-51 Mustang

T-6/SNJ Texan

PT-19 Cornell


P-51 Mustang Warbird Ride - $1,495*

A chance of a lifetime to take flight in one of the most important aircraft in all of aviation history. If there ever was a ‘bucket list item’ this is it. Simply stated, a ride you will never forget.

SNJ Texan Warbird Ride - $395*

Find out just why they call the Texan the ‘Pilot Maker’. The Pilot will allow you to take a hold of the controls during your ride and you will then discover just what an important part of aviation history this renowned trainer took

PT-19 Warbird Ride - $250*

Hair blowing in the wind and an incredible view, the famous PT-19 is one fun ride. The simplicity of this amazing WWII Trainer allows us to offer the most economical way to take to the skies.

Flights are usually scheduled on Saturdays but special schedule needs can be accomodated, depending upon the weather, and the availability of pilots. To sign up for a ride in our Warbird Ride Program, call (805) 482-0064, email rides@cafsocal.com, or visit our Gift Shop.  We accept credit cards and Paypal.


One of the best gift ideas ever! Whether it's for a spouse, parent, grandparent, friend - for holiday, birthday, graduation, anniversary - Call now for a gift they will never forget!!

Here are three of our first participants in the CAF - SoCAWing's Warbird Ride Program.

Note the smiles on their faces!

Carolyn Duncan

Walt Fuller

Phil Harvey

Here's one of our Warbird Ride pilots, Jason Somes (left), with Phil Harvey,
one of the happy warriors who took flight on February 2.

Here's one of our Warbird Ride pilots, Jason Somes (left), with Phil Harvey,
one of the happy warriors who took flight on February 2.

You, too, can be smiling. Just pick up the 'phone and call (805) 482-0064 and sign up for a memorable flight in our user-friendly warbird. Or better yet, order a flight for your favorite uncle, or aunt, or son, or daughter, or husband, or wife, or.....you get the picture! We are ready to take you or your friend flying!

And don't forget to take your camera for those special photos that will help you remember your extraordinary flight!

Flights are scheduled on Saturdays, depending upon the weather, and the availability of pilots.

We try our best to keep our ride pricing as low as possible, but prices can and will change.

* Prices are based on ride taking place at Camarillo Airport and are subject to change without notice.

A few photos of rides given on Saturday Feburary 21, 2009. Pilots - Ken Gottschall, Jason Somes.


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