American Aviation Historical Society
Share a Day of American Aviation History

February 3-5, 2017

Gillespie Field, El Cajon, CA


Make room on your calendar for an exceptional weekend of aviation friends and history, at the AAHS Annual Meeting, February 3-5, 2017, at Gillespie Field, San Diego!

AAHS invites you to explore the San Diego Air And Space Museum restoration hangar annex, enjoy an afternoon of history lectures at the beautiful Allen Airways Museum, and antique aircraft fly-ins of the Antique Aircraft Association.


The event includes:

February 3, Friday

Early arrivals can visit at the Gillespie Cafe where Air Group 1 Commemorative Air Force unit will host a social and fly-in.

7:00 PM - AAHS reception & presentation ’Lighter than Air Ships of early San Diego’ at:

Carlton Oaks Country Club
9200 Inwood Dr.
Santee, CA 92071

Attendees are welcome to join up for dinner at a nearby restaurant, for drinks, dinner and social time.

February 4, Saturday

    • Antique Aircraft Fly-in – Donuts & Coffee Allen Airways Hangar
    • 9:00 AM - Walking Tour of San Diego Air & Space Museum Restoration Annex - Gillespie Field
    • 11:00AM - Allen Airways Flying Museum Overview, Allen Airways Flying Museum, Gillespie Field
    • 12:30PM - AAHS Lunch Program “The Vietnam Air War”
    • 2:30PM - Informal Tour – Allen Airways Aviation Movie Poster Collection
    • 5:00PM - AAHS Annual Board Meeting at Allen Airways Museum (public welcome) Evening Social on the ramp

    • Aircraft rides available from Air Group 1 during the day (optional)

February 5, Sunday, 10:00 a.m.

Behind the secene tour of the San Diego Air and Space Museum, Balboa Park, San Diego,
with Archivist Katrina Pescador.   (Included in meeting fee)

Non-members are welcome to attend. Why not join the AAHS now and enjoy the membership benefits?

Pricing for the this amazing aviation events is a donation of :

  • $89/person for AAHS members & 1 guest
  • $109/person for non-members (includes 1-year e-membership)


Hotel reservations:

Carlton Oaks Country Club
9200 Inwood Dr.
Santee, CA 92071

phone: 619-448-4242


Space is limited for this event. 

Make your reservations now!




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