Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial

About Us

Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial Inc., is a non-profit organization 501 (C)(3) aimed at preserving the history and culture of aviation in Scottsdale, providing a tribute to veterans and create unique educational opportunities for our school children.

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Mission

Arizona is home to many of our nation’s brave veterans, and we wish to honor them with a military memorial featuring a Stearman PT-17, at the Scottsdale Airport, formerly Thunderbird Field II.

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History

 Thunderbird Field II graduated over 5,500 pilots, many of whom saw military action in Europe and the Pacific. The school was deactivated on October 16, 1944 and is now the Scottsdale Airport.

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Help Us Pay Tribute

We Are Accepting Donations Now

The Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial at the Scottsdale Airport Thunderbird Field II Plaza will be made possible by public and corporate donations. Help us pay tribute and honor American’s early aviation pioneers and all veterans who have sacrificed so much protecting our freedom. 

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Thunderbird Field II

Built in 1942 for the sole purpose of training WWII Army Air Corp pilots. The Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial will honor those early aviation pioneers and all veterans who have sacrificed so much protecting our freedom.

Memorial

The Thunderbird Field II Veterans Memorial will serve as the gateway to the new Scottsdale Airport terminal, business center and world-class restaurant.

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5,500
Pilots Trained
21.8 Million
Veterans
16 Million
Served in WWII
276,000
USA Aircraft in WWII

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