Air Field Museum, Riverside, CA
Manager: James L. Champlin
951-567-5987 or 951-378-5479
was created by Congress 80 years ago and is America's oldest military
aviation award. The cross symbolizes sacrifice and the
symbolizes flight. The combination of these symbols makes
that the DFC is an award for heroism or achievement for individuals
involved in aviation.|
Memorial has three components:
- The bronze
DFC MEDAL (2 ft. wide)
- Bronze airplane replica:
0A1A Loening (4 ft. wingspan)
- The OA1A
Loening was an amphibious airplane, five of which were used for the
20,000 mile Pan-American flight in 1926.
airplane replica: NYP Ryan (4 ft. wingspan)
NYP (New Your to Paris) Ryan dates back to 1927 and made flight history
as the "Spirit of St. Louis" piloted by Charles A. Lindbergh.
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