SDASM Annex

SDASM Annex Gillespie Field Annex of the San Diego Air & Space Museum

Collection of Airplanes, related displays and ongoing projects

Mission: Free museum with many hands on displays for education and enjoyment. We have plenty of space and seating for lunches, special groups and special events.

Some high shots of the F14
07/22/2019

Some high shots of the F14

Make a good little BOV
06/12/2019
Rare America

Make a good little BOV

This is so cool!!

Our plane coming in last night caught peoples' eye.
06/11/2019
10News – ABC San Diego KGTV

Our plane coming in last night caught peoples' eye.

Would you be surprised to see an F-14 fighter jet beside you in traffic? This plane, used in the Top Gun 2 sequel, had a long drive from Coronado to Gillespie Field.

06/04/2019
SDASM Annex

MODEL SWAP MEET was a big success, thank you to everyone who came.

MODEL SWAP MEET Coming June 1st.

04/27/2019

MODEL SWAP MEET Coming June 1st.

SDASM Annex
06/09/2018

SDASM Annex

Next Saturday.
06/02/2018

Next Saturday.

60 + tables stacked high with models for sale. Raffle. Model show/Contest. BBQ and drinks.
04/27/2018

60 + tables stacked high with models for sale. Raffle. Model show/Contest. BBQ and drinks.

SDASM Annex
04/26/2018

SDASM Annex

More staircases just arrived. now almost all our fighter cockpits are visible.

SDASM Annex
04/26/2018

SDASM Annex

his T-34 is visiting for a while. Great example of a polished T-34 that still flies.

SDASM Annex
04/26/2018

SDASM Annex

This Sopwith pup was built without its skin so all the internal parts can be seen. This one is going back together and then getting hung up. But you can see it up close still in hangar #1.

More staircases just arrived. now almost all our fighter cockpits are visible.
04/26/2018

More staircases just arrived. now almost all our fighter cockpits are visible.

his T-34 is visiting for a while. Great example of a polished T-34 that still flies.
04/26/2018

his T-34 is visiting for a while. Great example of a polished T-34 that still flies.

This Sopwith pup was built without its skin so all the internal parts can be seen. This one is going back together and t...
04/26/2018

This Sopwith pup was built without its skin so all the internal parts can be seen. This one is going back together and then getting hung up. But you can see it up close still in hangar #1.

04/25/2018
04/25/2018
04/25/2018
This one of our full size cockpits that can be explored by the public. The airplane is a KC-97 (Flying Gas Station) pain...
03/24/2018

This one of our full size cockpits that can be explored by the public. The airplane is a KC-97 (Flying Gas Station) painted up in AirLiner colors. We also have a 727 cockpit and various small airplane and helicopter cockpits that can be played in. :)

Photos from SDASM Annex's post
02/14/2018

Photos from SDASM Annex's post

Photos from SDASM Annex's post
02/14/2018

Photos from SDASM Annex's post

Our Pedal Plane fleet keeps growing.
02/14/2018

Our Pedal Plane fleet keeps growing.

SDASM Annex
01/26/2018

SDASM Annex

Model swap meet and competition. Coming in January.

Big day is getting closer. Admission is free for kids and adults are 2 or 3 dollars, I'll double check. Good way to ente...
01/14/2018

Big day is getting closer. Admission is free for kids and adults are 2 or 3 dollars, I'll double check. Good way to entertain the kids. 60 sonething tables stacked 5-8 feet high with unassembled model airplanes, armorred vehicles, space ships and books.

Model swap meet and competition. Coming in January.

Notice the little pedal planes on the ground next the yhe full size airplanes here in Hangar #1. Those little planes are...
11/24/2017

Notice the little pedal planes on the ground next the yhe full size airplanes here in Hangar #1. Those little planes are for kids to play in. We also have cockpits, jeeps and a helicopter for them to play in.

SDASM Annex
11/24/2017

SDASM Annex

Model swap meet and competition. Coming in January.

11/06/2017
Warbird Digest

Warbird Digest

The first flight of the C-97G "Angel of Deliverance" is imminent. The flight, originally scheduled for tomorrow, was postponed until Tuesday due to the weather. Our own Greg Morehead is on site to cover the event for Warbird Digest. Good luck to Tim Chopp and his crew!

Getting closer to this event. We empty out the first hangar and fill it with 50-65 tables (some stacked 6'0" high) all s...
10/19/2017

Getting closer to this event. We empty out the first hangar and fill it with 50-65 tables (some stacked 6'0" high) all selling models, model kits and other similiar interest stuff. We also turn our class room into a model contest.

Model swap meet and competition. Coming in January.

This is what Gillespie field was originally called and used for.
09/14/2017

This is what Gillespie field was originally called and used for.

Hayes at age 19, in his service uniform appearing ready to jump, at Camp Gillespie, Marine Corps Parachute School, 10 November 1942.

At least 4 of our jet fighters have stairs leading up to their cockpits at any time. Including our F14Tomcat.
08/24/2017

At least 4 of our jet fighters have stairs leading up to their cockpits at any time. Including our F14Tomcat.

Model swap meet and competition. Coming in January.
08/24/2017

Model swap meet and competition. Coming in January.

Some of the displays we have for people to play on/in.
08/24/2017

Some of the displays we have for people to play on/in.

08/04/2017
SDASM Annex

Engine is running fast in one direction, but looks like it's running slow in the other direction.

RV8 engine run

SDASM Annex
07/15/2017

SDASM Annex

Atlas Missile

We are also a restoration facility. This is one of our ongoing projects.
06/21/2017

We are also a restoration facility. This is one of our ongoing projects.

Race planes that we had hanging from the ceiling for years. We pulled em down and we're sending them to our main museum.
06/11/2017

Race planes that we had hanging from the ceiling for years. We pulled em down and we're sending them to our main museum.

06/03/2017

Model Swap Meet Today. We are open even though the hours of operation show us to be closed today.

05/31/2017

Model Swap meet this Saturday.

SDASM Annex
05/26/2017

SDASM Annex

F16, plane and info.

05/26/2017
SDASM Annex

SDASM Annex

Tour via flight in space ship

Ongoing corrosion control on this pretty airplane.
05/24/2017

Ongoing corrosion control on this pretty airplane.

F14 Tomcat. Airplne, Engine, and information.

First steps of cluster bomb restoration.
05/06/2017

First steps of cluster bomb restoration.

Model Swap Meet coming June 3 at Gillespie field SDASM Annex
05/02/2017

Model Swap Meet coming June 3 at Gillespie field SDASM Annex

04/17/2017

B17 landing with a group of volunteers from here. Freebie for those volunteers. Kinda long video.

Future corrosion control projects on the F14.
04/17/2017

Future corrosion control projects on the F14.

F14 from an angle that people don't usually see.
04/17/2017

F14 from an angle that people don't usually see.

Address

335 Kenney Street
El Cajon, CA

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 15:00
Thursday 07:00 - 15:00
Friday 07:00 - 15:00
Saturday 08:30 - 15:00

Telephone

(619) 258-1221

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