Research Library

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum Research Library is a non-lending library available to the public.  It is being renovated and is temporarily closed to visitors. Starting in July 2019, staff will again welcome researchers as well as research inquiries.

Research Requests

Due to the renovation of the research library, staff is currently unable to fulfill research requests.  We look forward to hearing from you after the library opens in July 2019.

USMC Aviation History Library and Research Assistance

Accessing the Library:

Library is being renovated and is temporarily closed to visitors.

The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is proud to host scholarly researchers at its Research Library. The Research Library consists of more than 1,500 books, thousands of photographs, and additional materials related to Marine Corps aviation and its history.

The USMC Aviation Research Library at the Flying Leatherneck Museum is a non-lending library usually available to the public by appointment.  It is temporarily closed for renovation.

Submitting a Research Request: 

Due to the closure of the library, staff is currently unable to fulfill research requests.  Please contact us after July 2019.

The staff of the Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum has in-depth knowledge of USMC aviation history and an extensive network of sources. We are happy to assist with inquiries and will do our best to answer your questions as our duties allow.