The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has launched the “12 Planes of Christmas,” a holiday giving campaign that enables people to support the restoration and operation of World War II aircraft. [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. —More than 12,000 aviation fans and family members filled the tarmac at the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing’s second annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend, held Sept. 12-13, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport.
Guests toured a DC-3, the B-17 “Memphis Belle,” and viewed 33 World War II warbirds brought in for the occasion. They were able to see a fleet of five P-51 Mustangs, a British Royal Air Force Hurricane, and other famous aircraft from that war.
World War II veterans and other pilots attracted large crowds as they discussed their experiences and their warbirds at a series of “Warbirds in Review” sessions in front of various aircraft. More than 37 veterans attended as honored guests. [Read more…]
DALLAS – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will showcase a collection of World War II aircraft during its CAF WWII Air Expo at Dallas Executive Airport Oct. 3-5.
Four of the most popular bombers from that era will be on the ramp including FIFI (pictured), the world’s only flying B-29 Superfortress. Other attending bombers include the B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and B-25 Mitchell. Vintage military fighters present will include a P-40 Warhawk and two P-51 Mustangs.
MADISON, Wisconsin — In a second annual rare gathering of World War II-era aircraft, the Commemorative Air Force and the Experimental Aircraft Association are joining forces for a “Heavy Bombers Weekend” in Madison the weekend before EAA AirVenture.
The three-day event starts Friday, July 25, and will feature the B-25 Mitchell “Miss Mitchell,” the B-17 “Aluminum Overcast,” (pictured) and the P-51 Mustang “Gunfighter.” Other attending aircraft include a T-6 Texan, Canadian Harvard MK IV, Vultee BT-13, Ryan PT-22, L-5 Sentinel, T-33 Shooting Star and an OV-1 Mohawk.
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has chosen Dallas Executive Airport (KRBD) as the location for its CAF National Airbase and corporate headquarters.
Midland/Odessa, Texas — The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) today unveiled plans to establish the CAF National Airbase at a major metropolitan area as part of a plan to increase the organization’s national profile.