Want to add an inspirational flair to your 2016 holiday greeting cards? Now available from the Commemorative Air Force’s Red Tail Squadron are holiday cards that share the inspiration of the Tuskegee Airmen. All proceeds go to support the squadron’s education and outreach programs, including its Rise Above traveling exhibit. [Read more…]
Atlanta Warbird Weekend (AWW) will present its largest lineup of World War II veterans and aircraft for its third annual event at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport (KPDK) in Chamblee, Ga., Sept. 24-25, 2016.
Attendees will see eight Curtiss P-40 Warhawks among a total of 40 WWII warbirds on the grounds. More than 20 WWII veterans will participate, including Lt. Dick Cole, the last remaining crew member of the famous Doolittle Raid over Tokyo. [Read more…]
The initiative will bring the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to a nationwide audience, with the story of a group of women who served their country with distinction. [Read more…]
The Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) iconic Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber, FIFI, along with other AirPower Tour aircraft, starts a 24-city, six-week tour in Birmingham, Ala., May 18-22.
She will also perform in two airshows prior to the start of the tour, the Barksdale AFB Defenders of Liberty Air Show April 30-May 1 and the Spirit of St. Louis Air Show May 14-15. FIFI is currently the only flying B-29 Superfortress in the world. [Read more…]
Wings Over Miami continues to celebrate special individuals in history with the visit of the Tuskegee Airmen traveling exhibit and the arrival of the Texas Raiders, a B-17 Flying Fortress, March 24-27 at Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport (KTMB). [Read more…]
DALLAS – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, distributed 178 of its RISE ABOVE Resource Kits to schools in honor of Black History Month.
Schools in 39 states received the kits that are designed for teachers and youth leaders to educate students about the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel. [Read more…]