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…]
The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, confirms that Wednesday morning, Feb. 3, the P-51C Mustang “Tuskegee Airmen” was involved in a gear-up landing at Dallas Executive Airport (DEA).
The aircraft was landing back at DEA, the national headquarters of the CAF, for a special event in honor of Black History Month in the Dallas area. [Read more…]
The folks at FunPlacesToFly.com recently traveled to Dallas to the new Commemorative Air Force headquarters, where they got a chance to see Diamond Lil, a World War II-era B-24, while she is undergoing some routine maintenance.