News from the warbird collections around the world.
By Steve Forsyth, CAF Dixie Wing Public Information Officer Betty Bishop could never have known that her WWII aircraft factory work when she was 18 would bring her a hero’s honor in 2020. Surrounded by […]
A World War II Stearman training plane is among 12 aircraft selected this year for the annual Commemorative Air Force (CAF) fundraising campaign, 12 Planes of Christmas. The CAF Dixie Wing in Peachtree City, Ga., […]
It has been almost four years since our last update on restoration progress with the Commemorative Air Force Lake Superior Squadron’s Consolidated PBY-6A Bu.64097. The unit also maintains PBY-6A Bu.64092 in static condition. Over the […]
The third A-26 in the CAF inventory returned to flight on November 1, 2020 with two flights out of Guthrie Regional Airport in Oklahoma. The first flight duration was approximately 11 minutes with a few […]
The construction on the Henry B. Tippie National Aviation Education Center (NAEC) continues to move ahead. Over the last couple of weeks, significant progress has been made on adding the siding and roofing; putting in […]
On Sept. 25, 2020, approximately 70 vintage aircraft will take to the skies over Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Arsenal of Democracy (AOD) Flyover will […]
In March 2019 the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) held a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction and the naming of its $8 million, 47,000-square-foot National Aviation Education Center at Dallas Executive Airport. The […]