The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron is a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to educating audiences across the country about the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel. Our three-fold outreach program includes an authentic, fully restored WWII-era P51C Mustang, the signature aircraft of the Tuskegee Airmen; the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit 53’ mobile theater featuring the original panoramic film “Rise Above”; and educational materials and programs for teachers and youth leaders.

Our six guiding principles – Aim High, Believe In Yourself, Use Your Brain, Be Ready To Go, Never Quit and Expect to Win – serve as the foundation for our outreach programs and are based on the experiences and successes of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Scott Slocum

Follow the restoration of our P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen!

Mustang photo courtesy Scott Slocum