Calendar

Apr
10
Fri
Florida – Rising Over Adversity @ DeFuniak Springs Municipal Airport
Apr 10 – Apr 11 all-day

The theme of the 2015 Marvel of Flight is “Rising Above Adversity”, honoring the Tuskegee Airmen of WWII.

The RISE ABOVE traveling exhibit offers spectators a unique insight into the lives of the Tuskegee Airmen and also features a fully restored P-51 Mustang static display.

Marvel of Flight will also showcase a multitude of aircraft displays, flight demonstrations, career exploration exhibits, pilot workshops, concerts, free kids activities, food/aviation/art/crafts vendors, and lots of thrills for adults and children of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy.

The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be visiting a school in the local area – during the week – before moving to the airport.

Apr
17
Fri
Florida – Balloons & Skyfest @ New Smyrna Beach Airport
Apr 17 – Apr 19 all-day

The CAF Red Tail Squadron will once again be performing at the New Smyrna Beach Balloon and Skyfest.  Please plan to join us and be inspired by the story of the Tuskegee Airmen and how they triumphed over adversity.  The P-51C Mustang will be performing and the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be sharing the RISE ABOVE movie.

Admission is $10 for adults per day. Children under 12 and all veterans with ID are admitted free of charge. Parking is FREE. VIP passes are also available.

Apr
21
Tue
Florida – Sun N Fun @ Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
Apr 21 – Apr 26 all-day

Make plans now to view the RISE ABOVE movie and see the beautiful P-51C Mustang at Sun N Fun in Lakeland Florida.

May
2
Sat
Pennsylvania – Beaver County Historic Weekend Celebration @ Beaver County Airport
May 2 – May 3 all-day

Make plans now to attend  the Beaver County Historic Weekend Celebration on May 2 – May 3, 2015.  Both the RISE ABOVE movie and the P-51C Mustang will be on display.

Thursday and Friday will be reserved for school groups to view the RISE ABOVE movie – seating will accommodate 30 students every 45 minutes.  To schedule your school group, please call Regis at 412-741-5130.  On Saturday and Sunday the RISE ABOVE movie will plan continuously, as the P-51C Mustang is on display.

May
6
Wed
Maryland – Silver Oak Academy OPEN HOUSE @ Carroll County Regional Airport
May 6 – May 9 all-day

Make plans now to join the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and the beautiful P-51C Mustang  at the Carroll County Regional Airport/Jack B Poage Field.  Sponsored by the Silver Oak Academy and the Community Foundation of Carroll County, area students will be invited to enjoy the RISE ABOVE movie on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 6, 7 & 8, 2015.  On Saturday, May 9, the public will be invited to come enjoy the inspiration from the RISE ABOVE movie and see the beautiful P-51C Mustang on static display.

Admission is $5.00 per car.

May
16
Sat
Massachusetts – The Great New England Air Show @ Westover A.R.B.
May 16 – May 17 all-day

WESTOVER AIR RESERVE BASE, Mass. – U.S. Navy officials announced that the service’s renowned Blue Angels air demonstration team will headline the 2015 Great New England Air Show.

The Blue Angels’ six F/A-18 Hornets will be part of the first air show at Westover in three years. It will also be the first time the Navy team has flown at Westover. Other aerial demonstration teams that have visited Westover have included the Air Force Thunderbirds, the Canadian Snowbirds, and the Italian team, Frecce Tricolori.

The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang and RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be performing at the show.  Make plans now to attend and see the inspiring movie, RISE ABOVE.  This movie tells the story of the Tuskegee Aimen and how they triumphed over adversity – it is nice history lesson that will also inspire you.  This Exhibit is for everyone!

The 2015 show will also be part of marking Westover’s 75th anniversary. The Saturday portion will be held on Armed Forces Day.

For more information, contact the Westover Public Affairs Office at 413-557-2020.

May
30
Sat
Pennsylvania – Erie OPEN HOUSE @ North Coast Air
May 30 all-day

Don’t miss the excitement of the P-51C Mustang and the inspirational RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit as they visit Erie once again.  The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be visiting a school during the week, but will move to the airport on Friday for the OPEN HOUSE on Saturday, May 30.

Plan now to attend this event and maybe you can see the Mustang on the ground and in the air.

Jun
5
Fri
Pennsylvania – A Gathering of Warbirds @ Mid Atlantic Air Museum WW II Weekend
Jun 5 – Jun 7 all-day

Plan now to attend the Mid Atlantic Air Museum’s World War II Weekend – A Gathering of Warbirds.  Both the P-51C Mustang and the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be on display.  Come and set aside some time to view our RISE ABOVE movie.

A once-in-a-lifetime ride in the P-51C Mustang is available for only $2,000.00.  To schedule your ride, call Marvona Welsh at 812-240-2560.

More details will be posted as they become available.

Jun
19
Fri
Washington – Historic Flight Museum at Paine Field @ Historic Flight Museum
Jun 19 – Jun 21 all-day
Historic Flight Museum Airshow at Paine Field on Saturday and Sunday, June 20-21, 215.
You are invited to an airshow at the Historic Flight Museum at Paine Field.   The highlight
of the show will  feature numerous warbirds…   In addition to viewing a large collection of vintage aircraft, the show will include the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit featuring the RISE ABOVE movie.   The show starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM .
As of right now, the CAF Red Tail Squadron will NOT be bringing their P-51C Mustang, but a beautiful P-51B model will be on display.
The museum is at 10719 Bernie Webber Drive, just off Mukilteo Speedway (SR 525). The museum hasplenty of parking for trailers.
http://historicflight.org/
Jun
27
Sat
Washington – Olympic Flight Museum @ Olympia Regional Airport
Jun 27 – Jun 28 all-day

Make plans now to attend the exciting Olympic Flight Museum Airshow on June 27-28, 2015.  Featured this year will be the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and the beautiful P-51C Mustang.

We are looking for sponsors to help bring the Mustang and Exhibit to the community of Olympia.  If you know of someone who wants to bring inspiration to this community, please call Marvona Welsh at 812-240-2560.

The address is 7637 Old Highway 99SE, Olympia, WA  98501.

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, and the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit are not affiliated with Tuskegee Airmen Inc. All funds donated to the CAF Red Tail Squadron are used by the CAF in our education and aviation outreach programs in our effort to educate and inspire young people with the lessons and heritage of the Tuskegee Airmen. Endorsement of CAF activities by original Tuskegee Airmen, members of Tuskegee Airmen Inc. or their family members should not be considered to be an endorsement by Tuskegee Airmen Inc.