July – September 2014

Utah – Thunder over Utah Air Show @ St. George Municipal Airport
Jul 25 – Jul 27 all-day

The CAF Red Tail Squadron will bring it’s message of inspiration to Thunder over Utah. The P-51C Mustang will fly in the show and be on display by the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit. Make plans now to attend this exciting air show that features the Blue Angels.

Colorado @ Pikes Peak Regional Airshow
Aug 9 – Aug 10 all-day

The CAF Red Tail Squadron is pleased to announce that they will be attending the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow on August 9-10, 2014 at Colorado Springs, Colorado. Make plans now to attend and see the free RISE ABOVE movie. The Mustang will also be on display and will perform during the show.

Colorado (Denver) (?) @ Unknown
Aug 12 – Aug 15 all-day

We are looking for a perfect location for our RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit in the Denver area. If you have a group that would like to see our RISE ABOVE movie and get a free inspirational dog tag, please contact Once we determine the location, we can set up a time for your group to enjoy their RISE ABOVE Experience.

Any questions? Just call LaVone Kay at 888-928-0188 or Marvona Welsh at 812-240-2560.

New Jersey @ Greenwood Lake Airshow
Aug 15 – Aug 17 all-day

The Red Tail Squadron’s P51 Mustang will be piloted over the field in a graceful display of its speed and agility. The Mustang will NOT be on static display, but after the flight, Bill Shepard will be on site to sign autographs.  Make plans now to attend to see the Mustang’s performance and look for the Tuskegee Airman Tent.  The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will not be on site either – the Exhibit will be in Denver, Colorado.  For more information, visit


Colorado @ Greeley Weld County Airport
Aug 22 – Aug 23 all-day

Make plans now to attend the Rocky Mountain Air Show on August 22-24, 2014 at the new location at the Greeley-Weld Airport in Greeley, Colorado.

The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be there – just waiting for you!

Don’t miss the excitement on Friday evening – gates open at 4:00 pm. – with the aerial performances (complete with pyrotechnics), high powered sport rocket launch and spectacular fireworks demonstration. There might even be an ‘out-of-this-world’ surprise in store…

Saturday the gates open at 9:00 am. with more flying and excitement until the gates close at 5:00 pm.

Ontario, Canada
Aug 23 all-day

Ontario – Make plans now to attend the Ontario’s South Coast Airshow on Saturday, August 23, 2014.   There will be a wide variety of performers.  The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s Mustang will be performing.  Other acts include Aerobatic Performances, various Jets and Warbirds as well as a Sky Dive Team.  The Canadian Harvard Association will also be performing and offering their popular flight experience on the day of the Show.

Nebraska @ Homestead National Monument
Aug 28 – Sep 1 all-day

The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be showing our RISE ABOVE movie while at the Homestead National monument on Thursday through Monday, August 29 – September 1, 2014.  Plan now to join us and the living history activities that are planned for this special weekend.

There is no fee to enter the park or the RISE ABOVE movie.  For more details, visit

Nebraska @ Alfonza W. Davis Middle School
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day

The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be on display at the Alfonza W. Davis Middle School.  Students will be scheduled from area schools.  If you want to see the RISE ABOVE movie, contact Robert Rose to set up a time for you and your group to see the movie.  We can accommodate 30-35 during each movie showing.  On Saturday, the Mustang may be in the area for static display.  Details are still being worked out.

Missouri (St. Joseph) @ Hillyard Technical School
Sep 9 – Sep 13 all-day

The RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit will be set up at the Hillyard Technical Center beginning on Tuesday, September 9 through Friday, September 12.  The P-51C Mustang will be at the Airport on Friday afternoon and Saturday, September 13, 2014.  Make plans now to attend these events.  If you have a group that you want to bring to enjoy the RISE ABOVE Experience, just call the Tuskegee Eagles at 816-253-1049.

Rides in the P-51C Mustang will be available for a fee. To schedule call Marvona at 812-240-2560

Virginia – Let Freedom Ring – Wise, VA @ Lonesome Pine Airport
Sep 16 – Sep 20 all-day

“Let Freedom Ring” will take place from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Lonesome Pine Airport in Wise, Virginia. Educational event and fly-in featuring the Commemorative Air Force Red Tail Squadron P51-C Mustang and “Rise Above” Traveling Exhibit, and the Berlin Airlift Historical Foundation with their C-54 “Spirit of Freedom.” A candy drop for the kids commemorating the one that took place during the Berlin Airlift will take place on Saturday, September 20th. The event is sponsored by EAA Chapter 1416 and the Cumberlands Airport Commission. For more information contact Bob Spera at (276) 328-5300 or or visit the Lonesome Pine Airport page on Facebook.

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.