Calendar

Mar
4
Wed
Florida – Wings Over Miami Museum @ Wings Over Miami
Mar 4 – Mar 7 all-day

Make plans now to see the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and the beautiful P-51C Mustang.  The inspirational RISE ABOVE movie will be available for students throughout the week – but you must make reservations.  Then on Saturday and Sunday, the RISE ABOVE movie will be playing continuously and the P-51C Mustang will be on display.  Rides are available for only $2,000.00 for a 30 minute once-in-a-lifetime flight.  Call 812-240-2560 to schedule your flight.

Hours are from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm…

Admission is $10.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors and $6.00 for children.

Any questions?  Contact the Museum at 305-233-5197

Mar
11
Wed
Florida – Ft Lauderdale Pompano Beach Airport @ OPEN HOUSE at Learn To Fly Center
Mar 11 – Mar 14 all-day

Don’t miss the excitement of the P-51C Mustang and the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit at the Learn To Fly Center in Pompano Beach, Florida.

Students are invited to experience the RISE ABOVE movie during the week – the 30 minute movie will be shown every 45 minutes – so call now to schedule your group – 954-946-4400.

On Saturday, the Mustang will be on display and rides are available for only $2,000.00 for a 30 minute ride.  Please call Marvona at 812-240-2560 to schedule your flight.

This event is sponsored by the Learn To Fly Center at Pompano Beach Airpark – they want to bring inspiration to their community.

Mar
21
Sat
Florida – DeLand School Visits and OPEN HOUSE @ CAF Florida Wing
Mar 21 – Mar 22 all-day

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, is teaming up with the CAF Florida Wing to bring its RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile theater and WWII P-51C Mustang aircraft to DeLand. The exhibit is a unique FREE opportunity for all ages to experience the inspiring story of the Tuskegee Airmen – America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel.

The community is invited to a FREE open house for all ages Saturday March 21 and Sunday March 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to experience the mobile theater and get an up close look at the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s restored P-51C Mustang on static display. The signature aircaft of the Tuskegee Airmen in WWII, the P-51C Mustang is a rare treat for spectators because it is one of only a few like it still flying today. The event will take place at the CAF Florida Wing Hanger, located at 1570 Old NDB Road in DeLand.

In addition, several other vintage warbirds from the CAF Florida Wing will be on display. The aircraft are part of a fleet of 162 warbirds collected and flown by the CAF, the largest “flying museum” in the world.

The CAF Red Tail Squadron will be visiting a school for three days and sharing our message of inspiration with local students.

We are currently accepting donations to help the Exhibit get to Deland, Florida – If you are interested or know someone who might like to be a Hometown Hero, please call Woodie Sprouse at 206-708-9664.

Rides will be available for sale – For details, call 812-240-2560 and talk with Marvona Welsh about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Mar
24
Tue
Florida – Tallahassee OPEN HOUSE @ Tallahassee Airport
Mar 24 – Mar 28 all-day

Make plans now to come and see the RISE ABOVE movie along with the beautiful P-51C Mustang.  Students will be scheduled every 45 minutes to enjoy the 30 minute RISE ABOVE movie on Tuesday through Friday.  On Saturday the public is invited to come out and see the Mustang up close.  Rides in the Mustang are available for only $2,000.00 for a 30 minute once-in-a-lifetime ride.  To schedule your flight, contact Marvona Welsh at 812-240-2560.

Dr. A.J. Brickler along with many other sponsors are bringing this inspiration back to Tallahassee.  We do hope that you will make plans to join us!

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, 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.

More details will be posted as they become available.

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.

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.