Come see the CAF Red Tail Squadron on the road and in the air! Check out the event calendar to plan your visit to see the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit or the P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen!
Each year, the CAF Red Tail Squadron embarks on a nine-month cross-country tour that includes appearances at air shows, schools, museums and community events with its RISE ABOVE: Red Tail outreach program. Every stop brings the Squadron one step closer to fulfilling their mission to educate audiences across the country about the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen. Check out photos from recent events on Facebook!
Spreading inspiration across the country…
The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen participated in the Arsenal of Democracy World War II Victory Capitol Flyover to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day in Washington, D.C.
Photo courtesy Richard Mallory Allnutt
The P-51C Tuskegee Airmen makes a special appearance with a T-1 Red Tail from Randolph Air Force Base at the Joint Base San Antonio Air Show and Open House. Photo courtesy Glenn Watson MachPointOneAviation
Pilot Bill Shepard with a special group of children from Vectren Dayton, OH. They liked the movie so much that they came back a second time!
Pilot Alan Miller helps a young visitor into the cockpit and speaks with him about the Tuskegee Airmen.
Pilot Brad Lang, son of an original Tuskegee Airman, shares the remarkable story of these American heroes.
CAF Red Tail Squadron Leader Doug Rozendaal has been with the program since it’s inception, and is passionate about the mission to educate audiences around the country about the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Pilot Paul Stojkov enjoys speaking with students on his stops around the country with the P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen.
Original Tuskegee Airman, Lt Col Alexander Jefferson finds a new friend who is interested in aviation!
A Tuskegee Airmen reenactor made a special appearance with the CAF Red Tail Squadron at the infamous WWII Weekend in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Students who visit the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit receive a dog tag featuring the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s Six Guiding Principles – Aim High, Believe In Yourself, Use Your Brain, Be Ready To Go, Never Quit and Expect to Win!