Janice Porter Hayes is the niece of a World War II B-17 tail gunner. She shared this story with us about the gratitude her uncle had for the Tuskegee Airmen and their outstanding skill as escorts for bombers on their dangerous missions. Special thanks to CAF Red Tail Squadron supporter […]
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CAF Red Tail Squadron pilot Alan Miller is not only a skilled commercial and warbird pilot, he’s also a blues music enthusiast. Ferrying our P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen to its next event, he flew right over the birthplace of the genre and captured an aerial tour of the area, for […]
The Hangar 11 Collection, a group of four restored warbirds flown at airshows in the UK and Europe, did a little investigating on it’s P-51D Tall in the Saddle, and made a discovery that led to a 91-year-old veteran being reunited with his original aircraft from World War II. Owner […]
Class 43-D-SE 4/29/1943 2nd Lt. 0801161 Punta Corda, FL November 25, 1918 – April 1, 2001 Unit: 99th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group Awards: Air Medal with four Oak Leaf, Distinguished Flying Cross,bronze replica of the Congressional Gold Medal Pilot roster listing During World War II, many people […]
CAF Red Tail Squadron to Participate in Historic Flyover of Capitol in Honor of WWII VE Day Minneapolis, Minn. – April 13, 2015 – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, will participate in the Arsenal of Democracy, a large-scale flyover of our […]