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Tuskegee Airmen Story Coming to May 20 Living Aviation History Day

Tuskegee Airmen Story Coming to May 20 Living Aviation History Day

The renowned Tuskegee Airmen and their successors in the U.S. Air Force broke many barriers on their way to aviation history. Researcher/Historian Zellie Orr and a panel of Tuskegee Airmen and successors will discuss the stories of this famed group at the May 20 Living Aviation History program, presented by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing Museum. The program[Read More…]

The 60th Anniversary Planes of Fame Airshow Recap

The 60th Anniversary Planes of Fame Airshow Recap

By Scott Plummer The 2017 Planes of Fame Air Show celebrated the Planes of Fame Air Museum’s 60th anniversary and the 25th year they’ve held the air show at Chino Municipal Airport in Chino California. The 2017 air show also marks the first time that Planes of Fame’s Founder, the legendary Ed Maloney, was not at the announcer’s stand. Sadly, Ed[Read More…]

Planes of Fame Air Show - Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Planes of Fame Air Museum

Planes of Fame Air Show – This Weekend! – May 6/7th 2017

One of the world’s truly great warbird air shows is set to take place this coming weekend (May 6/7th, 2017) at Chino Airport in Chino, California. The Planes of Fame Air Show will be celebrating the Planes of Fame Air Museum’s 60th anniversary, so you know they will be pulling out all the stops to make this a spectacular event![Read More…]

CAF Fighters & Bombers Tour to Visit Greenville, S.C

CAF Fighters & Bombers Tour to Visit Greenville, S.C

Three iconic World War II aircraft will bring history alive May 6-7 at the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU), Airport Rd Ext., Greenville, S.C.  The Minnesota Wing and the Dixie Wing of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will bring a B-25, “Miss Mitchell”; a P-51, “Red Nose”; and an SBD-5 Dauntless dive bomber for the enjoyment of aviation fans in the[Read More…]

What paint scheme do you like better? :-) ( Photo by John Cutright via Greg Morehead)

SoCal Wing’s PBJ Transformed for Doolittle Filming

By Greg Morehead Photos: Glen Tagami (A2A); John Cutright (ground) The recent completion of the only flying example of a PBJ-1 Mitchell by the Southern California (SoCal) Wing of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has been followed by well-deserved media attention. The Smithsonian Channel’s new reality show, Weapon Hunter, recently featured the bomber in an episode that offered a rare[Read More…]