Commemorative Air Force

WWII Heritage Days 2018 to Feature Medal of Honor Veterans

WWII Heritage Days 2018 to Feature Medal of Honor Veterans

Salute the Greatest Generation and celebrate all things 1940s during the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing 15th Annual “WWII Heritage Days”, April 21-22, 2018. Recall the music of Glenn Miller, ration cards, Spam and Willie and Joe .The largest annual 1940s theme event in Georgia, WWII Heritage Days is a bucket list destination for anyone who enjoys nostalgia, big[Read More…]

2017 Atlanta Warbird Weekend to Salute Tuskegee Airmen

2017 Atlanta Warbird Weekend to Salute Tuskegee Airmen

The amazing accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II and beyond will be celebrated as the theme of the third annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend Oct. 7-8, 2017, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport, Chamblee, Ga. Hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing, the weekend will feature the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile movie theater along[Read More…]

Members of the 13th Bomb Squadron (BS) pose for a reenactment photo depicting the “acquiring” of a North American B-25 Mitchell at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., June 11, 2017. The 13th BS celebrated 100 years of service on June 14, 2017. 75 years ago, the 13th “acquired” 24 B-25s from the Dutch Air Force during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Tyler Alexander)

13th Bomb Squadron: “Appropriating” Bomber Once Again

Nearly 75 years ago, the 13th Bomber Squadron was anxious to take the fight back to the Japanese after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Their only issue? They were without any aircraft. Forward deployed at the time to Brisbane, Australia, the 13thBomber Squadron pitched tents and questioned how they were to fight without their beloved A-20 Havoc medium bombers. The[Read More…]

A photo of the CAF Dixie Wing's P-63 Kingcobra taken in 1945 at Moffett Filed, CA.

Historic P-63 NACA Markings to be Unveiled During “Warbirds in Review” at AirVenture 2017

  The Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) newly restored Bell P-63A Kingcobra will join the “Warbirds in Review” program at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)  AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin between July 24th and 30th, 2017. The aircraft spent 16 years under restoration before flying again this spring at Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field in Peachtree City, Georgia. The P-63, restored and operated[Read More…]

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…]