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Santa Claus is Flying Into the Commemorative Air Force’s Airbase Arizona

Santa Claus is Flying Into the Commemorative Air Force’s Airbase Arizona

PRESS RELEASE – This is a special Santa Alert! Air Traffic Control at Falcon Field Municipal Airport in Mesa reports seeing a blip near the North Pole on its radar screen. It looks like Santa Claus has begun his annual 3,905-mile journey to The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Arizona Aviation Museum at Falcon Field. According to Ground Support at[Read More...]

Strong First Half Visitor Numbers

Strong First Half Visitor Numbers

The Royal Air Force Museum is proud to announce that both its London and Cosford sites have enjoyed year on year double-digit growth in visitor numbers for the period from 1April 2014 to 30 September 2014.This growth in numbers has been driven by three strategic decisions made by the Trustees of the Museum in late 2013: to invest more in[Read More...]

CAF’s A-26 Invader ‘Lady Liberty’ Engine Repair Update

CAF’s A-26 Invader ‘Lady Liberty’ Engine Repair Update

As many readers of WarbirdsNews will know, the Commemorative Air Force’s Douglas A-26B Invader known as Lady Liberty has been down for the past few months following the complete failure of its port engine while en route to an air show in June. The stricken Invader landed with smoke belching from the broken engine in Hutchinson, Kansas, and has been[Read More...]

Messerschmitts Out of the Barn …

Messerschmitts Out of the Barn …

While the sale of Connie Edwards’ remarkable collection of six Hispano Buchons has been mooted for some time, it was not until just now that the new owners announced their intentions for the aircraft. Still in time-capsule condition from their time in the 1968 movie “The Battle of Britain”, the aircraft represented a unique opportunity for anyone interested in the[Read More...]

by November 17, 2014 8 comments Videos, Warbird Restorations, Warbirds News
Warbirds For Hire

Warbirds For Hire

The marketing team of the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing has come up with something special to advocate the unit’s activities. For the 2015 air show season they have produced an exciting promotional video of their aircraft. The CAF Dixie Wing fleet proudly features the “Original Warbird”, the P-51D Mustang known as Red Nose. This was the fighter that launched the Confederate Air Force, now today’s Commemorative Air Force. The[Read More...]

by November 13, 2014 2 comments Commemorative Air Force, Videos