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A U.S. Air Force Boeing RB-29A Superfortress (s/n 44-61727) from the 91st Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron over Korea.(Image via Wikipedia)

Learning About the past, Celebrating the Future

Team Minot Airmen gathered to celebrate the 68th birthday anniversary of the 91st Missile Wing, Nov. 9, 2016.  The 91st MW has had many different missions around the world and has through the United States. “The Army Air Corps activated the 91st Bombardment Group in April 1942,” said Justin Henderson, 91st Missile Wing Historian. The 91st BG began bombing missions[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 0 comments Articles, Cold War, Interesting Facts
2017 WWII Heritage Days Celebrates  75th Anniversary of Several World War II Events

2017 WWII Heritage Days Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Several World War II Events

PRESS RELEASE – Salute the Greatest Generation and celebrate all things 1940s during the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing 14th annual “WWII Heritage Days”, April 22-23, 2017.  The festivities will take place at the CAF Dixie Wing Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, Peachtree City, Ga. Beginning as a one-day program in 2003, WWII Heritage Days has emerged[Read More…]

Heritage Flight performed during the 2013 airshow.( Image by Gavin Conroy)

Australian Government Brings in New Regulations for Warbirds

As reported by Australian Aviation.com.au on Friday, Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester announced ex-military, replica ex-military and certain historic aircraft would be covered under a new Part 132 of the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR). Part 132 will commence on January 28 2017, with transition to the new regulation required by July 28 2017, and replaces the[Read More…]

CAF Introduces Prowlers of the Pacific AirShow Act

CAF Introduces Prowlers of the Pacific AirShow Act

“Prowlers of the Pacific” is a new Commemorative Air Force (CAF) re-creation of the American air war in the Pacific Theatre.  “Prowlers of the Pacific” is a living history lesson and serves as a memorial to all the soldiers, Marines, airmen and all other victims on both sides who gave their lives for their countries. The act features an SB2C[Read More…]

CAF Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Acquire Aircraft, Produce Film to Inspire Youth and Honor the Women Airforce Service Pilots

CAF Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Acquire Aircraft, Produce Film to Inspire Youth and Honor the Women Airforce Service Pilots

PRESS RELEASE – Dallas – (November 1, 2016) – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) announced the launch of an ambitious Kickstarter Campaign during the month of November to help bring to life the production of their new CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP educational outreach program. The program’s mission is to provide young people, specifically young women, a greater appreciation of their[Read More…]

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