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The Aircraft That Led The D-Day Invasion Flies Again!

Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2018 issue The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has announced that the aircraft that led a formation of more than 800 C-47s to Normandy, France to drop paratroopers on D-Day on June 6, 1944, took … Continue reading

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Lost Airplane That Led D-Day Invasion Located At Basler’s

OSHKOSH, WIS. – The C-47 transport aircraft that led the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, more than 70 years ago, “That’s All, Brother,” has been located at Basler Turbo Conversions at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Believed lost to history, … Continue reading

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Reno Air Racing Association Announces 2015 Performers

Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association is proud to welcome a new line up of performers to the 2015 National Championship Air Races held Sept. 16-20 at the Reno Stead Airport. This year’s performers include the Breitling Jet … Continue reading

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Adam Smith Joins CAF Staff

MIDLAND, TEXAS – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has named Adam Smith Executive Vice President of Strategic Development. In this role, Smith will oversee the execution of CAF’s “Airbase Strategy” and will lead the design, funding and construction of the … Continue reading

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CAF Searches For New National Headquarters Location

MIDLAND/ODESSA, TEXAS – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has announced plans to establish the CAF National Airbase near a major metropolitan area. The new facility, described by CAF officials as an “airbase,” will contain a year-round aviation attraction, house CAF … Continue reading

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CAF Searches For New National Headquarters Location

MIDLAND/ODESSA, TEXAS- The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has announced plans to establish the CAF National Airbase near a major metropolitan area. The new facility, described by CAF officials as an “airbase,” will contain a year-round aviation attraction, house CAF staff, … Continue reading

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GA Arrival Procedures To Volk Field To Be Improved For 2014 Fly-In

CAMP DOUGLAS, WIS. – One event a lot of pilots look forward to every other year is the Volk Field Air National Guard Base Open House Fly-In & Air Show held this year on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Camp … Continue reading

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CAF Red Tail Squadron – In Honor of the Tuskegee Airmen

With the release of the motion picture “Red Tails” on January 20, 2012, more Americans are becoming aware of the contributions made by the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, but the effort to educate people started with the “Red … Continue reading

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