Picture of the Day: First Young Eagles flight x2!

Jan Johnson of Portola Valley, California, submitted the following photo and note: I received approval to fly Young Eagles in May 2018, but with work commitments and EAA AirVenture over the summer, I couldn’t find the opportunity. That is until my cyber-friend Quinn and his family arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area for a visit […]

On demand webinars added to Tuskegee Airmen educational materials

RED WING, Minnesota — The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has added a section to its website for webinars that offers a new way to learn from and be inspired by original Tuskegee Airmen and their experiences. Available anytime on demand, the site currently features five webinars […]

Meet a Tuskegee Airmen free webinar slated

Join the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron for a live webinar and conference call with Tuskegee Airman pilot Dr. Harold Brown, Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at 7 p.m. Eastern Time. This free live event will feature Dr. Brown’s inspirational story, in his own words, according to CAF officials. Brown was a pilot with […]

Researcher explores lost Tuskegee Airman’s aircraft

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida ­— Finding an aircraft wing, machine guns, cannon balls, shackles, a cock pit door and other artifacts from a crashed Tuskegee Airman’s aircraft in the cold waters of Lake Huron may not sound as glamorous as treasure hunting for gold or silver. But Erik Denson said the treasures he finds while diving […]

Call for entries for Tuskegee Airmen essay contest

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has put out a call for entries for its annual Tuskegee Airmen Essay Contest for students in grades 4 through 12. Entries can be submitted until Feb. 28, 2018, at Redtail.org/Tuskegee-Airmen-Essay-Contest, with winners awarded in three grade categories after the conclusion […]

Showcase your treasures and honor the Tuskegee Airmen

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, is putting out a call for people to share their photos of artifacts, memorials, artwork and mementos of the Tuskegee Airmen in the new Virtual Museum. Those who answer the call and submit a photo through the website will be entered […]

Virtual museum to honor Tuskegee Airmen launches

The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, has launched a Virtual Museum at RedTail.org. The online collection of artifacts, memorials and personal mementos aims to explore the experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen, so people of all ages can gain a deeper understanding of the impact of their service […]

Pilots school young actors in the art of flying

As the lights dim in the house of the South Bend Civic Theatre in South Bend, Indiana, actors take their places on the stage. They are the cast of the theatre’s production of “Black Eagles,” a story about the Tuskegee Airmen and their role in World War II. These actors come from varying backgrounds. One […]