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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Maid in the Shade: Flying museum keeps WWII memories aliveshook as its engines started to turn. "Wear your headsets -- it'll get loud,"
Maid in the Shade: Flying museum keeps WWII memories alive
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 2 hours ago
shook as its engines started to turn. "Wear your headsets -- it'll get loud," Jerry "Geezer" Washburn, a pilot with the Commemorative Air Force, told a handful of passengers. The World War II bomber sputtered and smoked Monday as Jordan Brown,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Air Show Plane Has WW II Historysent to Germany to fight the Nazis. "It covers three generations, three wars,"
Air Show Plane Has WW II History
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted yesterday
sent to Germany to fight the Nazis. "It covers three generations, three wars," said Col. Rex Baker, a pilot with the Commemorative Air Force, which flies and maintains the aircraft. "It flew in Korea, it flew in Vietnam, it flew in World War... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Weekly Calendar, Aug. 28, 20161391 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose, Apex Room, Sen. Irene Aguilar, architect of Co
Weekly Calendar, Aug. 28, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
1391 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose, Apex Room, Sen. Irene Aguilar, architect of ColoradoCare will speak on Amendment 69. Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Aug. 31–Sept. 4, West Star Aviation, 2828 Walker Field Drive,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
High Sky Wing AIRSHO kicks off Saturday and SundayThe Commemorative Air Force kicks off their 26th annual High Sky Wing AIRSHO th
High Sky Wing AIRSHO kicks off Saturday and Sunday
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
The Commemorative Air Force kicks off their 26th annual High Sky Wing AIRSHO this weekend at the Midland International Space Port. The show will continue until Sunday and will have about 164 warbird aircraft in the fleet. It will feature Tinstix... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Quick Picks: End of Summer Fest; GJHS marching band fundraising concert; Superfortress visitthrough Sunday, Aug. 31–Sept. 4 See history Walk through and even fly in a Bo
Quick Picks: End of Summer Fest; GJHS marching band fundraising concert; Superfortress visit
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
through Sunday, Aug. 31–Sept. 4 See history Walk through and even fly in a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber during a Commemorative Air Force AirPower History tour stop at Grand Junction Regional Airport. The B-29 “FIFI” will be staged at... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash DropFAA records indicate it is powered by a single F404-GE-102D engine, also known
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash Drop
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
FAA records indicate it is powered by a single F404-GE-102D engine, also known as the Model 400. The High Sky Wing of the Commemorative Air Force in Midland, Texas plans to unveil a refurbished Grumman F-14A Tomcat at its CAF Airsho this weekend.... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash DropFAA records indicate it is powered by a single F404-GE-102D engine, also known
Northrop Grumman T-X, Refurbished F-14A, Helo Cash Drop
The Aero-News Network / Posted 5 days ago
FAA records indicate it is powered by a single F404-GE-102D engine, also known as the Model 400. The High Sky Wing of the Commemorative Air Force in Midland, Texas plans to unveil a refurbished Grumman F-14A Tomcat at its CAF Airsho this weekend.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Commemorative Air Force brings B-29 bomber to CheyennePacific Theater during World War II. He and the legendary B-29 reunited Monday
Commemorative Air Force brings B-29 bomber to Cheyenne
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
Pacific Theater during World War II. He and the legendary B-29 reunited Monday after a 71-year separation thanks to the Commemorative Air Force. Members of the nonprofit group keep alive the history of World War II aircraft through restoration... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
What a 'Journey'Regional Airport on Monday. It is the leading exhibition warbird in the Flying
What a 'Journey'
Barrie Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
Regional Airport on Monday. It is the leading exhibition warbird in the Flying Legends of Victory Tour conducted by the Commemorative Air Force Airbase in Arizona, a non-profit flying museum. The aircraft will be open to the public for tours... Read more
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Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin
What a 'Journey'Regional Airport on Monday. It is the leading exhibition warbird in the Flying
What a 'Journey'
Collingwood Enterprise-Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Regional Airport on Monday. It is the leading exhibition warbird in the Flying Legends of Victory Tour conducted by the Commemorative Air Force Airbase in Arizona, a non-profit flying museum. The aircraft will be open to the public for tours... Read more
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Orillia Packet & Times
What a 'Journey'Regional Airport on Monday. It is the leading exhibition warbird in the Flying
What a 'Journey'
Orillia Packet & Times / Posted 7 days ago
Regional Airport on Monday. It is the leading exhibition warbird in the Flying Legends of Victory Tour conducted by the Commemorative Air Force Airbase in Arizona, a non-profit flying museum. The aircraft will be open to the public for tours... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Memories, dreams take flight at Camarillo air showthe planes took to the skies, many of their pilots mingled with visitors. Jaso
Memories, dreams take flight at Camarillo air show
Ventura County Star / Posted 9 days ago
the planes took to the skies, many of their pilots mingled with visitors. Jason Somes, operations officer for the Commemorative Air Force, flew an Aero L-29 Delfín on Saturday. He'll fly a Grumman F8F Bearcat and a Fairchild 24 on... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
“The Lost Squadron” Story to Be Told at August 20 CAF Living History Series265 feet below the Greenland ice cap for 50 years. Three Georgia adventurers an
“The Lost Squadron” Story to Be Told at August 20 CAF Living History Series
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
265 feet below the Greenland ice cap for 50 years. Three Georgia adventurers and aviators will be guest speakers at the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing on Aug. 20 to discuss their remarkable feat over 11 years, beginning in 1981. Georgia... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
AVG Flying Tigers Veterans Headline Atlanta Warbird Weekend Dinnerthe past two years. The program will be introduced by Tripp Alyn, AVG Flying Ti
AVG Flying Tigers Veterans Headline Atlanta Warbird Weekend Dinner
The Aero-News Network / Posted 16 days ago
the past two years. The program will be introduced by Tripp Alyn, AVG Flying Tigers Association historian, and moderated by Commemorative Air Force (CAF) member Kevin Korterud. This year AWW is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the AVG Flying... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Warbirds on display: Illinois Capital plays host to World War II planeswar on Illinois that we know of. Those World War II fighter planes flying over
Warbirds on display: Illinois Capital plays host to World War II planes
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 19 days ago
war on Illinois that we know of. Those World War II fighter planes flying over the state fairgrounds are part of the Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour that is set up at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport through Sunday. The... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sault vet back on plane for first time since warby Jim Kimmel, a United States Air Force veteran, whose father flew a B-17 in c
Sault vet back on plane for first time since war
The Sudbury Star / Posted 21 days ago
by Jim Kimmel, a United States Air Force veteran, whose father flew a B-17 in combat. He and a host of other members of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Arizona and Minnesota Wing put on a special show for veterans and their families... Read more
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The Sault Star
First time back-on-board for WWII pilotby Jim Kimmel, a United States Air Force veteran, whose father flew a B-17 in c
First time back-on-board for WWII pilot
The Sault Star / Posted 21 days ago
by Jim Kimmel, a United States Air Force veteran, whose father flew a B-17 in combat. He and a host of other members of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Airbase Arizona and Minnesota Wing put on a special show for veterans and their families... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
CAF Red Tail Squadron Expands Team to Further Their Successful Outreach ProgramDallas – August 8, 2016 – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron,
CAF Red Tail Squadron Expands Team to Further Their Successful Outreach Program
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 21 days ago
Dallas – August 8, 2016 – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, today announced a new logistics team focused on bringing the inspirational message of the Tuskegee Airmen to new audiences, both... Read more
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The Sault Star
B-17 is 'joy to fly'to Sunday. Sentimental Journey is one of only 10 B-17s in the world that still
B-17 is 'joy to fly'
The Sault Star / Posted 22 days ago
to Sunday. Sentimental Journey is one of only 10 B-17s in the world that still flies. More than 12,000 were produced. Commemorative Air Force tours the bomber to educate the public and honour Second World War veterans “who sacrificed... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
WWII B-29 Superfortress stirs fond memories for veteransa regular basis during his time in the military. He wasn’t the only one with f
WWII B-29 Superfortress stirs fond memories for veterans
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
a regular basis during his time in the military. He wasn’t the only one with fond memories of the plane now owned by the Commemorative Air Force. Stewart Watkins’ father used to be the pilot-in-command of 11-person crews on a few of the 3,970... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Remembering a generation of fightersa regular basis during his time in the military. He wasn’t the only one with f
Remembering a generation of fighters
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
a regular basis during his time in the military. He wasn’t the only one with fond memories of the plane now owned by the Commemorative Air Force. Stewart Watkins’ father used to be the pilot-in-command of 11-person crews on a few of the 3,970... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
OSH16 Day 3 Redux: WomenVenture!, NTSB on Part 23, CAF UpdateTom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers: Celebrating WomenVenture NTS
OSH16 Day 3 Redux: WomenVenture!, NTSB on Part 23, CAF Update
The Aero-News Network / Posted 27 days ago
Tom Patton, and Earl Downs, this episode covers: Celebrating WomenVenture NTSB Chairman Hart Talks Part 23 Commemorative Air Force An American Airbus Comprehensive Jack Pelton Interview, Part 3 Get Comprehensive, Real-Time, 24/7... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Help save a historic F-14 TomcatJuly 31--The High Sky Wing of the Commemorative Air Force at Midland Internatio
Help save a historic F-14 Tomcat
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 29 days ago
July 31--The High Sky Wing of the Commemorative Air Force at Midland International Airport is looking to raise funds to restore the F-14 Tomcat "Fast Eagle 102." "Fast Eagle 102" is the sole surviving aircraft from the air-to-air battle and shoot... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Police Escort WWII Plane Monday Morning Through City Streetsof the venues will not only have classic cars on display, but a classic aircraf
Police Escort WWII Plane Monday Morning Through City Streets
KTVN Reno / Posted 29 days ago
of the venues will not only have classic cars on display, but a classic aircraft as well. The High Sierra Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force have several aircraft deeply rooted in military history that they fly and maintain in Northern... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Historic B-29 Superfortress in Peoria next weekbomber that carried out the atomic bomb missions that ended the war in the Paci
Historic B-29 Superfortress in Peoria next week
Peoria Journal Star / Posted a month ago
bomber that carried out the atomic bomb missions that ended the war in the Pacific, still flying. The plane is owned by the Commemorative Air Force and is part of the CAF's AirPower History tour which will land Wednesday in Peoria and last until... Read more

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