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Q: Who is the Dixie Wing?

A: The Dixie Wing is the Georgia chapter of the Commemorative Air Force. The Dixie Wing is a non-profit, grassroots organization dedicated to preserving WWII aircraft and teaching WWII history. The Dixie Wing is a resource for Atlanta area citizens, teachers, home schoolers, scout troops, and local youth organizations.

Q: What is the Commemorative Air Force?

A: The CAF was founded to acquire, restore and preserve in flying condition a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States, and selected aircraft of other nations, for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans.

Q: What is “Education Through Living History”?

A: “Education Through Living History” is the preservation of WWII aircraft and teaching of WWII history in our hangar facility. Find more about this program.

Q: Where is the Dixie Wing CAF located?

A: The Dixie Wing CAF is based at Greater Atlanta Regional Airport, Peachtree City, about 25 miles South of Atlanta. Online directions.

Q: Is the Dixie Wing Historic Airpower Facility available for tours/special events?

A: YES! The Dixie Wing CAF Airpower Facility is available for tours free of charge. Special events can be booked for a fee by calling the hangar (678-364-1110). Please call before planning our tour to be sure personnel are available to show you the collections.

Q: Why did the Commemorative Air Force change its name?

A: The CAF changed its name to reflect (1) its mission to preserve combat aircraft and teach history and (2) the national scope of the organization.

Q: Can anyone become a member of the Dixie Wing?

A: YES! The Dixie Wing is made up of people from all walks of life who share a passion for preserving combat aircraft and teaching. We have pilots, veterans, mechanics, families, professionals and students.

Q: How can I learn more about the Dixie Wing?

A: Come to our hangar at Falcon Field. We also have monthly meetings every third Saturday and we have a lot of information on this website.

Q: How much does it cost to join the Dixie Wing?

A: Commemorative Air Force membership costs just $200 per year.  Wing dues are only $48 per year, and all dues are tax-deductible. For additional information, please email Col Gerhard Frenz . Include your address and phone number and we will contact you.

Q: As a member can I ride in the Dixie Wing airplanes?

A: YES! Members and flight crews get to ride our aircraft to airshows frequently. Non-members can make a tax-deductible contribution to our “living history” program in exchange for a chance to experience flying in one of our warbirds.

Q: Do I have to be a pilot or mechanic to join?

A: NO! The members of the Dixie Wing come from all walks of life and range in age from 18 on up. We have aircraft mechanics, students, retired folks, housewives, airline pilots, salesmen, construction workers and many more who are all interested in World War II aircraft.

Q: Do I have to be over 17 to join?

A: You must be 18 or older to become a Colonel in the CAF.

Q: I’m still not sure. How can I find out more?

A: There’s no pressure for you to join. To learn about the Dixie Wing and to have your initial questions answered, email Col Gerhard Frenz , or just come down to the hangar and check it out. Visitors are always welcome- after all, that’s why we’re here!