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Living History Day

CAF Dixie Wing

2018 Living Aviation History Program

Military aviation history will come to life through a new monthly series presented by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing at the Wing’s headquarters.

The public is invited to join the Saturday discussions by a variety of aviators dedicated to preserving the memory of U.S. aviation history. The series begins February 18 and concludes December 16. All events will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wing headquarters and museum,

1200 Echo Ct.,
Peachtree City, Ga.
(adjacent to Atlanta Regional Airport – Falcon Field)

Some events will include aircraft displays and the opportunity for rides.

Living History Schedule:

February 17, 2018

The Georgia Civil Air Patrol and the Battle of the Atlantic (Civil Air Patrol, Brunswick, GA Wing)

(Civil Air Patrol, Brunswick, GA Wing)

March 31, 2018

 P-38s and the Yamamoto Mission 

With Historian and Dixie Wing Curator Rick Ector

May 19, 2018

P-38s and the Yamamoto Mission

With Historian and Dixie Wing Curator Rick Ector


September 8, 2018

P-38s and the Yamamoto Mission

John Basilone, Guadalcanal and the Cactus Air Force (Joe Basilone, Rick Ector)

October 20, 2018  

Fighter Legacy: The North American P-51 Mustang

With Retired USAF pilot and P-51 owner Wes Stowers

November 17, 2018    

The B-17 and the Eighth Air Force

With Museum of the Mighty Eighth)

December 8, 2018  

Films of Japanese Attacks on Pearl Harbor and Midway

With Greg Wilsbacher