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Living Aviation History Day Features History of Racing Planes

Living Aviation History Day Features History of Racing Planes

Noted aviation racer Thom Richard will relate his experiences and discuss the history of air racing in the final Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing Living Aviation History Day program for 2017. The presentation will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at the Museum hangar, 1200 Echo Ct., Peachtree […]

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Pilots of the 332nd Fighter Group, "Tuskegee Airmen," the elite, all-African American 332nd Fighter Group at Ramitelli, Italy., from left to right, Lt. Dempsey W. Morgran, Lt. Carroll S. Woods, Lt. Robert H. Nelron, Jr., Capt. Andrew D. Turner, and Lt. Clarence P. Lester. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Living History Day – The Tuskegee Airmen

he renowned Tuskegee Airmen and their successors in the U.S. Air Force broke many barriers. Originally aided by Eleanor Roosevelt and others who supported the aspirations of blacks to fly in the military, the group went on to set many types of combat and other records during World War II. […]

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Living History Day – Flying the U-2 Dragon Lady

Living History Day – Flying the U-2 Dragon Lady

Former U.S. Air Force pilot Bob Heath will explain the history of the U-2 Dragon Lady ultra-high altitude program and his experience in flying “the Dragon Lady.” Heath is the Maintenance Officer of the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing, currently serving as the Wing’s Maintenance Officer. This is the first […]

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