Enjoy some photos from our 2018 tour season! The CAF Red Tail Squadron isn’t focused on powerful airplanes even though it maintains and flies a rare World War II vintage Mustang fighter with a bright red tail. Rather, the Squadron is about educational outreach, using the P-51C Mustang, named the “Tuskegee Airmen”, the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit, and by providing educational materials and innovative ideas for teachers and others who work with youth so the young people they guide can be motivated to set goals and “rise above” any obstacles in order to achieve success.
Did you know that the WASP were not the only American women flying military aircraft during the war? In the spring of 1942, Cecil “Teddy” Kenyon, Barbara Kibbee Jayne, and Elizabeth “Lib” Hooker were recruited
In September 1942, the Army Air Force (AAF) created the Women’s Auxiliary Ferrying Squadron (WAFS) and appointed Nancy H. Love its commander. The WAFS never numbered more than 28. WAFS were recruited from among commercially