In our regular CAF Red Tail Squadron blog posts, you’ve read about the exciting and inspiring impact our P-51C Mustang and our RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit can have on audiences all over the country. But did you know that we can bring this same zeal for history and aviation straight to your classroom or youth group?

items-300x300Take Off For Fun is our specially designed classroom materials kit created to educate kids about the inspiring legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen. This interactive and visually exciting kit includes:

* Set of 6 inspirational posters

The posters reflect on how the Tuskegee Airmen rose above all of the obstacles they faced in order to fly and fight for America.

* “Red Tail Reborn” DVD set

This original film follows the resurrection of the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s signature P-51C Mustang, and the riveting story of its history. The film also includes historic interviews and unprecedented access to the Airmen and those who honor them.

* “RISING ABOVE: Lessons Learned from the Legendary Tuskegee Airmen”

Kids will find these pocket-sized booklets a wonderful resource to learn the history and valuable lessons of the Tuskegee Airmen. Includes 20 books.

“Tuskegee Airmen-Heroes Changing Aviation and History”

This magazine style book gives a historical perspective of the events surrounding the Tuskegee Airmen’s story, and follows up with an aviation career information and resources section.

• A CD of classroom activities and facts about the Tuskegee Airmen.

* CD ROM of classroom activities and facts about the Tuskegee Airmen

• You can download free “Aim High – The Aircraft of the Tuskegee Airmen” An electronic book that can be downloaded onto iPads or an Apple computer with a Maverick operating system. It features over 200 photos and interactive pages sure to excite young readers and draw them into the Tuskegee Airmen story.

Take Off For Fun is available for teachers and youth leaders in the CAF Red Tail Squadron store at a special price of $45 (plus $15.00 for shipping and handling).

Excited about this program but aren’t a teacher or youth leader yourself? Join us in our mission to share the inspirational story of the Tuskegee Airmen with youth everywhere by adopting a school or sharing our information with your personal network! Our educational materials and resources for youth leaders make the perfect back to school gift! RISE ABOVE!

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