Red Wing, Minn. – November 8, 2017 – Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the International Council of Air Shows Convention December 3-6, 2017 at the Paris Las Vegas, and make sure to check out the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron!

When you’re making your way through the event’s Exhibit Hall, check in with the staff and volunteers of the CAF Red Tail Squadron at booth 223, located in the Commemorative Air Force alley, to learn about the group’s offerings for the 2018 airshow season and beyond. Don’t forget to register in the raffle for a FREE CAF Red Tail Squadron premium leather bomber jacket!

Book the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen for your next event, and bring their unique brand of excitement and inspiration to your town. Before the event, the Squadron will work with local schools and/or other community venues to make additional off-tarmac appearances in the days leading up to your event. This additional community presence helps generate interest and excitement for your event while spreading the inspirational message of the Tuskegee Airmen to encourage youth to RISE ABOVE their own obstacles and find success.

If you can’t make it to the ICAS convention, but want to secure the CAF Red Tail Squadron for your event in 2018 or 2019, contact the group’s logistics coordinator, Kristi Younkin, at or (479) 228-4520 to reserve a spot. Learn more about the CAF Red Tail Squadron’s RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen at


About the CAF Red Tail Squadron

The CAF Red Tail Squadron is committed to telling the inspirational story of the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first black military pilots and their support personnel. RISE ABOVE: Red Tail, their three-fold outreach program, includes an airworthy P-51C Mustang and the RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile theater. These two exciting and entertaining vehicles tour the country year round with stops at airshows, schools, museums and community events. In addition, the group curates and provides extensive educational resources for students, teachers, youth leaders and anyone looking to learn more and be inspired by these remarkable American trailblazers. The CAF Red Tail Squadron is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization part of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), a non-military group that restores and flies combat aircraft to remember the lessons learned from the defining moments in American military aviation history. Learn more at


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