The newest addition to the CAF national educational outreach program is CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP. The initiative will bring the legacy of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to a nationwide audience, with the inspirational story of a group of women that overcame social stigmas to serve their country with […]
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The Commemorative Air Force’s(CAF) B-29/B-24 Squadron today unveiled a new WASP Tribute paint scheme on their AT-6 Texan. The Texan was a ubiquitous trainer during the war, and was used extensively at Avenger Field, training base to the WASP. The Texan was a robust airplane, and would be used to […]
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Penney, a former fighter pilot with the Air National Guard, tapped into a deep courage and sense of service to country when she answered the call on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, to intercept hijacked passenger jet United Airlines Flight 93 that was feared to be set on a […]