Nella start up engine It’s a great day after many long months of overhaul, but “Nella” is starting her engine again. if all goes well, you may see her doing a Flyover as part of the CAF Tribute Event on July 4th.
Surrounded by friends and family Kay took her Final flight May 20, 2020; she will be missed by the many that she touched in her lifetime. “There is always a way to make your dreams come true” She will be remembered for her contributions in training cadets and veterans […]
The Passing of a Legend Last week we said goodbye to Dawn Seymour, who passed peacefully in her home overlooking Canandaigua Lake. Seymour, a native of Rochester, New York was 100 years old, and was one of just a handful of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who were trained to […]
Memorial Day weekend is traditionally a time to honor those who gave their lives in service to their country, and is a special time for all Americans. For those fortunate enough to be associated with the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) the Memorial Day weekend marks another important occurrence on […]
On Sept.7, 2016, four members of the CAF Capital Wing participated in a vintage WWII-era aircraft flyover during the inurnment ceremony for Women Air Force Service Pilot (WASP) Second Lieutenant Elaine D. Harmon at Arlington National Cemetery. The flyover took place at approximately 10:05 a.m. over Arlington. Harmon requested that […]
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 […]