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Nella starts her engine

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.

The Passing of a Legend: Dawn Seymour

The Passing of a Legend: Dawn Seymour

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 […]

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WASP Homecoming at Avenger Field

WASP Homecoming at Avenger Field

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 […]

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CAF Capital Wing Performs Flyover in Honor of WASP Elaine Harmon

CAF Capital Wing Performs Flyover in Honor of WASP Elaine Harmon

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 […]

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The AT-6 Texan bears a U fuselage code indicating that the airplane was assigned to Avenger Field at Sweetwater, Texas.

CAF AT-6 Painted as Flying Tribute to the WASP

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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