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2013-04-08 12:20:34

10(th) annual festival honors Greatest Generation, celebrates 1940's PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experience the sights and sounds of the Greatest Generation when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the tenth annual "WWII Heritage Days" April 27-28, 2013. The history festival will be held at The Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon Field, Peachtree City from 9am-4pm both days. (Photo:...

2013-02-25 16:20:32

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carolinas Aviation Museum at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will host the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron's RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit honoring the Tuskegee Airmen Feb. 26 - March 2. Sponsored by Duke Energy, the Traveling Exhibit, which will feature a P-51 Mustang similar to the one used by the Airmen, will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. While there is no charge to experience the...

2012-07-09 10:20:30

MIDLAND, Texas, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Midland Development Corporation (MDC) and XCOR Aerospace jointly announced today the establishment of XCOR's new Commercial Space Research and Development Center Headquarters that will be created over the next eighteen (18) months. XCOR manufactures reusable rocket engines for major aerospace prime contractors and is the designer, manufacturer and operator of the Lynx, a winged fully reusable, high performance suborbital space...

2012-04-03 06:20:11

Ninth annual history festival recreates 1940s, educates and entertains PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Remember Pearl Harbor!", Rosie the Riveter, and Glenn Miller. Experience the sights and sounds of the Greatest Generation when the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing hosts the ninth annual "WWII Heritage Days" April 14-15, 2012. The history festival will be held at The Historical Airpower Facility, Atlanta Regional Airport-Falcon...

2012-03-27 10:20:21

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carolinas Aviation Museum at Charlotte Douglas International Airport will host the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron's RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit and P51-C Mustang honoring the Tuskegee Airmen April 11-14. Sponsored by Duke Energy, the Traveling Exhibit and Mustang will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, through Friday, April 13, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at...

2011-10-06 07:41:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a weekend filled with breathtaking feats, the roar of engines and a hushed crowd anticipating the next high speed pass. The 2011 Great Georgia Airshow returns to the skies over Peachtree City October 8-9, 2011. Air Show Director Angie Faulise described a new high-powered line-up which will feature some of the world's top aerobatic pilots. "We are extremely excited that the Heavy Metal Jet Team will join us for the 2011 Air...

2008-08-03 15:00:16

By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--A group of Alaska aviation enthusiasts are working to promote aviation and to maintain and restore vintage military aircraft. The Commemorative Air Force has a local chapter, called a wing, and is looking for new members. "Right now we have about 25 members and we are looking for others who are interested in being part of a wing that has a goal of attracting more people to aviation," said Suellyn Novak, a retired Air Force...