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2012-10-22 11:21:39

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --World-class aviators, including U.S. Air Force Thunderbird fighter pilots, commanded a legendary WWII P-51 Mustang and four Cessna Citation Mustangs to fly in formation over New York Harbor on October 20th and 21st to commemorate the legacy of wartime pilots. Jessica Ambats, award-winning air-to-air photographer and editor of "Plane & Pilot" Magazine, accompanied the flight to take photographs of the fly-overs. (Photo:...

2012-06-27 06:20:28

OSHKOSH, Wis., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EAA AirVenture, the world's greatest annual aviation celebration in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has become known as the home for one-of-a-kind, aviation themed Ford Mustangs. For 2012, Ford has created a "Red Tails Edition" Mustang to honor the exploits of the famous Tuskegee Airmen, the first African American aviators in the United States Army Air Corps. This special Mustang will be auctioned off on Thursday, July 26th to benefit the EAA's (Experimental...

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...

2012-01-25 14:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With George Lucas' Red Tails soaring at the box office, The National WWII Museum announces its acquisition and restoration of a P-51 Mustang, the aircraft depicted in Hollywood's drama about the courageous fighter pilots known as the Tuskegee Airmen. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American aviators in the United States military. They comprised the United States Army Air Forces 99th Fighter Squadron and 332nd Fighter Group and...

2011-09-19 18:06:00

LOS ANGELES, PARIS and LONDON, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 3D Entertainment Distribution will host the IMAX industry premiere of "Air Racers 3D" this Tuesday morning, September 20, during the Giant Screen Cinema Association's Annual Conference at the Texas State History Museum IMAX Theatre in Austin. The film takes audiences into Nevada's "Valley of Speed" for a spectacular exploration of the fastest motorsport in the world: the legendary Reno National Championship Air Races. It marks...

2008-06-19 09:00:42

By Scott Fontaine, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jun. 19--It's been more than 60 years since Ken Wheeler flew bombing raids over Axis-held Europe, but the memories remain vivid. "You smell the smells of the airplane," he said Wednesday. "You hear the sounds of those engines. It's just a nostalgic trip." The 85-year-old Gig Harbor native was dressed like he'd walked straight out of a war movie. He sported an olive-green flight suit and a matching jacket, both adorned with flight wings,...