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Safety Standdown

CAF Unit Leaders, Operations Officers and Maintenance Officers, This Safety Stand Down video is MANDATORY VIEWING for all CAF pilots. Watching this video and submitting the attachment is required before your next flight in a CAF aircraft! All CAF Operations Officers and Maintenance Officers please ensure that this video is forwarded to all the pilots and Mechanics in your unit. All CAF members are encouraged to watch this important Safety Stand Down video - widest dissemination please. Thank You, V/R Jim Lasche VP of Safety Operations &...

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Profiles of Tuskegee Airmen: Lee Archer

Tuskegee Airmen pilot and notable record holder Lee Archer was born September 6, 1919 in Yonkers, New York and raised in Harlem. He was a graduate of New York University before he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in November of 1941.

Archer had aspirations of becoming a pilot, but at the time of his enlistment flight training had not yet opened to qualified black service members. Instead, he received training as a telegrapher and field network communications specialist and assigned to a post in Georgia. Then in December of 1942, Archer was accepted into the new aviation cadet training...

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Save the date! “Meet a Tuskegee Airman” live webinar and call-in event!

Join Tuskegee Airman Dr. Harold Brown and CAF Red Tail Squadron Leader Doug Rozendaal for a free LIVE webinar and conference call! Hear Dr. Brown’s inspirational story and learn how others can benefit from his extraordinary experiences.

February 28, 2017

7:00 p.m. Eastern Time

FREE!

Please join us for this free event to talk with Tuskegee Airman Dr. Harold Brown, a pilot with the renowned 332nd Fighter Group of World War II. Dr. Brown is a true American hero who overcame many obstacles, including prejudice and...

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12 Planes of Christmas is here!

Happy holidays everyone!

Just a quick reminder that the 12 Planes of Christmas fundraising campaign is now running. This fundraiser can be a great way to help with aircraft maintenance costs. Last year units used funds to cover the cost of aircraft’s annual, some received in-kind donations from paint to fabric and others were able to get some additional volunteer help.

You can see all the aircraft participating at www.supportcaf.org. The site is a great way to see what’s been going on with the units. In addition, the comments from donors about seeing the aircraft on tour, riding in...

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