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Changing perceptions, growing numbers

Article | Apr 10, 2014

Fly It Forward events held in 96 locations on four continents gave 5,703 girls and women their first general aviation experience.

Stamp honors black aviator

Article | Mar 13, 2014

The chief flight instructor of the Tuskegee Airmen, C. Alfred "Chief" Anderson, is honored with a stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

New Red Tails monument honors subset of Tuskegee Airmen

Article | Nov 25, 2013

A monument to the Red Tail pilots was three years in the making.

Pilot Briefing: Tuskegee Airman mentors a young pilot

Pilot Magazine | Nov 01, 2013

If 15-year-old Kimberly Anyadike had run into any trouble flying the Cessna 172 from Los Angeles to Newport News, Virginia, and back—the youngest African-American pilot to make the trip—she carried along the perfect instructor pilot in the seat behind her.

Red Tail pilots to be honored with Orlando monument

Article | Oct 29, 2013

The Red Tail pilots, a subset of the Tuskegee Airmen, will be honored by Vision of Flight and the City of Orlando.

Pilot Briefing: New York to Tokyo in two hours

Pilot Magazine | Jul 01, 2013

If Richard Lugg has his way, the next generation of supersonic civilian aircraft will shoot through the sky powered by engines that turn out a massive electrical charge, much of it converted into thrust with megawatts left over to silence the sonic boom.

Detroit Tuskegee Airmen Glider Club on a mission

Article | Mar 12, 2013

The Detroit Tuskegee Airmen Glider Club, which operates under the auspices of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum, flies its three Schweizer SGM 2-37 motorgliders donated by the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Student essay contest honors Tuskegee Airmen

Article | Jan 24, 2013

For the third year, Fantasy of Flight is sponsoring a student essay contest that honors the Tuskegee Airmen, the nation's first African-American military aviators. The contest is being held in conjunction with an appearance by several original Tuskegee Airmen Feb. 7 through 9 to kick off the museum's celebration of Black History Month.