CAF RISE ABOVE (formerly known as the CAF Red Tail Squadron) is the CAF’s three-fold educational outreach program that brings the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen and Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) to life in communities and classrooms everywhere. What the Tuskegee Airmen and WASP had in common – and […]
Flying the Avenger!
Presenting the U.S. Navy training film that instructed Navy pilots how to fly the Grumman TBF/TBM “Avenger.” This type of aircraft was flown by President George H.W. Bush in World War II, earning him the Distinguished Flying Medal and multiple Air Medals. Grumman named this new torpedo-bomber “Avenger” after the […]
CAF – Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII
CAF RISE ABOVE: WASP is dedicated to honoring the WASP of World War II for their courage and determination to serve our country. The CAF RISE ABOVE educational outreach program shares this story with others to inspire them to rise above their own obstacles. The program brings the remarkable history […]
Avengers on Mission
Just completing bombing raids, this video shows aerial footage of target damage assessment, TBM Avengers in formation, and even some fly-overs of an American task force. This film also quickly shows some SB2C Helldivers flying in formation with the Avengers. Creator(s): Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of […]