CAF Headquarters Dallas, TX

Address:
Dallas Executive Airport
5661 Mariner Dr.
Dallas, TX 75237

Contact number:
(877) 767-7175

Website:
http://www.commemorativeairforce.org/

L-17 Navion More Info

L-2 Grasshopper More Info

S-105 More Info

S-108 More Info

UC-61 Forwarder More Info

C-45 Expiditor More Info

During and after World War II, over 4,500 Beech 18s saw military service—as light transport, light bomber (for China), aircrew trainer (for bombing, navigation and gunnery), photo-reconnaissance, and "mother ship" for target drones—including United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) C-45 Expeditor, AT-7 Navigator, AT-11 Kansan; and United States Navy (USN) UC-45J Navigator, SNB-1 Kansan, and others. In World War II, over 90% of USAAF bombardiers and navigators trained in these aircraft. The West Texas Wing, a unit of the Commemorative Air Force, has an SNB (A U.S. Navy version of a C-45). Once restoration is completed, it will go on tour with the SB2C Helldiver as a support aircraft,... ...

PT-13 More Info

J-3 Cub J3 Cub Project More J3 Cub Project Info

1946 Piper J3C-75 In Restoration.

Today, the CAF owns and operates the largest collection of vintage military aircraft in the world: 165 fighters, bombers, transports and trainers. The extensive care of the CAF's fleet is done almost entirely by members who volunteer their time and resources to maintain, fly and exhibit these aircraft at events across America. What keeps the organization focused and its members engaged is our mission: "Education, such that generations of Americans value and support the contributions of military aviation in assuring our nation's freedom."

The CAF has always operated with the idea that, to teach history, one must go beyond traditional methods like history books and noiseless museums. One of the reasons the CAF has remained a flying museum is because the sights, sounds and smells of these historic aircraft make for a more impactful personal experience. Therefore, much of our educational effort involves attending airshows around the country. Nearly all CAF aircraft are available for guided tours, and more than 80 aircraft are able to give rides to the public, making hands-on access a large part of the educational experience.

Oct
26
Oct
28
Dallas, TX

CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow More Info

CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow - October 26, 27 & 28, 2018 - Gates Open: Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. , Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. America’s Premier World War II Airshow! Scheduled Performers:* Special Tribute to the D-Day Invasion featuring an airborne reenactment . The aircraft that led the D-Day invasion, C-47 That's All, Brother. Over 40 WWII-era Aircraft including Mustang, Corsair, B-17 Flying Fortress, & more! Warbird Rides each day, Living History Exhibits and Activities for all ages, Rare Military vehicles, WWII Veteran Guest Speakers, Huge family activity area. *Subject to change

Feb
27
Mar
01
Dallas, TX

Wing Staff Conference More Info

CAF Members Only annual conference. The 2020 Wing Staff Conference will take place February 27 - March 1, 2020 at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas! To attend this conference you must be a CAF Member (Colonel, Preservation Colonel, Life Member or Cadet). Registration includes all meals, sessions and a ticket to the CAF Hall of Fame Banquet. For additional questions, call (877) 767-7175, ext. 126 or email Dulari Mehta at dmehta@cafhq.org. If you are unable to attend the conference sessions, but would like to attend the CAF Hall of Fame Banquet or have a guest who will be attending the meals only, tickets for those individuals and events are available on the registration form as... ...
Jul
12
Jul
13
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - July More Info

Meeting of the General Staff (CAF Board of Directors) Open to all CAF Members for general sessions. Agenda items are available on request. To request an item be added to the agenda, contact the Chief of Staff, CAF President or VP of Admin at dblalack@cafhq.org.

Sep
27
Sep
28
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - September More Info

Meeting of the General Staff (CAF Board of Directors) Open to all CAF Members for general sessions. Agenda items are available on request. To request an item be added to the agenda, contact the Chief of Staff, CAF President or VP of Admin at dblalack@cafhq.org.

Dec
06
Dec
07
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - December More Info

Meeting of the General Staff (CAF Board of Directors) Open to all CAF Members for general sessions. Agenda items are available on request. To request an item be added to the agenda, contact the Chief of Staff, CAF President or VP of Admin at dblalack@cafhq.org.

May
03
May
04
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - May More Info

THIS MEETING IS A TELECONFERENCE EVENT Meeting of the General Staff (CAF Board of Directors) Open to all CAF Members for general sessions. Agenda items are available on request. To request an item be added to the agenda, contact the Chief of Staff, CAF President or VP of Admin at dblalack@cafhq.org.

Feb
28
Mar
03
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - February More Info

Meeting of the General Staff (CAF Board of Directors) Open to all CAF Members for general sessions. Agenda items are available on request. To request an item be added to the agenda, contact the Chief of Staff, CAF President or VP of Admin at dblalack@cafhq.org.

Jan
18
Jan
19
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - January More Info

DoubleTree Love Field. Jan 18-19.

Meeting of the General Staff (CAF Board of Directors) Open to all CAF Members for general sessions. Agenda items are available on request. To request an item be added to the agenda, contact the Chief of Staff, CAF President or VP of Admin at dblalack@cafhq.org.

Sep
11
Sep
15
Reno, NV

Reno Air Races More Info

Oct
25
Oct
27
Dallas, TX

CAF Wings Over Dallas WWII Airshow 2019 More Info

America’s Premier World War II Airshow! Scheduled Performers:* • Honoring the Pacific Theater • Over 40 WWII-era Aircraft including Mustang, B-17 Flying Fortress, & more! • Warbird Rides each day • Living History Exhibits and Activities for all ages • Rare Military vehicles • WWII Veteran Guest Speakers • Huge family activity area *Subject to change Your admission to the Show includes: • Free parking all days! • Friday Show free to students! • Friday Show free to CAF Members! • Kids 5 and under are free when accompanied by Ticketed Adult A super selection of show merchandise will be on sale at the show as well as delicious food and beverages. Bring your children and... ...
Jul
10
Jul
11
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - July 2020 More Info

General Staff: The government of this organization shall be vested in a General Staff of eleven (11) officers. These officers will be selected as prescribed in the Bylaws. The General Staff shall constitute the duly elected Board of Directors and shall have full power and authority over the affairs of the Corporation. General Staff Officers shall serve terms of three (3) years. No member of the General Staff shall be elected to more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms in office or serve more than eight (8) consecutive years in office resulting from any combination of elected and/or appointed terms. This Bylaw shall apply only to service upon the General Staff after the... ...
Sep
25
Sep
26
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - September 2020 More Info

General Staff: The government of this organization shall be vested in a General Staff of eleven (11) officers. These officers will be selected as prescribed in the Bylaws. The General Staff shall constitute the duly elected Board of Directors and shall have full power and authority over the affairs of the Corporation. General Staff Officers shall serve terms of three (3) years. No member of the General Staff shall be elected to more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms in office or serve more than eight (8) consecutive years in office resulting from any combination of elected and/or appointed terms. This Bylaw shall apply only to service upon the General Staff after the... ...
Dec
04
Dec
05
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - December 2020 More Info

General Staff: The government of this organization shall be vested in a General Staff of eleven (11) officers. These officers will be selected as prescribed in the Bylaws. The General Staff shall constitute the duly elected Board of Directors and shall have full power and authority over the affairs of the Corporation. General Staff Officers shall serve terms of three (3) years. No member of the General Staff shall be elected to more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms in office or serve more than eight (8) consecutive years in office resulting from any combination of elected and/or appointed terms. This Bylaw shall apply only to service upon the General Staff after the... ...
May
13
Jan
23
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - May 2020 More Info

***** THIS MEETING IS A TELECONFERENCE***** General Staff: The government of this organization shall be vested in a General Staff of eleven (11) officers. These officers will be selected as prescribed in the Bylaws. The General Staff shall constitute the duly elected Board of Directors and shall have full power and authority over the affairs of the Corporation. General Staff Officers shall serve terms of three (3) years. No member of the General Staff shall be elected to more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms in office or serve more than eight (8) consecutive years in office resulting from any combination of elected and/or appointed terms. This Bylaw shall apply only to... ...
Feb
27
Dallas, TX

General Staff Meeting - February 2020 More Info

General Staff: The government of this organization shall be vested in a General Staff of eleven (11) officers. These officers will be selected as prescribed in the Bylaws. The General Staff shall constitute the duly elected Board of Directors and shall have full power and authority over the affairs of the Corporation. General Staff Officers shall serve terms of three (3) years. No member of the General Staff shall be elected to more than two (2) consecutive three (3) year terms in office or serve more than eight (8) consecutive years in office resulting from any combination of elected and/or appointed terms. This Bylaw shall apply only to service upon the General Staff after the... ...
May
13
Dallas, Texas

Tora Tora Tora Webinar More Info

Travel back in time to December 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy,” and join some of the Tora Airshow Performer pilots. The TORA TORA TORA act is one of the oldest running civilian airshow acts in North America. Included in the discussion will be the reenactments they fly to honor our veterans and active military personnel. These incredibly moving and accurate living history reenactments are the result of thousands of hours and hundreds of dedicated volunteers working as ground crew, maintenance, pilots and pyrotechnic experts. Their shows are a dynamic history lesson of the main event that propelled our country into World War II and ultimately winning the fight for freedom.

Apr
22
Dallas, Texas

FIFI Rises More Info

Learn about the B-29 Superfortress FIFI and the story of how it was rescued from destruction in China Lake. The airplane was retired in 1958 and placed at the U.S. Navy Naval Weapons Center and bombing range at China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station in California as part of a group of 36 B-29s. The Commemorative Air Force was able to acquire it in 1971 and registered it as a civilian aircraft. The team which was able to procure and quickly restore the B-29 Superfortress enough to fly it out of the desert faced a number of challenges, but their perseverance and passion to save a flying example of this venerable and important aircraft has keep the history and the story of the important... ...
Aug
14
Aug
15
Dallas, Texas

General Staff Meeting More Info

Apr
29
Dallas, Texas

WASP - Trailblazing Women Pilots More Info

Hear the remarkable story of the intrepid women who became the WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) during World War II. From 1942-1944, starting with training at Avenger Field in Sweetwater, Texas, just over 1,000 women provided undeniably critical support to the war effort by performing aviation centered jobs, including flying most aircraft the U.S. Army Air Force had in its fleet. Join CAF WASP Squadron members, Ellie Dana and Elaine Webb as they recount the WASP journey of courage and perseverance to become the first women to fly American military aircraft. Register... ...
Jul
08
Dallas, Texas

Leadership with Jim Lasche More Info

July 8, 3:00pm CDT- Leadership is a key element in any organization’s success. Some are born with natural strengths to lead others, and some need to develop those skills over time. In this webinar the CAF’s Vice President of Aviation Operations and Safety Jim Lasche will talk about how leadership is a vital component to how the CAF operates.

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