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The D-Day Squadron – Missions Accomplished, More to Follow

Written By Mike Colaner, Photos by Robert Gerard and Mike Colaner On June 6th, a group of aircraft collectively known as the D-Day Squadron will make history when they will mark the 75th Anniversary of ‘Operation Overlord’, the D-Day invasion of Europe. A group of volunteers will make a legendary journey across the Atlantic Ocean […]

D-Day Squadron Announces Final Schedule Ahead of Their Trans-Atlantic Flight

Photo Credit: Patrick Albright, Ft Benning Public Affairs Office via D-Day Squadron   Waterbury-Oxford Airport, CT (KOXC) Suggested $10 donation per person. It will be paid to the volunteers who will be stationed at various airport access points and in the parking areas( Maps will be available soon). Aircraft will be available for viewing, but likely […]

D-Day Squadron to Make Epic Trans-Atlantic Crossing in May

An amazing recreation of World War II transport operations will be assembled in Connecticut in just a few weeks. The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent of a larger anniversary commemoration in Great Britain and France, to be held during early June, 2019 – exactly seventy-five years from the dates of the great military parachute […]

Mustang Scrapbook

North American Aviation’s P-51 Mustang changed the course of World War II, the Korean War, and quite possibly a few more smaller conflicts. The type served in front line use for more than three decades. Over 15,000 airframes were produced, and the type served in about two dozen air forces around the world.