Posts Tagged ‘D-Day Squadron’

History Was Re-Created by the D-Day Squadron’s European Round Trip

The Now epic trans-Atlantic double crossing by the D-Day Squadron … the planes and the men and women that accomplished the feat, is now “in the books”. Per the organization, here’s the D-Day Squadron’s “Normandy by the Numbers”, which gives a bit of perspective to the historic effort to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day […]

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 […]

A MORNING WITH THE D-DAY SQUADRON

On Friday, May 17th, I went chasing after the Normandy Dakotas of the “D-Day Squadron” that were forming up at Waterbury-Oxford Airport in central Connecticut for a special mission. Ten C-47 Dakotas and Douglas DC-3 restored airliners were gathering up at Oxford for a six-stop trip across the Pond departing on Sunday, May 19th, ultimately […]

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 […]