Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Tuskegee Airman at the Dixie Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.
by Pitchlock Pete
July 23, 2017 - The Tuskegee Airmen, the first cadet graduates to earn their wings 75 years ago at Tuskegee-- becoming the first black U. S. Army Air Corps pilots, have a rich history that begins in WWII but reaches far beyond those confines. In conjunction with the celebration of the accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen, the weekend will also place a focus on the accomplishments of all African-American pilots from WWII to the present.
The Hangardeck Podcast has been invited by the Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing to provide interviews and commentary of the event. The Dixie Wing will assemble at the Dekalb-Peachtree Airport all types of airplanes flown by the Tuskegee Airmen along with many famous warbird aircraft such as the FG-1D Corsair, SBD-5 Dauntless, T-6 Texan, C-46, Douglas DC-3, and a B-17 Flying Fortress which will offer rides and tours.
The Hangardeck Podcast will interview many WWII Veterans, accomplished authors, and attend a WWII 8th Air Force Fighter Mission Briefing. There will be many 1940’s Hollywood entertainers and WWII reenactors. There will also be a photography workshop and a dinner symposium with the original Tuskegee Airmen at the 57th Fighter Group restaurant on Saturday evening. We look forward to seeing many friends and meeting new ones.
by Pitchlock Pete
April 3, 2017 - The Hangardeck Podcast and crew is at it again. We are off to Warbirds over the Beach 2017. The Military Aviation Museum has invited us back so we must be doing something right! Join the Hangardeck Crew the weekend of May 19-21st. This is a trip back in time to the memorable days of the Second World War. You will experience all this and more during the weekend before Memorial Day with hundreds of re-enactors, actual warplanes of these times and entertainment reminiscent of the 1940s.
The Hangardeck Podcast is proud to announce we are invited to the Culpeper Air Fest in Culpeper, VA. This is a 1-day event being held on 8th October 2016 at the Culpeper Regional Airport in Culpeper, United States of America.
The show is locally produced, free to the public, and draws top performers from around the nation. The Culpeper Air Fest features the ONLY civilian-owned-and-operated Harrier jump jet which can take off and land like a helicopter etc. in the Aerospace industry.
The Culpeper Air Fest is funded by the Culpeper Air Fest Foundation - a 501c(3) non-profit charitable organization chartered to promote aviation education, awareness and support in Culpeper. It is our goal to help you celebrate with us a great aviation heritage and experience.
Look for The Hangardeck Podcast Team at the Culpeper Air fest. See you there.
The Hangardeck Podcast is proud to announce our return to the Military Aviation Museum for the Biplanes and Triplanes Airshow. Come join us again at the Military Aviation Museum on October 1st and 2nd as we talk with Pilots, Maintenance and Re-Enactors of WWI era Biplanes and Triplanes.