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We didn’t believe it. So we checked and double checked. And now we BELIEVE! The D-Day Squadron numbers are verified, and incredible. Have a look for yourself, below. For example, 45,000 miles of open-water flying over the cold north Atlantic, 100,000 gallons of fuel used, and 2.6 million people reached on social media. Most important,...
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Two World War II transport aircraft named, That’s All, Brother, and D-Day Doll, will perform at the Paris Air Show. Both aircraft are owned and operated by the Commemorative Air Force, the world’s largest flying museum. Seventy-five years ago, both aircraft participated in D-Day, the Allied invasion of Europe and liberation of France. The American...
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Wiesbaden, Germany – June 13th, 2019 – The D-Day Squadron, having just completed a successful overflight of the official ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy, released a statement to address concerns over certain events that are run by an entirely separate group, Daks Over Normandy, where problems have been encountered...
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June 10th, 2019  – The D-Day Squadron flew in the official 75th commemoration of the Invasion of Normandy. This event was attended by the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, and featured 60 surviving veterans, many of which took part in the largest seaborne invasion in...
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Oxford, Conn. – June 4th, 2019 – Dassault Falcon Jet (DFJ) is partnering with The D-Day Squadron, part of the Tunison Foundation, to support the Squadron’s mission to return historic aircraft back to Normandy in time for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. “This is a monumental undertaking with a core focus on honoring...
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The D-Day Squadron has almost completed the first step of its mission—to bring WW2 C-47 and DC-3 aircraft across the North Atlantic to participate in commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Invasion of Normandy. And this successful crossing would not be possible without the support of partners like Satcom Direct. Satcom Direct provided the...
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Oxford, Conn. – May 29th, 2019 – Dynamic Aviation is already a legend in aviation, touching many corners of the industry and currently restoring the first aircraft to have the designation Air Force One. But this organization occupies a unique position in the D-Day Squadron in that it has both a participating aircraft, the C-47...
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Students and faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will provide crucial weather support to 15 vintage World War II C-47s, DC-3s and variants, nicknamed Dakotas, as they cross the Atlantic to celebrate the 75th anniversary reenactment of the Normandy invasion. “This historical mission will allow me to include my students in understanding transoceanic weather support in...
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Oxford, Conn. – May 23st, 2019 – Clay Lacy Aviation, the world’s most experienced operator of private jets, has joined the D-Day Squadron mission by donating significant fuel for the King Air support aircraft that will add an extra level of safety and logistical support for the C-47 and DC-3 pilots as they fly the...
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Oxford, CONNETICUT – May 17, 2019 – Next Month, D-Day Squadron will support a C-47 and DC-3 aircraft’s return to the skies over Normandy in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day and as a tribute to the last remaining military members from World War II. Collins Aerospace will update 12 Winslow life rafts, essential...
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