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D-Day Squadron Participating in EAA AirVenture, Hosting Press Conference to Share Story of Atlantic Crossing

  Oshkosh, Wisconsin – July 16th, 2019 – The D-Day Squadron, having successfully crossed the Atlantic with 15 C-47 and DC-3 aircraft, completing multiple paratrooper drops and a presidential flyover while participating in events including the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, and commemorations in Connecticut, Maine, Scotland,...
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D-Day Squadron, Normandy by The Numbers

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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Commemorative Air Force, D-Day Squadron Aircraft Participate in Paris Air Show

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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D-Day Squadron Responds to Current Events Surrounding European Commemorations

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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D-Day Squadron Successfully Participates in Official D-Day Commemoration Ceremonies Including Coordinated Overflight with French and United States Air Forces

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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D-Day Squadron Partners with Dassault Falcon Jet as Normandy Events Commence

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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Satcom Direct Supports Atlantic Crossing of the D-Day Squadron

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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Dynamic Aviation Both Supports—and is part of—the D-Day Squadron

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 Provide Weather Tracking to Support D-Day Squadron

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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