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September 5, 2018

Kota Longboards to Support the D-Day Squadron

The D-Day Squadron, a full squadron of WW2 C-47s (known as the “Gooney Bird” or “Dakota”) that will be returning to Normandy, France for the 75th […]
August 3, 2018

The D-Day Squadron Soared at AirVenture!

Another fantastic AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin is now in the history books. Attendance at the event marked an all-time high: roughly 601,000, or nearly 2% above […]
July 16, 2018

D-Day Squadron Fleet Soaring Into AirVenture

Representatives from the D-Day Squadron’s fleet of American C-47 and DC-3 aircraft are making their way to EAA’s AirVenture for the annual “World’s Greatest Aviation Festival.” […]
May 8, 2018

C-47 “Placid Lassie” to Appear at the DeKalb Peachtree Airport Good Neighbor Day Open House and Airshow

The Tunison Foundation, a non-profit organization that owns and operates World War II-era aircraft, is bringing their D-Day veteran – the C-47 Placid Lassie of the […]
April 24, 2018

Placid Lassie – Honoring Airborne Heritage

The annual Airborne Awards Festival took place over the weekend of April 19th – 21st, 2018 at Fort Benning near Columbus, Georgia. Soldiers of the 1st […]
April 17, 2018

The D-Day Squadron Inaugurated The Air Show Season at Sun ‘n Fun

The D-Day Squadron debuted the air show season at Sun ‘n Fun in Florida this past week and generated a great deal of support and interest […]
April 3, 2018

D-Day Squadron to Make Debut at SUN ‘n FUN with Four Historic Aircraft

The Tunison Foundation, a non-profit organization that owns and operates World War II era aircraft, is proud to debut their newly minted D-Day Squadron at this […]
March 25, 2018

Artist Gary Velasco Supports D-Day Squadron With Custom Nose Art Panels

As many readers will know, the D-Day Squadron  is organizing a fleet of US-based Douglas C-47s to make the journey to Normandy, France in June, 2019 […]
March 22, 2018

Benovia Winery To Support The D-Day Squadron With Special Pinot Noir

Joe Anderson, chairman of Benovia Winery, is proud to announce that his vintage C-53 Skytrooper airplane, The Spirit of Benovia, will join dozens of World War […]