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August 29, 2020

D-Day Squadron Participates in 2020 Salute to America Flyover in Washington, D.C. on July 4

Oxford, Connecticut – July 3, 2020 – Airborne missions to celebrate our nation’s Independence now cover west coast to east coast for the busy D-Day Squadron. […]
June 13, 2019

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 […]
May 7, 2019

The Mighty Fifteen – The American Contingent Flying to Normandy

After almost 18 months of planning, fundraising and training, the D-Day Squadron, the American contingent of Douglas C-47 and DC-3 transports participating in Daks over Normandy, […]
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 […]
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 […]