Tuskegee Airmen

Red Tails receives the first three F-35A Lightning II fighter jets

Red Tails receives the first three F-35A Lightning II fighter jets

The Red Tails are the third ANG unit slated to transition to the F-35A Lightning II The 187th Fighter Wing… Read More

3 months ago

First T-7A Red Hawk Arrives at Edwards AFB to Begin USAF Flight Testing

1,400-mile cross-country flight The first Boeing T-7A Red Hawk successfully arrived at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), California on Nov.… Read More

4 months ago

USAF accepts first Boeing T-7 Red Hawk advanced trainer

USAF first Boeing T-7 Red Hawk advanced trainer The US Air Force (USAF) accepted the first of five T-7A Red… Read More

5 months ago

T-7A Red Hawk Completes Taxi Tests ahead of Maiden Flight

The T-7A Red Hawk is one of five engineering and manufacturing development aircraft that will be used for flight testing… Read More

8 months ago

In 1949 Tuskegee Airmen won the first ever USAF Weapons’ Meet flying obsolete F-47 Thunderbolts. But their victory was hidden and the trophy stored at the USAF Museum for years.

The 332nd Fighter Group, formed by Tuskegee Airmen, had impressive scores, and despite the racial tension at that time, was… Read More

10 months ago

The 100th Fighter Squadron Red Tails bids Farewell to the F-16 Viper

A farewell flyaway ceremony held on Apr. 21, 2023 paid tribute to the airmen and technical crew who helped put… Read More

10 months ago

Boeing rolls out First T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet to be Delivered to the US Air Force

The Boeing T-7A Red Hawk, one of 351 the US Air Force plans to order, was unveiled prior to official… Read More

2 years ago

Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, Legendary Member of the Tuskegee Airmen, has passed away

Retired Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, a legendary member of the Tuskegee Airmen, has passed away at the age of 102… Read More

2 years ago

First Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk joined in less than 30 minutes thanks to Digital Design

In one historic moment, the front fuselage of the first Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer was joined perfectly with… Read More

3 years ago

USAF Recruiting Service unveils Tuskegee Airmen’s P-51 Mustang paint scheme for Indy 500, NASCAR races

The paint scheme is inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen’s P-51 Mustang used during World War II. The iconic red tail… Read More

3 years ago

Watch the trailer of Red Tail Angels, the Tuskegee Airmen documentary series produced by USAF

“The Red Tailed Angels” documentary series showcases the hardships, struggles and ultimately the successes of the Tuskegee Airmen. In commemoration… Read More

3 years ago

Legendary Tuskegee Airman who Flew a Record 409 Combat Missions in Three Wars Promoted to Brigadier General

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee, who turned 100 on Dec. 7, 2019 was honorarily promoted from colonel to brigadier general in… Read More

4 years ago

Boeing T-X Named T-7A Red Hawk to Honor the Legacy of Tuskegee Airmen

“The name Red Hawk honors the legacy of Tuskegee Airmen and pays homage to their signature red-tailed aircraft from World War… Read More

4 years ago

First F-22 Female Pilot helped pave the way for women in the U.S. Air Force

Maj. Gen. Dawn Dunlop is also the highest ranking female fighter pilot in the Air Force today. In early February,… Read More

5 years ago

Past, present, and future of Red Tail legacy over Alabama

Peace, Lopez and Lang took to the skies together. The flight was smooth, once the fighter pilots became accustomed to… Read More

5 years ago

RED TAIL LEGACY LIVES ON ALABAMA AIR NATIONAL GUARD F-16 VIPERS 

The lineage of the Tuskegee Airmen has been passed to the F-16 Vipers belonging to Alabama Air National Guard’s 187th… Read More

7 years ago

Tuskegee Airman reunites with his aircraft 71 years after his last combat mission

Hardy was only 19 and he didn’t even have a driver’s license but he completed 21 sorties in his P-51… Read More

7 years ago