MCAS Yuma Airshow

CAF Red Tail Squadron

The CAF Red Tail Squadron’s P-51C Mustang, named Tuskegee Airmen, is an authentic and fully restored operational fighter from the WWII era. This awe-inspiring aircraft sparks conversations to educate young and old alike about the often-overlooked history of the Tuskegee Airmen that flew this same model as their signature aircraft in WWII. It is quite simply a museum without walls… and an awe inspiring one at that!

Complete with the unique red tail paint scheme synonymous with the Tuskegee Airmen, the aircraft is flown in numerous air shows around the country each season and is available for up-close viewing on static display at community events throughout the year, drawing crowds wherever it lands with the unmistakable purr of its Merlin engine.

The P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen honors not only the pilots of the famed all-black units, but the support personnel as well. This collective group makes up the Tuskegee Airmen, and includes pilots, bombardiers, navigators, ground crews, mechanics, cooks, ambulance drivers, medical staff and administrative personnel.

Read more about the CAF Red Tail Squadron at