The Gathering Foundation
The Gathering Foundation Inc., a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, was formed in 2007 to support The Gathering of Mustangs & Legends air show, held September 27 – 30, 2007 at Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus, Ohio. The show attracted more than 150,000 visitors from around the world and featured a tribute to the P-51 Mustang, along with other vintage aircraft such as the T-6 Texan, P-47, P-38 and more.
“The car that changed the way we drive, and the aircraft that changed the course of a war.” Website includes list of surviving Mustangs, Mustang variants, photos, Mustang Aces and discussion forums. This is a great resource for detailed historical information on the Mustang.
361st Fighter Group
This site is dedicated to the men and machines of the 361st Fighter Group who flew from bases in England, Belgium and France between 1943 and 1945 as part of the 8th Air Force, USAAF. 361fg.com aims to provide an in-depth historical resource for the 361st Fighter Group both in pictures and text.
352nd Fighter Group
“Blue Nose Bastards of Bodney.” This site is dedicated to all those who served with the 352nd Fighter Group during WWII. The 352nd FG was one of the most highly decorated United States Army Air Forces Fighter Groups in World War II, producing many leading aces of the war. The group was headquartered in RAF Bodney, England before being deployed to Belgium.
Fantasy of Flight
Fantasy of Flight is an aviation-related attraction in Polk City, Florida, United States that takes visitors back to the pioneering days of early flight, World War I, World War II and beyond. The attraction houses Kermit Week’s private aircraft collection, considered the world’s largest. Scaled down museum operates seasonally from 11AM to 3PM Friday-Sunday.
EAA Warbirds of America
EAA Warbirds of America’s goal is to promote and encourage the preservation and safe operation of ex-military aircraft, better known as Warbirds.
These wonderful aircraft are an important part of our aviation heritage. “Keep ‘Em Flying!”
EAA Young Eagles
Founded in 1992, the Young Eagles program has dedicated 25 years to giving youth ages 8–17 their first free ride in an airplane. It’s the only program of its kind, with the sole mission to introduce and inspire kids in the world of aviation.
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association is a non-profit political organization that advocates for general aviation. AOPA protects the individual’s freedom to fly by supporting activities that ensure the long-term health of general aviation; educating pilots, non-pilots, and policy makers alike.
Angel Flight Southeast
Angel Flight Southeast’s mission is to arrange free flights so children and adults can have access to the far-from-home doctors that can save their lives.” Angel Flight™ Southeast, Inc. is a non-profit volunteer pilot organization involved in “public benefit flying.” Angel Flight SE provides a variety of services to the community, but mostly arranges free air transportation by private aircraft to distant medical facilities when commercial service is not available, impractical or simply not affordable.
Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo
Sun ‘N Fun’s yearly airshow each Spring in Lakeland, Florida is one of the largest air shows in the world and a highlight of the Air Show season. SUN ’n FUN’s mission is to preserve and enhance the future of flight through world-class events, inspiring and educating people of all ages.
American Fighter Aces
The American Fighter Aces association is an organization of select individuals who have distinguished themselves by their achievements in aerial combat during the time of war.
International Council of Air Shows
The International Council of Air Shows is dedicated to building and sustaining a vibrant air show industry to support its membership. To achieve this goal, ICAS will demand its members operate their business at only the highest levels of safety, professionalism, and integrity.
National Warbird Operators Conference
The annual NWOC event brings together warbird owners, operators, and museum directors to address particular events facing warbird owners and to discuss common goals related to the ever-changing economics, operations and regulations pertaining to flying ex-military aircraft.
USAF Air Combat Command (ACC)
ACC Aerial Events is responsible for scheduling the aerial and public display of ACC aircraft, most notably the F-22 Raptor, F-16 Viper and A-10 Thunderbolt demonstration teams. ACC Aerial Events also manages the U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight program. They coordinate static display and flyover support of ACC aircraft to airshows or expos and other events in the U.S. and abroad.
USFA Heritage Flight Foundation
The Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that was formed on December 6, 2010 with the primary charitable mission of providing Heritage Flights to the public. These performances feature modern fighter and attack aircraft flying alongside World War II, Korea and Vietnam-era planes in a dramatic display of our nation’s air power history. Our formations serve as a living memorial to the men and women who have served—or are currently serving—in the U.S. Air Force and we proudly fly in support of Air Force recruiting and retention efforts.
North American Trainer Association
NATA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to the preservation, restoration and safe operation of North American Aviation trainers (T-6, SNJ, T-28, TF-51, TB-25) through the education of its members and the public.
Air Corp Aviation
Located in Bemidji, MN, AirCorps Aviation specializes in the restoration, maintenance and rebuilding of vintage, award winning WWII aircraft.
Fagen Fighter WWII Museum
Fagen Fighters WWII Museum is home to a pristine collection of fully operational, active aircraft and vehicles from World War II. Also featured are fine art, bronze sculptures, interactive multimedia displays, and an ever-growing library. The facility is designed as a self-guided experience and gives a rare look into the lives and legacy of the Greatest Generation.
Aircraft repair and restoration. Founded in 1999 by Dave Teeters, ASI was built with true passion and 44 years of hands-on aircraft experience. ASI developed a strong reputation offering their clients an exemplary level of service and aeronautic expertise. They are all about helping people visualize and realize the aircraft of their dreams.
For over 30 years, Vintage V-12’s has delivered quality and dependable vintage aircraft piston engine restorations and support services to customers world-wide. Vintage V-12 has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading vintage engine restoration companies.