Northwest Aviation Conference and Trade Show

Visit us at booth #504 at the 39th annual Washington State Aviation Conference and Trade Show at the state fairgrounds event center. This event features loads of educational and fun seminars, organizations, vendors, and meeting with your fellow aviation enthusiasts. It’s an annual pilgrimage for many of us! We’ll be on hand to offer information about Commemorative Air Force, what’s […]

Members (and friends!) meeting

Join us at Arlington Municipal Airport (in the airport office conference room) on Saturday, February 18 at 2:00 pm for our monthly squadron meeting. HEAR about our upcoming events and our plans in the works.SEE the AT-19!LEARN about CAF, Rainier Squadron, and how you can help us educate, inspire, and honor through flight. RSVP on our Facebook event.

Dick Nelms’ 100th Birthday

Updated below with photos! CAF Rainier Squadron will be at the Museum of Flight to celebrate the 100th birthday of WWII B-17 pilot and museum docent USAAF Capt Dick Nelms! Dick was a guest on our speaker panel at our fundraiser screening of Into Flight Once More. Weather permitting, we will take Dick on a flight in our 1944 AT-19 […]

12 Planes of Christmas

It’s again time for CAF’s 12 Planes of Christmas fundraiser! We appreciate your support last year, which helped us get the Reliant flying again and serving a full air show season. This year, we are looking to improve our interior and acquire some parts for our engine to have a smooth 2023 season! If you wish to support our efforts […]

Film Screening Fundraiser

Join CAF Rainier Squadron for the premiere Pacific Northwest screening of Into Flight Once More, the story of D-Day Squadron, fifteen US-based C-47s and DC-3s which flew to Europe to recreate the June 6, 1944, paratrooper jump into Normandy for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Featuring guest speakers:Terron Lindholme, 82nd Airborne veteran and D-Day 75th parachutistDick Nelms, WWII B-17 pilot […]

Arlington SkyFest

Join us at the annual Arlington SkyFest and Airport Community Day this month! We’ll be there with our WWII veteran UK Royal Navy AT-19 and CAF Airbase Arizona will have their B-17 Sentimental Journey and B-25 Maid in the Shade.Update: Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond their control, the B-25 will not be in Arlington. The AZ CAF airplanes will be […]

2022 Flying Legends of Victory Tour

Update: Photos are up! CAF B-17 and B-25 coming to Boeing Field! CAF Airbase Arizona is touring the western US and will be at Boeing Field August 8-14, and so will we! Their B-17 Sentimental Journey will be available for ground tours and for rides Friday through Sunday. Get tour info here. Rainier Squadron will be there helping during rides, […]

See us at Seafair!

Update: Photos here! The Museum of Flight at Boeing Field has invited us to display the AT-19 at their Jet Blast Bash Seafair party with the Blue Angels!! Come check out the great music, food, drinks, pilots, and airplanes this Saturday and Sunday, August 6-7, 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. We’ll be staffing our tent to talk with you about […]

TV Stars

Check out our interview on CAF’s WarbirdTube series! The live broadcast just completed, so keep an eye on CAF’s YouTube channel and the WarbirdTube videos page. Update: Here’s the video!