Before Their Tails Were "Red"

Before the first African American military pilots became known as the "Red Tails" they wore striped tails as they began their flight training in the Army's PT-17 Stearman bi-plane.  Their flying adventure started at Moton Field, in Tuskegee, Alabama, where the Army Air Corps began a military "experiment" to see if Negroes could be trained to fly combat aircraft.  Come--share their adventure!!

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Moton Field Control Tower - Operator Reports Sightings

What's News In The Park

From the Control Tower at Moton Field the operator could see in advance and report any new developments. See what's new at Moton Field today.

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Engine Lesson

Learn Your Lesson

View park Lesson plans designed to support ALCOS curriculum requirements, and become a Teacher-Ranger-Teacher to help the park's education mission.

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Become a Webranger!

Parks for Kids and Kids for Parks

Learn about the parks, and become a Junior Ranger or a Webranger! Visit the parks without leaving the comforts of home.

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