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!! Read More

Back To The Future - Lesson Plans

Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan

Stack of School Books with Apple and Pencil on Top

Learn the Who's and How's of the Park's Management Plans

Planning for the Future

Photograph of Tuskegee Airmen George S. Roberts At His Desk

First Volunteers Over 70 Years Ago

First Class of Pilot Trainees

Five men standing in front of an airplane

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Mailing Address:

1616 Chappie James Ave.
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Phone:

(334) 724-0922
Main park contact number for general and specific park information, and to leave voice mail messages for park staff, call us.

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