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 conducted a military test to determine if African Americans could be trained to fly combat aircraft. Read More


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Charles "Chief" Anderson using his hands to show a cadet in a cockpit aerial maneuvers

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Photograph of Tuskegee Airmen George S. Roberts At His Desk

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Five men standing in front of an airplane

Last updated: April 13, 2021

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