About Airbase Georgia
The Commemorative Air Force Dixie Wing was granted a Provisional Charter on February 28, 1987, and Wing Charter No. 48 on January 30, 1989. It has since displayed its collection of vintage World War II era aircraft at numerous airshows throughout the Southeast.
On February 18, 2021, the Dixie Wing was award the designation of Airbase by Commemorative Air Force headquarters as a result of tremendous growth and awarded accomplishments over its 35 year history. The Dixie Wing was officially renamed to Airbase Georgia.
The Airbase is composed of over 500 all-volunteer members. We operate several rare WWII vintage aircraft including a P-51D Mustang, a FG-1D Corsair, one of the few flying SBD-5 Dauntless in the world, a P-63A Kingcobra, a T-6 Texan, a T-34B Mentor, and a Fairchild PT-19A Cornell. We also have a Republic P-47N Thunderbolt and Boeing N2S Stearman in restoration. The Airbase is a non-profit, tax-exempt “flying museum” that depends on contributions of time and funds to carry out its mission. Airbase Georgia is the only Flying Museum located in the Atlanta metro area.
Airbase Georgia is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 9am – 4pm. Please call in advance on other days. We are closed on major holidays.
About the Commemorative Air Force
“A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.”Robert A. Heinlein
The Commemorative Air Force was founded to acquire, restore and preserve in flying condition a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States, and selected aircraft of other nations, for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans.
More than just a collection of airworthy warplanes from the past, the CAF’s fleet of historic aircraft, known as the CAF Ghost Squadron, recreate, remind and reinforce the lessons learned from the defining moments in American military aviation history.
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- To acquire, restore and preserve in flying condition a complete collection of combat aircraft which were flown by all military services of the United States and selected aircraft of other nations for the education and enjoyment of present and future generations of Americans.
- To provide museum buildings for the permanent protection and display of these aircraft as a tribute to the thousands of men and women who built, serviced and flew them.
- To perpetuate in the memory and in the hearts of all Americans the spirit in which these great planes were flown in the defense of our nation.
- To establish an organization having the dedication, enthusiasm and esprit de corps necessary to operate, maintain and preserve these aircraft as symbols of our American military aviation heritage.