Photos courtesy Scott Harrison of KRDO. Click on the link below to see more photos of Frank. https://www.krdo.com/news/photos-tuskegee-airman-takes-cockpit-at-colorado-springs-jet-center/1084168067
Climbing into the T-6 trainer was Frank Macon’s biggest concern. The rest, he was sure, would come back to him. Even at 95. Source: Tuskegee airman, 95, returns to cockpit on 75th anniversary of D-Day | Colorado Springs News | gazette.com
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – What better day than on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, to see a World War II veteran relive his training days in a vintage plane over the Colorado Springs Airport? Source: Tuskegee Airman takes cockpit in Colorado Springs at age 95 – KRDO
An interview with Frank Macon on the day before he got to fly in his beloved T-6 Texan airplane again.
U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. – The Air Force Academy paid tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen through a wreath-laying ceremony on Wednesday. The tribute recognizes a major historical milestone for diversity in the Air Force, as the Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American aviators who began serving during World War II. Click on the links […]
The Air Force Academy paid tribute the Tuskegee Airmen with their annual wreath laying ceremony. Tuskegee Airmen are recognized for their historical milestone for diversity in the Air Force during World War II. They were the first African-American aviators to serve during that war. Source: Tuskegee Airmen honored for the 78th year
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A 95-year-old Tuskegee Airman from Colorado Springs has just published his very first book. “Once our world war two veterans have moved on and passed on their history goes with them,” WWII historian Greg Kyle told FOX31. Frank Macon was recently interviewed by Fox31 Denver News. Click on the links to watch […]
Franklin J. Macon, who as a Documented Original Tuskegee Airman during World War II was among the first African American military aviators in the U.S., will speak at Hope College on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 4 p.m. in Winants Auditorium of Graves Hall. Source: World War II Tuskegee Airman Franklin J. Macon to Speak at […]
It was a pleasure to meet George Nolly at our Official Book Launch. We appreciate his time and attention to preserving aviation history!
CHEYENNE – Franklin Macon, an original Tuskegee Airman, spoke Thursday to students who don’t enjoy school. The 94-year-old asked students from Cheyenne’s Afflerbach and Cole elementary schools to raise their hands if they don’t like school. Then he said, “The rest of you – I’m not talking to you all. I didn’t like school, either, […]