Hi Folks! We have some great items in our online PX store for your warbird/history buff. To receive before Christmas order on or before December 18th. Proceeds generated through our store go to the general maintenance fund! From all of us at the Collings Foundation - we wish you Happy Holidays and look forward to seeing you in 2018. www.collingsfoundation.org/shop/...
As we near the end of 2017, we like to reflect back on what has been our motivating force over the past 29 years to keep the Wings of Freedom Tour traveling across the country each year. Without question, our biggest motivation has been to make sure that the stories of our veterans who served will never be forgotten and continue to be shared with our future generations. Stories like that of George "Cookie" Kuchenbecker of Seattle, WA - a B-24 tail gunner who served in the 15th Air Force, 465th BG / 780th BS... watch the video below to hear his story. ...
The Collings Foundation's Lockheed P-38 Lightning is currently in Chino, CA at Planes of Fame Air Museum undergoing further maintenance, flight evaluation, and preparation before heading East next year to eventually be based near the Collings Foundation headquarters in Massachusetts. Here's a great video of it starting up last week in Chino - complete with the iconic inertial starters that bring the Allison engines to life! Enjoy! ...
We are seeking a Crew Chief for the 2018 Tour. This important position requires a particular type of person who is dependable, organized, hard working, unattached to daily domestic duties and can drive the Tour van and trailer across the country for months on end. This is an incredible opportunity and adventure for a special person! Interested applicants send resume to: email@example.com ...
The Collings Foundation is a non-profit, Educational
Foundation (501c-3), founded in 1979. The purpose of the Foundation is
to organize and support "living history" events that enable Americans
to learn more about their heritage through direct participation.
The Collings Foundation
P.O. Box 248
Stow, MA 01775
Phone: (978) 562-9182 or (978) 568-8924
Fax: (978) 568-8231