The epic journey to return the oldest and most historically significant Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina in flying condition to the United States has begun. PBY-5A Bu. No. 2459 departed Lelystad Airport (EHLE) in the Netherlands on May 29th, 2019 for Wick, Scotland (EGPC) to prepare the PBY for the transoceanic crossing of the North Atlantic. The […]
Tour through and fly in the most iconic aircraft from WWII. The B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator, B-25 Mitchell bombers and full dual control P-51 Mustang are on national tour. Take an incredible flight in these aircraft.
Progress is moving forward with the construction of the American Heritage Museum at our headquarters in Stow, MA! The building is now fully enclosed and work has started on the inside of the building to prepare it for exhibit installation this Spring and Summer. Over the coming weeks, construction crews will finish the installation of […]
The Collings Foundation has started the restoration of Fairchild PT-19A serial number 43-31512, one of the last known primary trainer aircraft that served to train the Tuskegee Airmen, the first group of African-American military aviators and servicemen that fought in World War II. This historic aircraft will join our Boeing PT-17 Kaydet “Stearman” s/n 41-25454 […]
TF-51D Mustang Flight Training
See this amazing video featuring Executive Director Rob Collings taking retired NASCAR driver Carl Edwards on a training flight in the full dual control P-51 Mustang fighter.