Announcing the first Gathering of Warbirds, presented by the Wisconsin Wing of Commemorative Air Force!
On August 27th Waukesha County Airport will feature a special gathering of rare vintage military aircraft as a tribute to the men and women who built, serviced, and flew them. By uniting these valuable pieces of history, attendees will witness in the flesh the machines that have defended our freedom.
See legendary aircraft up close like the P-51 Mustang, F-86 Sabre jet, P-40 Warhawk, and many more! Check out vintage military vehicles and WWII re-enactors as well!
Admission is $10 per car. This price gets you parked, and through the airport gates for the event. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, along with comfortable seating in the shade.
Join us on August 27th! Gathering of Warbirds will be a spectacular event.
The Commemorative Air Force - Wisconsin Wing, a branch of the National CAF organization, is a civilian group that shares a passion for military aviation history and is dedicated to the preservation and flying of vintage military aircraft.
Through social, educational, and public events, we promote camaraderie among our members and a public appreciation for our rich aviation heritage, while fostering a greater respect for our military and for those who served.
Objectives of the Commemorative Air Force
- 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 construct of obtain museum buildings for the permanent protection, maintenance, and display of these historic aircraft, period artifacts, and documents as a tribute to the thousands of men and women who build, services, and flew them and to build and organize the "Combat Airman Hall of Fame".
- To perpetuate the spirit in which such combat aircraft were flown in the defense of our nation, in the memory and hearts of all Americans.
- To establish and organization having the dedication, enthusiasm, and Esprite de Corps necessary to operate, maintain, and preserve these aircraft as symbols of our American Military Aviation Heritage.
We are located at Waukesha County Airport in Waukesha, WI (website).