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2020 IN THE NEWS (Pre-Event)

Defense & Aerospace Report – Preparing for Massive DC Fly Over on 75th Anniversary of End of WW2 (Video/News Article)

Aero-News Network – The Skies Will Fill, Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the End of WWII (News Article)

AvGeekery – Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to Honor the end of World War II  (News Article)

Aviation Pros – Presenting Sponsor and Honorary Chairs Announced (News Article)

AOPA – Aviation Events in 2020 Honor World War II Veterans (News Article)

Flying Magazine – Commemorative Air Force Marks the End of WWII with Flyover (News Article)

Midwest Flyer –  https://midwestflyer.com/?p=13638

Millennium Magazine- Military Aviation Museum’s Warbirds Take Part in Second Arsenal of Democracy Flight (News Article)

Washington Examiner  – https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/president-trump-loves-the-military-just-not-its-leaders-according-to-woodwards-book

Aviation Pros – https://www.aviationpros.com/education-training/trade-associations-events/press-release/21153490/commemorative-air-force-caf-historic-aircraft-to-fill-the-skies-over-washington-dc-commemorating-75th-anniversary-of-the-end-of-world-war-ii

Warbird News – http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/caf-to-send-iconic-warbirds-for-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover.html

Air and Space Magazine – https://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/75th-anniversary-victory-world-war-ii-180974410/

Warbird News – http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/arsenal-of-democracy-flyover-washington-dc-area-september-25th-2020.html

General Aviation News – https://generalaviationnews.com/2020/09/11/historic-aircraft-to-fill-the-skies-over-washington-d-c/

 

2020 IN THE NEWS (Post-Event)

Aero News Network WWII Aerial Tribute to Fly Over National Mall, DC, and Potomac
AOPA https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2020/september/24/nearly-70-warbirds-to-overfly-national-mall-september-25
AOPA Live Video Gallery https://aopalive.aopa.org
AOPA Pilot 101 Year Old B-29 Pilot Honored with Superfortress Flight
ARLnow.com https://www.arlnow.com/2020/09/21/big-world-war-ii-flyover-planned-friday/
Aviation International News Arsenal of Democracy WWII Aerial Tribute
Aviation Pros https://www.aviationpros.com/aircraft/defense/press-release/21156076/arsenal-of-democracy-wwii-75th-commemoration-continued-live-flyover-portion-of-tribute-unable-to-safely-take-flight
AVWeb Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Remembering Who We Are
B-29 Doc https://www.b29doc.com/b-29-doc-in-washington-d-c-for-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover-event-watch-live-friday-sept-25/
Baltimore Post-Examiner https://baltimorepostexaminer.com/thats-all-brother-d-day-invasion-leader-rescued-to-recall-wartime-mission/2020/09/26
Business Aviation News https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2020-09-24/arsenal-democracy-set-wwii-aerial-tribute
CAF RISE ABOVE https://cafriseabove.org/calendar/washington-dc-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover/
Daily Kos https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/9/23/1979937/-Watch-the-skies-over-Washington-D-C-September-25-2020-Or-watch-via-live-streaming
DCist World War II Aircraft Will Fly Over DC on Friday
DCmilitary.com https://www.dcmilitary.com/tester/news/test-pilot-school-xo-participating-in-wwii-anniversary-flyover/article_2c700e0d-911b-570a-a072-c36beeddcd12.html
The DC Post Vintage Aircraft to Fly over DC to Commemorate end of World War II
Detroit News https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/politics/2020/09/08/nugent-michigan-arsenal-democracy-hash-bash/5753695002/
Dulles Moms https://dullesmoms.com/arsenal-of-democracy-flyover/
EAA Warbirds of America https://www.warbirds-eaa.org/event/arsenal-of-democracy/
FauquierNow.com https://www.fauquiernow.com/fauquier_news/article/fauquier-world-war-ii-military-planes-in-region-thursday-friday-2020
Flying Mag https://www.flyingmag.com/story/news/arsenal-of-democracy-plans-virtual-flyover/
Fredericksburg.com https://fredericksburg.com/arsenal-of-democracy-flyover-teaches-history-with-sound-sights-and-thrills/collection_508fee3c-b8be-57a3-92cc-a8e7173c8898.html
Fredericksburg.com https://fredericksburg.com/studio/news/watch-now-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover-prep/video_3a3cd222-4059-5399-a244-0ac171a5d5f1.html
Fredricksburg.com https://fredericksburg.com/news/local/watch-now-flyover-remembers-world-war-ii-when-democracy-won-tyranny-lost/article_25f13e4e-1d0d-5670-a377-76947c3c3c6d.html
Globe News Wire https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/09/21/2096571/0/en/WWII-Aerial-Tribute-Taking-Flight-over-National-Mall-and-Potomac-River.html
Insidenova.com https://www.insidenova.com/headlines/updated-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover-canceled/article_2cfbbb3c-fc24-11ea-8a60-bfac0e7da784.html
Insidenova.com https://www.insidenova.com/headlines/updated-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover-rescheduled-for-saturday/article_2cfbbb3c-fc24-11ea-8a60-bfac0e7da784.html
Loudoun Now https://loudounnow.com/2020/09/23/parade-of-warbirds-to-be-seen-over-loudoun-region-on-friday/
Military.com After 2nd Day of Bad Weather WWII Flyover Scrapped for Good
Military Times https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/09/24/whats-up-doc-more-than-70-vintage-aircraft-set-to-fly-over-washington-to-celebrate-end-of-wwii/
Military Times https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/09/25/arsenal-of-democracy-dc-flyover-scrubbed-due-to-weather-will-try-again-saturday/
Military Times https://www.militarytimes.com/news/your-military/2020/09/26/weather-forces-scrub-of-arsenal-of-democracy-dc-flyover-no-likely-event-reschedule-this-year/
National Air and Space Museum https://airandspace.si.edu/events/canceled-arsenal-democracy-fly
NBAA – National Business Aviation Association https://nbaa.org/news/nbaa-supports-wwii-aerial-tribute-taking-flight-over-national-mall/
Our Community Now WWII Aircraft to Fly Over DC onn Friday
Patch.com https://patch.com/district-columbia/washingtondc/historic-aircraft-fly-over-dc-honor-wwii-victory
PoPville.com https://www.popville.com/2020/09/65-world-war-ii-aircraft-fly-over-washington-dc-friday/
Star Exponent https://starexponent.com/news/no-d-c-aerial-tribute-but-wwii-history-mission-accomplished/article_dfaf3411-d1c0-5aed-baff-1ebe49ebc137.html
Stripes https://www.stripes.com/news/us/vintage-aircraft-set-to-fly-over-dc-to-mark-the-anniversary-of-world-war-ii-s-end-1.646343
The Aviationist A Behind the Scenes Look At the Arsenal of Democracy
The DC Post https://thedcpost.com/vintage-aircraft-fly-over-dc/
The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2020/09/25/arsenal-democracy-dc-planes/
Twitter https://mobile.twitter.com/RepSamGraves/status/1309574452536016899
VAntage Point Blog WWII Veterans Honored Even as Event is Cancelled
Warbird News http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/caf-to-send-iconic-warbirds-for-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover.html
Warbird News http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/where-to-watch-the-arsenal-of-democracy-flyover.html
DC Patch https://patch.com/district-columbia/washingtondc/historic-aircraft-fly-over-dc-honor-wwii-victory
Washington Photo Safari https://washingtonphotosafari.com/arsenal-of-democracy-no-ii-world-war-ii-airplane-flyover-photo-safari/
Washington Times https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/sep/24/arsenal-democracy-flyover-national-mall-set-friday/
Washingtonian (DC) https://www.washingtonian.com/2020/09/22/world-war-ii-era-planes-will-fly-over-dc-on-friday-to-commemorate-v-e-day/
WTOP https://wtop.com/dc/2020/09/wwii-plane-flyover-cancelled-will-hold-video-tribute-instead/
WTOP https://wtop.com/gallery/local/wwii-planes-to-fly-over-dc-friday-to-commemorate-75th-anniversary-of-wars-end/
Yahoo News Postponed Historic Aircraft to Fly Over DC
York Daily Record From Son to Father, A World War II Tribute 75 Years Later

 


 

2015 PRESS RELEASES

 

05/05/2015 – PRESS RELEASE – WWII Flyover to Bring History, Excitement to Washington, DC This Week- Click on Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to Bring History Excitement to Washington DC This Week 5-5-2015 to download the full press release 

05/01/2015 – PRESS RELEASE -Historic WWII Flyover to be Streamed Live on May 8. Click on Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Live Webcast Announcement 5-1-2015 to download the full press release.

04/24/2015 – PRESS RELEASE – Historic WWII Flyover in DC Two Weeks Away. Click on Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Interest Grows 4-24-2015 to download the full press release.

04/15/2015 – PRESS RELEASE – Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Announces Prime Media Coverage Locations for May 8 Flyover. Click on Media Location Press Release 4-15-2015 to download the full press release

03/31/2015 – PRESS RELEASE -Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Organizers Outline Event Plans Click Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Organizers Outline Event Plans Letterhead first page only to download the full press release.

03/19/2015 – PRESS RELEASE – Arsenal of Democracy Flyover Receives Significant FAA Approvals to Proceed – Click on Arsenal of Democracy FAA Approvals Press Release to download the full press release.

03/17/2015 –  PRESS RELEASE – Arsenal of Democracy Flyover to Conduct Rescheduled Single-Aircraft Practice Flight over Washington, D.C. on March 18 – Click on March 18 Practice Flight Press Release to download the full press release. 

02/04/2015 – PRESS RELEASE – Honoring our Nation’s Greatest Generation: Arsenal of Democracy Aircraft to Take Flight over DC on the 70th Anniversary of VE Day – Click  on Press Release 2-4-2015 to download the full press release.

 

2015 – IN THE NEWS

 

The Washington Post: WWII aircraft to penetrate D.C. airspace next month to mark war’s end. Click HERE.
Washington Examiner: Pilots prepare for historic WWII flyover of Mall – Click HERE. 
Air & Space Smithsonian: A History of WW2 in 25 Airplanes – Click HERE. 
MilitaryTimes.com: U.S. Capitol flyover marks 70th anniversary of V-E Day – Click HERE.
USA Today: Vintage planes to mark VE Day with capital flyoverClick HERE.
WarbirdsNews.com: Mega Flyover Over DC on the 70th Anniversary of VE Day AnnouncedClick HERE. 
USA Today:  WWII planes to paint D.C. skies for VE Day on May 8 –  Click HERE.
Yahoo News: Flyover in Washington to commemorate WWII victory – Click HERE.
The Washingtonian: One of the Largest Gatherings of Vintage Warplanes Since World War II Is Coming to DC – Click HERE.
The Patch: FAA OKs Mega Flyover of National Mall on VE Day Anniversary – Click HERE.

 

 ADS
The Hill – www.thehill.com

 

 

Aircraft listed have agreed to participate, but due to factors such as weather or mechanical issues, participating aircraft are subject to change without notice.

The event organizers of the Arsenal of Democracy are General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATC), International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) and Commemorative Air Force (CAF).  Through the sponsorship of the CAF, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please consult your tax advisor. Tax ID 74-1484491. 

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