Exploration of Flight
Speaker Series | Civil Air Patrol
Date: Saturday, Sep 10 | 12:00PM to 2:00PM
Venue: Exploration of Flight
Wings Over the Rockies Exploration of Flight and the Colorado Aviation Historical Society Present an Introduction to the Civil Air Patrol.
Former Colorado Wing Commander, Col. Gary Tobey, will present the history and the current missions of the CAP at Exploration of Flight on Saturday, September 10th, at 12:00PM to 2:00PM. Included in the price of admission.
Beginning as an auxiliary of civilian pilots and aircraft to the Army Air Forces in World War II, the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) has grown to now include 555 aircraft and over 56,000 volunteers.
CAP has repeatedly proven to be a powerful, professional, volunteer force-multiplier for the Air Force, government agencies, states, and communities, supporting emergency responses, flying blood and vaccines to disaster sites, and conducting youth and educational programs.