Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit Coming to Wings Over the Rockies™
Discover the history and legacy of the Tuskegee Airman for a limited time only
Denver, CO (Feb. 9, 2022) – Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum™ (Wings), located in the historic Lowry district of Denver, is thrilled to announce the upcoming arrival of the Commemorative Air Force® (CAF) RISE ABOVE® Traveling Exhibit. In honor of Black History Month, the unique tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen will be at the museum from Feb. 23-26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
The Tuskegee Airmen were the first Black military aviators in the US Army Air Corps (AAC), a precursor of the US Air Force, and forerunners of desegregation in the US military. The CAF RISE ABOVE exhibit is an opportunity for the young and the young-at-heart to learn the inspiring story of the Tuskegee Airmen through a compelling original short film, housed in a 53’ semi-trailer. Filmed with a 180-degree lens along with the state-of-the-art theater design, the movie experience gives attendees the feeling they are actually flying.
“We offer a truly one-of-a-kind adventure that resonates with all ages,” said CAF Red Tail Squadron Leader and pilot Doug Rozendaal. “It’s much more than a history lesson. The Tuskegee Airmen’s ability to Triumph Over Adversity® inspires others to RISE ABOVE obstacles in their own lives and achieve their goals.”
The CAF RISE ABOVE exhibit is included in museum admission. Visit WingsMuseum.org/RiseAbove to learn more and pre-purchase tickets.
About Wings Over the Rockies:
Wings Over the Rockies is a Colorado-based non-profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring all people about aviation and space endeavors of the past, present and future. By utilizing the Air & Space Museum in Denver’s historic Lowry neighborhood to preserve the past and the Exploration of Flight Center at Centennial Airport to focus on the present and future, Wings strives to encourage the future aerospace leaders of tomorrow. For more information about Wings Over the Rockies please visit WingsMuseum.org, ExplorationOfFlight.org or like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter & Instagram, connect with us on LinkedIn and subscribe to our YouTube channel.