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Holiday Fundraising Campaign

Holiday Fundraising Campaign

The Commemorative Air Force – Lake Superior Squadron is a new resident to the Bong Airport in Superior, WI.   The Commemorative Air Force is a group of over 70 squadrons that maintains and restores over  160 World War II era aircraft back to flight status.   We do this to honor the WW II […]

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Black Cat PBY graces Bong Airport

The Lake Superior Squadron recently achieved a major milestone in its restoration of a PBY into a static display. The 104 foot, 5000 pound wing was reinstalled back onto the fuselage of the plane giving visitors an idea of how impressive this aircraft is. This PBY is painted all black […]

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CAF-LSS is featured on The Slice

CAF-LSS is featured on The Slice

This week WDSE/WRPT will be featuring the Lake Superior Squadrons ongoing restoration of our PBY-6A. You can check this out (as well as more interesting things from the Twin Ports area) here: https://theslice.tv/video/pby-catalina-restoration-commemorative-air-force

CAF-LSS Interview on Fox21

Fox21 interviewed CAF-LSS’s own DeWayne Tomasek about this Saturday’s big event and on our ongoing restoration projects, check it out here: Classic Car and Plane Show Taking Over the Bong Airport Saturday

Support the  PBY

Support the PBY

Volunteers at the Lake Superior 101 Squadron are undertaking one of the most ambitious restoration projects in the history of the CAF, bringing a PBY Catalina back to flying condition. The PBY Catalina played a crucial role in World War II in long-range reconnaissance, U-boat suppression and air-sea rescue missions. […]

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James R. McDougall  (WWII Vet) PBY Tour

James R. McDougall (WWII Vet) PBY Tour

James R. McDougall, Aviation Ordnanceman, VPB-52, PBY “Black Cats,” SW Pacific, with his wife Yvonne McDougall, USN, WAVE, tour the CAF-Duluth Hangar where a PBY Catalina is being restored Kevin Parks and Dennis Taklo of the CAF- Lake Superior Squadron, Duluth, MN explain the restoration project and hear about some […]

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Official Arsenal of Democracy Reel

Official Arsenal of Democracy Reel

To honor the heroes who fought in the War and those on the home front who produced the tanks, ships, and aircraft that enabled the United States and its Allies to achieve victory, one of the most diverse arrays of World War II aircraft ever assembled flew above the skies […]

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