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#1694188
As part of the June 'Daks over Normandy' commemorations the D-Day Squadron http://ddaysquadron.org are congregating at Oxford, Connecticut (KOXC) ready to set off across the Atlantic this Sunday.

News article here-
http://warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/d-day-squadron-announces-kick-off-for-north-atlantic-crossing.html?fbclid=IwAR0az_7ocHCCtlx8FzsAJHXALtDLC-lsEJUKLpf1i48RreKScude4i-h5lk

Looks like around 6 C-47s including "That's all Brother" are their so far.

If anyone has tracking info can the post please.\

God Speed.
#1694612
Today's the day the main group sets off to cross the north Atlantic.

One a/c Clipper Tabitha May, is already at Goose Bay and there's a straggler trying to catch up from the west coast.

Nevertheless, looks like half a dozen or so setting off from KOXC later today.
#1694627
A taster from D-Day +70. Ten DC3s were in for the weekend. On the Sunday, there was a 25 Hercules fly-past, Black Hawks and a number of US governmental large civil jets. Para dropping was taking place on Sainte-Mère-Église all weekend. We had a flight along the Normandy beaches in a DC3 that had actually para-dropped on Sainte-Mère-Église on D-Day itself and subsequently at Arnhem. Some of the many photographs from the weekend.









Sainte-Mère-Église


Omaha Beach


Omaha Cemetery




Pointe du Hoc - between Utah and Omaha Beaches - taken by the US Rangers








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#1694698
These ones should be at Goose Bay by now - https://uk.flightaware.com/live/flight/N47E

"Miss Virginia" - N47E
"Spirit of Benovia" - N8336C
"Placid Lassie" - N74589
Historic Flight Foundation's "Pan Am" - N877MG
"Virginia Ann" - N62CC
"Flabob Express" - N103NA
"Betsy's Biscuit Bomber" - N47SJ
"D-Day Doll" - N45366
"Legendary" - N25641
"That's All Brother" - N47TB

plus "Miss Montana" N24320 catching up, and of course "Clipper Tabitha May" N33611 ahead of the rest, landed in Narsarsuaq yesterday.
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