Red Tail Pilots - Loch Haven Park, Orlando, USA.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 28° 34.334 W 081° 22.067
17R E 464031 N 3160649
Quick Description: A monument to 'The Red Tail Pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen' Who were the first African-American military aviators in the United States armed forces. The bronze Aeroplane sculpture stands proudly at the entrance to the Orlando Science Center, Florida.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 4/30/2014 4:01:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMKM31
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 3

Long Description:
A bronze sculpture featuring four Aeroplanes on a twisted flight path, has pride of place in front of the main entrance to the Orlando Science Centre, at Loch Haven Park.

"Red Tail Pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen Honored with Monument at Orlando Science Center November 11 2013." Text Source: (visit link)

From Wikipedia:

"The Tuskegee Airmen is the popular name of a group of African-American pilots who fought in World War II. Formally, they formed the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bombardment Group of the United States Army Air Forces.

African Americans in many U.S. states were still subject to the Jim Crow laws and the American military was racially segregated, as was much of the federal government. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the army. All black military pilots who trained in the United States (including five Haitians) trained at Moton Field and Tuskegee Army Air Field, located near Tuskegee, Alabama." Text Source: (visit link)
Title: 'The Red Tail Pilots of the Tuskegee Airmen'

Artist: Unknown

Placement Date: 11 November 2013

Website: [Web Link]

Type of Object: Aeroplane

Location: Orlando Science Museum, Loch Haven Park.

Material: Bronze

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