The historic military aircraft used for our flyovers include:
Cessna T-37 “Tweet”
The T-37 was the primary US Air Force trainer for almost 50 years. This one is one, of two, in the US civilian registry.
Glenn Smith & Pattie Watkins
GLOBE SWIFT GC-1B
The Globe Swift is a light, two-seat sport monoplane built for the post World War II period that was designed by R.S. “Pop” Johnson in 1940 for the Globe Aircraft Company and built in Ft. Worth, TX. World War II delayed production plans and the prototype was not completed until 1946. Production of the aircraft ended in 1951.
SAC’s sponsor for the Swift is Sharleen Henderson in honor of the late Lt. Col. (Ret) Jim “Magic” Henderson
A-1 Sky Raider
The Douglas A-1 Sky Raider enjoyed an unusually long and successful career, seeing service from the late 1940s all the way into the 1980s! This propellor-driven, single-seat attack aircraft was operated by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force; as well as the British Royal Navy, the French Air Force and others.
SAC's sponsor for the A-1 Sky Raider is the Cavanaugh Flight Museum
The North American T28 Trojan was developed in the late 1940’s to serve as the next generation, high-performance, advanced primary flight trainer for the United States military. The aircraft was used from 1949 until 1983 to train several generations of Navy, Marine, and Air Force pilots. It was also used by the US military and several foreign countries as a forward air controller and attack aircraft.
SAC's sponsor for the T28 is Trojan Phlyers, Inc