About Wings Over Houston - Gold Sponsor
CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow The CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow is an IRC 501(c)(3) community event presented by the volunteer efforts of the Houston Wing, Gulf Coast Wing, and Tora! Tora! Tora! Of the Commemorative Air Force, with support from the Lone Star Flight Museum, Collings Foundation-Houston based at Ellington Airport, and the Vietnam War Flight Museum. One of the top air shows in the United States, this premier Houston event is dedicated to showcasing vintage World War II aircraft, along with the thrills of modern aviation, and has supported a variety of local and national charities during its 37-year history.
Among our major Goals and Objectives: To promote an event for the entire family, promote aviation, to gain national recognition for the Airshow and the regional area. To promote patriotism, and awareness of former and current military assets protecting our nation and the world. To support military recruiting efforts. To perpetuate the spirit in which such combat aircraft were flown in the defense of our nation, in the memory and hearts of all Americans.
To honor men & women who served and currently are serving in the military and those based here in Houston. To honor and perpetuate the memory of those men and women whose personal sacrifices during the six years 1939-1945 resulted in the preservation of FREEDOM for Americans and the liberation of those in foreign countries. To "KEEP 'EM FLYING by providing funds to acquire, restore, and maintain WWII, and other historical aircraft for the benefit of educating the public and helping to preserve the history of these unique aircraft that protected our great nation.
To provide and award educational scholarships in the aviation fields for local area students. To produce a "SPECIAL SHOW on Friday exclusively for the physically challenged. To benefit "AT RISK students as WOH volunteers. To benefit the city of Houston and surrounding communities. To benefit many non-profit and charitable organizations participating in the event.