We are actively seeking new B-17 Crew Members.

  • Texas Raiders was acquired by the Commemorative Air Force in 1967, and has been on her mission of education and remembrance for over 50 years.
  • This vintage and rare B-17 Flying Fortress typically operates from April to November each year, representing the CAF locally and across the United States at airshows, flyovers and civic events.
  • Texas Raiders is one of just 4 actively flying B-17s remaining in the world, and with support from our crew members provides hands-on living history experiences to young and old alike.
  • By joining the CAF and our Wing and engaging with our members, you can become part of our crew, helping us deliver the mission and even flying with us in this unique, vintage WW II B-17G Flying Fortress.

Meetings

The Gulf Coast Wing membership have returned to meeting in person at the General Aviation Services hangar at Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport, generally on the second Saturday of the month. On occasion we meet virtually as well. We invite prospective members or guests to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for meeting information.

IMPORTANT MEMBERSHIP NOTE:
  • To join the Gulf Coast Wing you must be a member of the Commemorative Air Force at the national level. If you already have a national level membership in the CAF, please have your Colonel ID number at hand to complete the Gulf Coast Wing membership application.
  • Membership in the Commemorative Air Force is $200 per year, and dues are tax deductible.
  • Apply for your national CAF membership here: www.CommemorativeAirForce.org
  • Once you have joined the CAF, and have received your Colonel ID number, the Gulf Coast Wing will be pleased to accept your application for local membership in our unit.
  • Annual dues for the Gulf Coast Wing are an additional $50 per year.

Do you have questions about national or local level membership in the CAF? Contact our Recruiting Officer


To join GCW as a flying crew member, you must have established an account and be logged in to this site





OR you can join via US MAIL with the below linked PDF form.
Print it, fill it out, and mail it to the address indicated.