CAF uses a number of frequencies when they operate an airshow [according toQuote:>I listened to the Confederate Air Force (WWII nostalgia rebuilders and flyers)
>on 118.7MHz at Frederick MD on August 27, 1994. This seemed to be their main
>frequency. There was a lot of coordination and behind-the-scenes action for
>their WWII "re-enactment."
>Anyone know if they have their own assigned freq like the Thunderbirds or Blue
>Angels, or do they use local tower frequencies?
a co-worker who's active in the CAF].
"Marshalers" (those who direct/move aircraft away from the flightline)
are usually found on 49.875mHz nationwide -- regularly referred to as
They'll also use the ground freqency(ies) of the airport where they're
operating and may also -- with the assistance and coordination of the
FAA -- establish one or more frequencies on a "one-time" basis for
air boss, ground boss, fueling, operations, etc. There is also usually
a freq for the "ordnance and demolition" folks, who coordinate with
the air boss for the timing and location of explosions in their
One thing to remember -- these FAA-coodinated freqs will be in the
CIVILIAN not military aircraft band.
The standard "blah blah blah" disclaimer has been cut back
to "blah bla" due to funding cutbacks.