The dictionary definition of a redtail is red-tailed hawk. The Audubon Society uses redtail and red-tailed hawk interchangeably. This is the Washington Red-Tailed Hawks/Washington Redtails website with information relating to the sport of football. The trademark owner is Philip Martin McCaulay, an actuary from Alexandria, Virginia.
WASHINGTON RED-TAILED HAWKS WEBSITE FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 02/12/2015
Trademark Serial Number: 86397918
The Washington DC professional football team was founded in 1932. They have played over 1,000 games. The team won Super Bowls XVII, XXII, and XXVI. The Super Bowl MVPs were John Riggins, Doug Williams, and Mark Rypien. The team's 72 points against the New York Giants on November 27, 1966, are the most points ever scored by an NFL team in a regular season game. The 72–41 score amounted to 113 points and the highest-scoring game ever in NFL history.
In the year 2021, McCaulay intends to start a flag football league in the Washington DC area with teams named Washington Red-Tailed Hawks/Washington Redtails, Washington Americans, Washington Veterans, Washington Monuments, Washington Red Wolves/Washington Redwolves Professional Gridiron Football, Washington Renegades Gridiron Football, Washington Federals, Washington Sentinels, and Washington Justice.
The Tuskegee Airmen were the first African-American military aviators in the United States Armed Forces. When the pilots painted the tails of their WWII fighters red, the nickname "Red Tails" was coined. Four Tuskegee airmen went on to become generals.
The Washington Redtails logo will be the words WASHINGTON REDTAILS and a World War II plane in gold on a burgundy background.