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Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 20 – Biplane Boogie: Turbine Powered Great Lakes

Jul 16, 2008 No Comments

Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 20Turbine Powered Great Lakes In a really odd juxtaposition of old and new technologies Budd takes us along as he flies a Great Lakes biplane, a 1929, 90 hp design, thatís been fitted with a 420 hp turbo-prop. Episode 20 – Turbine Powered Great LakesPC users – Right click the link [...]

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Flying Heritage Collection Opens to Public at Paine Field

Jun 18, 2008 No Comments

Rare vintage aircraft owned by philanthropist Paul G. Allen on display in Everett, Wash. The collection represents technological innovations during World War II SEATTLE, Wash. ó June 6, 2008 ó The Flying Heritage Collection, one of the worldís great collections of rare World War II-era fighter planes from five major countries of the war, announced [...]

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SHORT TAKE-OFF and VERTICAL LANDING F-35B FLIES

Jun 11, 2008 No Comments

BF-01 departs Fort Worth, Texas, at 10:17 a.m. to begin its 44-minute first flight, which ended at 11:01 am CDT. (Photograph courtesy of Lockheed Martin Corporation.)

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I’ve Lost My Rio

Jun 09, 2008 No Comments

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Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 19 – Storch

Jun 09, 2008 1 Comment

Photo by Xavier MÈalPhoto by Jim Koepnick/EAA.Photo courtesy of Jim Busha. Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 19Storch As a follow-up to the Cub versus the Storch article in Augustís issue of Flight Journal, Budd gives us a whimsical account of flying the whimsical Fiesler-Storch, surely the slowest flying aircraft of WWII. Episode 19 – StorchPC [...]

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The Bridges at Toko-Ri – the rest of the story!

Jun 02, 2008 No Comments

Having flown 100 combat missions during the brutally cold winter of 1950-51 in Korea on the same type of sorties as those described—I can readily understand the situation. The main difference is that we had to land under marginal weather conditions on wet/icy PSP runways but we faced the same flak and 50 cal guns on the [...]

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Walt Boyne speaks from experience about flying

May 27, 2008 No Comments

My first assignment out of flying school was to Castle Air Force Base, with the 330th Bomb Squadron of the 93rd Bomb Group. There in January, 1953 I was introduced to the Boeing B-50D Superfortress.    The introduction was a little rough, for the day I arrived, a B-50D from  another squadron had gone in, [...]

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Help needed for WW I HQ restoration

Apr 28, 2008 No Comments

 

Your help is needed to restore this First Aeronautic Detachment HQ back to its original 1917-1918 state.

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