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Blackbird Mission Over Israel’s Live Battle Fields

Nov 27, 2007 No Comments

Egypt and Syria opened an offensive against Israel, in late ‘ 73, by launching a coordinated series of air, armored and artillery attacks into the Sinai and Golan Heights.  The preemptive strike came as a result of a diplomatic failure to resolve territorial disputes.  Egypt’s Sadat was convinced he had to initiate a war with [...]

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WWII Fighter Plane Discovered on Beach

Nov 21, 2007 No Comments

WWII Fighter Plane Discovered on BeachBy RICHARD PYLE,APPosted: 2007-11-14 19:09:09Filed Under: Nation News, World NewsNEW YORK (Nov. 14) – Sixty-five years after an American P-38 fighter plane ran out of gas and crash-landed on a beach in Wales, the long-forgotten World War II relic has emerged from the surf and sand where it lay buried.Beach [...]

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Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 12 – Towing Gliders

Nov 20, 2007 No Comments

Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 12Towing Gliders Podcast host Budd Davisson interviews Flight Journal editor Roger Post on what it is like to tow gliders. Roger towed for almost eight years and relates some of his experiences for our listeners. Episode 12 - Towing Gliders PC users – Right click the link above and “save target as” to [...]

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Flight Journal asks the question: what was the best WW II fighter and why?

Nov 13, 2007 No Comments

We want your opinion! Please write your answers below.

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Enola Gay pilot, Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets Jr. has passed away

Nov 08, 2007 No Comments

Enola Gay pilot, Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets Jr. has passed away Retired USAF Brig. Gen. Paul W. Tibbets, Jr.óborn in Quincy, Illinoisóentered the Army Air Corps on February 25, 1937, at Fort Thomas, Kentucky. He graduated from pilot school at Kelly Field, Texas, and moved on to his first duty assignment with the 16th [...]

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Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 11 – Staggerwing Beechcraft

Nov 07, 2007 No Comments

Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 11Staggerwing Beechcraft The Staggerwing Beech has transcended both ìClassicî and ìlegendaryî status to become a class all its own and Budd Davisson tells us why.Episode 11 – Staggerwing Beechcraft Like what you hear? Leave us your comments and feedback below.

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Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 10 – J-3 Cub

Oct 23, 2007 No Comments

Flight Journal Podcast – Episode 10J-3 Cub The once-common J-3 Cub has become a true classic and Budd Davisson takes us for a flight in one. Episode 10 – P-3 CubPC users – Right click the link above and “save target as” to save to your hard drive.Mac users – Control+click the link above and “download [...]

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Pentagon Days Away from Decision to Bring WWII Naval Air Crewmen Back From 60 Year Temporary Antarctic Grave

Oct 22, 2007 No Comments

SEATTLE, WA, OCTOBER 14, 2007óMore than 40 surviving family members of three U.S. World War II Naval air crewmen left in a 60 year old temporary grave are awaiting the Pentagonís decision to approve a formal plan to finally bring their loved ones home through the efforts of the George One crew Recovery Operation. Victimized [...]

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