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

Aug 22, 2011 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 [...]

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Run Over by a Carrier

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments

Jerry ‘Turkey’ Tucker was with the Blue Angels during the last years of the F4′s then stayed on for the first two years of the A4. During Viet Nam he flew F8U’s. He’s now a senior Captain for Southwest. Here’s his incredible true story of falling off a carrier while inside his aircraft. yikes It [...]

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Bremont P-51 Watch

Jul 15, 2011 No Comments

Hereís the perfect gift for the pilot who has everything: a limited edition, custom watch that was made with parts from a P-51 Mustang! The Bremont Watch company was started by British brothers in 2002, and since then they have been offering high-quality, aviation-inspired timepieces. Their latest, the Bremont P-51, incorporates aluminum from the fuselage [...]

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Youth Sets World Record Flying On 16th Birthday

Jul 15, 2011 No Comments

 

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WW II B-17 crash-lands in Oswego, Illinois

Jun 14, 2011 No Comments

Itís a sad day in aviation, as a historic B-17 crash-landed in a field in Oswego, Illinois Monday, June 13th, and burst into flames. Thankfully, the FAA has reported that all seven people onboard survived without injury. Hereís the full AP report:  A World War II bomber made what appeared to be an emergency landing in a [...]

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RCX

Jun 07, 2011 No Comments
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