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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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DCX

Jun 07, 2011 No Comments
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First exhibits of Southeast Asia War Gallery renovation open at National Museum USAF

May 17, 2011 No Comments

DAYTON, Ohio ó As the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force opens the first exhibits of the on-going Southeast Asia War Gallery renovation, visitors have the opportunity to learn about some of the most well-known groups and individuals from that war. One of the great Air Force leaders who emerged during this war was [...]

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