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The Tomcat’s Tale

Aug 22, 2011 No Comments

Continued from Tailview in the December 2007 issue of Flight Journal The Tomcat’s Tale By Tony Holmes   F-14A BuNo. 162594 had given the Navy almost 17 years of frontline service by the time it met its premature demise when it slammed into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on the evening of [...]

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PBY Catalina Free Online Artwork

Jul 27, 2011 No Comments

Wylam drawings are pure art and this set, which can be downloaded free, features most of the variations of the beautiful little F4B/P-12. Click here

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Tailview: In the Interest of History

May 25, 2011 No Comments

As editor-in-chief for 14 years and counting, Flight Journal has been more than a magazine to me. It is a portal through which pass the most interesting people with some of the most interesting stories in the world. I’m an airplane guy through and through, and I love the world these guys have helped create. [...]

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The Day I Shot Myself Down

Apr 27, 2011 No Comments

  Some days you just can’t win for losing, as F-14 test pilot, Pete Purvis found out much to his chagrin. Go to FlightJournal.com and read how a test shot of a Sparrow missile went severely wrong and 39 seconds later, he and his RIO were hanging in their parachutes. Not a good day! Click [...]

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Boeing F2B-1 Free Online Artwork

Apr 27, 2011 No Comments

For the detail freaks out there, download the free William Wylam drawing of the Boeing F2B-1 figherter  in keeping with our salute to teh birth of Naval aviation. Click here

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Super Flanker: Russia’s SU-35

Feb 27, 2011 No Comments

In February 2001, Flight Journal had a real change-of-pace article, in which Jay Miller took us inside the Sukhoi Su-35 Super Flanker, explaining the strong and weak points of Russia’s most modern fighter. At the same time, lots of serious photography reminded us that Russia is also capable of building beautiful lethal aircraft. This is [...]

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Curtis Model A of 1909 Free Online Artwork

Feb 27, 2011 No Comments

What are the chances of finding one of William Wylam’s legendary 3-views of an airplane such as the Curtiss Model A, the Navy’s first airplane, at the same time as we’re celebrating a Century of Naval Aviation? Usually, the odds are pretty long, but not when cruising through Air Age’s unbelievable archive. It’s easy to [...]

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B29 Free Online Artwork

Feb 27, 2011 No Comments

A beautiful three view from the 1940s in the style only a few artists have ever mastered. Truly classic artwork. Click here.

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