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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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Dangerous Expirements

Dec 27, 2010 No Comments

Col. C. E. “Bud” Anderson survived WW II as a triple ace, but he’ll be first to tell you that his postwar test pilot experiences were far more dangerous than air combat. In this article, he takes you aboard for some test flights that are more than dangerous—they are just plain crazy; for instance, flying [...]

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F4B-4 Free Online Artwork

Oct 27, 2010 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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I’ve Lost My Rio

Jun 09, 2008 No Comments

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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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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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New Zealand Rail freight train waits for a Fieldair DC-3 topdresser (crop duster) to clear the runway

Aug 27, 2007 No Comments

A sight seen nowhere else in the world: a New Zealand Rail freight train waits for a Fieldair DC-3 topdresser (crop duster) to clear the runway before proceeding across at Gisborne Airport on the east coast of New Zealand. This is believed to be the only place in the world where a main trunk railway [...]

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