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Battle of Britain Day

Battle of Britain Day

Dr. Alfred Price, a UK-based historian and respected author gives us yet another view of the Battle of Britain, including inside information on the aircraft and tactics. Lots of terrific color photos of the Spitfire, Hurricane, Messerschmitt and more Read it Now

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Flying the F8 Crusader

Flying the F8 Crusader

F-8 Crusader pilots are a breed unto themselves who share an intense camaraderie based on the firm conviction that they flew the finest, and probably last, dogfighter ever built. Rear Adm. Paul Gillcrist, USN (Ret.) logged over 2,000 hours in the type, and he puts us in the cockpit for a lighthearted tour of what […]
Aerial Firebombers

Aerial Firebombers

  August of 2001 saw us riding along with photographer/writer Ted Carlson as he flew in an entirely different theater of combat than what’s usually seen in Flight Journal: forest fire fighting. The enemy was no less lethal than the Axis powers and when the Grumman S-2F Trackers and helicopters of the California Department of […]

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PBY Catalina Free Online Artwork

PBY Catalina Free Online Artwork

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
Boeing F2B-1 Free Online Artwork

Boeing F2B-1 Free Online Artwork

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

Super Flanker: Russia’s SU-35

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 […]
Curtis Model A of 1909 Free Online Artwork

Curtis Model A of 1909 Free Online Artwork

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

B29 Free Online Artwork

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

Dangerous Expirements

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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