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The Aviators Season 1 Episode 5

The Aviators Season 1 Episode 5

Can a private pilot land an airliner?, Delfin L-29 fighter jet, Aircraft annual inspection, Airbus A380 [youtube]htg0VKt3j_w[/youtube]
The Aviators Season 1 Episode 3

The Aviators Season 1 Episode 3

Legacy of the Cessna brand, Float plane training, How to land an airliner, Patty Wagstaff, MiG 15 [youtube]3nD0HdQcr1w[/youtube]

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The Aviators Season 1 – Episode 1

The Aviators Season 1 – Episode 1

AirVenture, USAF C5M Supergalaxy, Tiger Moth bi-plane, Miracle on the Hudson hero Jeff Skiles, Flat spin survivor The Aviators – a weekly TV series featuring the latest aircraft, the coolest technology, and the best fly-in destinations. Go behind the scenes to see how airline pilots train, how planes are built, and how Air Traffic Control […]

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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 […]
Aardvarks Down: Last F-111s Fly

Aardvarks Down: Last F-111s Fly

On December 3, 2010, another great aircraft was retired from service, and this time it was in Australia. The F-111 was one of the most controversial aircraft ever flown by the USAF. It was battle-tested in the Vietnam War and proved to be one of the most effective attack aircraft in the Gulf War. The […]

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SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft  Makes a Big Splash

SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft Makes a Big Splash

Space flight history was recently enjoyed by the SpaceX Company, when its Falcon 9 launch system successfully carried its Dragon spacecraft into low orbit and returned it safely to a predetermined splashdown point some 500 miles (804 kilometers) off the coast of southern California. This was the first time a commercial company had successfully recovered […]
Sally B is 65

Sally B is 65

Europe has two potentially airworthy Boeing B-17s, one in France (currently not airworthy), and the best known, the Duxford-based Sally B (pictured earlier in 2010). 2010 is the 75th anniversary of the first flight of Boeing’s legendary B-17 Fortress, and it is also the 65th anniversary of B-17G Sally B (ex 44-85784 and N17TE, F-BGSR, […]
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