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Former F-4 mechanic connects with display plane at MCAS Yuma

Posted on August 18th, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

Seventy-year-old Sam Robbins talks about an F4-B Phantom II jet that he believes he worked on in the early 1960s while Robbins was stationed in Virginia. The jet currently makes Marine Corps Air Station Yuma its home, sitting among other aircraft and armaments on display at the main entrance. That..
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China’s J-20 Transforming Stealth Fighter

Posted on August 17th, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

Looks like China’s J-20 stealth fighter does a bit of “Transformer” contortions, probably for speed breaks upon landing. The front sure looks a lot like the F-22 Raptor, don’t it? Via: China Defense Blog: Photo of the day: J-20 transforming?.

Big, Bluff, Buff – Boeing’s B-52 – 1980 Wings & Airpower CD

Posted on July 16th, 2012 · Posted in Wings & Airpower Articles

Boeing’s B-52, Keeper Of The Peace Or Flying Test Lab! By Lt. Colonel William D. Sluru, Jr., February 1980 issue of Wings Little was it realized when the first YB-52 thundered down Boeing Field, Seattle, on its maiden flight in 1952 that the U.S. was launching one of the most..
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