All posts tagged 'Airpower'

Great Planes: The Convair B-36 Peacemaker

Posted on December 31st, 2016 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

While the B-36 remained in the USAF fleet until 1959, it was quickly surpassed by the B-47 Stratojet and then the B-52 Stratfortress as the USAF’s strategic long-range bomber. By 1959, the B-36 was no longer in service and the 384 aircraft that were built were sent to the bone..
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Joseph Victor Mizrahi (1933-2015)

Posted on April 9th, 2015 · Posted in Aviation News

We have the sad duty to report that the original Wings & Airpower owner, publisher, and editor Joe Mizrahi died this month. We honor his life and accomplishments with this memorial page. Joseph Victor Mizrahi (January 4, 1933 – April 5, 2015) was a first generation American born in Brooklyn,..
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Free Sample

Posted on March 21st, 2015 · Posted in

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Sentinels Special Edition CD

Posted on August 29th, 2014 · Posted in

Tribute to a Legend – A. Scott Crossfield

Posted on November 20th, 2013 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

By Mike Machat, July 2006 Airpower magazine “The Skyrocket gave everything she had”. Sitting across from me at the Wings Club in Washington DC that day in 1986 was former NACA test pilot Scott Crossfield, known as ‘Scotty’ to his friends and ‘Mr. Crossfield’ to others, but above all, the..
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1971-2007 Complete Set of Wings & Airpower Magazines

Posted on November 17th, 2013 · Posted in

Or, DOWNLOAD all 36 years in 36 Acrobat PDF files Save time and shipping costs by purchasing these downloadable Acrobat PDFs of Wings & Airpower magazines by decade. 1971-1979 103 magazines on 9 PDFs 3.3 Gigabytes 1980-1989 120 magazines on 10 PDFs 4.0 Gigabytes 1990-1999 120 magazines on 10 PDFs 3.2 Gigabytes 2000-2007..
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Flying the Fork-Tailed Devil – A P-38 Pursuit Pilot Remembers Combat In The Southwest Pacific

Posted on May 8th, 2013 · Posted in Wings & Airpower Articles

By Carroll R. Anderson, in the May 1988 edition of Airpower Editor’s Note: Wings & Airpower have published a multitude of articles on the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, including a well received 13 part series that established an authenticated body of information about this famous, but often misunderstood aircraft. The twin..
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Original Paper Magazines For Sale

Posted on April 7th, 2013 · Posted in

AirWingMedia has a VERY limited stock of original paper Wings & Airpower magazines for purchase. All magazines are in very readable condition, include all pages, and are valuable aviation history resources you will treasure. 1971-1979 Wings & Airpower Paper Magazines 1990-1999 Wings & Airpower Paper Magazines 2000-2007 Wings & Airpower..
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The Last Corsair – 1981 Wings & Airpower CD

Posted on August 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Wings & Airpower Articles

A First Hand Account on the Restoration of an F4U Corsair That Will Endure For Centuries, by the Curator of Aircraft at the National Air & Space Museum. By Robert C. Mikesh, September 1981 edition of Airpower Expected to one day become the sole survivor of this breed of aircraft,..
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GOLDEN AGE OF FLIGHT TEST, X-Planes at Edwards AFB, 1947-1977, Painting by Mike Machat

Mike Machat, Your ‘Go-To’ Source for Aviation Art & Information

Posted on August 21st, 2012 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else, Wings & Airpower Articles

Artist, author, and historian Mike Machat is a well-known American aviation personality who has dedicated his career to the preservation and documentation of aviation history. If it’s about airplanes, Mike can illustrate it, write about it, or talk about it. His extraordinary archival resources and aviation experience allow him to..
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