All posts tagged 'WWII'

B-25 Mitchell Special Edition CD

Posted on January 12th, 2015 · Posted in

Vital Statistics

F4U Corsair Special Edition CD

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Messerschmitt Me-262 Special Edition CD

Posted on June 11th, 2014 · Posted in

Vital Statistics

P-40 Warhawk That Survived Pearl Harbor Flies Again

Posted on December 10th, 2013 · Posted in Aviation News

By Chris Carola, The Associated Press An American fighter that’s one of the few remaining still-airworthy planes to survive the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor is being donated to an organization that flies World War II aircraft at living-history events across the United States. Robert Collings, executive director of the..
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Mustang and Corsair Dance The Skies in Breitling Commercial

Posted on November 15th, 2013 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Nicknamed “Air Race”, the new Breitling commercial brings together one of the finest specimens of P-51 Mustang (specially prepared for Breitling), the legendary F4U Corsair and the spectacular landscape of Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats. Added to that is an attractive casting and a typical Breitling touch of humor. Breitling watches..
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Story of finding the B-29 Superfortress ‘Kee-Bird’ in Greenland

Posted on November 4th, 2013 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Article courtesy of War History Online. The “Kee Bird” was a United States Army Air Forces B-29-95-BW Superfortress, 45-21768, of the 46th Reconnaissance Squadron, that became marooned after making an emergency landing in northwest Greenland during a secret Cold War spying mission on 21 February 1947. Although the entire crew..
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Squadron Leader Tony Gaze

Posted on August 14th, 2013 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

Squadron Leader F.A.O Tony Gaze OAM DFC and 2 Bars is a very distinguished, although largely unsung Australian, who was not only an Ace Fighter Pilot flying Spitfires throughout World War II, but who also was a well known and successful racing driver in the U.K, Europe and Australia in..
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Save the Willow Run Bomber Plant

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Aircraft Hangar

Save a Piece of History We have a great opportunity to obtain an exciting new home for the Yankee Air Museum and, at the same time, to preserve a significant portion of the historic World War II Willow Run Bomber Plant, located just east of Ypsilanti. Michigan. This is the..
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WWII Dornier Do-17 Bomber raised from the English Channel

Posted on June 11th, 2013 · Posted in Aviation News

By Nick Higham, BBC News A German World War II bomber has been raised from the bottom of the English Channel. The Dornier Do-17 aircraft was shot down off the Kent coast more than 70 years ago during the Battle of Britain. Believed to be the only intact example of..
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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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