Boeing Museum of Flight offers B-17 Ground School

From May 17-19, 2013, The Boeing Museum of Flight will be offering a unique, 2-day course centered around the iconic World War II bomber, the Boeing B-17. This course will familiar
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Wichita Business Leaders Take the B-29 Doc Restoration Under Their Wing

A vintage B-29 has been given a new lease on life by a group of Wichita, Kansas, business leaders who are determined to see the airplane restored to flying condition. A new non-pro
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Betty ‘Tack’ Blake, Only surving member of 1st WASP class

by Randy Roughton, US Air Force News Service ast year, a young female pilot recently showed her 91-year-old guest the F-16 Fighting Falcon she flies at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. S
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PBS to air documentary about Ypsilanti’s legendary Willow Run B-24 bomber factory

“The Story of Willow Run” was a black and white documentary produced by the¬†Ford Motor Company¬†in 1945. The documentary describes the history of the bomber plant during
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WWII Bomber project needs new home

AN AMBITIOUS project to recreate one of the great workhorses of the Second World War could be in jeopardy unless new premises are found to complete the work. Members of the Stirlin
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Double Ace – Col. Ralph Parr

Retired Col. Ralph Parr flew a P-38 Lightning in World War II and an F-86 Sabre during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He is the only military member to be award the Distinguished Ser
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Color video of WWII Women in the Cockpit – History Channel

Dawn Letson befriended Alberta Kinney, a World War II veteran, who was a member of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) program, and shares her films from WASP training
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WWII bomb found and exploded in Munich – BBC News

A bomb disposal team has detonated an American bomb left over from World War II found in the German city of Munich. The detonation happened shortly before 22:00 local time (20:00 G
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Blue Ash Airport Closing, B-17 ‘My Gal Sal’ Leaving – WKRC-TV Cincinnati

“My Gal Sal” is leaving town. Sal is a World War II vintage B-17 bomber, which was housed in a hangar at Cincinnati’s Blue Ash Airport. The plane’s owner wa
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George Hickman Jr. dies, original Tuskegee airman

George Hickman Jr., one of the original Tuskegee airmen and a longtime usher at University of Washington and Seattle Seahawks games, died Sunday in Seattle. He was 88. Hickman was
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