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historic aviation videos - 0 views

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    some with sound, some silent 91st Aero Sqn AEF Salmson 2 Reconnaissance 1918 RAF 1940 B-Type Helmet, Mark IIIA Goggle RAF Debrief Spitfire Battle of Britain
valerie taylor

Kermie Cam - YouTube - 0 views

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    "About Fantasy of Flight - Kermit Weeks "Since the dawn of time, man has been fascinated by flight." "That fascination is a physical reflection of what we all long to return to." "We all fly in our dreams and when we awake, we long for that inner freedom." "I hope the fantasy of flight will help light that spark within, to continue you on your journey." ..Kermit Weeks"
valerie taylor

Kathryn's Report: Salvation of a Spitfire: For 40 years it lay decaying but t... - 0 views

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    "The Mk1 Supermarine Spitfire - one of just three in existence which are still airworthy - has been completely rebuilt using original Spitfire parts salvaged from aircraft which flew in the Battle of Britain. Its reconstruction was made possible only after a team of some 30 dedicated restorers gathered the parts from more than 20 aircraft enthusiasts from all over the UK."
valerie taylor

Hazel Lee (1912-1944) - Aviation Pioneer « - 1 views

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    "Hazel Lee (1912-1944) - Aviation Pioneer" Experienced women pilots, like Lee, were eager to join the WASP, and responded to interview requests by Cochran. Members of the WASP reported to Avenger Field, in wind swept Sweetwater, Texas for an arduous 6-month training program. Lee was accepted into the 4th class, 43 W 4. Hazel Ying Lee was the first Chinese American woman to fly for the United States military.
valerie taylor

Flying Tigers In Burma - LIFE - March 30, 1942 - 1 views

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    "One shining hope has emerged from three catastrophic months of war. That is the American Volunteer Group of fighter pilots, the so-called "Flying Tigers" of Burma and southeast China who paint the jaws of a shark on their Curtiss P-40's (above). Outnumbered often ten to one, they have so far shot down about 300 Jap planes, killed perhaps 800 Jap airmen. They have violently wrenched from the Jap Air Force control of the skies over Burma and southeast China. "
valerie taylor

CriticalPast.com: Historic Stock Footage and Archival Video Clips and Photo Images from... - 1 views

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    "View more than 57,000 historic videos and 7 million photos for FREE in one of the world's largest collections of royalty-free archival stock footage. Offering immediate downloads in more than 10 SD and HD formats, including screeners in all formats."
valerie taylor

390th Memorial Museum - 1 views

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    "The 390th Memorial Museum in Tucson, Arizona is a tribute to the airmen of the 390th Bombardment Group who served in World War II. The museum houses the courageous stories of the men who flew the B-17 bombers over Europe."
valerie taylor

AOPA Online: Honoring the Tuskegee Airmen - 1 views

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    "The Spirit of Tuskegee's month-long journey from California to the Smithsonian included stops at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Minneapolis; EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh; and the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site at Moton Field in Tuskegee, Alabama"
valerie taylor

World War II: Battle of Midway and the Aleutian Campaign - Alan Taylor - In Focus - The... - 0 views

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    Photo #7. Max Leslie ditching. Because LCDR Leslie's SDB was out of fuel the aircraft floated. Leslie and his gunner walked out to the end of the wing and stepped into the whaleboat sent to rescue them. THEY DIDN'T EVEN GET THEIR FEET WET.
valerie taylor

BBC News - Spitfire down: The WWII camp where Allies and Germans mixed - 0 views

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    "An attempt to recover a Spitfire from a peat bog in Donegal will highlight the peculiar story of the men - both British and German - who spent much of World War II in relative comfort in neighbouring camps in Dublin,"
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Fly Girls of WWII - 0 views

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    Special links and information that honor the Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII.
valerie taylor

NAVAL AIR MUSEUM, PENSACOLA - 0 views

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    NAVAL AIR MUSEUM, PENSACOLA - Excellent photos of the museum collection
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Captured: The Pacific and Adjacent Theaters in WWII - 0 views

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    collection focuses on The Pacific War, a term referring to parts of World War II that took place in the Pacific Ocean, the islands of the Pacific and the Far East. The start of The Pacific War is generally considered to be the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
valerie taylor

Gray Eagles - P-51 Mustang - 0 views

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    Filmmaker and P-51 Mustang Pilot Chris Woods film that captures the emotional reunion between WWII Mustang ace (Jim Brooks) and the historic plane. the 88-year old pilot sharing his stories and experiences of war
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