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UK sends hand-held helicopter drones to war zone (Update) - 0 views

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    "newly issued Black Hornet miniature surveillance helicopter during an operation in Afghanistan. The Scandinavian-designed Black Hornet Nano weighs as little as 16 grams (0.56 ounces)-the same as a finch. The four-inch-long (10-centimeter-long) helicopter is fitted with a tiny camera which relays still images and video to a remote terminal. Troops used the drone to look for insurgent firing points and check out exposed areas of the ground before crossing."
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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
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KIyYK9oz9Go&autoplay=1&showinfo=0 (application/x-shockwave-flash Object) - 0 views

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    F111 - great video about the plane, some history and emergencies
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Mosquito Flies Again - 0 views

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    "An eight-year restoration project culminated with the first flights of what is now the world's only flyable de Havilland Mosquito fighter bomber in New Zealand. Mosquito KA114 flew from Ardmore Airport to Mangere on Thursday. It was the first time a Mosquito had flown since 1996 when the last surviving example crashed at the Barton Air Show in England. "
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Breathtaking spy plane footage. [VIDEO] - 0 views

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    U-2 flight
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First aerial circumnavigation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 0 views

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    "The first aerial circumnavigation of the world was conducted in 1924 by a team of aviators of the United States Army Air Service, the precursor of the United States Air Force. The trip took 175 days, covering over 44,000 kilometres (27,340 mi)."
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Factsheets : First Round-the-World Flight - 0 views

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    "One of the most sensational avation events of the 1920s was the Air Service round-the-world flight in 1924. Four Douglas World Cruiser airplanes departed Seattle, Wash., on April 6, 1924, heading westward for Asia via Alaska. "
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Mopic - 0 views

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    dozens of old news footage about aviation history
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Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture System (EO DAS) for the F-35 - Video - 0 views

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    "AN/AAQ-37 Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture System (EO DAS) for the F-35"
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USAF Tech Hangar - 0 views

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    "The U.S. Air Force is home to the world's most amazing collection of aviation technology. With the Tech Hangar app, now anyone can go inside and explore this fascinating world. View photos and video, get all the stats and discover the stories behind all the aircraft in the Air Force's amazing arsenal." ..information - facts, specs, images, required web access to play videos
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Sealegs - YouTube - 0 views

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    "Classic Grumman movie about carrier-based aircraft"
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Virtual exercises help Army, Air Force work together - YouTube - 0 views

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    "Exercises Virtual Bear and Winged Warrior use high tech tools to help Canadian Forces navigate joint operations."
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Film Video - Kingston Aviation - 0 views

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    several other videos associated with this site, including a Sopwith Camel and a Spitfire in formation.
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F-35B Ship Suitability Testing - YouTube - 0 views

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    These are the latest sea trials of the F-35B on the USS Wasp. They were very successful, with 74 VL's and STO's in a three week period.
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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."
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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.
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One US aircraft carrier has a more powerful air force than 70% of all countries. [VIDEO] - 1 views

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    USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) is the seventh Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier in the United States Navy,
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USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - 1 views

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    "The mission of Stennis and her embarked Air Wing (CVW-9) is to conduct sustained combat air operations while forward deployed in the global arena. The embarked Air Wing consists of eight to nine squadrons. Attached aircraft are Navy and Marine F/A-18 Hornet, EA-6B Prowler, MH-60R, MH-60S, and E-2C Hawkeye.

    The Air Wing can engage enemy aircraft, submarines, and land targets, or lay mines hundreds of miles from the ship. Stennis's aircraft are used to conduct strikes, support land battles, protect the Battle Group or other friendly shipping, and implement a sea or air blockade. "
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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. "
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Korean War - UEN - 1 views

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    "North Korean forces invaded South Korea in 1950 and President Harry Truman authorized the use of American land, sea, and air forces in Korea to defend South Korea. Shortly thereafter, 15 other nations that belonged to the United Nations joined the U.S. in fighting the North Koreans."
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