The “Forked Tailed Devil”

The “Forked Tailed Devil”

The P-38 Lightning was a wicked fighter that at the hands of its very talented pilot, caused a lot of trouble for the enemy. Flown in both theaters of WWII, it's best known for its action in ...

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The Nuclear Fighter

The Nuclear Fighter

I was introduced to this cold war jet by a pilot who flew it back in the day. He started our conversation at the front of an A-4 Skyhawk with, "You know why this front landing gear ...

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Grumman HU-16 Albatross

Grumman HU-16 Albatross

First flying after WWII, the Albatross is still in use today. An update to the Grumman Mallard, it was designed with the main role of as a search and rescue and combat search and rescue aircraft first ...

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Naval Adversaries in the Beginning

Naval Adversaries in the Beginning

One of the fighters the US Navy had to combat the Japanese Zero was the F4F / FM-2 Wildcat. A rugged aircraft, it was out classed by the Zero when it came to maneuverability in the air. ...

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Warbird Calendar Now Available!

Warbird Calendar Now Available!

"70 years ago they were fighting for our freedom and today their roll is to cause people to remember that." Thanks to the overwhelming support of our Warbirds film, we are proud to release this commemorative calendar. Featuring ...

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The UnSung B-24

The UnSung B-24

The B-24 Liberator was a workhorse during WWII. With impressive range and load, it carried out missions in the ETO and PTO. And yet, it never was in the lime light like its brethren, the B-17. In ...

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The T-50, Amazing Trainer!

The T-50, Amazing Trainer!

One of the amazing aspects of WWII was the training America created and put their pilots through prior to fighting the enemy. It was a multi stage process and prior to pilots going to train in a ...

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The “Heavies”

The “Heavies”

"Win the war with airpower" started the 8th Air Force. The first eighteen months of WWII, the US's involvement in Europe was mostly the 8th Air Force bombing targets in occupied territory. Reading the history of the ...

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The Vernerable Piper Cub

The Vernerable Piper Cub

WWII had just finished when the PA-11 Piper Cub came on the market. The thought was that all the airman that had come to war would come back and want to continue on with flying. That would ...

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AVG & the Warhawk

AVG & the Warhawk

The American Volunteer Group, better known as the Flying Tigers, took on the Japanese before America was officially involved in WWII. Based in China, they had with them America's frontline fighter, the P-40 Warhawk. And while it ...

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