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THIS DAY IN AVIATION HISTORY: FRANCIS GARY POWERS U-2 SHOT DOWN

When Francis Gary Powers failed to complete his mission, the U.S. assumed he had been killed and his plane destroyed and a news of...

HERE’S WHY THE LUFTWAFFE DUBBED THE ICONIC F-104 STARFIGHTER “WIDOW MAKER”

The Starfighter got off to a very bad start in Germany when, in Jun. 1962, four F-104s were practicing for the type's "introduction-into-service" display...

A QUICK LOOK AT WHY THE 60-YEAR-OLD U-2 INTELLIGENCE AIRCRAFT IS STILL...

Its flight characteristics combine to earn the U-2 a widely accepted title as the most difficult aircraft in the world to fly In 1955, Disneyland opened...

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