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The Dogfight where a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress bomber shot down a Japanese Kawanishi H6K 'Mavis' flying boat
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Imperial Japanese Navy H6K Mavis pilot tells the story of when his Flying Boat was Attacked and nearly Shot Down by B-17 Bombers
Brigadier General Fred Castle, the B-17G Copilot that stayed aboard his crippled Flying Fortress to let his crew bail-out. He was killed in the crash of his bomber after gasoline tanks exploded.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Brigadier General Fred Castle, the B-17G Copilot that stayed aboard his crippled Flying Fortress to let his crew bail-out. He was killed in the crash of his bomber after gasoline tanks exploded.
The story of B-17F Snake Hips: the Fortress that safely RTB after having suffered a flak detonation inside its bomb bay and being nearly destroyed by bombs dropped by its own formation
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of B-17F Snake Hips: the Fortress that safely RTB after having suffered a flak detonation inside its bomb bay and being nearly destroyed by bombs dropped by its own formation
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From World War II B-17 pilot Colin P. Kelly to the “Ghost of Kyiv:” How Legends give Nations hope during Time of War
Aviation History / Military Aviation
From World War II B-17 pilot Colin P. Kelly to the “Ghost of Kyiv:” How Legends give Nations hope during Time of War
The Death of Hauptmann Eduard Tratt, the highest-scoring Zerstörer ace of World War II
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Death of Hauptmann Eduard Tratt, the highest-scoring Zerstörer ace of World War II
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B-17 Pilot William R Lawley Jr brought back his Stricken Fortress in England from a Mission over Leipzig with its Bombs still aboard, 7 Wounded Crew Members and two Engines Ablaze
Aviation History / Military Aviation
B-17 Pilot William R Lawley Jr brought back his Stricken Fortress in England from a Mission over Leipzig with its Bombs still aboard, 7 Wounded Crew Members and two Engines Ablaze
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The Dogfight where a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress bomber shot down a Japanese Kawanishi H6K 'Mavis' flying boat
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Dogfight where a USAAF B-17 Flying Fortress bomber shot down a Japanese Kawanishi H6K ‘Mavis’ flying boat
Strafing and Skip Bombing: how American A-20 and B-25 bombers beat Japanese destroyers during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Strafing and Skip Bombing: how American A-20 and B-25 bombers beat Japanese destroyers during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea
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World War II Luftwaffe Fighter Pilots explain why attacking a B-17 Flying Fortress formation from behind was like ‘trying to make love to a porcupine that is on fire’
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Weapons
World War II Luftwaffe Fighter Pilots explain why attacking a B-17 Flying Fortress formation from behind was like ‘trying to make love to a porcupine that is on fire’
During an airshow a fully armed A-1 was able to takeoff from an aircraft carrier even though the catapult malfunctioned (the load was jettisoned after the Skyraider left the flight deck)
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
During an airshow a fully armed A-1 was able to takeoff from an aircraft carrier even though the catapult malfunctioned (the load was jettisoned after the Skyraider left the flight deck)
The Ki-43 pilot lionized by Japanese as the first to deliberately ram a B-17 likely misjudged the attack approach and hit the bomber
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Ki-43 pilot lionized by Japanese as the first to deliberately ram a B-17 likely misjudged the attack approach and hit the bomber
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The story of the B-17D Flying Fortresses that became the first US heavy bombers to perform the trans-Pacific flight to the Philippines
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of the B-17D Flying Fortresses that became the first US heavy bombers to perform the trans-Pacific flight to the Philippines
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The story of the Hawaiian Air Depot scheme, the most unusual B-17 Flying Fortress livery of World War II
Aviation History / Military Aviation
The story of the Hawaiian Air Depot scheme, the most unusual B-17 Flying Fortress livery of World War II
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The night 12 Chinese MiGs were scrambled to intercept a lone B-17 Spy Plane. They failed, and two of them crashed.
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The night 12 Chinese MiGs were scrambled to intercept a lone CIA B-17 Spy Plane. They failed, and two of them crashed.
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Remembering the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, USAAF's most disastrous air battle to date.
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Remembering the Schweinfurt-Regensburg Mission, USAAF’s most disastrous air battle to date.
Did you know the "Memphis Belle" was almost called "Little One"? The story of how B-17 Army 41-24485 got her legendary name
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Did you know the “Memphis Belle” was almost called “Little One”? The story of how B-17 Army 41-24485 got her legendary name
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