Curtiss P-40

The story of Robert Lee Scott, the P-40 pilot who waged a one-man war against Imperial Japan and became AVG commander when the unit became the 23rd Fighter Group

The story of Robert Lee Scott, the P-40 pilot who waged a one-man war against Imperial Japan and became AVG commander when the unit became the 23rd Fighter Group

Using a special gift by AVG leader Chennault, a P-40E, serial number 41-1456, otherwise known as "Old Exterminator," Robert Lee… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why Clive Robertson “Killer” Caldwell, the “Top Gun from Down Under,” is the most Australian thing ever

You can't get much more Australian than Clive Robertson “Killer” Caldwell. Flying ace, ruthless killer, bootlegger, mutineer, successful businessman, national… Read More

3 years ago

How a Luftwaffe Sharkmouthed Me 110 inspired Flying Tigers’ legendary tiger mouth insignia

Former Army Air Corps pilot Erik Shilling ended up creating the insignia that would forever be linked with the American… Read More

4 years ago

How Japanese Zero-sen naval aviators turned the obsolete V formation into a formidable tactics in dealing with allied fighters during the early stages of the Pacific War

An Allied fighter pilot who managed to get an A6M in his gunsight would typically find himself quickly targeted by… Read More

4 years ago

The Death of a Flying Tiger Ace: the Final Flight of Bill Reed, China’s Shining Mark

Bill Reed's engine went silent when he was about 20 miles from Liangshan airfield. Despite what misgivings he may have… Read More

4 years ago

MOODY AFB A-10C WARTHOGS PAY TRIBUTE TO ORIGINAL FLYING TIGER

23d FG A-10C Warthogs are charged with carrying on the Flying Tigers heritage On Apr. 5-20 the 167th Airlift Wing… Read More

7 years ago