Tag: World War I

The first CSAR missions and the story of how the A-1 Skyraider became known as "Sandy"
The main missions performed by the Skyraider during the Vietnam Conflict had been CAS to ground forces and protection to helicopters rescuing airmen downed in enemy territory Developed during World War II for the U.S. Navy, the Douglas AD Skyraider almost disappeared before having the chance to excel during the Vietnam War: in the high-speed, jet-age world of the late...
The Patrouille de France is the oldest formal flying aerobatic team having originated in 1931, 15 years before the Blue Angels On Apr. 15, 2017, the Patrouille de France, Armée de l’Air (French Air Force) aerobatic jet team, held an air show at Mather Airport, Sacramento, as part of their 2017 tour of the U.S. The Patrouille de France is the...