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    A Taste of Taildraggers: Will flying with a tailwheel make you a better pilot?

    A Taste of Taildraggers: Will flying with a tailwheel make you a better pilot?

    By Rob Mark October 27, 2020 A Champion 7ECA Citabria was my first taildragger as well as my first airplane. The first few hours of tailwheel instruction chronicled in my logbook made the score pretty clear—Citabria: 2, me: 0. My instructor always managed to add colorful comments to my logbook to illustrate the at-times-agonizing progress—”Crash

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    CAF ORAL HISTORY VIDEO

    CAF ORAL HISTORY VIDEO

    To everyone who has served this country, who are serving now and who are going to serve in the future- Happy Veterans Day. In this video the late Charles Chauncey recalls his missions in the B-29 Superfortress. Chauncey was a pilot of B-24s and B-29s, he flew the famed Goin’ Jessie, a B-29 that completed

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    BLUE ANGELS HORNETS MAKE FINAL FLIGHT

    BLUE ANGELS HORNETS MAKE FINAL FLIGHT

    The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron conducted the last flight using its F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornets on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The aircraft, which the Blue Angels have flown for 34 years, will be replaced with F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets beginning with the team’s 2021 show season. The Hornets departed Florida’s Naval Air Station

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    Picture of the day thanks to CAF

    Picture of the day thanks to CAF

    Now there’s something you don’t see everyday! US Coast Guardsmen assist in the recovery of a damaged PB2Y Coronado that partially capsized after losing a wing float on landing in Jamaica Bay, NY #OTD in 1943. Does anyone know if they succeeded? This picture is thanks to the Commemorative Air Force (CAF). This was on

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    CAF Red Tail Squadron

    CAF Red Tail Squadron

    Tuskegee Airman pilot Dr. Harold Brown is a decorated fighter pilot from World War II. He was shot down and taken prisoner of war, returning home a second class citizen because of the color of his skin, instead of the war hero he was. Listen to Dr. Brown’s own words about overcoming adversity, and read

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    DYNAMIC AVIATION BEGINS SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART’S AIRCRAFT

    DYNAMIC AVIATION BEGINS SEARCH FOR AMELIA EARHART’S AIRCRAFT

    Nauticos provides ocean technology services and during its years of research, the company has been involved in many missions that help locate artifacts under water. Since the early 2000’s expeditions were led to help locate the missing aircraft of Amelia Earhart and recently the Virginia based aviation company, Dynamic Aviation, has joined this mission. Dynamic

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