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    Ranger 12: Naval Aviation is a Risky Business- Especially at Night

    The Douglas A3D Skywarrior was the largest and heaviest aircraft to regularly operate from US Navy aircraft carriers. They were not restricted to the Forrestal-class “supercarriers” either. They operated from the Essex-class carriers fitted with angled decks and steam catapults as well as the Midway-class carriers. Although fitted with folding wings and a folding vertical […] More

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    Watch See and Hear What It’s Like to Fly a Spitfire Warbird

    It’s no secret we love EAA AirVenture. So much to do and see and hear! The recording of incredible video footage and eye-watering pictures happens all day long, but sometimes something rare occurs. This year the Royal Air Force (RAF) celebrated its 100th anniversary. At many airshows, all around the world, warbird tribute flights were […] More

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    PSA Flight 182: VFR on a Beautiful Morning Spelled Disaster

    At 0834 local time on 25 September 1978, Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) Flight 182 departed Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX) bound for Lindbergh Field (now San Diego International Airport- KSAN). The flight originated in Sacramento (KSMF) and stopped at KLAX prior to heading south to San Diego. The flight was a Boeing 727-214 serial number […] More

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