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    Watch: The Air Force Wages Slow-Motion War From The Air Over Vietnam

    The United States Air Force (USAF) produced films reporting the results of air strikes flown over North and South Vietnam. This film, produced by the 1532nd Photo Group and reporting on air airstrikes that took place during early 1968, features both familiar and unfamiliar strike camera footage. North American F-100 Super Sabre, Republic F-105 Thunderchief, […] More

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    Watch the Freshest BUFF in the Fleet Wow the Crowds at Last Year’s EAA AirVenture

    From our good friends at Airshow Stuff comes this clip of the Boeing B-52H Stratofortress Air Force serial number 61-0007 (CN 464434) performing flybys for the huge crowd of avgeeks at EAA AirVenture 2017. This particular BUFF, Ghost Rider, was the first B-52H to be regenerated from long-term storage with the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and […] More

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    Bet You Don’t Know All These Things About Presidential Air Travel

    In honor of Presidents Day, we proudly present the facts, figures, and little-known but pertinent minutiae of Presidential air travel. Enjoy the show! The First President to Fly The first president to fly did so after he left office. On October 11th 1910 Theodore Roosevelt (26th President- 1901-1909) went for a four minute flight aboard […] More

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    This Is How The Bedevilers of VF-74 Became “First In Phantoms”

    When McDonnell produced the film “The Phantom Joins the Fleet” during 1962 their F4H-1 (later F-4B) Phantom II was a new product. Featuring Fighter Squadron SEVEN FOUR (VF-74) Bedevilers flying from the nearly-new aircraft carrier USS Forrestal (CVA-59) along with the rest of Carrier Air Wing EIGHT (CVW-8), the film takes a look back at […] More

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    When The Shadowhawks Zap A Radar Does It Make A Sound?

    The Shadowhawks of Carrier Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron ONE FOUR ONE (VAQ-141) participated in two Western Pacific patrols as part of Carrier Air Wing FIVE (CVW-5) embarked aboard the forward-deployed Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) during 2016. Now based at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni near Hiroshima in Japan, the squadron called […] More

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    This Is How North American Developed The Ultra-Advanced Vigilante

    North American Aviation (NAA) produced the film “V for Vigilante” to promote their then-new A3J-1 (later A-5A) Vigilante. The Viggie would of course go on to an impressive career, especially as a Mach 2 reconnaissance platform flying some of the hairiest missions in Southeast Asia. But NAA didn’t yet know just what kind of monster […] More

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    The T-28 Trojan: North American Aviation’s Next and Last Great Prop-Driven Trainer

    When during late 1947 North American Aviation (NAA) began development what would eventually become the T-28 Trojan trainer, they could not possibly have known that their next trainer design would serve in multiple roles for more than 30 years with nearly 30 countries around the world. NAA’s previous trainer design, the hugely successful T-6 Texan, […] More

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