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    Profiles in Aviation: Richard Ira Bong- World War II American Ace of Aces

    In the history of aerial combat, the highest scoring American pilot, Richard Ira Bong, who scored a total of 40 victories, doesn’t even crack the top several hundred. Five Romanians, six Finns, ten Russians, five Japanese, 373 Germans, and a Croatian outscored him. Seven other pilots tied Bong with 40 victories, including the top Royal […] More

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    Enola Gay: The Story of the Most Historic Boeing B-29

    There once was a B-29 Superfortress bomber known to entire generations of Americans. That B-29, actually a B-29-45-MO, Army Air Forces serial number 44-86292, was built not by Boeing, but by the Glenn L. Martin Company at its plant in Bellevue, Nebraska. By no means unique but certainly rare, 44-86292 was one of the first […] More

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    Watch: VAW-124 Bear Aces Just Ace Their 2017 OIR Deployment

    Carrier Airborne Early Warning squadron ONE TWO FOUR (VAW-124) Bear Aces deployed with the rest of Carrier Air Wing EIGHT (CVW-8) aboard the Nimitz-class carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) between 21 January 2017 and 21 August 2017. The Bear Aces put together a cruise video from footage shot during their 2017 deployment. It’s a […] More

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    Watch: Heavy Bombers Thunder Over EAA AirVenture 2018

    EAA AirVenture 2018 is but a fond memory, but the impressive aerial sights and sounds from the Fly-In are still available to us. The B-29 Doc and the B-17 Yankee Lady participated in the daily warbird show on Friday July 27th. Our friends at AirshowStuff were there and captured this awesome footage of the two […] More

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