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    When Arresting Cables Snap Chaos Rules the Flight Deck

    Unless you’ve been living under a rock without Wi-Fi you’ve probably seen the PLAT (pilot’s landing aid television) video making the rounds these days of the E-2C NP Hawkeye barely making it off the deck after an arresting cable parted aboard the carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) back on Friday 18 March 2016. The Hummer […] More

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    Ultra-Rare XP-82 Twin Mustang Prototype Near a Return to Flight

    The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) produced the video entitled “XP-82 – Fate, Circumstance, & Necessity” to chronicle the story of the prototype North American P-82 Twin Mustang. The history of both the Twin Mustang and the XP-82, the prototype Twin Mustang aircraft itself, are told by Tom Reilly, who has invested ten years and more […] More

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    Aviation Day Honors the History and Growth of Flight in America

    Aviation Day, a national day set a side to celebrate aviation in the United States, is fueling the growth of flight each year, propelling individuals into personal flying lessons while increasing the popularity of America’s air show industry. Aviation Day is celebrated each year on August 19 and began with the signing of a proclamation by then […] More

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    Watch: The Air Force Trots Out the Whole Supersonic Aircraft Lineup

    The film “Mission Sonic Boom” was produced in 1959 and explains the phenomenon of sonic booms. Supersonic flight was actually fairly commonplace by the time the film was made. The film features the Convair B-58 Hustler bomber, the North American F-100 Super Sabre fighter, the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo interceptor, the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger interceptor, […] More

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    Watch: Skyhawk 518 Will Make You Want to Throw Down For Your Own Scooter

    Private A-4 Skyhawk aircraft are becoming more and more common these days. Several companies have stockpiled former boneyard resident jets and they’ve slowly been coming on the open market after meticulous restorations. The jet in these videos, registered as N518TA, is (at least in part) Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk Bureau Number (BuNo) 158486 (CN 14291). Skyhawk […] More

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    Watch: Jet Warbirds Beat Up the Field at EAA Airventure 2018

    Jet Warbird Day at EAA AirVenture 2018 was a feast for fans of jet-propelled classics. Several types participated in the show, including North American F-86 Sabre fighters, the world’s only operational North American FJ-4 Fury carrier-based fighter, Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star trainers and their Canadair CT-133 cousins, a bevy of Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainers, […] More

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