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    The Variety of Aircraft Flown by the Guard Was Astounding

    The Army National Guard and the Air National Guard (ANG) are portrayed performing many of their wide variety of duties in the Vietnam-era film “The Men and the Minute.” The film features the Tennessee ANG flying their Boeing C-97G Stratofreighters, Puerto Rico ANG flying North American F-86H Sabres, Massachusetts ANG flying their Convair F-102A Delta […] More

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    Watch: Rare C-97 Stratofreighter Takes To The Skies After 15 Year Restoration

    Boeing’s C-97 Stratofreighter airlifter was first flown on November 9th 1944. A development of the B-29 Superfortress, the C-97 essentially shared the bomber’s wings, tail, and engines- at least at first. But after the tenth airframe was completed Boeing switched to the taller vertical tail assembly from the B-50. Over the subsequent 31 years of […] More