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Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless: Just because it's Summer.

Splendid -and tight- group of war-weary Douglas “Slow But Deadly-3″ dive bombers. “Proulimg” around the reefs off Midway Island,1942. The gunners look quite relaxed, with their Brownig MG’s stored and emjoying the wind…. 15 more words

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Fortress versus Lightning: B-17 and F-35 compared

The Boeing B-17 and Lockheed Martin F-35 are two American bombers separated by around 70 years of history. They belong to the same weight class and bear interesting comparison. 192 more words

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Ouvrage de Nassau, 97 years ago

I like when I am able to find something which happened the very same day. This is the case of this aerial picture, taken 97 years ago (in 1917, then) above the region of Verdun…

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Vought F8U-1 Crusader: He just needs Spear.

Fully suited with his B.F. Goodrich MK-II full pressure suit (..of armor) this “Black Knight” of the VF-154 climbs into the first operational model of the Crusader. 26 more words

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Day One - FS 14

Day One (technically) of a two week flying scholarship.

I arrived in Dundee (eventually) at 1820(ish) after many a fiasco with the trains. Basically, I missed my train from Edinburgh to Dundee because the station confused me…a lot. 138 more words

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