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Stabilizer and Elevator Build

With Saturday being taken up with work in the morning and an afternoon watching the cricket world cup, this only left Sunday to work on the B17. 222 more words

B-17G

Hedge-Hopping in World War II

Think the Panavia Tornado or Blackburn Buccaneer introduced the RAF to low level flying? Think again!

This remarkable footage from British Pathé news shows what it was like to fly at ultra-low level on a daylight raid over Holland in 1942. 85 more words

Royal Air Force

Continuing Adventures with the Fuselage, and the added bonus of Stabilizers

Progress continues adding the stringers to the fuselage, although i did run out of stock of 1/8″ x 1/8″ balsa stick. So a trip to the nearest model store for supplies saw me clear them out of their paltry supplies. 230 more words

B-17G

Milunka Savić

When Disney released their hilarious adaption of the ancient Chinese legend Mulan, she quickly captured popular imagination in the western world. Not only did she speak up for what she believed in, she put her life at risk to act upon it when going to war in the place of her ageing father. 1,111 more words

History

China's H-6K bombers capable of striking all U.S. targets in Asia-Pacific

The H-6K strategic bomber of the People’s Liberation Army equipped with KD-20 cruise missiles is capable of attacking all U.S. military facilities from Northeast Asia to Guam, according to an expert in Chinese military development as cited in the state-run Global Times. 38 more words

Military Aviation

53rd Wing members get up-close tour of B.One

Above, Master Sgt. Wendy Minar, 53rd Communication Systems Squadron, checks out the pilot seat of a B-1B Lancer during a tour of the aircraft Feb. 19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. 523 more words

Military Aviation