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Captain Bob Pardo (back-seater 1st Lt Steve Wayne) and wingman Captain Earl Aman (back-seater 1st Lt Robert Houghton) from the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron, at Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base, Thailand. In March 1967, they...
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Time for a special Sierra Hotel Aeronautics Christmas tale...‘Twas the night before Christmas, December 24, 1955, when a Sears Roebuck & Co. department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper telling children that they could telephone Santa Claus...
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The photo tells much about the story of a B-52H Stratofortress long range bomber tail Nr. 61-023 airborne over the US with most of her vertical stabilizer sheared off, rear landing gears down for stabilization. It was widely known that...
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On todays date in aviation history; December 2nd, 1936; The Boeing YB-17 of the U.S. Army Air Corps completed its maiden flight.After several years of testing, the YB-17 went into production as one of the most famous bombers in aviation...
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. Lt. George “Skin” Bush became a naval aviator, commissioned as an ensign in the United States Naval Reserve at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on June 9, 1943 (just three days before his 19th birthday), which made him the...
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