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F-117a

THE FIRST NIGHTHAWKS

  by William B. Scott Depicting a symbolic nighthawk in flight and worn on a man’s suit lapel, it’s just a small, innocuous silver pin. But a red ruby in the hawk’s eye silently...

N78645

CROP-DUSTING IN IDAHO

By John Bigelow By early summer, 1959, my friend, Murray, an ex-F-86 fighter jock fresh from the Royal Canadian Air Force, and I, a furloughed Canadian C-46 copilot, were newly graduated crop-dusters. Murray had...

hover-hole

Scrambled Eggs–Vietnam-Style

By Maj. Tony Geishauser (USA-Ret.) It started as just another routine day at the office. Of course, my office happened to be the cockpit of a U.S. Army UH-1 “Huey” helicopter flying over Vietnam....

Rob's-Smoke-Trail

Cable Airshow 2014

January in Southern California means airshow season has officially started with the annual Cable Airshow. The 2014 Cable Air Show is celebrating its 39th year at the Cable Airport with its usual lineup of aerobatics, classic aircraft, cars and of course Warbirds from World War II. This year’s positive message to the community was

elkhart

Elkhart Warbird Gathering Weekend 2013

Elkhart, Indiana again played host to the The Warbird Gathering Weekend.  Generally this town plays host to much slower, not to mention larger, aircraft as it is the preferred staging area for airships traveling...