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Browse through a selection of airplane photographs from the beginning of aviation history to the present day. Take a virtual tour of the Garber restoration facility, where historic aircraft are refurbished before being put on display in museums. This site offers technical specifications and histories of airplanes from around the world. It was ugly, only one was built, but it was one of the most...
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Dedicated, in loving memory, to my father Jan Leeuw [09.apr.1925 - 03.nov.2008] who encouraged me at an early age to take up photography and encouraged me to pursue interests such as travel and aviation photography. I support the European Federation Historic Aviation (EFHA). This Day in History provided by The Free Dictionary.
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Check-Six - Offering Aviation History and Adventure First-Hand! From deserts to its high Sierras, California is full of aircraft crash sites. Famous sites dot the landscape, like that of the XB-70 Valkyrie and YB-49 Flying Wing, to the resting places of other unfortunate aircraft pulled from the...
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Aviation History Educational Center (AHEC) is a relatively new organization dedicated in bringing to the public, the awareness, preservation and history of past aviation associated people, programs, and artifacts, both civilian and military of Illinois. AHEC goals will include the services and...
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Take off with us at our 2016 Eagle Aviation Camps! Campers will have the unique opportunity to experience the world of aviation, meet aviation professionals, tour facilities, perform science experiments and builds and learn what it takes to be an aviator! Adventure Flight Camp June 13-17...
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History The APA was formed about 15 years ago, and its members were persons who had been involved in the time of aviation. "Nonsked" or non-scheduled airlines began after World War II when the military started selling its surplus planes to private buyers. The planes were sold for generally low prices and the entrepreneurs took advantage by creating small independent airlines for cargo and...
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Biographies of fighter pilots and aces. Famous pictures of WW2. Profiles and specs of aircraft. Medals of WW2. Pilots and planes of WW1. Ships of WW2. Since writing that introduction in 1999, I have greatly expanded this website, covering many other aspects of World War Two and aviation. The site now features a large section on World War One aviators and aircraft. The inter-war period, the...
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A rebuild of www.Ozaviation.com. Australian aviation history research resource. A display of Australian aviation memorabilia and collectables.Thirtyseven different airlines and more than 600 aviation items. Photos courtesy of Aircraft photos.biz The primary collection aim is preservation of memorabilia and collectable objects including day-to-day operational objects from Australia’s Past...
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Milestones from the Wright Brothers through the Space Shuttle. Feast your eyes on aviation art history and photo galleries galore. Discover the histories of aviation personalities and the aircraft they flew. Uncover in-depth news, quizzes, art, book descriptions, and fascinating fun facts. In this picture released by Airbus Sunday April 17, 2005, the crew of the A380's first flight poses in...
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Quality aviation history books for enthusiasts by enthusiasts with a focus on aviation of the Great War (WWI). Note: Shipping via International M-Bag at reduced rates compared with the standard medium flat rate box is for these countries only: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Denmark Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Holland (Netherlands), Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy,...
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Over 1,000 aviation books and magazines (new and out of print). Byrd Aviation Books specializes in history of aviation, pilot's memoriors, documentation of WW I aircraft. RETURN POLICY: Books may be returned for any reason within 30 days. If they are returned in the same condition received, full refund for the book will be issued. Customer is responsible for shipping costs. If you are looking...
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Site presents originally-researched historical and current data, photos etc recording the progress of Thai aviation, past and present. It covers civil, military and government aviation, together with museums and a comprehensive listing of air accidents. For your questions, suggestions or corrections about the information displayed on this website, please contact. If information displayed in...
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Aviation Explorer contains information on aircraft references, aerospace data & general airplane facts. Global airline fleets, airport maps, airliner seating, military & airline videos, jet images, flight tracker and airline status, pilot license requirements, airport parking pictures, flight dates & aviation history. Welcome to Aviation Explorer - Airplane Facts, Aerospace Data, Aircraft...
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The planning of the interception and in-flight navigation was performed by First Lieutenant Curtis E. LeMay. Position reports from SS Rex were obtained and forwarded to LeMay as the aircraft were taxiing for takeoff. The flight departed Mitchel Field at 8:45 a.m. They encountered heavy rain, hail, high winds and poor visibility, but at 12:23 p.m., the Flying Fortresses broke out of a squall...
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My Efforts At Bringing Aviation History Alive Are Meaningless Unless You Share What You Know With Those Who Will Follow In Your Footsteps. Welcome to the Third Dimension Blog. I hope you enjoy the resources here at the 3DB and find value in each of my articles. My primary focus is to connect Aviators, and Aviation Enthusiast, with the past so they can better understand their responsibilities to...
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Welcome to my privately run, unofficial website designed to tell the history of the Royal Canadian Air Force. This site is not affiliated with, nor endorsed by, the Department of National Defence or the Air Force Association of Canada and as such we cannot provide, nor do we have access to, official information on behalf of the Canadian Forces. This includes personnel records and/or other...
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The essential city guide for all things Pensacola. Great guide for living, working and playing in Pensacola. Pensacola is a far from boring town with something also to do. Feel the thrill of flight at the National Museum of Naval Aviation featuring over 140 meticulously restored aircraft representing Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard aviation history. Imagine soaring into the wild blue yonder...
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Mrs. Francis and Mr. Ives, compilers of “The Brown Shoes” (subtitled ‘Personal Histories of Flying Midshipmen and Other Naval Aviators of the Korean War Era,’) have created a significant history project about a little known era in the history of our country. This valuable history provides – in their own words and photographs – the personal memoirs of more than 400 Naval Aviators who served...
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The most important lesson to be learned from what happened in Germany leading to WWII is that a democratic nation in crisis cannot allow one person, no matter how charismatic, to gain enough power to take total control. This generation is not aware of that lesson from WWII; consequently, the process of changing the United States of America into a totalitarian state has begun Nov 4, 2008. CLICK...
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The Official website for the United States Army Aviation Museum, located at the Home of Army Aviation, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Join the Found as a member. Your annual dues contribute to the preservation of Army Aviation history. Keep updated with the ins and outs occurrig within the museum and Army Aviation. Certified by the US Army Center Of Military History.
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