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Letter From Aviation History—September 2015

Arsenal of Democracy Warbirds filled the skies over Washington, D.C., on May 8, in an aerial display that’s unlikely to ever be repeated. The Arsenal of Democracy World War II Victory Capitol Flyover...

In the Mustang’s Wake

The P-51 Mustang was fast. Historian Ray Wagner called its last iteration, the 490-mph P-51H, “probably the fastest prop-driven plane actually used in wartime.” The cautious “probably” and “actually...
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Living in the Age of Airplanes

Producer/director Brian Terwilliger’s love letter to aviation, Living in the Age of Airplanes reminds us of the myriad ways in which flying has transformed our lives and our world. At the film’s April 8...

Breitling Jet Team Debuts in U.S.

Spectators at the Sun ’n Fun Fly-In & International Expo in Lakeland, Fla., got to see the first-ever public performance in America of the Breitling Jet Team on April 24 and 25. Flying L-39 Albatroses...
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The First Crusader

The First Crusader Few important aircraft prototypes make it to fully restored museum status. They often become test mules and are eventually junked, or they are fettled to become prototypes for further...
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Build a Heinkel He-111 Bomber Model

Instructions for painting and assembling a Heinkel He-111 WW2 German bomber, using Revell and Monogram’s 1 / 48th-scale Heinkel He-111 kit.