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Albatros Returns to Old Rhinebeck

A replica Albatros D.Va built in the 1970s has been restored and is back in the air. Students of the Saxe Middle School of New Canaan, Connecticut, raised funds for the restoration.
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Relentless In Battle

Hellcat pilot David McCampbell used his gunnery skills to achieve “ace in a day” status twice, earning the Medal of Honor and ultimately becoming the U.S. Navy’s ace of aces
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Miracle Landing Off Korea

Setting down on a carrier is difficult under the best conditions—but next to impossible if you can’t see.
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Interview With Doolittle Raider Richard Cole

On April 18, 1942, in the northwest Pacific, aviation legend Jimmy Doolittle and copilot Dick Cole led a flight of 16 B-25B bombers from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet bound for targets in Japan. Cole shares his memories of that historic raid.
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First Planes Down at Pearl

Three National Guardsmen on a morning sightseeing flight were among the first casualties on December 7, 1941.
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Letters from Readers—January 2014

Transonic Spitfires? Congrats to Nicholas O’Dell on a great Spitfire article . We need to be reminded now and again just how good this airplane was/is, and what an impact it had on the first half of the...
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Table of Contents—November 2013 ‘Aviation History’

Reginal Mitchell's Supermarine Spitfire; the mysterious disappearance of the Hawaii Clipper; Max Immelmann, the "Fokker Scourge;" the effort to cut off Hitler's oil supply in Ploesti; a dramatic search-and-rescue in Greenland during World War II.