B-17 Flying Fortress

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First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

William H Macy's Stir-Fry

www.elitephotoagency.comBy Vera Fourie‘I can't cook to save my soul. Every once in a while I'll cook something that's really good, and if you put a gun to my head I couldn't repeat it’ - William H MacyDate Of Birth: March 13, 1950Place Of Birth: Miami, ... [Published PeopleMagazine.co.za - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

WWII Aircraft Visits Dutchess County Airport

The Dutchess County Airport is hosting a number of vintage American Aircrafts that World War II. It's all part of the Wings of Freedom Tour. As Time Warner Cable News reporter Meredith Zaritheny reports, experiencing living history is something both the ... [Published Your News Now - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

WWII lives on at Dutchess airport

Jackson Bail, 3, left, pretends to fire a .50 caliber machine gun as his grandfather, Jim Bail, helps him into position inside the last B-24J Liberator bomber that is still flying. The B-24J, built in 1944 by the Consolidated Aircraft Company, is on display ... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Westchester Airport Exhibit Features World War II Bomber

HARRISON, N.Y. – The Wings of Freedom Tour featuring vintage World War II aircraft is on display at the Westchester County Airport through Sunday, Sept. 28.One of the main features, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, was the primary bomber in World War ... [Published Daily Voice - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

B-17 "Flying Fortress" lands at Columbia airport

More than 70 years ago, the skies over Europe were full of B-17 “Flying Fortress” bombers. Now, the public has a rare chance to see and ride in one, courtesy of the The Liberty Foundation.The press was invited to fly in the B-17 this past Monday.The aircraft ... [Published News and Reporter - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Flight of a lifetime

Kathleen Szmit PhotosBEAUTIFUL BIRD – A World War II-era B-17 Flying Fortress awaits takeoff at Plymouth Airport en route to Hyannis on Wednesday.World War II planes carry many memoriesAt 94 years old, Frank Tedesco, of Norton, still fits into the flight ... [Published Barnstable Patriot - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veteran tribute

DeKalb-Peachtree Airport will be transformed into a World War II airfield Sept. 27 and 28 when a squadron of vintage military aircraft from across the U.S. descend on the former Navy training base to celebrate the inaugural Atlanta Warbird Weekend.The ... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

B-17 Flying Fortress designed to haul bombs now carries a patriotic message

A World War II-vintage aircraft painted to look like the famed Memphis Belle takes riders up in the air and back in time. It will offer flights in Sanford this…Click to Continue » ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ride along on historic WWII plane

Crew Chief Rick Reynolds talks about the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber aircraft at the Waterbury Oxford Airport in Oxford, Conn. Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. The airport is offering rides in the historic "Aluminum Overcast" World War II plane. Buy ... [Published Stamford Advocate - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

WWII planes will depart Nashua airport Friday after latest visit

By Telegraph staffThe Wings of Freedom Tour of WWII vintage planes winds up at Nashua today. The planes, a B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and P-51 Mustang, are at Boire Field as part of a 110-city tour. Visitors can explore the aircraft at a cost ... [Published Nashua Telegraph - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

B-17 Flying Fortress Brings History To Benton County

BENTONVILLE -- When William Toombs was taxiing to take off at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport on Tuesday afternoon, his mind took him back to when he was a flight engineer in the 493rd Bombing Group in World War II.Dozens of planes would line up when ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

B-17 'Flying Fortress' to land in Montgomery

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - One of the best-known planes from World War II is scheduled to visit Montgomery in October, giving area residents the chance to fly in it. The restored B-17 bomber, known as the "Flying Fortress," will be at Dannelly Field ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 02 2014]

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"I feel that I could really do a job for the army in the field of modern music," wrote Miller proposing that he also "broadcast to the men in the service and I have an idea that such programs might put a little more spring into the feet of our marching men and a little more joy into their hearts."
"It's really a history lesson we can all benefit from this, this is World War II history right here" said Dutchess County Airport acting director John Mouris
...This year marks 67 years of the USAF leading the world in air superiority, space and cyberspace. "The future of our nation is forever bound up in the development of Air Power" Brigadier General Billy Mitchell, United States Army Air Service. (Senior Airman Leah Ferrante)
"When I get in the B-17, I'm amazed how difficult it is to get around, when during the war, I never remember it being difficult" Wylie said. "War is for a young man."

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William H Macy's Stir-Fry [Published PeopleMagazine.co.za - 9 hours ago]
Morristown Airport hosts ‘Wings of Freedom’ tour [Published Morris County Daily Record - 11 hours ago]
'Your music is the greatest morale-booster' [Published Pembroke Daily Observer - 11 hours ago]
WWII Aircraft Visits Dutchess County Airport [Published Your News Now - 21 hours ago]
Daily planner calendar for Oct. 1 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Oct 01 2014]
Morris County Town Briefs [Published Morris County Daily Record - Sep 30 2014]
WWII lives on at Dutchess airport [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 30 2014]
Lowell Davis Sr., 94, Keokuk [Published Gate City Daily - Sep 29 2014]
Lowell Davis [Published Daily Democrat - Sep 29 2014]
Daily planner calendar for Sept. 29 [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Holloman celebrates 67th Air Force Birthday [Published Alamo Gordo Daily News - Sep 26 2014]
Westchester Airport Exhibit Features World War ... [Published Daily Voice - Sep 26 2014]
Joseph P. O’Donnell [Published Burlington County Times - Sep 25 2014]
Restored WWII planes to propel visitors into th... [Published Poughkeepsie Journal - Sep 25 2014]
‘Memphis Belle’ flies to restore other B-17s [Published Statesboro Herald - Sep 25 2014]
B-17 "Flying Fortress" lands at Columbia airport [Published News and Reporter - Sep 24 2014]
Scituate pilot takes flight of a lifetime aboar... [Published Wicked Local Boston - Sep 23 2014]
Wings of Freedom Tour coming to Dutchess Airport [Published Mid-Hudson News - Sep 23 2014]
Commemorative Air Force to showcase top World W... [Published North Texas e-News - Sep 23 2014]
'Wings of Freedom' tour lands in Worcester [Published MassLive - Sep 21 2014]
Last shall be first: World War II POW to lead 9... [Published Ravalli Republic - Sep 20 2014]
Vintage B-17 flies over Boonton HS ‘Bombers’ [Published Morris County Daily Record - Sep 19 2014]
Historic WWII aircraft to land at Worcester Reg... [Published MassLive - Sep 19 2014]
Flight of a lifetime [Published Barnstable Patriot - Sep 19 2014]
Holloman celebrates 67th Air Force Birthday [Published DVIDS - Sep 18 2014]
'Wings of Freedom' [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 18 2014]
Lockheed Laser Brings Turrets Back To Airplanes [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 17 2014]
Things to do today on Cape Cod [Published Cape Cod Online - Sep 17 2014]
Wings of Freedom returns to Groton [Published Mystic River Press - Sep 17 2014]
PDK to host Atlanta Warbird Weekend, WWII veter... [Published Neighbor Newspapers.com - Sep 16 2014]
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Lockheed Laser Brings Turrets Back To Airplanes [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 17 2014]
ABC Laser Turret In Test FlightAir Force Research Laboratory In World War II, mighty bombers came equipped with gun barrels, manned by gunners at the ready to protect the plane from attacking fighters. The B-52 Stratofortress even came with a tail ...
Liveblogging World War II: July 26, 1944: St. L... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 26 2014]
Don Marsh:St. Lo Breakout:On the night of 25-26 July 1944 Combat Command "A" moved west and south to a new assembly area in the vicinity of Port Hubert, France, in preparation for the St. Lo Breakout. General Bradley's plan for the aerial bombardment ...
Liveblogging World War II: July 26, 1944: St. L... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 26 2014]
Don Marsh: St. Lo Breakout : On the night of 25-26 July 1944 Combat Command "A" moved west and south to a new assembly area in the vicinity of Port Hubert, France, in preparation for the St. Lo Breakout. General Bradley's plan for the aerial bombardment ...
US, European airlines cancel all flights to Isr... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 22 2014]
Tel Aviv airport is almost isolated following the decision of several U.S. and European airlines to cancel all flights to Israel amid concern for the continuing rocket attacks. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 , shot down by an SA-11 Gadfly (“Buk”) while ...
Here’s how Israel managed to get three second h... [Published The Aviationist - Jul 22 2014]
When the Egyptian Air Force started attacking Tel Aviv on May 15, 1948, the day after Israel announced independence, the Jewish state felt the need to respond to the Egyptian air raids. In spite of the large U.S. market of World War II surplus equipment, ...
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