P-38 Lightning

Type: Product
Name: P-38 Lightning
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Concept Car of the Week: Mercedes T80 (1939)

In the decade before World War II, no other carmaker even came close to matching the combined dominance of Mercedes-Benz and recently founded Auto Union. Supported by Adolf Hitler's Nazi government, the two brands had grander plans to demonstrate Germany's ... [Published Car Design News - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Flyzone P-38 Lightning Micro

The Flyzone P-38 Lightning Micro is a detailed RC replication of the legendary P-38 fighter that Allied forces used in World War II. This remote control airplane features three-channel flying characteristics and twin propellers, but no automatic stabilization ... [Published TopTen Reviews - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

State declares Poplar school apartments uninhabitable

The building has been declared uninhabitable, the sewer cut off, yet tenants still call the Bong Memorial Apartments home.“It’s been condemned,” Sen. Bob Jauch, D-Poplar said Thursday. “The problem is today that even though they’ve posted the building, ... [Published Superior Telegram - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Honors: War stories punctuate group of seniors' regular get-togethers

FLINT, MI -- Bob Keel was somewhere over the Italian countryside, flying back to north Africa after a mission and temporarily separated from the other planes he was flying with.The Lockheed P-38 Lightning holds only one man. The pilot simultaneously flies ... [Published Flint News - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 2 reports

BusinessAviationVoice: Fujino: The Ultimate Accolade

A legend in his own time, the prolific systems and aeronautical engineer earned his renown for his contributions to many of the most innovative aircraft designs in aviation history, including the SR-71 and U-2 Blackbird reconnaissance aircraft, the P-38 ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Warbirds fly into Nampa

If you're looking for an event your kids will love this holiday weekend, check out the Warbird Roundup at Nampa's Warhawk Museum. A big collection of some of World War IIs most iconic fighters have flown in to be part of it. That includes a very rare ... [Published FOX9 - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

IWC Schaffhausen Pays Tribute To Saint-Exupéry's Last Flight

PILOT’S WATCH CHRONOGRAPH EDITION “THE LAST FLIGHT”Schaffhausen, 18 Aug 2014 – 70 years ago, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry took off on a reconnaissance flight over France and never returned. Now IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN commemorates the last flight of the celebrated ... [Published Dubai PR Network - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fork-Tailed Oddballs

There’s the P-38 Lightning known and loved by generations — a large, yet lithe twin-engine, twin-boom fighter with an informed sense of streamlining that inspired descriptions like “three bullets on a knife.” The P-38 marched through the war generating ... [Published Flight Journal - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Uncle Sam and Northfield’s veterans

Countless families in the States probably have or had an Uncle Sam. But how, when and why “Uncle Sam” became the personified caricature of the United States of America may be unknown to many readers.After the fact, the 87th U.S. Congress passed a resolution ... [Published Times Argus - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

WWII Vets take to the skies

World War II veterans took flight from the Albany Municipal Airport for the anniversary of D-Day on June 6.Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation provided airplane rides for local veterans.World War II pilot Larry Schmidt, 91, of Lebanon was one of the first ... [Published Lebanon-Express - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Photo comparison shows D-Day beaches as they were in 1944 and as they are today

RAF reconnaissance planes have taken shots of the D-Day beaches after 70 years. With today’s stand-off technology and higher resolutions. RAF Tornado GR4 jets from II (AC – Army Co-operation) Squadron from RAF Marham have used today’s technology to ... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 23 2014 - Updated May 23 2014 - 1 reports

[Video] Royal Jordanian Air Force AH-1F Cobra Helicopters

An interesting video filmed during recent military exercise shows the old AH-1F Cobra Helicopters at work in Jordania. AH-1F Cobra are quite obsolete machines that have little in common with the more recent AH-1W SuperCobra and AH-1Z Viper of the U.S. ... [Published The Aviationist - May 23 2014]

Quotes

"Little politics, things that just go on in our daily lives" said Steve Smith, 74
"It's a magnificent airplane,” said Sue Paul with the Warhawk Museum. Even though the Corsairs were more numerous than the P-38, it's one of the most beloved airplanes by anyone and everyone who loves this era. They're noise and big and were a huge force for the military during the war."
...pilot who all those years ago had unwittingly shot down one of his favourite authors recently met the French aviator's family for the first time. "Antoine de Saint-Exupery's passion for flying guided his life and work, and ultimately determined his fate. Since we began our cooperation with his descendants in 2006, IWC has unveiled a series of special limited editions of its Pilot’s Watch that have kept the memory of this extra- ordinary pilot and aviation pioneer alive to this day,” says IWC CEO Georges Kern. This year, the Schaffhausen-based watch manufacturer marks the 70th anniversary of Saint-Exupéry’s last flight with three special editions featuring silicon nitride ceramic cases: the Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Edition “The Last Flight” is available with a crown and push-buttons in titanium, red gold or platinum, each in a limited series."

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Concept Car of the Week: Mercedes T80 (1939) [Published Car Design News - Sep 19 2014]
Flyzone P-38 Lightning Micro [Published TopTen Reviews - Sep 17 2014]
State declares Poplar school apartments uninhab... [Published Superior Telegram - Sep 12 2014]
Michigan Honors: War stories punctuate group of... [Published Flint News - Sep 10 2014]
BusinessAviationVoice: Fujino: The Ultimate Acc... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 07 2014]
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Warbirds fly into Nampa [Published FOX9 - Aug 30 2014]
IWC Schaffhausen Pays Tribute To Saint-Exupéry'... [Published Dubai PR Network - Aug 19 2014]
Fork-Tailed Oddballs [Published Flight Journal - Aug 14 2014]
Uncle Sam and Northfield’s veterans [Published Times Argus - Jul 04 2014]
WWII Vets take to the skies [Published Lebanon-Express - Jun 11 2014]
Photo comparison shows D-Day beaches as they we... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 04 2014]
[Video] Royal Jordanian Air Force AH-1F Cobra H... [Published The Aviationist - May 23 2014]
[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
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Photo comparison shows D-Day beaches as they we... [Published The Aviationist - Jun 04 2014]
RAF reconnaissance planes have taken shots of the D-Day beaches after 70 years. With today’s stand-off technology and higher resolutions. RAF Tornado GR4 jets from II (AC – Army Co-operation) Squadron from RAF Marham have used today’s technology to ...
[Video] Royal Jordanian Air Force AH-1F Cobra H... [Published The Aviationist - May 23 2014]
An interesting video filmed during recent military exercise shows the old AH-1F Cobra Helicopters at work in Jordania. AH-1F Cobra are quite obsolete machines that have little in common with the more recent AH-1W SuperCobra and AH-1Z Viper of the U.S. ...
[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
On Mar. 14, 2014, Luke Air Force Base hosted a ceremony for the arrival of the first F-35 (Tail Number LF 5030), the 5th generation stealth fighter that will equip the 56th Fighter Wing. “The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation ...
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Renaissance of the Iraqi Armed Forces continues: the U.S Department of Defence Security co-operation Agency has notified Congress of a possible sale to Iraq of 24 AH-64E Apache Longbow helicopters. The gunship helicopters won’t come alone. Included in ...
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