P-38 Lightning

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Name: P-38 Lightning
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 Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN PAYS TRIBUTE TO SAINT-EXUPÉR...

- 70 years ago, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry took off on a reconnaissance flight over France and never returned. Now, IWCA reconnaissance flight over the South of France on 31 July 1944 brought an abrupt end to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's career and passion ... [Published Noodls - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lightning: The Fork-tailed Devil Revealed

Is there a more identifiable outline in all of fighterdom, WW I to today, than the Lockheed P-38 Lightning? We don’t think so. No other airframe has emblazoned such a clear image in history’s hall of fame. So, what can be said about it that hasn’t already ... [Published Flight Journal - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

IWC's New Pilot's Watch Marks The 70th Anniversary Of Antoine De Saint-Exupéry's Last Flight

Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen ’s latest timepiece – the ninth in the series since 2006 paying tribute to Antoine de Saint-Exupéry , the pilot and award-winning author of The Little Prince – commemorates the 70 th anniversary of his last flight. That ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

1950 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupe Can Be Yours for $22,500 [Photo Gallery]

⌖A- A+For the younger audience, Studebaker is one of America's greatest has-been car brands. Until 1967, the Indiana-based manufacturer has established itself as making some of the most reliable and high quality cars in the world. And this Champion Starlight ... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

James Danaher

.He was born November 29, 1921 in Little Rock, son of George Stray and Gretchen Brown Danaher.Mr. Danaher attended East Side Junior High School in Little Rock, where he delivered milk before school for Dixon Dairy. He worked with Jerry Dean, who became ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Named for airplane engine, East Haddam woman shares father's Air Force story for D-Day

EAST HADDAM >> Although my name is spelled with only one L, from a very early age, my father told me that I was named for the Allison airplane engine that powered the P-38 Lightning fighter plane in World War II. My father, Technical Sergeant Warren ... [Published Middletown Press - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Donald T. Foley, Aviator and Activist

Donald T. Foley, a fighter pilot during World War II who was instrumental in developing the Montauk Airport and had overseen the opening of nine airport terminals at Newark, LaGuardia, and Kennedy Airports, died at his Montauk home on June 30. He was ... [Published East Hampton Star - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Aviator, Aviation, Activism
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Iconic pair of WWII fighters to perform at SkyFair

, 12:01 a.m.Flying Heritage Collection’s SkyFair on July 26 will feature two of the most iconic WWII fighters not yet seen in the FHC’s stable of rare aircraft.The fast and formidable Vought F4U Corsair, with inverted gull wings and recognizable “hose ... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 24 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]

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"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."
"Our sense of social responsibility reflects what happens in our own company," explains Georges Kern. "We want to feel sure that our commitment is conducive to progress and positive development. In the Saint-Exupéry Foundation, we support an organization that has a huge international network and does an incredible amount for disadvantaged children with its local projects. Together, we help them to carve out a future for themselves and to play an active role in society." As recently as November 2013, a unique timepiece from the Swiss luxury watch manufacturer came under the hammer at Sotheby's Geneva...

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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]
IWC SCHAFFHAUSEN PAYS TRIBUTE TO SAINT-EXUPÉR... [Published Noodls - Aug 11 2014]
Lightning: The Fork-tailed Devil Revealed [Published Flight Journal - Aug 10 2014]
IWC's New Pilot's Watch Marks The 70th Annivers... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 06 2014]
Big air: Highlights from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh... [Published Gizmag - Aug 05 2014]
1950 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupe Can Be... [Published Auto Evolution - Jul 31 2014]
James Danaher [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 29 2014]
Named for airplane engine, East Haddam woman sh... [Published Middletown Press - Jul 28 2014]
Donald T. Foley, Aviator and Activist [Published East Hampton Star - Jul 24 2014]
Iconic pair of WWII fighters to perform at SkyFair [Published HeraldNet - Jul 24 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]
Teachable Moments: One long flight transported ... [Published Tennessean - Feb 04 2014]
Iraq to get 24 AH-64E Apache gunships in a deal... [Published The Aviationist - Jan 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 ...
Iraq to get 24 AH-64E Apache gunships in a deal... [Published The Aviationist - Jan 28 2014]
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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