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Naval Aviation Heritage on Display in Rhode Island

The Quonset Air Museum is housed in one of the last surviving buildings of what once was the mightiest Naval Air Station (NAS) in the northeastern U.S.. The hangar was originally used as a paint shop for reconditioned aircraft; today part of it acts as a repair and restoration facility for the all-volunteer museum staff […]

Kaman’s Huskie: An Early First Responder

Kaman’s H-43 Huskie helicopter was designed shortly after World War II, and served American military branches through the mid-1970s.  Training and utility roles came first, but the important service of aircrew rescue for the U.S. Air Force stands out, especially during the early 1960s through the end of the Viet Nam war.  The HH-43 enabled […]

Fokker DR1 Mini Documentary

Chris Grube and his father spent 15 years building their own RED BARON also known as the Fokker DR1 Tri-plane. It is a exact flying reproduction of an aircraft made famous by German World War I Fighter Ace Manfred von Richthofen known as “The Red Baron” who earned 80 kills in the DR1. The only […]

The Formation Flight

See what the pilot sees when flying a F8F Bearcat in formation with a P-51D Mustang. Jason Somes of the Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing attached a GoPro camera to his helmet during a demonstration flight at the Jacqueline Cochran Airshow located in Thermal, CA. The footage is stunning and shows how much skill […]