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A-6 Intruder and EA-6B Prowler

For my A-6 Intruder Buds! I flew the EA-6B Prowler, it was a stretched A-6, and they are often confused for each other. This is an A-6 Intruder. A two man crew, Pilot and Bombardier-Navigator (BN). This is an EA-6B

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F/A-18 Hornet landing on carrier in bad weather

US F/A-18 fighter pilot lands on aircraft carrier in conditions of no visibility The most feared radio call a Carrier Air Wing can hear while Blue Water is: “Ninety-Nine School-boys…landing lights on.” My last post featured a beautiful dusk carrier

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E-2 Hawkeye lands on air craft carrier at dusk

Great video of an E-2C or D landing on an aircraft carrier, officially at night. This is one of the best I’ve seen for anyone who wants to know what the experience is like. The E-2 is a twin engine

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DECLASSIFIED: F-14 Tomcats shoot down of Libyan Mig 23 Floggers

DECLASSIFIED: Actual audio and gun camera footage of an air combat engagement in which two US Navy F-14 Tomcats shoot down two Libyan Mig-23 Floggers. This is the entire timeline, stick with it, towards the end you get gun camera

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The Battle of Midway

Seventy three years ago today the tide of World War Two reversed in the Pacific. Imperial Japan went from offensive to defensive, Strategically by sunset of 4 June 1942 the Emperor’s war was lost. All Naval Aviators have a strong

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F/A-18 Hornet Video

F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet video. This is a great video, done for the 2014 Hornet Ball. Enjoy! leland  

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Spitfire 944

A great story; well worth a view.

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WWII flight lesson

Relearned the hard way! Pilots in WWII did not wear goggles for the wind. They wore them to protect their eyes from other foreign objects that might enter the cockpit in combat: oil, shattered wind screen, shrapnel, etc. Who can

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Hybrid Publishing

What is it? There are five definitions of the word hybrid. Essentially, it means mixing two separate things. Obviously, the goal of any hybrid is to take the good qualities of two or more separate entities and combine them into

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The Battle of Midway: 71 years ago today

Buy the trilogy now: 1:Project 7 Alpha 2:Vengeance 3:End Game (soon) My second book (Vengeance at Midway and Guadalcanal) begins with the Battle of Midway. Seventy one years ago today this titanic struggle changed the course of World War II.

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