Tag: WW II in the Pacific

A great story; well worth a view.

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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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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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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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Buy the trilogy now: 1:Project 7 Alpha 2:Vengeance 3:End Game (soon) My editor (LaVonne Ellis) and I wrapped up the final edit of End Game this past weekend. We will now format it and ready it for print. Cover design …

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Buy the trilogy now: 1:Project 7 Alpha 2:Vengeance 3:End Game (soon) The Red Barron: for many aviation buffs he was the first legend of airborne combat. For myself; sitting in the front row of a movie theater in 1966, at …

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The New American Airlines will have a new parent company; American Airlines Group Incorporated. AMR will go away immediately upon emergence from Chapter 11. The article I read misses the most striking point. AMR has been viewed by the employees …

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Airways Magazine’s website has a great article, American Airlines and US Airways Tie the Knot: A Marriage Made in Heaven or Hell? It is a great summary of the history of both airlines mergers. Since the beginning the airlines have …

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In past posts I’ve tried to de-bunk the “push button” perception many have of airline flying. Here is a good example in living color. Many of the older airports in the USA system have non-standard approaches that keep the crew …

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A few days ago I wondered in a post if the brand new 777-300 taking off in the night, new livery lit up on its tail, was symbolizing an end or beginning. I hope it is both; certainly the sun …

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