Sunday, December 7, 2008

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And this year marks the 20th year the Big Country Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force has held a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Event. "We hope to have one, ...

A Fast Moving Account That Rewrites History on Pearl Harbor VideoLink
from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
ATLANTA, Georgia - On December 7, 1941, 67 years ago today the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor dragged the United States into World War II. According to author Alan Armstrong, the infamous attack that killed 2,350 and sank four U.S. battleships might never have happened if the U.S. government had followed through on a secret plan to send a fleet of twin-engine bombers flying over Japan for a pre-emptive strike. Historians have known some of the details of the plan to bomb Japan since the 1990s.

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Pearl Harbor Gaining New Luster - San Francisco Chronicle, USA
Meanwhile, the Pacific Aviation Museum, a nonprofit collection focused on the Pearl Harbor attack and Hawaii aviation, has also expanded recently. ...

SURVIVOR TREATED LIKE A HERO Chesaning man says he won't forget ... - Detroit Free Press
BY DAN CORTEZ • FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER • December 7, 2008 Whenever he sports his "Pearl Harbor Survivor" hat, Ward Anderson is touched at the reception he receives.

On the 67th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, a look back at history - Honolulu Advertiser, HI
The Doolittle Raiders, named after famed pilot Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle, launched 16 lumbering B-25 Mitchell bombers off the deck of the aircraft carrier ...

December 7: Talk To Him At The Museum - Tyler Morning Telegraph
RAVE: In March of 1941, I enlisted into the Army Air Corps. In December of 1941, our country was at war. I was one of those fortunate people who didn't have to fight.

Honor flights bring WWII vets to memorial - Sioux Falls Argus Leader, SD
South Dakota is now on board with its own Honor Flight program driven by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and The ...

Air base played unsung role in US military history - Columbus Dispatch, OH
In conditions compounded by fog, two wing tankers collided on the ramp of the flight line, igniting an explosion that tragically claimed the lives of three ...

Barnes fly-in garners Yule gifts - The Republican -, MA
The couples met up Saturday at Barnes Airport for lunch, but the reason they chose Barnes was the airport is the site of the annual fly-in to benefit the ...

B-25 over the south bay today... from
I drove out to Hollister today around 10:30 and there was a crowd around the B-25. On my way back home around 1:30 the B-25 was on a tug and was being moved. Not sure what happened after that. Here are some pictures from Hollister from today. Please remember I'm not a photo man.

Santa Claus to fly in to Fargo Air Museum - In-Forum
AP Santa Claus will fly in to the Fargo Air Museum at noon Saturday and Dec. 20. He will arrive by either a helicopter, P-51 Mustang or an L-Bird, depending upon weather conditions.
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Nationwide DreamLaunch Tour Launches to Educate Youth of Need for Aviation Industry Professionals from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
DALLAS -- With 25 percent of all aviation employees eligible to retire this year, according to a study by Aviation Week & Space Technology, there's a world of job opportunities, but potentially not enough young graduates to fill these vital positions. Twenty-four-year-old Jamail Larkins, Ambassador of Aviation & Space Education for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), aims to help meet this growing need for trained personnel in the aviation industry by educating America's youth through a nationwide DreamLaunch Tour. ...

Ronald Ashford -, United Kingdom
... and the naval fighter the DH 110; the latter had crashed at the Farnborough Air Show in 1952, killing the two crew and 29 spectators. ...

The Birth of Spooky from Air & Space Magazine

Warbirds and wonderbirds - Boston Globe, United States
Inside the working hangar, you'll find one of the country's largest collections of workable warbirds. "If you're into planes, these are the crown jewels," ...

Shuttle's Piggy-Back Ride to Florida Could Happen Monday from
The Space Shuttle Endeavour will be flown from California to Florida on a modified Boeing 747 possibly Monday.

Indianapolis Aero Club December 08 Meeting Announcement - Indianapolis Aero Club

Comanche honors survivor of USS Indianapolis sinking - Abilene Reporter-News, TX
... 82, who was one of the survivors of what has been recognized as the worst naval disaster in US history -- the sinking of the USS Indianapolis. ...

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