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Jimmy Doolittle – Aviation Titan

Born on December 14th, 1896, James Harold (Jimmy) Doolittle was a towering, but controversial figure in 20th century US aviation annals. He was a...

Douglas A-1 Skyraider

The Skyraider originated in the last months of World War Two and served with distinction until the 1980s, finally with the Gabonese Air Force....

Vought F4U Corsair

The Corsair was one of the first aircraft to be able to outfight the best Japanese aircraft such as the Zero, and was one...

Vought F-8 Crusader

Vought F-8 Crusader The supersonic Vought Crusader was one of the first supersonic fighters, but earned the nickname  'Last of the Gunfighters', because when it...

Curtiss A-1 Triad

The first officially acknowledged flight by a powered, heavier than air aeroplane took place on December 17 1903. That historic flight was piloted by...

National Naval Aviation Museum

Located in Pensacola Florida, the National Naval Aviation Museum is described as the largest Naval Aviation museum in the world, and one of the...

The Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is located in New York City. It is a non-profit organisation centred, literally, around the aircraft carrier...


A U.S. Marine Corps Vought AU-1 Corsair in flight in 1952. Via Wikimedia Commons

Vought F4U Corsair

A U.S. Navy Douglas A-1J Skyraider (BuNo 142028) of Attack Squadron 176 (VA-176) "Thunderbolts" in flight. VA-176 was assigned to Attack Carrier Air Wing 10 (CVW-10) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid (CVS-11) for a deployment to Vietnam from 4 April to 21 November 1966.

Douglas A-1 Skyraider

Two U.S. Naval Reserve Vought RF-8G Crusader aircraft from Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron 206 (VFP-206) in formation during "Reconnaissance Air Meet '86" near Bergstrom Air Force Base, Texas (USA), on 1 November 1986. Via Wikimedia Commons

Vought F-8 Crusader