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Doc's Friends To Test B-29 At McConnell AFB »

The restoration team for the B-29 “Doc” received approval this week from the Pentagon to use McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita for completing ground tests and future flight tests. The authorization allows Doc’s flight crew to make arrangements with officials at the base for high-speed taxi tests, followed by the highly anticipated first flight. More

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Lysander Lands In Field »

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WWII Airplane Found In Pacific »

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Pilot Lost In Thunderbolt... »

A 56-year-old Florida man been identified as the pilot who died when the P-47 Thunderbolt he was flying went into the Hudson River off Manhattan late Friday.... More

Taxi Test A Milestone For... »

Puttering slowly across the tarmac, with only two of its four big engines slowly turning, might not seem like much of a feat for a B-29, but for... More

AirVenture To Debut Martin... »

The Martin Mars water bomber, the largest airplane of its kind and the last in its line, will make its first-ever appearance at EAA AirVenture in July, EAA... More

Video: 'Texas Raiders' B-17... »

The Commemorative Air Force is at Sun 'n Fun with one of airplanes it's been flying the longest. The B-17 "Texas Raiders" is a must for warbird buffs who... More