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AVweb Normandy Visit: Gliders Of D-Day

The combat glider was an integral part of Operation Neptune, the airborne component of Operation Overlord which celebrates its 75th anniversary this week in Normandy.

Salute to Veterans Airshow Canceled

Flooding at the Jefferson City airport has caused the cancellation of the Salute to Veterans Airshow scheduled for May 25-26. This after the show had to be relocated from the Columbia Regional Airport because of construction there.
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D-Day Squadron’s Departure Prep For Normandy

The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent participating in the Daks Over Normandy flyover crossing the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019. The epic journey of a fleet of C-47s (military DC-3 aircraft) will honor the soldiers of the War.

D-Day Squadron Heads North

One of the most ambitious warbird adventures ever undertaken was scheduled to lift off from Oxford, Connecticut, Sunday as 15 Douglas DC-3 variants head to Europe to reenact the D-Day invasion.

Podcast: The Millionaires’ Unit Documentary

The Humanus Documentary Films Foundation recently premiered the museum cut of their World War I aviation film, The Millionaires Unit, at the New-York Historical Society in New York City. The documentary follows a group of Yale undergraduates who helped found the U.S. Navys air arm on the eve of WWI. In this podcast, filmmakers Ron King and Darroch Greer discuss the Millionaires Unit, the making of the documentary and other aviation projects from Humanus.

Documentary: The Early Days Of Air Combat

In spite of its relative youth, aviation history is full of stories worth remembering; stories that brought us to where we are today and continue to provide valuable lessons, insight and inspiration for current and future aviators. One of the organizations working to preserve these stories is the Humanus Documentary Films Foundation, which recently premiered the museum cut of their World War I aviation film, The Millionaires Unit, at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.

P-51 Tribute To Bud Anderson At AirVenture

AirVenture is amplifying its fighter theme for the 2019 show by including a call for all flyable P-51s to pay tribute to one of the types most honored pilots.

EAA B-25 Flies Again After Two Decades

EAAs historic World War II-era North American B-25H Mitchell bomber, Berlin Express, made its first flight in approximately twenty years last Saturday after a restoration that took thousands of man-hours and nearly four and a half years. The project began with the goal of making primarily cosmetic improvements to the aircraft and evolved into a mission to restore the B-25 to fully airworthy condition.

Garmin Goes Supersonic

Heres a case of an old, albeit fast dog learning new tricks: Garmin is celebrating the first flight of a G3000 integrated flight deck in an F-5 fighter. Garmin says that training firm Tactical Air Support finished the design and installation of the multi-panel suite over six months, giving the 1950s-era Northrop fighter the reliability and capabilities of modern avionics to go with its rakish good looks.

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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