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  1. Debut displays at the Flying Legends Air Show at IWM DuxfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Crow

    ... will fly alongside its fleet of classic North American B-25 Mitchell, Vought F4U Corsair and Lockheed P-38 Lightning aircraft. New for 2018, the Flying Legends Air Show offers two vintage villages with a wide range of nostalgic entertainment, ...

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  2. The Millennium Falcon Is The Lockheed P-38 Lightning Of Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Jalopnik

    ... 12 parsecs. It also shares some similarities with another famous and strange looking vehicle, the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. While it's important to note that one of them is fictional, both served their star systems well. Both the Millennium Falcon ...

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  3. American Aviators Aloft at Pearl HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | HistoryNet

    ... three more Japanese aircraft while flying a Bell P-39 Airacobra. Then on September 2, 1943, flying a Lockheed P-38 Lightning, he shot down four more. Welch finished the war with 16 victories. He was killed on October 11, 1954, while test-flying the ...

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  4. Sticks for HireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... The FAA requires pilots to obtain a letter of authorization (LOA) for a particular airplane - a Lockheed P-38 Lightning, say - by passing a flying proficiency test, stipulated by sections of the Code of Federal Regulations governing pilots and ...

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  5. Airplanes of the EighthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... AirVenture Museum. Also on display are a North American P-51D Mustang (now designated F-51D) and a Lockheed P-38 Lightning. Tour schedule and more details at www.b17.org . The Yankee Air Force sells rides on the B-17 Yankee Lady , a B-17G that flew ...

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  6. Meet the top fighter pilot 'aces' who helped win World War llRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Since aerial combat began during World War I, the term "ace" has been applied to the best fighter pilots - those who shoot down at least five enemy aircraft in air-to-air combat. Over the past century, the top two American aces each flew against Japanese forces during World War II.

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  7. F-35 Lightning: The Joint Strike Fighter ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Defence Industry Daily

    The $382 billion F-35 Joint Strike fighter program may well be the largest single global defense program in history. This major multinational program is intended to produce an "affordably stealthy" multi-role fighter that will have 3 variants: the F-35A conventional version for the US Air Force et.

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  8. Stupid Plane TricksRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 | Air & Space

    ... 1942, future World War II American ace Richard Bong looped San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge in his Lockheed P-38 Lightning. "It's not very congested and has a clean approach from both sides," says Mike Pablo of the National Aeronautic ...

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  9. Can This P-38 Be Saved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2017 | Air & Space

    Toomey poses in front of a photo-recon version of a P-38J, which Lockheed introduced in August 1943. He got permission to name this aircraft Nola Ruth for his fiancee at the time, now his wife of 65 years.

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  10. P-38 LightningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Air & Space

    With its distinctive twin-boom design, the Lockheed P-38 Lightning was the most recognizable U.S. fighter in World War II, and accounted for more Japanese aircraft losses than any other American warplane. The P38L on display at the Erickson Aircraft Collection was manufactured in 1944 and restored in the late 1990s.

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  11. Inside the ultimate man cave: Austria's Hangar-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... (the RNZAF also operated the "bent wing bird" during World War II) and the dazzling chrome-look Lockheed P-38 Lightning also used in the Pacific. There was a grunty, stunted-looking 28B Trojan and a sporty 1981 Alpha jet. These planes are part of ...

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  12. World War II rarities dazzle crowd at Colorado Springs air show | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | The Gazette

    ... in Colorado Springs and private plane owners. WestPac's crown jewel at the air show this year was a Lockheed P-38 Lightning called "White 33." The company had found it buried in a jungle of Papua, New Guinea, in the 1990s and completed its full ...

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  13. Six Reasons You'll Never Forget Visiting the Goodwood RevivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | Automobile Magazine

    ... Spitfires fly once more in the skies, sharing airspace with other legendary warplanes like the Lockheed P-38 Lightning, Curtiss P-40C Warhawk, and, of course, the Bristol Blenheim bomber. It's one thing to see the machines in a museum, and entirely ...

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  14. REVIVAL: Incredible aircraft line-up for Freddie March Spirit of AviationRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2017 | West Sussex County Times

    ... L6739, a 1944 Beechcraft D17 S Staggerwing, a 1942 Douglas C53, a 1938 Foster Wikner Wicko, a 1939 Lockheed P-38 Lightning, a 1938 Ryan SCW145, a 1930 de Havilland Gipsy Moth and two Supermarine Spitfires. Many of the awe-inspiring aircraft have ...

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  15. Clocks turned back at Goodwood RevivalRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Crawley Observer

    ... L6739, a 1944 Beechcraft D17 S Staggerwing, a 1942 Douglas C53, a 1938 Foster Wikner Wicko, a 1939 Lockheed P-38 Lightning, a 1938 Ryan SCW145, a 1930 de Havilland Gipsy Moth and two Supermarine Spitfires. Many of the awe-inspiring aircraft have ...

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  16. August 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... United States Army. An aviator at heart, he flew a Westland Lysander for the Canadian forces and a Lockheed P-38 Lightning for the United States in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Surviving armed conflict might be enough of a daring feat ...

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  17. Madras hangar listed on historic registerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | Bend Bulletin

    ... training for smaller fighter planes including the Bell P-39Q Airacobra, Bell P-63 Kingcobra and Lockheed P-38 Lightning. The base was closed at the end of the war in 1945. The newly-listed hangar will be a focal point for activities Aug. 28-29 at ...

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