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  1. Incredible daring of Gordon Olley who survived Red Baron dogfightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Toronto van driver is charged with 10 counts of murder - but did he launch rampage because women wouldn't sleep with him? Tech expert called himself 'involuntarily celibate' and admired women-hating college campus killer Incredible daring of pilot who survived a dogfight with the Red Baron, downed 10 enemy planes, became the first to clock up a million miles and even raced against the Flying Scotsman - and won! Amazing life of Sgt Gordon Olley is revealed after his medals go to auction where they could fetch A 15,000 He also went on to beat the Flying Scotsman locomotive by 15 minutes in a race from London to Edinburgh Sgt Gordon Olley survived a fuel with the legendary Mandred von Richtoften - the Red Baron - as a novice pilot in the First World War The extraordinary story of how a hero pilot became the first to fly one million air miles having survived a wartime dog fight with the Red ... (more)

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  2. Mildenhall USAF squadron remembers its first fallenRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2018 | Bury Free Press

    USAF airmen from the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall; 38th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; 97th Intelligence Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska and 488th Intelligence Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, came together to mark the 100th anniversary of the 95th Aero Squadron's first flight An RAF Mildenhall USAF squadron has marked the centenary of its founding members' tragic first patrol in World War One.

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  3. Mildenhall USAF squadron remembers its first fallenRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2018 | Newmarket Today

    USAF airmen from the 95th Reconnaissance Squadron, RAF Mildenhall; 38th Reconnaissance Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska; 97th Intelligence Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska and 488th Intelligence Squadron, RAF Mildenhall, came together to mark the 100th anniversary of the 95th Aero Squadron's first flight An RAF Mildenhall USAF squadron has marked the centenary of its founding members' tragic first patrol in World War One.

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  4. The First Day of Airmail, 1918Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Air & Space

    In this silent film clip, an enthusiastic crowd gathers on the Washington, D.C. Polo Field on May 15, 1918, to watch the first scheduled airmail service linking New York, Philadelphia, and Washington. Shortly after President and Mrs. Wilson arrived, a Post Office truck delivered four bags of mail, into which President Wilson deposited a letter from Postmaster General Albert Burleson to Thomas Patten, the postmaster of New York.

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  5. Iconic Firepower: Aircrew SidearmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Flight Journal

    Murvaux, France, September 29, 1918. The mortally wounded American ace slid from his SPAD and staggered into the tall grass.

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  6. Replica fighter plane to leave The RoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Telegram

    Larry Ricker was one of the volunteer pilots to fly a commemorative flight over the Vimy Ridge Memorial in France last April 9 in First World War replica planes, such as this Nieuport II French single seater - named after his wife, Lucie - on display at The Rooms in St. John's Thursday. - Glen Whiffen Sitting in the cramped, open cockpit of a replica First World War biplane on display Thursday at The Rooms in St. John's, you can't imagine taking such a flimsy aircraft into a real dogfight in the sky.

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  7. Vimy Flight replica Nieuport 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Air & Space

    I was asked to photograph the final leg of Vimy Flight cross Canada tour in Victoria, BC. Vimy Flight is a team of dedicated volunteer pilots and ground support that had the honour of performing a commemorative bi-plane fly-past over the Vimy Ridge Memorial in Vimy France on April 9, 2017.

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  8. Technicalities: A Casualty of the WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Flying

    In May 2016, I met a woman named Susan Mozena. When she learned that I fly, she told me her father, Charles d'Olive, had been an ace with five victories in World War I. My first thought was that my friend Javier Arango would have gotten a kick out of my having had a close encounter with some genuine Great War DNA.

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  9. Wright B Over Manhattan, 1912Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Air & Space

    In the winter of 1912, Frank Coffyn filmed the first silent motion pictures of New York ever taken from an airplane. Coffyn, a member of the Wright Exhibition Team, equipped the Wright Model B with the first-ever airplane pontoons, and barely missed the ice floes bobbing in New York Harbor as he lifted off.

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  10. America's First Combat PilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Air & Space

    Former Air Force Chief of Staff General T. Michael "Buzz" Moseley calls them "the founding fathers of American combat aviation," yet few Americans know their names. The 38 pilots of the Lafayette Escadrille, who flew for France beginning in 1916, before the United States entered World War I, created a culture that influences combat pilots today, Moseley says.

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  11. Where to Buy a WWI AeroplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Air & Space

    Robert Baslee doesn't get any walk-in traffic. Nor does he get any drive-by traffic.

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  12. Ace DrummondRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Air & Space

    The title of this Universal release comes from the comic strip of the same name, which was loosely based on the exploits of World War I ace Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, "the inspiration of youthful airmen the world over." The legendary pilot was much in the public eye in the 1930s, having joined Eastern Air Lines in 1934.

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  13. America's First Combat PilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Air & Space

    Former Air Force Chief of Staff General T. Michael "Buzz" Moseley calls them "the founding fathers of American combat aviation," yet few Americans know their names. The 38 pilots of the Lafayette Escadrille, who flew for France beginning in 1916, before the United States entered World War I, created a culture that influences combat pilots today, Moseley says.

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  14. 'Like strapping on a small motorcycle': Replica WW I plane from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | CBC News

    The Nieuport 11 is a flying replica of the primary aircraft flown by Canadians at the battle of Vimy Ridge. A piece of history swooped into Winnipeg on Friday to honour the 100-year anniversary of an iconic Canadian battle. 2 comments

  15. 'Where it all started:' museum highlights groundbreaking genesis of Army aviationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | The United States Army

    The Nieuport 28C-1 sits in the U.S. Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker, Alabama. It was predominantly used in World War I by U.S. Army pilots.

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  16. New Game: Rise of Flight UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | MobyGames

    Rise of Flight is the most realistic WWI PC flight simulation ever created. Take to the skies of war torn Europe and experience daring air combat at the dawn of aviation.

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  17. New Game: Rise of Flight: Battle of Saint-MihielRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | MobyGames

    Rise of Flight: Battle of Saint-Mihiel content pack includes Nieuport 28 and Fokker D.VII planes required for St. Mihiel, Du Doch Nicht and Hat in the Ring historical campaigns and six others : Planes: There are no game credits on file for this release of the game.

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  18. New Game: SPA 124thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2017 | MobyGames

    SPA 124th is a flight simulator game with dog fights set during World War I. It is based on the historical facts and accounts by members of the Lafayette Escadrille, the American Volunteer Aces of the Great War. Next to Instant Action there is a campaign with more than fifteen missions.

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  19. Bill Bettis, founder of the iconic aviation themed Nieuport 17 restaurant, has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | The Wave

    Bill Bettis, in 2010, points out signatures from famous pilots and patrons of Nieuport 17 at Lafayette Plaza in Tustin. Wilbur "Bill" Bettis and his crew at Buckner Bay, Okinawa, during patrol duties in 1955.

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  20. Nowra man was WWI fighter aceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | South Coast Register

    THURSDAY, July 20 will be the 100th anniversary of the death of Nowra-born World War I fighter ace Alfred Seymour Shepherd. Captain Shepherd was awarded both the Distinguished Service Order [DSO] and Military Cross [MC] for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on a number of occasions while serving with the Royal Flying Corps.

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