For The Love Of Flying
For those of us who are aviators and want to share our passion with those who aspire to fly.
A great new foundation supporting the now aging WWII fighter pilots who flew P-51's and specifically Jim Brooks, a fellow (less known) aviator of Chuck Yeager's. Check out their foundation website and an excellent flying video of Jim Brook's restored P-51:
John Alison (far left) decided to become a pilot in storybook fashion. While he sat in his Gainesville, Fla., high school study hall, an Army Air Corps biplane buzzed by. It was a Curtiss P-1 fighter, an aerial hot rod of its day. "This was the late 1920s or early 1930s," Richard Hallion, a former…Continue
Posted by Group CO Musgrove on December 14, 2011 at 3:30pm
It was a crisp December morning almost 70 years ago. The war with Japan was just 13 days old. Claire Chennault, commander of the American Volunteer Group stationed in China, under secret orders of President Roosevelt, was standing "dawn patrol" at Kunming airfield.
Their make-shift air…Continue
The following account is attributed to XPDR blogger at www.flyingtigersavg.blogspot.com
(Somerdale, NJ) - It’s not often that you get to ‘stand inspection’ for a Medal of Honor winner. The word was passed that Colonel Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, WW II Medal of Honor and Navy Cross recipient with VMF-214, would be visiting MCAS El Toro and the Marine Wing Service Group-37…Continue
Posted by Group CO Musgrove on October 11, 2010 at 1:30pm
The 14th Air Force in China:
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