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A Tempest in a Hangar

The old saying about a Tempest in a Teapot refers to a little thing that is being treated like a big thing because the surroundings are small.  In this case, the Tempest is the British Hawker Tempest and it is … Continue reading

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No, not that F-4

As I was finishing Air Force Undergraduate Flying Training, the F-4 Phantom was still being given out as an assignment to fledgling pilots.  In this case, however, I’m talking about the F-4U Corsair.

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A Classic Trainer

The T-28 is a classic trainer from a not-too-distant past.  Build by North American Aviation the Trojan began service as a USAF trainer in the early 1950s.  Shortly thereafter, the Navy, too saw the advantages of the T-28 as a … Continue reading

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