Riding the Tide
- History Mystery. Dorr, Robert F. // Air Power History;Fall2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p72
The article presents the answer to a question regarding the photograph of an airplane in the previous issue, which is a Bell X-5 research aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force during the mid 20th century, and presents a photograph of a military aircraft for journal readers to identify.
- Ling-Temco-Vought A-7 Corsair II. Hembree, Mark // FineScale Modeler;Nov2012, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p52
The article traces the history of the A-7 Corsair II, an attack aircraft manufactured by Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV). It was built to replace aging aircraft and was designed to have longer range, more firepower and lower cost. The features and capabilities of the A-7 Corsair II are outlined. It...
- SEMPER FI IN THE SKY. WILKINSON, STEPHAN // Aviation History;May2016, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p16
The article focuses on the restoration of the PBJ-1J warplane of the U.S. Marine Corps. It discusses a brief history of the service of the PBJ-1J in which the Marine Corps used the planes during World War II, the case of the restored PBJ-1J aircraft that was never used in combat and has sold to...
- Short-Lived GLORY. Matthies, Rich Johns // Aviation History;Sep2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p32
The article discusses the history of the English Electric Canberra WD932 airplane. According to the article, a WD932 completed the world's first direct air crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by a jet without refueling on February 21, 1951 just prior to winning a U.S. Air Force (USAF) competition at...
- When the Thunderbirds Flew the Thunderchief. Plunkett, W. Howard // Air Power History;Fall2009, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p14
The article recounts the short period between April and May of 1964 when the U.S. Air Force Thunderbird Air Demonstration Squadron flew the Republic F-105B Thunderchief fighter jet plane. After flying just six air shows with the Thunderchief fighters, one of the planes broke up in mid-air and...
- U.S. Air Force Personnel on Active Duty. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p212
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- The profession of arms. Fogleman, Ronald R. // Airpower Journal;Fall95, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p4
Reminds Air Force soldiers to earnestly place service before self in all they do. Reforming the Officer Voluntary Assignment System; Praises for Lieutenant General Benjamin O. Davis.
- Doctrinal frontiers... Builder, Carl H. // Airpower Journal;Winter95, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p6
Reports on the importance of following up the topic of doctrinal frontiers. Statement from the Air Force Manual (AFM) 1-1; History of war tactics; More.
- A modest proposal making doctrine more memorable. Holley, I.B. // Airpower Journal;Winter95, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p14
Reports on the Air Force Manual (AFM) 1-1. Strategies used to ensure that Air Force officers are familiar with official doctrine; More.