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Helping to Lead the Way!

07 March 2017

Posted by Skyviper in Interviews
Helping to Lead the Way! Over the years we've discussed video games, aircraft, and people who played an amazing role in aviation history. Today, CombatACE is proud to shine the light on a young cadet in the United States Air Force JROTC. An organization that makes it a mission to “develop citizens of character dedicated to serving nation and community.” The organization is “grounded in the Air...

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Feindish Fokkers!

24 January 2017

Posted by 33LIMA in Mission Reports
Alarums and excursions in a 'prehistoric packing case'!   A common British 'pet name' for an aeroplane, probably originating in WW1, was a 'kite'. New Zealand ace Keith 'Grid' Caldwell got his nickname from calling aircraft 'grids'. 'Packing cases' - perhaps in the sense of what in the UK we call tea chests, light and flimsy plywood boxes much sought after for moving house contents -...

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"Attack EVERYTHING!...

15 January 2017

Posted by 33LIMA in Mission Reports
Flying the 'spinning incinerator' in Wings over Flanders Fields!   "Led by Lanoe Hawker, No.24 Squadron (DH2s), Britain's first single-seater scout squadron, arrived in France on 8 February 1916 in great excitement but was immediately absorbed in a crisis of its own. The day after their arrival, one of the flight commanders, on the first flight of a DH2 from a French airfield, got int...

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