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The North American P-51D Mustang

One airplane which has always mesmerized me was the North American P-51D Mustang.  Truly, the airplane and the pilots who flew her into combat were in a class of their own. When I started flying in 1971, I came across … Continue reading

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The Cessna 150

  If you go to an airshow featuring Naval Aviators, you may see one or two of the more experienced pilots walking around with patches on their flight jackets proclaiming, “1000 hours” or “2000 hours” in a particular tactical aircraft.  … Continue reading

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