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Feb 18, 2014 | Air & Space

Could You Fly a Sabre?

Dominant in dogfights more than a half-century ago, the North American F-86 Sabre reigned long before fighters were designed to be so twitchy that pilots needed computers to fly them.

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Wed Feb 12, 2014

Air & Space

Mind If I Borrow It?- page 3

Even as the powerful F-100 and other Century Series jets were carrying the U.S. Air Force to supersonic speeds in the 1950s, the North American F-86 Sabre was still a trusted fighter.

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Wed Feb 05, 2014

Air & Space

The First Day of Airmail, 1918

In this silent film clip, an enthusiastic crowd gathers on the Washington, D.C. Polo Field on May 15, 1918, to watch the first scheduled airmail service linking New York, Philadelphia, and Washington.

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Mon Feb 03, 2014

Air & Space

To Snatch a Sabre- page 5

WHEN THE SUPERPOWERS FACED OFF IN THE AIR OVER KOREA, EACH SIDE WANTED WHAT THE OTHER ONE HAD.

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Thu Jan 30, 2014

Air & Space

The Jet that Shocked the West

The Korean conflict was less than six months old on the morning of November 30, 1950, when a U.S. Air Force B-29 Superfortress, attacking an air base in North Korea, was lightly damaged by a fighter that overtook the bomber too fast for the attacker to be identified, much less for the Superfort's gunner to fix it in the sights of his gun's tracking ... (more)

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