Albatros D.Va result of development & refinement of long series of Albatros scouts.Many noted pilots flew the type in service.Manfred von Richthofen (a.k.a. the Red Baron) scored many of his victories in Albatros types.He also had the unfortunate experience of being shot down in one.This reproduction built by Cole Palen,Gordon Bainbridge,& Neil Boehme.1st flight October 1975 with original 120H.P. Mercedes engine.Shortly after Mercedes crankshaft broke & fitted with more modern Ranger.
“At 2233 hours, our first airplane, with the name “That’s All, Brother” begins its roll down the runway. It is thus America’s lead plane of the spearhead of the greatest military invasion in the history of man.” W.L. George Collins, “Into Fields of Fire”
Maintainers prepare F-16 Fighting Falcons for training flights at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea. The Airmen are assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo/Armando A. Schwier-Morales) 15 Aug 2013.
Airmen from Dyess’s 317th Airlift Group set a world’s record for the largest C-130J formation during a Joint Operational Access exercise on June 19.JOAX is a 12-day combined military training exercise designed to prepare Airmen and Soldiers to respond to worldwide crises and contingencies.Dyess supported JOAX with 20 C-130Js and 87 aircrew members, which delivered Soldiers and equipment to multiple drop zones.During the exercise the 317th AG set a world record for the largest C-130J…