Category: Publications

Discover the official trailer for “Hurricane”

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has released the official trailer of Hurricane, which should be reaching British cinemas and online platforms in early September. The movie tells the “untold true story of Squadron 303”. The Royal Air Force’s No 303 (Polish) Squadron was composed of Polish pilots and was one of the highest-scoring units of the Battle of …

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“Hurricane” movie to tell 303 Squadron story

Kaleidoscope Film Distribution has published the teaser for its upcoming movie “Hurricane”, which will tell the story of No 303 (Polish) Squadron of the RAF, whose Polish pilots performed remarkably during the Battle of Britain. The story is set to be seen through the eyes of Polish ace Jan Zumbach. The release date for the …

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Discover the new website Greeks in Foreign Cockpits

We are pleased to announce that the website of our friend and colleague Dimitris Vassilopoulos is now online: http://www.greeks-in-foreign-cockpits.com/ Dimitris has already written two remarkably complete volumes on the pilots and crews of Greek parentage or origin who served in foreign air forces during World War II, notably with the USAAF and RAF. Unfortunately, the …

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July 2014 issue of Airshow available

The latest issue of Airshow, the Commemorative Air Force French Wing’s monthly newsletter, is now available. This issue contains sad news as we’ve learned of the decease of Sandy Sansing, World War II fighter pilot and long-time French Wing honorary member. An article about Sandy’s extraordinary story was published in Airshow in 2005 and is …

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April 2014 “Airshow” is available

The April 2014 public edition of “Airshow” – the CAF French Wing’s monthly neswletter – is available. You can download it from the CAF French Wing website or subscribe for free here.

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March 2014 Airshow available for download

The March 2014 issue of Airshow (Public Edition) is now available for download from the CAF French Wing’s website. Feel free to subscribe: it’s free! We hope you’ll enjoy it and that it will make you want to join our unit! Go to the download page

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January 2014 Airshow now available

The January 2014 issue of Airshow, the monthly newsletter of the CAF French Wing, is available. For non-members, a public edition is also available and can be downloaded here: Download the January 2014 issue of Airshow (Public Edition) You can subscribe to Airshow for free on the CAF French Wing’s website.

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F-8 Crusader 149210 and its drivers, by Chris Monier – new improved edition

In April of 2011, I presented Chris Monier’s excellent book “F-8 Crusader 149210 and its drivers” in these colums. I had the pleasure of contributing to the book with a few profiles. In my review of it, I explained I thought it was a novel and very interesting approach to aviation history. Collecting anecdotes and …

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RAF in Combat publications now available as ebooks

As some of you might know, World Warbird News is a publication of Bravo Bravo Aviation, which sells aviation art prints but also creates low-cost websites for small companies, associations and artists. Recently, aviation historian and author Phil Listemann in association with Bravo Bravo Aviation launched a new version of the RAF in Combat website, …

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Breitling announces Reno air racing video game

In collaboration with the National Championship Air Races, Breitling recently announced the launch of Breitling Reno Air Races, an online multiplayer airplane race game. The game is already available on the AppStore and will be available for Android-based devices in September. Click here to download it or view the movie.

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F-8 Crusader 149210 and its drivers, by Chris Monier

It is difficult to come up with an idea that is both original and interesting in the world of aviation books. Chris Monier has managed to do this with this book, which is dedicated to F-8 Crusader BuNo 149210.

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