Here are some reference photos of the Mudry CAP 20L registered F-AZVL, which might be of interest to modellers, illustrators. This aircraft was built in 1979. The photos were taken on 20 May 2017 at Le Plessis-Belleville. All photos © Bertrand Brown.
Aug 11 2017
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Aug 04 2017
On July 31st, the Bolivian Air Force’s Grupo Aéreo de Caza 31 retired the last four T-33 in military service worldwide, thus putting an end to the military career of Lockheed’s iconic jet trainer and light aircraft, which first flew in 1948. The T-33 served an impressive 44 years in Bolivia.
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Jul 28 2017
Nelson Ezell of Ezell Aviation and his passenger Dustin Mayfield were injured in an accident involving Hawker Sea Fury N254SF on July 25 near Stephen County Airport in Breckenridge, Texas . Details concerning the accident are unavailable, with conflicting versions being provided by media.
More to the point, Breckenridge American reports the following about the health of Ezell and Mayfield:
Ezell sustained serious but not critical injuries, while Mayfield’s injuries were less serious, according to the men’s wives.
We wish both men a speedy recovery.
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Jul 17 2017
Vlado Lenoch and his passenger Bethany Root were killed in the crash of the P-51 Mustang “Baby Duck” on Sunday, July 16 in Atchison county, Kansas. Vlado Lenoch was a respected member of the warbird community and a member of the Air Force Heritage Flight since its creation in 1997. Bethany Root was general manager at the Amelia Earhart airport in Atchison.
Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and relatives of Vlado Lenoch and Bethany Root.
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Jul 13 2017
“Special Kay” made its first flight in Fort Worth, Texas on 8 July 2017 after a six-and-a-half year restoration.
This aircraft was the final B-26K, a variant of the A-26 Invader improved and re-engined by On Mark for service during the Vietnam War.
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Jun 24 2017
John Travolta is donating his historical Boeing 707, part of a batch of 11 Boeing 707 delivered to Qantas in 1964. These were the first jetliners to be used by the Australian company and replaced the legendary Lockheed Constellation.
The aircraft hasn’t flown since last December and will reportedly require some minor repairs before delivery to HARS, which hopes to maintain the aircraft airworthy.
Source: ABC News
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Jun 23 2017
Our Warbird Shirts have had some success, so we’re now expanding the collection to include more of your favourite warbirds. Our latest addition is the Spitfire F.24 shirt. This shows Spitfire Mk 24 VN489 of the Royal Air Force’s No 80 Squadron which was based in Hong Kong in the early 1950s. You can purchase the shirt on the Warbird Shirt section of the site or directly from Spreadshirt. Continue reading
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Jun 20 2017
On Friday the 16th of June, an Ilyushin Il-2 Shturmovik made its maiden flight in Novossibirsk, Russia. Only two Il-2 are currently airworthy, the first one being part of Paul Allen’s Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum.
This aircraft was shot down in November 1943 and landed on a frozen lake near Murmansk, from which it was recovered in 2015.
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Jun 20 2017
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