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This thing flys like a dream, but taxis like a nightmare!
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For the first time since 1956, the B-29 known as Doc took to the sky on a sunny morning in Wichita, Kansas. This video includes highlights from footage captured during first flight. More information at
See what the pilot sees! U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds - U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds
You may have seen the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Solo's demonstration from the ground, now see it from the cockpit of Thunderbird 5.
Blue Angels Buzz Neighborhood - typhoon5000
The Blue Angels doing low flying maneuvers over a neighborhood for a local air show.
If These Planes Could Talk - B29 B24 Squadron
If these planes could talk, what would they say? And would we listen? The CAF is committed to helping these planes talk to people all over the country who listen to them tell their stories of service and sacrifice.
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Footage of various planes in WW2 landing with considerable difficulty.

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