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 Lieutenant) November 20, 2016

This is the first public display of rebuilt Polikarpov I -16. WWII fighters were displayed at the Wanaka Air Show New Zealand in 1998. Mark Hanna flew in Number. 4 which is shown in this video clip. Mark was killed after landing a Hispano Buchon ME Bf 109 in Spain in 1999 prior to displaying at...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 19, 2016

The Yak-3 is arguably one of the best Soviet fighter aircraft that saw service during World War Two. This video captures Graeme Frew's display routine in his Yak-3 fighter at the New Zealand Warbirds Association airshow at Ardmore Aerodrome (Auckland, New Zealand) in June 2014. The aircraft is...read more

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The Alaska-Siberia air route (ALSIB) was a secret program to transport nearly 8,000 military aircraft from Great Falls, Montana, through Canada and Alaska, and across the Bering Strait to Siberia. It was part of the massive...read more

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A groundbreaking account of the Soviet Air Force in World War II, the original version of this book, Red Phoenix, was hailed by theWashington Post as both “brilliant” and “monumental.” That version has now been completely overhauled in the wake of an avalanche of declassified Russian archival...read more

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