The story of America's first jet flight. The aircraft is the Bell XP-59A Airacomet jet aircraft. The Planes of Fame Air Museum is currently restoring a Bell YP-59A Airacomet to flight. It will be the only P-59 flying in the world.
The OV-1 Mohawk The Mohawk was a Viet Nam War era Observation and Forward Fire Control Aircraft. Added: 03/08/2010
The US Army Air Force official introduction and training film for the Bell P-39 Aerocomet. Added: 02/08/2010
The McDonnell FH Phantom was a twin-engined jet fighter aircraft designed and first flown during World War II for the United States Navy. The Phantom was the first purely jet-powered aircraft to land on an American aircraft carrier and the first jet deployed by the United States Marine Corps. Part 1 Added: 12/27/2009
The McDonnell FH Phantom was a twin-engined jet fighter aircraft designed and first flown during World War II for the United States Navy. The Phantom was the first purely jet-powered aircraft to land on an American aircraft carrier and the first jet deployed by the United States Marine Corps. Part 2 Added: 12/27/2009
The Northrop F-89 Scorpion was an early American jet-powered fighter designed from the outset as an all-weather interceptor. Though its straight wings limited its performance, it was among the first USAF jet fighters equipped to fire guided missiles, including the distinction of being the first combat aircraft armed with nuclear weapons (the unguided Genie rocket) for air-to-air use. Added: 12/07/2009
The Lockheed P-80 jet fighter is revealed to the public in this newsreel footage. The P-80 was America's first operational jet fighter. It was vastly under powered and was not much faster than some propeller driven fighter aircraft of its period. Added: 12/07/2009
The newsreel revealing the Boeing C-97 "Stratofreighter" to the public. The C-97 was a cargo variant of the Boeing B-29 heavy bomber. C-97's were used in the Berlin Airlift, the Korean War and the Viet Nam war. A variant of the C-97 was also known as the "Super Guppy", as a modified airframe to carry large rocket components for NASA. Added: 12/07/2009
A newsreel story of the maiden flight of the Lockheed C-121 Constellation. The prototype flew on January 9, 1943. The L1649A, holds the record for the longest-duration non-stop passenger flight during TWA's inaugural London to San Francisco flight on October 1-2 1957, the aircraft stayed aloft for 23 hours and 19 minutes.
A newsreel of the record breaking flight by the Boeing B-29 SuperFortress. The flight lasted for 35 hours and 5 minutes and covered a distance of 8,198 miles. The flight was non stop from Guam to Washington. The entire flight crew was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross medals. Added: 12/07/2009
A short video on the British Avro Lancaster bomber using special bombs which skipped across the lake to hit German Dams. Added: 12/07/2009
A short clip of the "Warlocks" CF-101 Voodoo Airshow team from 425 Sqn Bagotville 1977. Features some behind the scene footage from the ground and the air. Added: 11/06/2009
The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily-armed ground attack aircraft. The gunship's sole user is the United States Air Force, which uses AC-130H Spectre and AC-130U Spooky variants. The US Air Force uses the AC-130 gunships for close air support, air interdiction, and force protection. Part 1 of 2 Added: 07/08/2009
The Lockheed AC-130 gunship is a heavily-armed ground attack aircraft. The gunship's sole user is the United States Air Force, which uses AC-130H Spectre and AC-130U Spooky variants. The AC-130 gunships are used for close air support, air interdiction, and force protection. Part 2 of 2 Added: 07/08/2009
A war time documentary on the American Aircraft Carriers. Added: 05/06/2009
The original introduction training film for the Lockheed P-38 Lightning. In part #1, bailing out, takeoff and handeling are covered. This video has what was then state of the art graphics, now we see it as cartoon drawings. In color with some very rare footage. Added: 5/15/2008
The second half of the original Lockheed training film for the P-38 Lightning. Part 2 includes stalls and landing. See part #1 to view first half of the film which is bailouts. takeoffs and flight. Added: 5/15/2008
The D-CAG (Deputy Commander, Air group) of the USS Carl Vinson CVN70 makes his 1,000th Air Craft Carrier trap. Filmed on 10 November, 1996.
The Vought F8-U Crusader served with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in the 1950's and 1960's, including service in Viet Nam. Added: 5/15/2008