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BOSNIA: F-16 Pilot Rescued

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BOSNIA: F-16 PILOT RESCUED: Captain Scott O'Grady F-16 pilot shot down by the Bosnian Serbs on 2.6.95, was rescued, after six days living rough and in hiding. Early this morning another F-16 picked up his SOS signal from the ground, and at dawn two helicopters, accompanied by jets, were dispatched to Bosnia to rescue him, coming under fire as they did so.

Describes flight characteristics of the P-47 Thunderbolt, including service ceiling, speed, power, fuel consumption, turbo supercharger system, use of turbo and throttled landing gear and flaps, armament, and switch and control panel. Shows use of the P-47 cockpit trainer.

P-47 Tribute to the 362nd Group

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WWII P-47 video based on the Allied campaign in France.
Presented to honor the 377th Squadron Combat Pilots, 372nd Group Army Air Corps, who were based in Etaine, France.

WWII P-47 Gun Film

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P-47 Gun footage of the 510th Fighter Squadron during WWII. There are numerous targets to include trains, tanks, and automobiles.

Demonstrates the Thunderbolt in dives, loops, slow rolls, Immelman turns, spins, and recoveries, and half rolls. Stresses precautions and proper speeds for various altitudes. Also explains functions of turbo supercharger and water injection systems in high altitude flight.

F-100 Cluster Bomb Run

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F-100 jet dropping cluster bombs over the Jungle.  The Buzzards were stationed out of Bein Hoa, Vietnam.

Operation ALLIED FORCE - CAP Mission

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Video of the 510th Fighter Squadron Buzzards on a CAP mission in support of Operation ALLIED FORCE.

P-47 Thunderbolt Assembly

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Uncrating and Assembly of the P-47 Thunderbolt Aircraft. 
Presented by the Army Air Force School of applied Tactics.
Made in cooperation with Republic Aviation Corporation 1943.

P-47 Thunderbolt Tribute

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Tribute to the aircrews and ground crews who operated the P-47 Thunderbolt in all theaters during WWII.

Buzzard Tribute

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A compilation of 510TFS from Bien Hoa Air Base, Republic of Vietnam during 1969.