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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.

Flak Training for Pilots in WWII

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World War Two training film for B-17 formation-flying bomber pilots about the anti-aircraft fire they will face, and what to do about it.

Interview with Charlie Mohrle

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During the 2007 510th Fighter Squadron Association reunion at Hampton Virginia, the 510th hired a camera crew to capture the memories of various members.  Here is a compilation of WWII P-47 Fighter Ace Charlie Mohrle, who recounts numerous stories about the P-47 and his time in the European Theater during WWII.

Buzzard Tribute

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

Allied fighter pilots versus the Luftwaffe in Western Europe, 1945.

Scenes include: Activities of the 8th Air Force Fighter Command in Europe. 

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.

The Mighty Eigth

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At one time in the days before Pearl Harbor, it had been hoped that it would be possible for the RAF to test the Thunderbolt in combat in the Middle East. However, production difficulties caused the British Air Ministry to be informed in September 1941 that it was not a good idea to do this until all the bugs had been wrung out of the design.

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.

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.

Buzzard Cry

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This song was created by SrA Paul Sciole to acknowledge the hard work of the 510FS and to represent their efforts graciously. It is now part of the Awesome Collection of War Paraphernalia for the Kosovo War.