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LSC Loads F-16 during Open Base Day

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510th LSC loads static F-16 during Open Base Day in 2000.  The video shows the loading of GBU munitions to the 31st OSS jet.

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.

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

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

F-100 Strike Films

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A compilation of 510TFS F-100 Strike Films from Bien Hoa Air Base, Republic of Vietnam during 1969.  The video was compiled and arranged to music by Stephen Tanner.

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.

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.

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 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.

Japs Bomb USA

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Here is a Post-War silent film production regarding WII.  The film is based around Japan's role causing the USA to take action.

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.