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The Collings Foundation's B-17G "Nine O Nine" Departing KOXC
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Celebrating World War II History With The Collings Foundation

Posted September 17, 2013 by Ben Granucci

Each year the Collings Foundation tours the United States with their B-17G, B-24J, and TP-51C on the Wings of Freedom tour. We caught up with them recently at a tour stop in Connecticut.

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US Figure Skating Team seen boarding doomed Sabena Flight 548
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On This Day in Aviation History

February 15th in History: Sabena Plane Crash Kills US Figure Skating Team, First Woman Flies Helicopter Cross-Country

Posted February 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The crash of a Sabena Boeing 707 kills the entire U.S. Figure Skating Team in Brussels, United Airlines temporarily grounds its 757 fleet, six B-17s begin a goodwill tour of South America, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 15

Posted February 15, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The crash of a Sabena 707 kills the entire U.S. Figure Skating Team in Brussels, United Airlines temporarily grounds its 757 fleet, six B-17s begin a goodwill tour of South America, and more…

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(Photo by David Lilienthal)
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Aviation News

Photo Gallery: Flying the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator Around Seattle

Posted June 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

NYCAviation photographers Jeremy Lindgren and David Lilienthal were on board a World War II-era ferry flight from the the Flying Heritage Collection in Everett, Wash. to the Museum of Flight in Seattle.

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Vicky Jung's Scrapbook
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Flying Through History Aboard the B-17 Flying Fortress: A Photo Essay

Posted May 27, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was America’s workhorse bomber throughout World War II. Few flyable copies remain, but two of them, Liberty Belle and Aluminum Overcast, recently visited Seattle. We got to fly both of them.

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