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What’s it like to be a B-25 Bomber pilot at the Arizona Commemorative Air Force?

Brice LeCarre takes us through a personal look inside the heart and mind of a B-25 bomber pilot. Book a flight and/or learn more about this plane: Click here Buy a gift certificate for a ride: Click here

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A Sentimental Journey Restoring a B-17 at the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum

In 1934, the U.S. Army Air Corps asked for a “battleship of the skies.” The specifications requested were very specific and Boeing designers were up for the challenge but also wanted to make sure that the bomber they designed could…

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How the B-25J “Maid in the Shade” Got Her Name

The B-25J, built in early 1944 and named in honor of General Billy Mitchell who is recognized as the father of strategic bombing, was used mainly as a low altitude strafe and skip bomber, and was used in America’s first…

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