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Jet Friday: How Do You Start a Jet Engine

Jet Friday: How Do You Start a Jet Engine

In previous Jet Friday articles, we have covered the jet engine by showing how one works and how turbojets operate in extremely high altitudes at very high speeds. In this article, we will show you how a jet engine gets started. Though there are differences in how a...

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7+57+35 = Secret Squirrel

7+57+35 = Secret Squirrel

January 15, 1991 was an important day in history, though most people may not recall what made the date significant. This was the official deadline given to Iraq to withdraw its forces from Kuwait, which it had invaded on August 2, 1990. The deadline was mandated by...

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Elephant Walk of the Osprey

Elephant Walk of the Osprey

Miramar, California is home to a U.S. Marine Corps installation just outside San Diego. More than 12,000 Marines and Sailors are stationed there. But to most people, Miramar is probably more known for its days as the Naval Fighter Weapons School, also known as TOP...

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40 Air Victories – U.S. Ace of Aces Richard Bong

40 Air Victories – U.S. Ace of Aces Richard Bong

It’s summertime in 1928 just outside of Superior, Wisconsin. An 8-year old farm boy marvels at a small plane flying over his family farm. Each day the plane goes about its way to deliver mail to then President Calvin Coolidge’s summer White House. The boy is Richard...

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19 Days As A POW – This A-10 Pilot Shares His Experience

19 Days As A POW – This A-10 Pilot Shares His Experience

A flight of two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs, piloted by then 1st Lieutenant Rob “Sweetness” Sweet and his flight commander, Captain Stephen R. Phillis, crossed the northern border of Kuwait headed farther into Iraq than any A-10 had gone before. Both men were graduates of...

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