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Knights Without Parachutes — dangers of wwi aviation

WW1 Mid-Air Collisions - Watch Where You're Going!

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WW1 Mid-Air Collisions - Watch Where You're Going!

 "I suddenly saw, as in a dream, Walter's plane collide with Bruce's. It seemed to happen in a cloud, yet I saw it clearly. Their wings touched and fell off, and I saw both planes plummeting to earth."

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Eventful Days for the 94th Aero Squadron

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Eventful Days for the 94th Aero Squadron

The stripped Nieuport wing assumed the flying characteristics of a brick.

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Perfect Christmas Present for WWI Aviation Buffs!

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Perfect Christmas Present for WWI Aviation Buffs!

Captain Hedley's story about falling out of his airplane, The Luckiest Man Alive by Jack Stokes Ballard is published, and in time for Christmas, too!

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Thanksgiving for Aviation Improvements

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Thanksgiving for Aviation Improvements

Things to be thankful for in aviation...

Better weather prediction (so you don't find yourself stuck above a sea of clouds with no way to know what's under them)

Radar (so maybe you can know what's under the clouds)

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Now Entering the Final Year of the First Air War

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Now Entering the Final Year of the First Air War

Meanwhile, the Germans would concentrate more on training and also would be fighting more defensively, conserving their aircraft and pilots. By the fall of 1918, the fortunes of German ground forces would be declining, but the German air force would have some of its best months of the war.

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