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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #15 on: March 31, 2022, 11:24:04 AM »
Beware of Female Spies!
(from the Spokane Daily Chronicle, 1918):



(poster printed in 1917)
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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #16 on: March 31, 2022, 11:42:10 PM »
British 'Destroyers' top 150mph
(from the Lewiston Evening Journal, 31 March 1917):



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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #17 on: April 02, 2022, 12:00:35 AM »
Introducing the Ilya Muromets
(from the Morning Leader, 1914):




For an idea of size, check out IanB's 1/72 in-progress build from 2017: https://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=1903.0
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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #18 on: April 03, 2022, 11:29:17 AM »
This could almost have been an April Fool's post...
(from the Portsmouth Daily Times, 1917):


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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #19 on: April 04, 2022, 06:04:29 AM »
Much Allied Aerial Activity
(from the Montreal Daily Mail, 1916):


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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #20 on: April 04, 2022, 06:26:07 PM »
These newspaper articles are fun to read, please keep them coming PJ!

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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #21 on: April 04, 2022, 11:37:42 PM »
Glad to hear.  Will do!  Everyone else is welcome to contribute too.

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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #22 on: April 05, 2022, 12:13:00 AM »
Zeppelins Guided by Radio
(from Popular Science Monthly, 1918):




Check out MoFo's amazing 3D-printed 1/350 Zepp model: https://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=11834.msg221251#msg221251
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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #23 on: April 06, 2022, 01:25:14 AM »
Seaplane Saves Sinking Seaplane
(from the Montreal Gazette, 1916):


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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #24 on: April 07, 2022, 12:13:14 AM »
Pégoud Captures Taube
(from the Lewiston Evening Journal, 1915):



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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #25 on: April 07, 2022, 11:22:52 PM »
Crashes in Cemetery Carrying Corpse in Coffin
(from the Paterson Press, 1914):



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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #26 on: April 09, 2022, 12:05:37 AM »
Battling Bird Men: Boelke, Immelman, Althaus, Pegoud, Guynemer, Garros, Warneford, Thaw, et al.
(from the Cayuga Chief, 1916):



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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #27 on: April 10, 2022, 06:57:23 AM »
Fierce Week-end Fighting over France
(from the Morning Leader, 1916):



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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #28 on: April 11, 2022, 03:36:45 AM »
"Fast Eddie", one of America's top race-car drivers and future ace of aces, proposes an elite Aero Squadron comprising motor racers.
(from the Crawfordsville Review, 1917):





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Re: On this Day (WWI aviation news)
« Reply #29 on: April 11, 2022, 11:33:38 PM »
Fighting Fokkers
(from the Evening Independent, 11 April 1918)