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Gigantic China’s Wings photo gallery

Classic aviation photos of flying in China in the 1930s and 1940s pertaining to the China National Aviation Corporation, a Chinese-American civil aviation partnership that flew and fought in China Continue reading

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CNAC trip to Seattle — Museum of Flight and Historic Flight Foundation

Photos of my recent China’s Wings trip to Seattle’s Museum of Flight and Historic Flight Foundation. Continue reading

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DC-2 & DC-3 flying in formation

Great photo! The DC-2 is the last airworthy DC-2 in the world, and the recently-restored DC-3, wearing Pan Am colors, is an airplane that once flew for the China National Aviation Corporation–as CNAC No. 100. Continue reading

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The Douglas DC-3 in China, a photogallery

Photos of Douglas DC-3s, C-53s, and C-47s in China and flying the Hump during World War II Continue reading

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Remember that beautifully restored DC-3? Here’s what it looked like with CNAC

Remember that beautifully restored DC-3 I posted about before Christmas? The one that had once flown for the China National Aviation Corporation as CNAC No. 100 and had recently been returned to service in Pan Am livery by the Historic Flight Foundation? Well, here’s a photo of the airplane when it served with CNAC–standing on its nose! Continue reading

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Photos of restored C-47/DC-3

About two weeks ago, I posted about a C-47 that once flew the Hump for CNAC that has been restored to flying condition by the Historic Flight Foundation in Everett, Washington. Shortly after I posted that story, I got an … Continue reading

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A C-47 that once flew the Hump for CNAC is back in the air!

Exciting stuff! The folks at the Historic Flight Foundation in Everett, Washington, have restored to flying condition a C-47 that once flew the Hump for CNAC, the China National Aviation Corporation. The airplane began service flying the Hump for CNAC … Continue reading

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China’s Wings: Chinese Civil War pics 6

Photos of China and flying in China in the late 1940s Continue reading

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Aviation photos: Chinese Civil War pics 3

Continuing this week’s run of CNAC-related photos from Steve Michiels, son of CNAC pilot Joe Michiels. The top photo enlarges beautifully.

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pictures of CNAC in the Chinese Civil War, #1

These photos come from Steve Michiels, son of CNAC pilot Joe Michiels. Steve has been tremendously supportive of China’s Wings, for which I’m very grateful. He recently mailed me a disk with about 20 high resolution photo scans, and I’ll … Continue reading

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