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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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Make ’em like they used to? They don’t even draw ’em like they used to.

Gorgeous commemorative card added to the collection of the San Francisco Aviation Museum & Library. Continue reading

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China’s Wings: More color photos, late 1940s

Here’re more full-color, late 1940s aviation photos from Steve Michiels, son of CNAC pilot Joe Michiels. If you click on the photos, they enlarge well.

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1940s Aviation pictures, in color! Chinese civil war pics 2

Here’re some full color aviation pictures to start the week, again courtesy of Steve Michiels. All were taken by his father, most in 1947.

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Anyone ever received one of these from an airline…. any airline?

Here are pictures of the front and back of a fan that CNAC gave to its passengers during the airline’s post war period, 1945-1949. Tom Moore of cnac.org bought it on ebay. CNAC fan, front, showing one of the airline’s … Continue reading

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