Aircraft of the Month: F4U Corsair
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Aircraft of the Month: F4U Corsair

Hi my name is Eric Boehm, curator of aviation at the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum, and today we are visiting our friends at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut to take a look at one of the iconic aircraft of World War II The Vaught F4U Corsair. The Corsair was […]

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Aircraft of the Month: F-8 Crusader
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Aircraft of the Month: F-8 Crusader

– Hi, I’m Eric Boehm, curator of aviation here at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, and today we’re going to look at one of our more interesting airplanes in our collection, one with significant history to the Intrepid, and that’s the Vought F-8 Crusader. The Vought F-8 Crusader was developed in the mid-1950s […]

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Intrepid Museum’s Aircraft Restoration Hangar
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Intrepid Museum’s Aircraft Restoration Hangar

[soft instrumental music] – Well, I’m standing on the deck of “Intrepid,” and I’m actually standing in the very spot that, for the last 10 1/2 years, was home to our aircraft restoration tent. The tent has been disassembled and is gone, but in its place, a brand-new climate-controlled, weatherproof facility for aircraft restoration will […]

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Aircraft of the Month: MiG-17
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Aircraft of the Month: MiG-17

Hi, I’m Eric Boehm curator of aviation here at the Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum. And this month we’ll take a look at one of the adversarys Intrepid pilots would’ve had to face during the Vietnam War. The MiG17. MiG is an acronym for the company that designed and built the jet: Mikoyan-Gurevich. Building […]

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Aircraft of the Month: E-1B Tracer
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Aircraft of the Month: E-1B Tracer

[upbeat music] – Hi, I’m Eric Boehm, curator of Aviation here at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, and today we’re gonna talk about one of the airplanes that seems to bring a lot of questions from our visitors: the Grumman E-1B Tracer. What is that most-asked question? “What is that thing on top?” […]

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Aircraft of the Month: AV-8 Harrier
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Aircraft of the Month: AV-8 Harrier

[upbeat music] – Hi, I’m Eric Boehm, curator of Aviation here at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, and today we’re gonna talk about one of the more unique airplanes in our collection, the vertical and short takeoff and landing capable AV-8 Harrier. The genesis of the Harrier really goes back about 60 years […]

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Aircraft of the Month: F11F Tiger
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Aircraft of the Month: F11F Tiger

Hi my name is Eric Boehm curator of aviation here at the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum, and today we’re going to take a look at one of the more distinctive jets in our collection, the Grumman F11F Tiger The F11F Tiger was a swept wing supersonic, carrier based, fighter jet developed for the […]

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Aircraft of the Month: A-1 Skyraider
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Aircraft of the Month: A-1 Skyraider

Hi my name is Eric Boehm, Curator of Aviation here at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. Today we’ll be taking a look at the newest addition to our collection, the Douglas A-1 Skyraider. This airplane is actually one of the 25 prototype Skyraiders built in 1945 while World War 2 was still raging […]

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Aircraft of the Month: Aermacchi MB-339
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Aircraft of the Month: Aermacchi MB-339

– Hi, my name is Eric Boehm, curator of aviation here at the Intrepid Museum. Today I’ll be giving you an introduction to one of the jets in our international collection, the Aermacchi MB-339 from Italy. First flown in 1976, the MB-339 was designed to meet the training requirements of the Italian Air Force. The […]

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