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US, Canadian fighters intercept Russian spy planes north of Alaska
Two Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft lingered in U.S.-Canadian air defense space Monday for hours after being intercepted by fighter jets, defense officials said. The two Russian planes were intercepted by U.S.
How a daredevil pilot escaped Germany and invented air warfare
World War I pilots began by simply waving at each other in flight, greeting their adversary as each pilot headed to his own reconnaissance mission. But as World War I quickly became brutal—and the pilots themselves saw friends die on the ground by…