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Ron Eisele @ron_eisele Eastbourne, Sussex, England

Author. Early aviation historian, enthusiast and aviator.

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"I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn more about air fighting during the Great War as well as an… https://t.co/d7RliO0p9l
Retweeted by Ron Eisele11 August 2001. First, 2 1/2 hour flight of the Hawker 4000 (Hawker Horizon) N4000R (s/n RC-1) from Wichita's Beech… https://t.co/60qN0QPZo311 August 1998. First flight of the Boeing X-40A Space Manoeuvre Vehicle, a drop test from a UH-60 Black Hawk helic… https://t.co/gwz2CrMzu911 August 1991. 12.23.25 UTC/GMT. Landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis at Kennedy SLF Runway 15 after mission STS-43 n… https://t.co/DfQIr2WePg11 August 1972. First flight of the Northrop F-5A-21 (F-5E), development of the American light supersonic fighter a… https://t.co/8aZzVchBky11 August 1962. 08.24. UTC/GMT. Launch of Vostok 3 from Baikonur with Cosmonaut Andriyan Nikolayev. Soviet four-day… https://t.co/yPkt7UBGWd11 August 1960. Test Pilot Bob White checks his instruments after the aborted X-15 flight 1-A-18. https://t.co/4Z23Hyv7bV11 August 1960. First flight of the Found FBA-2A. Canadian four/five-seat cabin high-wing monoplane. Powered by a s… https://t.co/Og1JiZVPwp11 August 1960. The first object recovered successfully from orbit. Discoverer 13 was an Earth-orbiting satellite d… https://t.co/H5uTObM8vH11 August 1956. First flight of the Cessna Model 620 (N-620E), American four engine, 8 to 10 seat business aeroplan… https://t.co/NUV6QWmr0R11 August 1955. First flight of the Bell XV-3 (Bell 200), US tiltrotor developed for a joint research program betwe… https://t.co/xolmf4xjQM11 August 1954. First flight of the Folland Midge. British swept-wing subsonic light fighter aircraft originally de… https://t.co/JRkeLHFWAm11 August 1950. First flight of the Fairchild XC-120 Packplane, American experimental transport aircraft developed… https://t.co/fkQtVRnoiB11 August 1949. First flight of the Morane-Saulnier MS.730 Alcyon prototype. French two or three-seat basic trainin… https://t.co/IJWC8vuTDZ11 August 1945. The Nakajima Kikka prototype, Japan's first jet-powered aircraft, was damaged on its second flight.… https://t.co/erjDP1gNL4Squadron Leader ‘Sailor’ Malan DFC, Commanding Officer of 74 Squadron and Battle of Britain ace. On 11 August 1940… https://t.co/QdjELsU6uR10 August 1938. Lufthansa Focke-Wulf Fw 200 V1 (S-1) Condor prototype (D-ACON) landed at Floyd Bennett Field, Long… https://t.co/JUhjVa7jan11 August 1937. First flight of the Boulton Paul Defiant (P.82) K8310. British interceptor aircraft that served wit… https://t.co/zRS6swhZOw11 August 1933. First flight of the Kalinin K-7, Soviet six engine experimental aircraft with twin booms and large… https://t.co/hd978Gql8A11 August 1931. First flight of the Makhonine Mak-10, French twin seat research aeroplane built to investigate the… https://t.co/cXZkK1AtkJ11 August 1919. Preparing for a 8,000-mile flight from England to South Africa, the Felixstowe F.4 Fury N123, (five… https://t.co/9mBAJPALq811 August 1918. 'Race for Life'. Art by Steve Anderson. https://t.co/KIJ0qFtowuThe action of 11 August 1918, Island of Borkum. Zeppelin Falling: the Flagship is flying the signal:- 'See Hymn 224… https://t.co/Sy3xnLgMKLCanadian Flight Lieutenant S. D. Culley (RAF), who launched from lighter H3 towed by HMS Redoubt on the morning of… https://t.co/LUDJfQCb98Sopwith 2F1 Camel N6812 'Culley's Camel' flown by Flight Sub Lieutenant Stuart Culley on 11 August 1918 when he sho… https://t.co/N0Tp1TN8b511 August 1918. Flight Sub Lieutenant Stuart Culley took off a Sopwith 2F1 Camel naval variant from a lighter towed… https://t.co/S3hRrF5JK511 August 1918. Flight Sub Lieutenant Stuart Culley took off a Sopwith 2F1 Camel naval variant from a lighter towed… https://t.co/fmnuRbgSH811 August 1918. ‘Ships Camel’ N6812 was modified by removing the Vickers guns and mounting twin top-wing mounted L… https://t.co/ocUcjbh6iD11 August 1909. First flight of the Germe Biplane. French pusher biplane single seat prototype. Powered by an Anzan… https://t.co/IDpIM0obSf11 August 1909. First flight of the Canadian Aerodrome Baddeck Number One, early Canadian aeroplane and the first d… https://t.co/E3EgR6GP5o"I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn more about air fighting during the Great War as well as an… https://t.co/d7RliO0p9lCaptain Gordon Budd Irving DFC. 16 May 1898 – 11 August 1918. https://t.co/9TuOO9GxhkKilled in action 11 August 1918 near Albert, France, 12 victory Sopwith Dolphin ace with 19 Squadron, Captain Gordo… https://t.co/vBCjCml9GvLFG Roland D.II of Leutnant Hans Martin Pippart. https://t.co/WAATzTPsIoFokker Dr1 471/17 with Leutnant Hans Martin Pippart. https://t.co/ctNWd2bor6Killed in action 11 August 1918 near Noyon, 22 victory German ace, Leutnant Hans Martin Pippart. https://t.co/bz7fHwvWV9Killed in a flying accident 11 August 1917. 9 victory Sopwith Pup ace with 3 Squadron RNAS, Flight Commander Franci… https://t.co/PzGPvkyOdvKilled in a flying accident 11 August 1917 near St. Omer, France, 9 victory F.E.2 ace Captain Arthur Norbury Solly. https://t.co/ttvQZ0RD6ZLieutenant Peter Aitken MacDougall MC. 11 August 1898 – 18 August 1955. https://t.co/F2MLJdaVTlBorn 11 August 1898 in Lerwick, Shetland, 7 victory ace with 24 Squadron, Lieutenant Peter Aitken MacDougall MC. https://t.co/w3lNTwEm7cBorn 11 August 1898 in Watford, Hertfordshire, 8 victory SE5a ace with 24 Squadron, Lieutenant James Jeffery Dawe. https://t.co/92avfblYYqLieutenant Frank Harold Taylor M.C. Front row second from right, with 84 Squadron photographed on 14 November 1918. https://t.co/RJLZMAfgJxBorn 11 August 1896 in Toronto, Ontario, 10 victory DH4 and SE5a ace Lieutenant Frank Harold Taylor MC. https://t.co/DJ086jDRsjBorn 11 August 1896 in Ashfield, New South Wales, 5 victory SE5a ace with 2 Squadron AFC, Captain Alexander Goodlet… https://t.co/wNaybM0kufGroup Captain Redford “Red” Mulock in the closing months of the First World War. https://t.co/G7wTJBXnncBorn 11 August 1886 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the first Canadian ace of WW1 with 5 victories, Colonel Redford Henry "R… https://t.co/fgZIJhA560My thanks to all of today's followers, old and new, likes, re-tweeters, contributors and readers. https://t.co/ejgS9jVFksAirbus A380 crosswind landing ✈️ https://t.co/1mgP9V9n9Q
Retweeted by Ron EiseleU.S. Air Force B-2A Spirit assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing and Royal Netherlands Air Force F-35A Lightning II condu… https://t.co/Tr2lLyvhAUF-35A Lightning II flies over Hill Air Force Base, Utah https://t.co/yViMpLK7EQNASA’s Super Guppy arrives at the 179th Airlift Wing in Mansfield, Ohio, https://t.co/IDlihdAek7B-2 Spirit assigned to Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., prepares to take off at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom https://t.co/BgRsNcBEopC-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing sits on the flightline at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakeh… https://t.co/hAQv7S6AxuF-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron launches for a training sortie from RAF Lakenheath https://t.co/1e6YESO4yAU.S Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly over Las Vegas https://t.co/A9trTIdiXlF-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron above RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom, https://t.co/imnBmarfAeF-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing takes off at an undisclosed location in Southwest A… https://t.co/86HYazS8S7United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly over parts of Colorado during an Air Force Sa… https://t.co/LCcI4KvVAYU.S. Air Force B-1 Lancer assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., and F-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to Misawa… https://t.co/0hVe2UcRGOF-35A Lightning II aircraft fly over the Alaska Highway en route to their new home with the 354th Fighter Wing at E… https://t.co/gXidYDR5tOU.S.A.F. F-15C Eagle fighters from Massachusetts Air National Guard’s 104th Fighter Wing, and Royal Canadian air fo… https://t.co/wRibcLUkczB-1B Lancer assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing is taxied to its parking spot at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D. https://t.co/JyXliUhVCfC-17 Globemaster III aircraft assigned to the 911th Airlift Wing stand ready on the flightline at the Pittsburgh In… https://t.co/EiBKs6mHUG332nd Air Expeditionary Wing airmen tow an F-15E Strike Eagle at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia https://t.co/aTMnvlrSFKKentucky Air National Guard C-130 Hercules flies over the state as part of Operation American Resolve https://t.co/rHvNaPaR4Q9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer flies over the East China Sea https://t.co/H6T4qAKgHPE-3 Sentry and F-22 Raptors assigned to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska https://t.co/TZWBNfBkHnB-1B Lancer flies with a Danish F-16 during a training mission for Bomber Task Force Europe https://t.co/6lGYAP6ktSB-1B Lancer from the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., flies with a Polish F-16 during a long-range… https://t.co/JmRUASeA7BF-15E Strike Eagles from the 492nd Fighter Squadron arrive at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, https://t.co/RuVzPyQAubB-52 Stratofortress breaks away from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, Unite… https://t.co/HlOPdpGxKCC-130 Hercules assigned to Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. flies over its home state https://t.co/hafF41TF7wF-16 Fighting Falcons assigned to the 177th Fighter Wing in Egg Harbor Township N.J., and a KC-135R Stratotanker as… https://t.co/2L8hLsQ845New York Air National Guard LC-130 assigned to the 109th Airlift Wing flies over the New York State Capitol during… https://t.co/0rYfKI823jC-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 437th Airlift Wing conducts a flyover of local medical facilities as a part of… https://t.co/HAgyKwgLJwF-22 Raptor from the 325th Fighter Wing flies alongside an F-35 Lightning II from the 33rd Fighter Wing over the Em… https://t.co/p2HCuIKC37th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer flies over Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, https://t.co/n95CeT7mbbB-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., integrated with Swedish Armed Forces JAS 39 G… https://t.co/ggUkgWxtkYC-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., receives fuel from a Utah Air National Guard KC-135 Stra… https://t.co/vs2Q7DWzKsF-35 Lightning II assigned to the 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron takes off from Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. https://t.co/qrDpHS2hUqAircraft from the 36th Airlift Squadron, 459th Airlift Squadron and 21st Special Operations Squadron taxi across th… https://t.co/P1gZNwEjvcPolish F-16 Fighting Falcons and MiG-29s escort a B1B Lancer during a training mission for Bomber Task Force Europe https://t.co/nc7LOlKZBBU.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress from the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, N.D., breaks away from a KC-135 St… https://t.co/lK0PlSXdwV801st Special Operations Aircraft Maintenance Squadron accept delivery of a new CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft at… https://t.co/TpQMdWvIMvAirmen assigned to the 347th Rescue Group drop flares from an HH-60G Pave Hawk at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. https://t.co/Y4Xwf91mAbWeapons load crew members assigned to the 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit load an AIM-120 advanced medium-range air-… https://t.co/fJhu8UoYFbC-130J Super Hercules approaches the runway at Yokota Air Base, Japan, https://t.co/Z1SH9j1lMe911th Maintenance Group tow a C-17 Globemaster III into the new two-bay hangar at the Pittsburgh International Airp… https://t.co/EUjKeMfO2fF-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team pilot, performs the "dedication pass" maneuver during practice at Hill Air Fo… https://t.co/O9TExVfUiaAn F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 492nd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker with th… https://t.co/0Qfq35pOuBU.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing conduct bilateral interoperability training wi… https://t.co/1FeormpMFQ
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12 U.S. Air Force F-16CM Fighting Falcons, 12 Japan Air Self-Defence Force F-35A Lightning IIs, two U.S. Navy EA-18… https://t.co/THIN7R0S2nPre-flight inspection on an A-10C Thunderbolt II in Fort Wayne, Ind. https://t.co/YlNuuYmD3gRoyal Netherlands air force F-16 Fighting Falcon approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, assigned to the 1… https://t.co/fkkok04AsVF-15 Eagle at Barnes Air National Guard Base, Mass. https://t.co/YAVibapnMdF-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard, receives fuel from a KC-1… https://t.co/ZE5lxiI5QBF-35A Demonstration Team pilot performs the "High Speed Pass" during the Thunder over Cedar Creek Lake air show, a… https://t.co/jCGMfAU2VqMaintenance on a B-52H Stratofortress bomber deployed from Barksdale Air Force Base, La., after it landed at Anders… https://t.co/M9SiX8yDDlF-22 Raptor Demonstration team pilot and commander flies an F-22 Raptor over Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alask… https://t.co/cWPSslVRoUF-22 Raptor assigned to the 3rd Wing deploys chaff and flare counter measures over Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson,… https://t.co/kpPBRbw5og
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