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The FAB, and especially the hunting of aviation Brazil mourns, died yesterday (2903), in Rio de Janeiro, at the age of 87 years, Maj. Brigadier Lauro Ney Menezes. First Supersonic fighter pilot of Brazil and first President of the Brazilian Association of fighter pilots, the ABRA-PC.

DMP-S036 FAB P-47 D-4 LT RUI LIMA The P-47 D-4 was the personal mounting of the Lt. Rui Moreira Lima, he made 94 combat missions, for the Brazilian Air Force in Italy.

Follow this panel in the Pintrest and see photos, news and facts about aircraft of all time. Icons, ideas and incredible designs and prototypes as well. Helicopters and rockets included. Siga este painel no Pintrest e fique por dentro de tudo sobre aviões de todos os tempos. Também protótipos, projetos, idéias e aeronaves ícones da aviação militar e civil. Helicópteros e foguetes também. Notícias. Clique na foto para ir ao site! Northrop N9M | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

F-100 Super Saber taking fuel from a KC-97 Tanker. The "Hun" was from the 353rd Fighter Squadron, Myrtle Beach AFB, SC.

Helen Richey was Amelia Earhart's copilot on one flight across the Atlantic. She became the first woman hired to be a pilot by a commercial airline in the US. She was the first woman licensed as an aviation instructor. She was the first woman to fly a scheduled mail flight. During WWII she commanded a group of women pilots for the British Air Transport Auxiliary, flying bombs between factories and airbases. She died by suicide at age 38

Richard Ira "Dick" Bong (September 24, 1920 – August 6, 1945) is the United States' highest-scoring air ace, having shot down at least 40 Japanese aircraft during World War II. He was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Army Air Forces (USAAF) and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. All of his aerial victories were in the P-38 Lightning, a fast and well-armed Fighter.