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Bud Day - FU Hero

By Rowdy on June 28, 2008 in FU Heroes

George “Bud” Day was born in Sioux City, Iowa in February, 1925. He dropped out of high school at 17 to join the Marines in 1942 and spend almost three years in the Pacific until the end of World War II.Read More >

Knights of the Sky

By Rowdy on June 26, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

Here's a way kickass video put together by a fan of this new French movie "Les Chevaliers Du Ciel", Knights of the Sky. Now I realize this a movie and these are staged scenes but take a look at about the 00:13 second point of the video to see how a typical French Air Force crew chief is depicted.Read More >

Fighter Pilot Movies

By Rowdy on June 25, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

Like advertising executives, moviemakers know that if you want to make money, put fighter pilots in your production. Hollywood has been making fighter pilot movies as early as 1930 with the release of Dawn Patrol and Howard Hughes’s Hell’s Angels.Read More >

NATO Tiger Meet

By Rowdy on June 19, 2008 in Nature of the Beast

There are events that occur around the world that bring fighter pilots together for kickass flying and kickass camaraderie.Read More >

Harold Bauer - FU Hero

By admin on June 14, 2008 in FU Heroes

  Harold William Bauer was born in Woodruff, Kansas, and grew up in North Platte, Nebraska. He played football, track and baseball in high school and entered the Naval Academy in 1926 where he was dubbed “Indian Joe” due to his height, high cheek bones and dark complexion.Read More >

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