±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: nbrich1
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6596

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 149
Total: 149
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Downloads
02: Photo Gallery
03: Home
04: Photo Gallery
05: Statistics
06: Photo Gallery
07: Photo Gallery
08: Photo Gallery
09: Photo Gallery
10: Community Forums
11: Photo Gallery
12: Downloads
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Photo Gallery
16: Photo Gallery
17: Community Forums
18: Photo Gallery
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Community Forums
22: Photo Gallery
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Community Forums
27: Photo Gallery
28: Photo Gallery
29: Community Forums
30: Photo Gallery
31: Photo Gallery
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Photo Gallery
35: Photo Gallery
36: Community Forums
37: Photo Gallery
38: Downloads
39: Photo Gallery
40: Photo Gallery
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Photo Gallery
44: Photo Gallery
45: Downloads
46: Photo Gallery
47: Photo Gallery
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Photo Gallery
52: Community Forums
53: Photo Gallery
54: Home
55: Photo Gallery
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Photo Gallery
60: Community Forums
61: Photo Gallery
62: Photo Gallery
63: Photo Gallery
64: Photo Gallery
65: Community Forums
66: Photo Gallery
67: Photo Gallery
68: Community Forums
69: Photo Gallery
70: Photo Gallery
71: Photo Gallery
72: Photo Gallery
73: Community Forums
74: Photo Gallery
75: Community Forums
76: Photo Gallery
77: Photo Gallery
78: Photo Gallery
79: Downloads
80: Photo Gallery
81: Photo Gallery
82: Community Forums
83: Community Forums
84: Community Forums
85: Community Forums
86: Photo Gallery
87: Community Forums
88: Photo Gallery
89: Community Forums
90: Photo Gallery
91: Photo Gallery
92: Community Forums
93: Photo Gallery
94: Photo Gallery
95: Photo Gallery
96: Community Forums
97: Community Forums
98: Community Forums
99: Community Forums
100: Community Forums
101: Community Forums
102: Photo Gallery
103: Community Forums
104: Photo Gallery
105: Community Forums
106: Photo Gallery
107: Photo Gallery
108: Community Forums
109: Community Forums
110: Photo Gallery
111: Community Forums
112: Community Forums
113: Community Forums
114: Community Forums
115: Community Forums
116: Photo Gallery
117: Community Forums
118: Community Forums
119: Photo Gallery
120: Community Forums
121: Home
122: Community Forums
123: Photo Gallery
124: Photo Gallery
125: Community Forums
126: Statistics
127: Photo Gallery
128: Photo Gallery
129: Photo Gallery
130: Community Forums
131: Photo Gallery
132: Community Forums
133: Community Forums
134: Photo Gallery
135: Home
136: Community Forums
137: Community Forums
138: Photo Gallery
139: Community Forums
140: Community Forums
141: Photo Gallery
142: Community Forums
143: Photo Gallery
144: Photo Gallery
145: Community Forums
146: Photo Gallery
147: Photo Gallery
148: Photo Gallery
149: Downloads

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
The History Channel :: Archived
A general meeting place for all pilots!
Post new topic    Revive this topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  Officer's Club

Topic Archived View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
FF_StepChild
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jul 11, 2005
Posts: 174
Location: Hampton Va. US
PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 2:19 am
Post subject: The History Channel

The new series DOG FIGHTS recreates famous battles using state-of-the-art computer graphics. With up to 25 percent of the program consisting of animation, viewers will feel like they're in the battle, facing the enemy. First-hand accounts will drive the story. Rare archival footage and original shooting supplement the remarkable computer graphics.

MIG ALLEY - Season Premiere November 3 @ 10PM/9C
Air Force fighter pilots risk their lives flying sleek F-86 Sabres above “Mig Alley� – the most dangerous piece of sky in the Korean War. The high-speed twists and turns of history’s first jet dogfights pit American aces Robbie Risner and Ralph Parr in the battles of their lives against nimble Russian-built MIG-15 fighters.

AIR AMBUSH - November 10 @ 10PM/9C
Legendary fighter pilot, Colonel Robin Olds, sets an intricate trap for the North Vietnamese MiG-21’s. His squadron, the Wolfpack, disguises its lethal F-4 Phantoms as vulnerable bombers. The MIGs scream in to challenge the Americans. The result is the most elaborate air sting of the war… code-name…Operation Bolo.


FLYING TIGERS - November 17 @ 10PM/9C
Two weeks after Pearl Harbor, a courageous, rag-tag band of American mercenaries dare to challenge the overwhelming might of the Japanese Air Force. The legendary “Flying Tigers� slash through the skies of China, and help vanquish the unstoppable Japanese. Follow leading Tiger aces Tex Hill and John Alison as their P-40 Tomahawks fight to the death against the agile Japanese I-97 Nate.


GUADALCANAL - November 24 @ 10PM/9C
August 1942… the Solomon Islands. Heroic, die-hard American pilots of the tiny Cactus Air Force match skills and instincts against top Japanese aces as they battle in the skies above Guadalcanal. Legendary Marine Capt John Smith and Medal of Honor recipients Jeff De Blanc and Jim Swett pit their tough F-4F Wildcats against the relentless Japanese Zeros. At stake - the fate of the Pacific War.


HELL OVER HANOI - December 1 @10PM/9C
The skies over Vietnam. They fight in a supersonic world, where split second decisions determine if they live - or die. American F4 Phantom pilots Fred Olmstead and Dan Cherry take on the famed MiG-21 - the most feared threat in the sky. And one American, Steve Ritchie, becomes a dog fighting legend as an Air Force Ace. You're in the cockpit with some of the fiercest dogfighting ever seen in Vietnam!

THE ZERO KILLERS - December 8 @ 10PM/9C
1943...the skies over the Pacific. The infamous Japanese Zero is decimating American aircraft. No allied plane can match Japan's deadliest fighter plane manned by killed Imperial Navy veterans. The American Navy rushes to deploy a new fighter to take on the unstoppable Zero...the F6F Hellcat. The Zero has met its match. Now, you're in the cockpit with legendary dogfighters Robert Duncan, Hamilton McWhorter and Alex Vraciu...their epic dogfights blazing a new chapter in the annals of aerial warfare.

DEATH OF THE JAPANESE NAVY - December 15 @ 10PM/9C
1944...the Pacific. It is one of the most amazing, lopsided naval battles in history: A mighty Japanese fleet let by the Yamato, the biggest battleship in the world - versus Taffy 3, a small U.S. task unit of tin can destroyers and baby flat-tops...ships too weak to fight and too slow to run. David battles Goliath in a fight for survival - with the lives of thousands of American soldiers in the balance.

THE LAST GUNFIGHTER - December 22 @ 10PM/9C
The U.S. Navy's top fighter, the F8 Crusader flown by skilled fighter jocks Pail Speer and Phil Wood, tackles the fierce North Vietnamese MiG over the killing skies of Vietnam. Re-live one of the longest, gut-wrenching dogfights on record as Lt. Commander Richard Schaffert - out of missles and with his guns jammed - takes on a lethal MiG-17 and the best enemy pilot he's ever faced. He's got one chance - the amazing capabilities of the F8 Crusader, "the last gunfighter".

The History Channel

_________________
Do you realize that in about 40 years, we'll have thousands of OLD LADIES running around with tattoos? (And RAP music will be the Golden Oldies!)
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail Visit poster's website MSN Messenger
Sposta
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 23, 2005
Posts: 153
Location: Michigan
PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:15 am
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

Got the DVR set! Looking forward to those CGI animations.

Back to top
View user's profile
sweets
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Dec 17, 2005
Posts: 811

PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 8:48 am
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

gr8 I love the history channel Beau-fils de merci Mr. Green Wink
Back to top
View user's profile
JG300-fr8ycat
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Mar 12, 2005
Posts: 1520
Location: Los Angeles
PostPosted: Fri Nov 03, 2006 10:33 am
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

Saw the ads last night for the first time. Looks awesome, but now I have to rehook-up the VCR.

_________________
Back to top
View user's profile MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
Shadow_Bshwackr
Janitor

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 20, 2005
Posts: 6944
Location: Central Illinois, USA
PostPosted: Sun Nov 05, 2006 5:54 pm
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

I'll start checking the regular resources for those... Wink
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Thud68
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Feb 19, 2005
Posts: 369
Location: AZ USA
PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 2:58 pm
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

Saw the first one last night. Excellent show!!!!!!!!! Great explanations of the maneuvers. Great show for first time combat flight simmers.
Love to see more of these kinda shows. Something about the one on one situations makes them very interesting.

_________________
" Refuel my plane and load my guns"

Hiroyoshi Nishizawa
" The Devil of Rabaul"
Back to top
View user's profile
JG300-Ascout
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 04, 2005
Posts: 6249
Location: Cyberspace
PostPosted: Mon Nov 06, 2006 3:02 pm
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

I watched the one on Korea and Mig Alley. Nice interviews, OK graphics (I kinda' winced at what resembled 30G manuvers during the turning fights). Even CFS3 was WAY more realistic in this regard. But they did explain the fights well.

_________________
"All facts go to clearly prove that Shades is a thrice-cursed traitor & mentally deranged person steeped in inveterate enmity toward mankind"
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
JG300-fr8ycat
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Mar 12, 2005
Posts: 1520
Location: Los Angeles
PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:07 am
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

- JG300-Ascout
I watched the one on Korea and Mig Alley. Nice interviews, OK graphics (I kinda' winced at what resembled 30G manuvers during the turning fights). Even CFS3 was WAY more realistic in this regard. But they did explain the fights well.


Watched that one also.

Wasn't that the one with Ascout's drinking buddy "Randall Harold "Duke" Cunningham" or was that the second one? Razz
Back to top
View user's profile MSN Messenger Photo Gallery
JG300-Ascout
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 04, 2005
Posts: 6249
Location: Cyberspace
PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2006 9:20 am
Post subject: Re: The History Channel

- JG300-fr8ycat
Wasn't that the one with Ascout's drinking buddy "Randall Harold "Duke" Cunningham" or was that the second one? Razz


FOUL!

But since you invoke the name of the convicted one, here's a story for ya'...

I've met and flown (commercially) with the boy on a couple of occasions out of San Diego and exchanged cards and war stories. A coupla' weeks before his sentencing, I got a phone call at work from his legal defense firm soliciting a favorable "character reference" (I picture a huge conferance table littered with business cards from contacts that had never contributed to his campaigns....as my boss, who had, didn't get such a call). I explained, with a broad and probably audible smile why I didn't think I could offer my support in good concience, given the circumstances.

The calling attorney was very polite and understanding....as if he'd heard the same response a few hundred times already and we ended the call.

From "ace" to "crook", just like that.... Rolling Eyes

_________________
"All facts go to clearly prove that Shades is a thrice-cursed traitor & mentally deranged person steeped in inveterate enmity toward mankind"
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Revive this topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  Officer's Club
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 6 Hours

Archive Revive
Username:
This is an archived topic - your reply will not be appended here.
Instead, a new topic will be generated in the active forum.
The new topic will provide a reference link to this archived topic.