We are the recipients of a propeller from a Fairchild Model 24, It was Donated to our Museum of Military Memorabilia by Captain David Dyke on behalf of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association of Southwest Florida.
The Fairchild Model 24, single-engine monoplane light transport aircraft designed by the Fairchild Aviation Corporation in the 1930s. It was adopted by the United States Army Air Corps as UC-61 and also by the Royal Air Force
Past Newsletters, from The Museum of Military Memorabilia pre CW
The 21-year old American B-17 pilot glanced outside his cockpit and froze. He blinked hard and looked again, hoping it was just a mirage. But his co-pilot stared at the same horrible vision. “My God, this is a nightmare,” the co-pilot said. “He’s going to destroy us,”