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Welcome to Lbirds.com - a website devoted to the Liaison Aircraft of WW II, the men who flew them, and groups operating or restoring them.

Links - Useful resources for L-bird research

The liaison aircraft are not as flashy, not as good looking (to some people as a P-51 Mustang), and are not as popular in the history books, or with World War Two aviation enthusiasts. The available literature and online documentation reflect this. Below you will find some of the webmaster's favorite Lbird related websites and resources. If you have more, please send them to me via email. We're always on the lookout for good websites.

Aircraft

North American L-17 Navion - www.l-17.org
Sentinel Owner's and Pilot's Association - www.sentinelclub.org
Stinson L-5 Yahoo Group Email List - groups.yahoo.com/group/StinsonL-5/
The International Bird Dog Association - http://www.ibdaweb.com/

Organizations

Alamo Liaison Squadron - www.als-cannonfield.com
International Liaison Pilots Association - www.centercomp.com/ILPA
The Stinson Club - http://www.stinsonclub.org

Articles

FindArticles - Tales of the Guinea Short Lines 25th Liaison Squadron Flight Journal, Apr 2002, by Busha, James P, Henkle, James, Bartlett, Frank
EAA Airventure - Oshkosh '09 - www.airventure.org
Friend of www.lbirds.com Taylor Stevenson takes his magnificent L-5 restoration to Oshkosh!

Events

The Lbirds Forum - http://lbirds.forumotion.com/
Army Wings and Wheels - http://www.armywingsandwheels.com/

Lbird Restoration Projects - Coming Soon

General "Warbirds" Resources:

Warbird Information Exchange (WIX) - http://warbirdinformationexchange.org
Flypast Forum - http://forum.keypublishing.co.uk/
Army Air Forces Forum - http://forum.armyairforces.com/

Miscellaneous

Blog post - http://bayourenaissanceman.blogspot.com/

 


 



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