Legends of Airpower

Colonel Francis S. Gabreski

Natural air warrior and one of a handful of fighter pilots who - Gabby Gabreski -launched themselves against the Japanese at Pearl Harbor. Gabby went on to be the top ace in the European theater with 31 German kills in his P-47 Thunderbolt. He would then go to war in Korea to achieve ace status once again, this time in jet fighters. A warrior's warrior, Gabby Gabreski is a true Legend of Airpower.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #106

Wednesday, August 8 at 4:00 am on 12.2

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  • Tuesday, August 7 at 9:30 am on 12.2

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Fifty-two men and women who made America's air power the most respected in the world are profiled in this award-winning series. The series features exclusive interviews with Legends such as Chuck Yeager, Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin, and Paul Tibbetts. Spanning the first century of flight, Legends of Airpower effortlessly relates the life and times of these heroes.