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The Extraordinary Life of Jimmy Doolittle
Video from the Past  - James "Jimmy" Doolittle
Doolitle took off in the Consolidated NY-2, flew a set course, and landed while under a fabric hood and unable to see outside the airplane. He relied entirely on a directional gyro, artificial horizon, sensitive altimeter, and radio navigation. Doolittle also led a famous air-raid on Tokyo, four months after attack on Pearl Harbour.
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