Snoopy fighting the Red Baron

Okay, I’ll tell it as it is. I absolutely love Peanuts cartoons. I might be a lot older than the days I’d sit in front of the TV with a bowl of Lucky Charms in the morning watching Lucy pull the football away from poor Chuck time and time again, but I’m not ashamed to say I still watch some of those old cartoons from time to time, and they’re just as endearing as they were to me when I was little.

Anyway, enough about that! I was browsing through YouTube when I came across this wonderful video showing a tense dogfight between the World War I Flying Ace and his arch nemesis the Red Baron, but this time they’re battling in real life!

Some genius decided to put together a fully functional FLYING remote control version of Snoopy’s doghouse. We’re really not sure about the physics of how it stays airborne, and it kind of looks like a flying brick, but what we do know is that it looks absolutely awesome and fills us with good old nostalgia, check it out:

World War I Flying Ace Fun Facts: We hope you enjoyed the video just as much as us! For the curious we thought we’d give you some fun facts about Snoopy’s sopwith camel piloting alter-ego.

  • Snoopy first appeared as the World War I Flying Ace on October 10, 1965!
  • The first televised appearance of the character was in “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!”
  • Schulz was a veteran of war himself, and fought in WWII!

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