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Did you know that the speeder bike sound effects in Return of the Jedi were created using samples of P-38 engine noise? Some interesting facts that made the Lightning the coolest military aircraft of WWII
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Did you know that the speeder bike sound effects in Return of the Jedi were created using samples of P-38 engine noise? Some interesting facts that made the Lightning the coolest military aircraft of WWII
Three injured in B-25 “Old Glory” crash landing in Stockton, California
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Three injured in B-25 “Old Glory” warbird crash landing in California
The story of the de Havilland Hornet, the cool, forgotten successor of the famous Mosquito
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of the de Havilland Hornet, the cool, forgotten successor of the famous Mosquito
Here’s how the Royal Navy fixed the F4U shortcomings for which the US Navy deemed the Corsair unsuitable for aircraft carrier operations
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s how the Royal Navy fixed the F4U shortcomings for which the US Navy deemed the Corsair unsuitable for aircraft carrier operations
Cool video shows Warbirds arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor aboard USS Essex for the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII
Military Aviation / Warbirds
Cool video shows Warbirds arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor aboard USS Essex for the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII
Here’s why the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 German fighter aircraft created panic in the RAF when it appeared in late 1941
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s why the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 German fighter aircraft created panic in the RAF when it appeared in late 1941
Check out this dramatic photo of an F6F smashing into 6 other parked Hellcats with pilots aboard
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Check out this dramatic photo of an F6F smashing into 6 other parked Hellcats with pilots aboard
Did you know that during WWII German night fighter pilots suffered from “Moskitoschreck” (“Mosquito terror”)? Here’s why ‘The Wooden Wonder’ was the most feared Allied plane in WWII by the Axis
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Did you know that during WWII German night fighter pilots suffered from “Moskitoschreck” (“Mosquito terror”)? Here’s why ‘The Wooden Wonder’ was the most feared Allied plane in WWII by the Axis
The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany
Here’s why, also according to Adolf Galland, the Spitfire Mk.XIV (and not the P-51D) was the best piston-engined fighter of WWII in Europe
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s why, also according to Adolf Galland, the Spitfire Mk.XIV (and not the P-51D) was the best piston-engined fighter of WWII in Europe
How Japanese Zero-sen naval aviators turned the obsolete V formation into a formidable tactics in dealing with allied fighters during the early stages of the Pacific War
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
How Japanese Zero-sen naval aviators turned the obsolete V formation into a formidable tactics in dealing with allied fighters during the early stages of the Pacific War
The story of legendary test pilot Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown and the Seafire ‘crabbed’ landing
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of legendary test pilot Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown and the Seafire ‘crabbed’ landing
B-17 B-24
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Project Castor: the story of B-17 and B-24 bombers converted into flying bombs and aimed to destroy Luftwaffe’s V-1 sites
Seafire Sea Fury Corsair
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Flying the Seafire: a comparison with the Vought F4U Corsair and Hawker Sea Fury
The Death of a Flying Tiger Ace: the Final Flight of Bill Reed, China’s Shining Mark
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The Death of a Flying Tiger Ace: the Final Flight of Bill Reed, China’s Shining Mark
Norden Bombsight, Formation Bombing and Lead Crews: How American B-17 Bombers Hoped to Achieve Air Superiority during Long-Range Daylight Precision Bombings over Germany
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Norden Bombsight, Formation Bombing and Lead Crews: How American B-17 Bombers Hoped to Achieve Air Superiority during Long-Range Daylight Precision Bombings over Germany
The story of B-17 “Patches:” the Fortress that RTB from a combat mission with one propeller embedded in the wing
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of B-17 “Patches:” the Fortress that RTB from a combat mission with one propeller embedded in the wing
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