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Here’s why over Germany in 1943 the B-29 could have had a higher loss rate than the B-17 and B-24
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
Here’s why the B-29 could have had a higher loss rate than the B-17 and B-24 over Germany in 1943
“Collings Foundation B-17G Nine-O-Nine crashed because the pilot lowered the landing gear too early which lead to the aircraft landing short of the runway,” NTSB says
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Warbirds
“Collings Foundation B-17G Nine-O-Nine crashed because the pilot lowered the landing gear too early which lead to the aircraft landing short of the runway,” NTSB says
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
A Mighty Fortress: why the Boeing B-17 is the best bomber ever built
The story of the Nakajima Kikka, the Japanese Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe that never was
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of the Nakajima Kikka, the Japanese Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe that never was
YB-29 Bomber Escorter
Aviation History / Military Aviation / Warbirds
The story of Cross Country, the only YB-29 Bomber Escorter ever built
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
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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
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