heavy bomber

A quick look at why the Nakajima Ki-49 and other WWII Japanese heavy bombers were an Epic Fail

A quick look at why the Nakajima Ki-49 and other WWII Japanese heavy bombers were an Epic Fail

The IJAAF remained convinced that fast attack bombers like the Ki-21, Ki-49 and, eventually, the Ki-67 were the best option,… Read More

1 year ago

Allied Heavies Vs German Flak: why Allied Bombers Never Defeated Nazi’s Flakwaffe

During 1944 the percentage of allied bombers lost to or damaged by enemy fighters declined sharply, while the percentage damaged… Read More

5 years ago

The Lancaster Operations over Germany

The 1943 Battles of the Ruhr and Hamburg realized heavy destruction of German industrial resources but only at a steadily… Read More

5 years ago

A QUICK LOOK AT THE FORGOTTEN FATHERS OF THE B-2 SPIRIT: THE NORTHROP YB-35 AND YB-49 FLYING WINGS

Both the YB-35 and the YB-49 used the radical and potentially very efficient flying wing design, in which the tail… Read More

7 years ago

LEGENDARY B-17F MEMPHIS BELLE TO BE PLACED ON PUBLIC DISPLAY AT NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE ON MAY 17, 2018

B-17F Memphis Belle to be placed on public display at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force on May 17,… Read More

7 years ago