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 Lieutenant) December 01, 2016

You just can't get enough of this aircraft, the only operational, original WWII Japanese aircraft in the world today ! This is the ONLY WWII Japanese aircraft that is flyable today with an original Japanese WWII engine, the Mitsubishi Sakae 14-cylinder, Model Ha-35 "Prosperity". A very, very...read more

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Listen to the 2,000 horsepower generated by the 2,800 cubic inches of the supercharged, 18 cylinder Pratt & Whitney R-2800! You'll see during the flybys why the Japanese called this fighter the "Whistling Death." 

F4U Corsair "Whistling Death" Flight Demonstration! This aircraft just...read more

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The P-47 was designed around the powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp, 18 cylindre engine—the same engine used by two very successful U.S. Navy fighters, the Grumman F6F Hellcat, Vought F4U Corsair, F7F Tigercat, F8F Bearcat, P-61 Black Widow, A-26 Invader and many others. The P-47D-...read more

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The Brewster SB2A Buccaneer lacked ruggedness, incurring many stress problems that made it unreliable, even as a trainer. Overweight, underpowered, and lacking maneuverability, the Brewster SB2A Buccaneer was a classic failure. As a result, SB2As only...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 20, 2016

This is the first public display of rebuilt Polikarpov I -16. WWII fighters were displayed at the Wanaka Air Show New Zealand in 1998. Mark Hanna flew in Number. 4 which is shown in this video clip. Mark was killed after landing a Hispano Buchon ME Bf 109 in Spain in 1999 prior to displaying at...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 03, 2016

Rare footage of a World War Two German ME-262 prototype aircraft conduct a take-off. The Messerschmitt Me 262 'Schwalbe' was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. Design work started before World War II began, but engine problems prevented the aircraft from attaining...read more

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Nicely done, that merlin sounded mighty happy to be running again! This Spitfire MK XVI rolled out of the hangar for its first engine run in 17 years! It happened on 16 January 2015. They had been flying it after they opened Fantasy of Flight (the world’s largest private collection of vintage...read more

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Junker 87, better known by Germans as the "Sturzkampfbomber" and by English as dive bomber or "Stuka", was one of the most effective, successful and deadly weapon of the World War II. Its rank is high if you account...read more

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The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was a four-engine heavy bomber aircraft developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). 

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 Lieutenant) October 14, 2016

It's a Fw-190A-5 - BMW-801, the only Flying Original in the world. Flying Heritage Collection owns and maintains the only flying original Focke-Wulf 190 in the world at this time. Though several are under restoration, this unique Fw-190 was recovered from an overgrown forest in the 1990's and...read more

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