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Red Dog with the high polish and glossy red nose was unveiled at Oshkosh Airventure 2006 where it won Reserve Grand Champion and Midwest Aero’s Sixth Snap on Tools Corporation Golden Wrench Award. Red Dog now in the Ron Pratte Collection in Chandler AZ and is...read more

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Nicknamed "Whistling Death" by the Japanese, the Chance Vought F4U Corsair was the premier Navy and Marine fighter of World War II. Designed as a carrier based aircraft the Corsair had significant landing issues early on. As a result the U.S. Marines became...read more

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The Hellcat was a terrific airplane and very effective fighter. It was positively a piece of cake to fly; just a dream.... The difference between the F4F [Wildcat] and the F6F was night and day. We had more range, more speed, more power... more everything. (US Navy...read more

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North American P-51 Mustang "Lucky Lady VII" is a true flying legend. The P-51 "cadillac of the skies" was a stunning all-around fighter aircraft with US origin during World War II and even later wars. Long range, outstanding maneuverability, superior speed and excellent high and low altitude...read more

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The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. When fully loaded, the P-47 weighed up to eight tons, and in the fighter-bomber ground-...read more

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