Sound amazing! Watch and listen to these Curtiss P-40 Warhawk & Kittyhawk test firing their .50 caliber machine guns, firing even in flight! The P-40 first flew in 1938 and was used until the end of WWII. The P-40 airplane, built by Curtiss-Wright, is a single-place, all-metal, low wing...read more

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This Curtiss P-40B is unique as she is the only remaining airworthy survivor from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour on 7th December 1941. In additional to this auspicious history she is also the oldest airworthy P-40B in the world.

One of the 131 P40-Bs built at the Curtiss facility...read more

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This great static and taxi footage of the Yakovlev Yak-9 Replica was filmed at Temora, NSW, Australia by Anthony Portelli, an Historical Aviation Film Unit Media Partner. Like all modern-built replicas, this aircfat uses Allison V-1710 engine, has counterclockwise-rotation props, unlike the...read more

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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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 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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 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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During 1941, seated at the kitchen table in his rented house in Coronado, California, a naval aviator spent an evening with match sticks arrayed in front of him, each representing an aircraft. Lieutenant Commander John S. “Jimmy” Thach’s goal as he...read more

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Germany's Messerschmitt Me 262 was by far the fastest fighter of World War II. In addition to its Jumo 004 turbojet powerplants, its swept wings were a further innovation that made the Me 262 one of the most extraordinary designs of World War II. The Me 262 A-1a achieved the incredible speed...read more

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French ace Pierre Clostermann encounter with a Pfeil in April 1945. He describes leading a pack of four Hawker Tempests from 3 Squadron RAF when he intercepted a lone Do 335 flying at maximum speed at treetop level. Despite the Tempest's considerable low altitude speed, the RAF fighters were...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 09, 2016

Many people said the Bf109 was the best fighter of the World War but only if you knew how to fly it . Nigel Askey tells us in his book "Operation Barbarossa: the Complete Organisational and Statistical Analysis, and Military Simulation" that: "The Messerschmitt Bf 109 can justifiably lay...read more

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