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 Lieutenant) March 22, 2016

FW190 Engine startup, fly and taxing at Breitscheid Airshow 2010. This FW190 is a 1:1 new build replica (almost 98% like the original aircraft, exept the engine). The parts came from "Flugwerk" as a kit and "Meier Motors" put it together and made it airworthy. 

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 Lieutenant) March 05, 2016
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On this day is commemorated the 80 anniversary of the first flight by Spitfire prototype (K5054) which had been designed by R. J. Mitchell. K5054 was the Air Ministry registration given to the (Vickers) Supermarine Type 300 prototype. This happened on 5 March 1936 when...read more

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One mythical Mitsubishi A6M 'Zero' fighter plane has taken to the skies over Japan on January 27th 2016, for the first time since WWII. The restored plane made a brief test flight to and from Kanoya Naval Air Base on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. Kamikaze pilots took off from the same...read more

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Buy a Hawker Hurricane and therewith a magnificent piece of history: a 1942 Hawker (CC&F) Hurricane IIB, c/n R20023, G-HHII for a price of £1,995,000. No need to worry to be late for work ever again with a powerful Packard...read more

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The P-40 Warhawk was not the best American fighter when the United States entered the World War II, but if it was the most numerous type available in large-scale production. The P-40 was among the most ubiquitous fighter plane. It was the third most-produced American...read more

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More warbirds now to commemorate fighter command during the Battle of Britain. A mass take off of Spitfires, Hurricanes and a Buchon all filling the skies over RAF Fairford. Whilst the formation gathered a Griffon powered Spitfire was in a dogfight with the Buchon before a mass of Merlin and...read more

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The Mitsubishi A6M3 Zero, Type 0 Model 22, that was found in the 1970s in Papua New Guinea and later was restored to airworthiness by the U.S. collector, and current owner Masahide Ishizuka, who bought the plane in 2008, is being prepared to once again take to the...read more

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The restored Vickers Supermarine Spitfire Mark.1A, P9374, just one of two airworthy Mk.1 Spitfires, was sold on July 9th in auction by Christie’s (London), for a record $4.8...read more

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Polish Aviation Museum gains unique WWII plane. This WWII plane went on display at the Polish Aviation Museum in Kraków on Friday, 70 years after victory was declared in Europe.

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 Lieutenant) February 25, 2015

The Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet,[N 1] designed by Alexander Lippisch, was a German rocket-powered fighter aircraft. It is the only rocket-powered fighter aircraft ever to have been operational. Its design was revolutionary, and the Me 163 was capable of performance unrivaled at the time....read more

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