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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Why We Love North American P-51 Mustang? The Mustang still enjoys a cult-like following among pilots and aviation enthusiasts. The P-51 was considered one of the top fighters of its day. Even now, more than 70 years later, it is still very much a flying hot...read more

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Very cool & RARE promo for the XP-67 "Bat", or "Moonbat". Like so many of these aircraft that "Pushed the boudaries" in the late 1940s & 1950s, the aircraft suffered from being underpowered, and never made it past the prototype stage. She was a ball to fly above 250 mph at altitude, but...read more

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On 12 May 1936, Rudolf Opitz flew the first Bf 110 out of Augsburg. But, as many pre-war designs found, the engine technologies promised were not up to acceptable reliability standards. 

Hermann Göring was a proponent of the...read more

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 HQ Batallón) February 09, 2016

On September 28-30, 2007, over eighty P-51 Mustangs and hundreds of WWII aviation Legends including Fighter Aces, Tuskegee Airmen and WASPs and thousands of spectators came together for the "Gathering of Mustangs and Legends" at Rickenbacker Airport in Columbus Ohio. 

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 HQ Batallón) February 07, 2016

Test before paint job, engine.Pratt and Whitney R2800-32w whith 18 Pistons twin Super chargers. This plane is today under restoration by The Honduras Air Museum. The plane is a historic treasure. It was flew by Col. Fernando Soto. In 1969 armed forces from El Salvador invaded Honduras and Col....read more

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The P-51 was the most successful long-range fighter escort of World War II. The near perfect marriage of Rolls Royce Merlin engine and platform made the 1944 P-51D, with its bubble canopy and six-guns, one of the most iconic and potent fighters of all time. The P-51D’s range was an incredible 2...read more

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P-38L Lightnings and P-47 Thunderbolts fire high velocity aircraft rockets, (HVAR a.k.a. the Holy Moses) at tanks on a target/test range in this WW2 era newsreel footage from United News.

Public domain footage from a United News Newsreel.

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The sound off two DB603s with the whine of the supper charger is cool! The best Luftwaffe Destroyer, but again, she came too late to have any impact on the war, and also the Me-410 the last of its kind! This is an amazing aircraft with amazing sound! Fantastic video of this rare piece in...read more

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The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was the largest, heaviest, and most powerful single piston engine fighter of World War II. The Thunderbolt was a key fighter for the American air force when soldiers and airmen from the United States...read more

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