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 Lieutenant) January 22, 2017

In spite of the Me-110s early obsolescence as a day air superiority fighter, the aircraft soldiered on throughout the Second World War. In particular, the Me-110 served as a highly effective night fighter and also saw extensive duty as a ground attack fighter-bomber.

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 Lieutenant) January 21, 2017

This FlugWerk Fw190A-8/N replica was assembled for Rudy Frasca by Matt Nightingale. It is an extremely well built aircraft with great attention to detail. It has parts from original factory, the airframe carries a Focke Wulf serial number. Sounds beautiful with the PW-R2800 installed under the...read more

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Probably, the Me 410 is the most sexiest looking of all twin engined fighter aircraft. The Me 410 truely is a beauty. There are only two Me 410s worldwide, one in the UK, which is shown on this video, and another one in storage with the NASM in the US. This ME 410 engine ran at RAF St. Athan...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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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. 

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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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