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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 Teniente) May 06, 2016

In this dive highlight from October 31, 2011, watch as the Nautilus crew finds a WWII Italian airplane in the Strait of Sicily off the coast of the volcanic island, Pantelleria. This airplane is a Macchi C.202 Folgore. read more

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On December 28th, 1944 this FM-2 Wildcat fighter plane crashed into Lake Michigan on an attempted takeoff from the U.S.S. Sable, one of two aircraft carriers used to train 17,000 pilots over the waters of Lake Michigan during WWII. Despite the plane losing engine power, rolling over the front of...read more

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 Teniente) 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. 

These new FW190 replicas...read more

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This Spitfire aircraft (its registration number is N280TP and its design number is 6S/676372) was built for the RAF in 1945 and flown as RAF/TP280/Z with the 9th squadron. After being delivered to the Indian Air Force on 31 December 1947 it was listed as HS654....read more

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 Teniente) 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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Coming up at 19th March 2016 at Cheffins auction in Sutton of amazing collection of 250 aviation pieces originally belonged to avid aviation enthusiast Bill Richards, from Bolton, who passed away in March last year and spent many years building up his beloved...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. 

Many other aircraft...read more

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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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