In storage at Fantasy of Flight in Polk City, Florida. Along with several other Zeros, this aircraft was recovered by the Australian War Memorial Museum in the early 1970s from Rabaul in the South Pacific. The markings suggest that it was in service after June 1943 and further more


A Youtuber transferred this from an old reel of film from the Barry Coran collection. No sound but might be of interest to the Warbird 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 more

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