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The people of Duxford, Duxford (UK) - Duxford Flying Legends Air Show

The people of Duxford, Duxford (UK) - Duxford Flying Legends Air Show

Northrop P-61. An American World War II aircraft specifically designed to be a night fighter and, in particular, to carry radar. Called the Black Widow, jdm

Northrop An American World War II aircraft specifically designed to be a night fighter and, in particular, to carry radar. Called the Black Widow, jdm

Corsaire

USN corsair designed as a carrier based plane, could not land safely on carriers until British pilots from the Fleet Air arm showed them how.

P-39 Air Cobras, Built in Weatfield new York

The Bell Airacobra was one of the principal American fighter aircraft in service when the United States entered World War II.

After waiting nearly 25 years, Little Rock Air Force Base has added a Convair B-58 Hustler to the historical aircraft on display at the base, becoming the only non-museum, active-duty base to own...

After waiting nearly 25 years, Little Rock Air Force Base has added a Convair Hustler to the historical aircraft on display at the base, becoming the only non-museum, active-duty base to own.

Beautifully decorated with Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-3-DB 601 engine and Wing guns were replaced by. Cannon MG FF 20 mm. some of the machines have been modified into the form of the Bf 109 E-3 Trop

An stationed in Norway with an omenous shark nose art with it's ground crew readying the warbird for it's next mission.

June 9, 1943: The famed “Tuskegee Airmen” are involved in their first air battle with German fighter planes in the skies over North Africa. These flyers from the 99th Fighter Squadron were among those trained at Tuskegee Army Air Field, the center for pilot training of African Americans during World War II.

June The famed “Tuskegee Airmen” are involved in their first air battle with German fighter planes in the skies over North Africa.

P38  Lightning

Lockheed Lightning - WWII US fighter aircraft built by Lockheed.

The Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender (company designation CW-24) was a 1940s United States prototype fighter aircraft built by Curtiss-Wright. Description from trmilitary.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Curtis-Wright Ascender (Yes this was a real American Aircraft prior to WWII)

The old dog lettin' out the smoke!

The black smoke emitting from the turbojets was due to water injection which provided more power. Later on more efficient and powerful engines were developed.

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