Leave a Comment on Italian week. Four engine heavy bomber Piaggio P.108. Only 36 were built operating mostly at night in small groups against Gibraltar and North Africa with very modest results. 1 was retained by Spain after a forced landing returning from Gibraltar but unfortunately was scrapped in the late 40s.
Continue Reading... Italian week. Four engine heavy bomber Piaggio P.108. Only 36 were built operating mostly at night in small groups against Gibraltar and North Africa with very modest results. 1 was retained by Spain after a forced landing returning from Gibraltar but unfortunately was scrapped in the late 40s.
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Italian week. Four engine heavy bomber Piaggio P.108. Only 36 were built operating mostly at night in small groups against Gibraltar and North Africa with very modest results. 1 was retained by Spain after a forced landing returning from Gibraltar but unfortunately was scrapped in the late 40s.

Italian week. Four engine heavy bomber Piaggio P.108. Only 36 were built operating mostly at night in small groups against…

Leave a Comment on USN Aircraft Carrier launching a North American A-5 Vigilante, one of the largest and most complex aircraft to operate from an aircraft carrier. It set several world records, including long-distance speed and altitude records. Early 60s. (1280×967)
Continue Reading... USN Aircraft Carrier launching a North American A-5 Vigilante, one of the largest and most complex aircraft to operate from an aircraft carrier. It set several world records, including long-distance speed and altitude records. Early 60s. (1280×967)
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USN Aircraft Carrier launching a North American A-5 Vigilante, one of the largest and most complex aircraft to operate from an aircraft carrier. It set several world records, including long-distance speed and altitude records. Early 60s. (1280×967)

USN Aircraft Carrier launching a North American A-5 Vigilante, one of the largest and most complex aircraft to operate from…

Leave a Comment on A formation of Martin Baltimores from the RAF no. 232 Wing during an attack on El Alamein (North Africa) as seen from the ventral gunner position of another Baltimore. 2nd Battle of El Alamein Oct-Nov 1942.
Continue Reading... A formation of Martin Baltimores from the RAF no. 232 Wing during an attack on El Alamein (North Africa) as seen from the ventral gunner position of another Baltimore. 2nd Battle of El Alamein Oct-Nov 1942.
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A formation of Martin Baltimores from the RAF no. 232 Wing during an attack on El Alamein (North Africa) as seen from the ventral gunner position of another Baltimore. 2nd Battle of El Alamein Oct-Nov 1942.

A formation of Martin Baltimores from the RAF no. 232 Wing during an attack on El Alamein (North Africa) as…

Leave a Comment on USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945.
Continue Reading... USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945.
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USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945.

USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 531st Fighter Squadron lined up at South Field, Iwo Jima, March 25, 1945….

Leave a Comment on A captured Hawker Hurricane in German colours, North Africa
Continue Reading... A captured Hawker Hurricane in German colours, North Africa
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A captured Hawker Hurricane in German colours, North Africa

A captured Hawker Hurricane in German colours, North Africa (i.redd.it) submitted by Aviationlord to /r/WWIIplanes 2 comments original inline reddit:…

Leave a Comment on A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, March 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.
Continue Reading... A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, March 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.
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A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield on Iwo Jima, March 16, 1945. Note the twin oversized VLR drop tanks.

A North American P-51D Mustang of the Vll Fighter Command taking off from Saipan, Mariana Islands for the newly-captured airfield…

Leave a Comment on German wounded await evacuation in a heavy transport Messerschmitt Me.323 Gigant. North Africa, 1943.
Continue Reading... German wounded await evacuation in a heavy transport Messerschmitt Me.323 Gigant. North Africa, 1943.
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German wounded await evacuation in a heavy transport Messerschmitt Me.323 Gigant. North Africa, 1943.

German wounded await evacuation in a heavy transport Messerschmitt Me.323 Gigant. North Africa, 1943. (i.redd.it) submitted by abt137 to /r/WWIIplanes…

Leave a Comment on USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.
Continue Reading... USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.
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USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945. Fire is from a P-51 from the 78th Fighter Squadron that crashed on landing and struck two parked 45th Fighter Squadron P-51s.

USAAF North American P-51D Mustangs of the 45th Fighter Squadron lined up on South Field, Iwo Jima, March 7, 1945….

Leave a Comment on Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered various models of the Lockheed P-38, Curtiss P-40, Bell P-39 and P-63, and North American P-51 fighter aircraft.
Continue Reading... Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered various models of the Lockheed P-38, Curtiss P-40, Bell P-39 and P-63, and North American P-51 fighter aircraft.
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Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered various models of the Lockheed P-38, Curtiss P-40, Bell P-39 and P-63, and North American P-51 fighter aircraft.

Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered…

Leave a Comment on Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered various models of the Lockheed P-38, Curtiss P-40, Bell P-39 and P-63, and North American P-51 fighter aircraft.
Continue Reading... Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered various models of the Lockheed P-38, Curtiss P-40, Bell P-39 and P-63, and North American P-51 fighter aircraft.
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Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered various models of the Lockheed P-38, Curtiss P-40, Bell P-39 and P-63, and North American P-51 fighter aircraft.

Allison XV-1710-1, V-12 Engine. More than 47,000 V-1710s were built in 57 different versions. During World War II, V-1710s powered…