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"Any girl who has flown at all grows used to the prejudice of most men pilots who will trot out any number of reasons why women can't possibly be good pilots. . . . The only way to show the disbelievers, the snickering hangar pilots, is to show them."  - Cornelia Fort, WAFS

Photographer Spotlight: Peter Stackpole

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

“Ellehammers helikopter i luften i 1913. Foto: Danmarks Tekniske Museum”  (submitted by “jf” - tak/thanks)

Danish aviation pioneer Jacob Ellehammer made a tethered flight on September becoming the second European to succeed in making a powered flight. His helicopter performed a hover as early as 1914

Wing Commander J E 'Johnnie' Johnson, commanding No. 144 (Canadian) Wing, on the the wing of his Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX with his Labrador retriever Sally, at Bazenville, Normandy, 31 July 1944.

AUG 19 1944 Falaise – fighter bombers attack the German retreat Wing Commander J E 'Johnnie' Johnson, commanding No. 144 (Canadian) Wing, on the the wing of his Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX with his Labrado.

F/O William T Lane - Spitfire Mk.IX - RCAF 403 Squadron, Kenley - May '43 ( KIA 15/5/43 aged 21)

More than 100 of the best colorized images of Allied Warbirds and Pilots of WWII, made by the best artists of the colourisation

A pilot at Fairlop airfield in Essex has a haircut during a break between sweeps. A Supermarine Spitfire is in the background. November 1942: (IWM)

queensofvintage: Royal Air Force pilot getting a. queensofvintage: “ Royal Air Force pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Great Britain c.

Stanisław Skalski - the top Polish fighter ace of WWII and the first Allied fighter ace of the war.

Stanisław Skalski - the top RAF Polish fighter ace of WWII and the first Allied fighter ace of the war.

British author, fighter pilot and screenwriter Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, BFG, James and the Giant Peach and many more.)

1944 British author, fighter pilot and screenwriter Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, BFG, James and the Giant Peach and many more) was in the RAF.

Flight Sergeant James Hyde, a fighter pilot serving with No 132 Squadron, Royal Air Force, pictured by a Supermarine Spitfire with 'Dingo', the squadron commander's pet dog, at Detling, Kent, England. Hyde, from San Juan, Trinidad, arrived in Britain more than two years previously to commence his training.

CH Flight Sergeant James Hyde a fighter pilot serving with No 132 Squadron Royal Air Force pictured by a Supermarine Spitfire with 'Dingo' the squadron commander's pet dog at Detling Kent England

spitfire pilots with dogs - Yahoo Image Search Results

spitfire pilots with dogs - Yahoo Image Search Results

Pilot Officer Albert Gerald Lewis DFC (aged 22) in his Hawker Hurricane Mk.1 (VY-R) P2923 with 85 Squadron RAF at Castle Camps, RAF Debden's satellite airfield in Cambridgeshire. July 1940.

Royal Air Force ace Albert Gerald Lewis DFC, of 85 Squadron, climbs out of his plane after an air battle in the skies over England - Battle of Britain - 1940

spitfire pilots with dogs - Yahoo Image Search Results

spitfire pilots with dogs - Yahoo Image Search Results

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