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TB2D Skypirate

flytofight: “ Douglas Skypirate Ordered to replace the aging Devastator, the Skypirate was a dedicated torpedo bomber designed to operate off Midway and Essex class aircraft carriers.

Mach 2 Griffon . featured in the book X Planes of Europe. More info at : http://www.amazon.com/X-Planes-Europe-Research-Aircraft-1947-1974/dp/190210921X/

featured in the book X Planes of Europe. More info at…

Dornier Do 335 PFEIL ("Arrow") was a World War II heavy fighter built by the Dornier company.  The two-seater trainer version was called Ameisenbär ("anteater"). Its performance was much better than other twin-engine designs due to its unique "push-pull" layout and the much lower aerodynamic drag of the in-line alignment of the two engines. It was Germany's FASTEST piston-engined aircraft of World War II.The Luftwaffe was desperate to get the design into operational use, but delays in engine…

Dornier DO 335 Pfeil (Arrow) fighter.Front and rear Daimlers driving tractor and pusher airscrews.

Boeing XF8B (Model 400) was a Single-Engine Aircraft Developed  to Provide the USN a Long-Range Shipboard Fighter that was Intended for Operation Against the Japanese Home Islands - 3 were Built

Boeing (Model was a Single-Engine Aircraft Developed to Provide the USN a Long-Range Shipboard Fighter that was Intended for Operation Against the Japanese Home Islands - 3 were Built

Douglas Skyshark.

Douglas Skyshark The Douglas Skyshark was a turboprop-powered attack aircraft prototype built by the Douglas Aircraft Company for the United States Navy.

republic aviation | Photos: Republic XF-91 Thunderceptor Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

republic aviation | Photos: Republic XF-91 Thunderceptor Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

Hans-Ulrich Rudel – The Flying Tank Buster Who Flew More Than 2,000 Missions And Killed Over 500 Tanks

Hans-Ulrich Rudel - The Flying Tank Buster Who Flew More Than 2,000 Missions And Killed Over 500 Tanks

German Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber at rest Russia summer Mechanic Hans-Ulrich Rudel was using a hand crank to start the engine. Note FlaK 18 cannons installed under wings.

The Douglas XB-43 Jetmaster was an American 1940s jet-powered prototype bomber. The XB-43 was a development of the XB-42, replacing the piston engines of the XB-42 with two General Electric J35 engines of 4,000 lbf (17.8 kN) thrust each. Despite being the first American jet bomber to fly, it suffered stability issues and the design did not enter production.

The Douglas Jetmaster was an American jet-powered prototype bomber…

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Aircraft designer Burt Rutan stands inside the just-assembled Raptor, a remote-controlled gasoline aircraft. | Location: Mojave, California, USA.

Aircraft designer Burt Rutan stands inside the just-assembled Raptor, a remote-controlled gasoline aircraft.

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I'll also be building a Special Hobby Whirlwind, but this is the FB I'll be doing an aircraft of 137 Sqn as it was based in Norfolk.

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