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World War Two Aircraft.

I love the famous planes of World War Two.From the C-47 Dakota to the P-61 Black Widow all are gorgeous.And the wierd models even like the P-55 Asender.

irishknight1973 irishknight1973 36-40, M 8 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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P-38 Lightening, F4U Corsair, P-51 Mustang



A professor of mine flew 40.5 B-26 Bomber missions over occupied France in WWII. He saw his friends blown out of the sky on each mission. This guy had BALLS!



Also, WWII planes were actually aerodynamic, unlike the modern planes of today, which have to be computer guided or they couldn't be flown by a human.



I think the days of the fighter pilot are rapidly coming to a close. As I write this more and more unmanned drowns are targeting and bombing sites in Afghanistan--and it's working.



Cheaper and less visible to RADAR, drones are the wave of the future.



But, we will still have our memories, pictures, and movies of the great aircraft from WWII.

Skyraider, were used in Vietnam if not mistaken. Very thoaty plane, with a punch. I love the Lightings. In Flight sims they are a blast, with the way they handle, with their counter rotating engines. Love the sound they make too. I have a sound track of Lefty Gardner's "White Lighting" flying around. Sadly that plane crashed. Red Bull now owns it . . or what is left of it.

Since 9/11, 2001, sadly we don't get too many Airshows out here in AZ anymore. Really sad. Maybe a fuel issue or maybe because of a bunch of people did not like having the shows right over their homes. Sucks.

Tuskegee Airmen flew P-51C models at first.The famous Redtailed Squadron.I have seen one of thier planes.I have also seen the P-38 Lightning of Maj. Richard Ira Bong,America's top ace.I am partial to Lightnings.One of my favorites is the A1-D Skyraider.

P-51D's if not mistaken
Def P-51's I believe they were D models "Mustangs" with the red tails for them.
For a long time very few knew they were black. They escorted the mighty 8th

trying to remember what the Tuskegee airmen flew.. I know they were mainly bomber escorts. but their planes just can't come to mind.

corsairs or nothing lol

was always partial to the Spitfires, and Corsairs myself.

Interesting . . . me too, and there aren’t too many of us out there.



Favs P-38 Lightning, B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell. But seriously, they are all good for me.