The de Havilland Vampire

The de Havilland Vampire

The de Havilland Vampire first flew in Sept, 1943. That's during WWII and was the second jet fighter in the RAF but the first to fly with a single jet engine. It is the first jet to ...

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FM-2P Wildcat

FM-2P Wildcat

The FM-2 (Grumman F4F) was produced by General Motors when Grumman started producing the F6F Hellcat starting in 1943. Many pilots felt the FM-2 was the best version of the Wildcat though its role as a ...

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Battle of Britain

Battle of Britain

Nearly 75 years ago Germany took to the skies trying to bring England to its knees by a very aggressive bombing campaign. Germany thought it would be easy but it didn't count on two important factors, the ...

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The “Forked Tailed Devil”

The “Forked Tailed Devil”

The P-38 Lightning was a wicked fighter that at the hands of its very talented pilot, caused a lot of trouble for the enemy. Flown in both theaters of WWII, it's best known for its action in ...

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The Nuclear Fighter

The Nuclear Fighter

I was introduced to this cold war jet by a pilot who flew it back in the day. He started our conversation at the front of an A-4 Skyhawk with, "You know why this front landing gear ...

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Grumman HU-16 Albatross

Grumman HU-16 Albatross

First flying after WWII, the Albatross is still in use today. An update to the Grumman Mallard, it was designed with the main role of as a search and rescue and combat search and rescue aircraft first ...

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Naval Adversaries in the Beginning

Naval Adversaries in the Beginning

One of the fighters the US Navy had to combat the Japanese Zero was the F4F / FM-2 Wildcat. A rugged aircraft, it was out classed by the Zero when it came to maneuverability in the air. ...

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Warbird Calendar Now Available!

Warbird Calendar Now Available!

"70 years ago they were fighting for our freedom and today their roll is to cause people to remember that." Thanks to the overwhelming support of our Warbirds film, we are proud to release this commemorative calendar. Featuring ...

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The UnSung B-24

The UnSung B-24

The B-24 Liberator was a workhorse during WWII. With impressive range and load, it carried out missions in the ETO and PTO. And yet, it never was in the lime light like its brethren, the B-17. In ...

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The T-50, Amazing Trainer!

The T-50, Amazing Trainer!

One of the amazing aspects of WWII was the training America created and put their pilots through prior to fighting the enemy. It was a multi stage process and prior to pilots going to train in a ...

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