“Flying Fortress: Deadly Queen of the Skies… pride of the Army Air Forces” — WWII poster from the Office of War Information. Source: U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
Ground checks for the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk from Pilot Training Manual for the P-40, Headquarters, AAF, Office of Flying Staff, 1943.
Basic flying characteristics of the SBD Dauntless from Pilot’s Handbook Model SBD-3, Douglas Aircraft, 1942.
A three-generation trio of USAF fighters — the P-51 Mustang, F-22 Raptor, and F-16 Fighting Falcon — fly over the crowd on opening day of the Joint Service Open House at Joint Base Andrews. Photograph by Petty Officer 2nd Class Clifford Davis, Navy Media Content Services, 2010.
New 1/72nd-scale kit announcement from Dragon Models depicting the Tiger I of Michael Wittmann used at Villers-Bocage — Kit No. 7440: 1/72 Pz.Kpfw. VI Ausf. E Tiger I Late Production with Zimmerit + Tiger Aces. The Dragon kit also includes a set of German tank ace figures which have been downsized from the 1/35th-scale figure set.
Upcoming book announcement from Valiant Wings Publishing on the He 219 Uhu: Airframe Constructor No.2: Building the Heinkel He 219 Uhu: A Detailed Guide to Building the Zoukei-Mura 1/32nd Kit by Daniel Zamarbide. Pre-order price is £13.95.
U.S. Army Bell XP-39 Airacobra in flight over Langley Field during WWII. (NASA Photo)
Bundesarchiv photographs by Appe (Arppe?) arranged by negative number:
Bild Series 101I-557-1018
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