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Images: American propaganda posters from the First World War

Sep 28th, 2014 | By
ww2USAposters

During the First World War, posters were commonly used by all sides of the conflict to rally support for the government. The posters would typically appeal to citizens’ sense of loyalty and patriotism. The United States didn’t enter the war until April 1917, but once they did, the government produced a steady stream of propaganda
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Avro Vulcan and two Lancasters in formation

Aug 24th, 2014 | By
LancasterVulcan

The last 2 Two world wide airworthy Lancaster bombers flank an Avro Vulcan bomber in a battle of Britain memorial flight on the 21st of August at RAF Waddington.  



Corsair Startup and unfolding of wings (HD)

Aug 24th, 2014 | By
Corsair

Vought F4U Corsair. Credit: Fred Miller



Lancaster Bomber takes to the sky after years of restoration

Aug 9th, 2014 | By
lancaster

One of two that still fly, over 7000 of them were built. The workhorse of the Allies bombing effort. Details for Lancaster Length: 69ft 4in (21.08m)Wingspan: 102ft 0in (31.00m)Height: 20ft 6in (6.23m)Maximum Speed: 287mph (462km/h)Cruising Speed: 200mph (322km/h)Ceiling: 19,000ft (5,793m)Range: 2,530 miles (4,072km) with 7,000lb (3,178kg) bomb load.Powerplant: Four Rolls Royce Merlin XX, 22 or 24 of
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Incredible Air to Air Video of Vulcan Bomber (HD)

Aug 4th, 2014 | By
vulcan

The recording was made in 4K as part of an effort to record XH558s remaining flying days in the best possible quality.The flight took place on July 21st 2014 during the aircraft’s transit from Farnborough to RNAS Yeovilton for their Air Day. A longer sequence will be available in future Vulcan programmes and the Collectors
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F-22 Raptor – Vector Thrust & Aerobatics Demonstration

Jul 31st, 2014 | By
f22

The F-22 Raptor can divert exhaust thrust up to 24 degrees, up or down. Raptor fighter pilots say it can give an advantage of low-speed, plus high angle-of-attack maneuverability, compared to conventional-thrust aircraft. Film Credits: MSgt Amy Cartas, TSgt Christopher Bevins



Mid Flight Tour Of B-24 Liberator (HD)

Jul 21st, 2014 | By
b25gunner

Nice views from various locations in the aircraft, including a working rear turret/tail gunner position. The flight is also escorted by a P-51 Mustang.



Spitfire that saw in action in WW2 before starring in 1969 film Battle of Britain to be sold

Jul 14th, 2014 | By
spitfireDM

Here is Another interesting World War Two article from the Daily Mail. “A rare Spitfire that saw action in World War Two and then starred in two blockbuster war films is up for sale for £1.5 million. The 1943 Vickers Supermarine Spitfire IXb has been hidden away in a barn in Texas for the past
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WW2 Footage – Bristol Beaufighter – Ten Gun Terror

Jul 14th, 2014 | By
Beaufighter

The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter, often referred to as simply the Beau, was a British long-range heavy fighter modification of the Bristol Aeroplane Company’s earlier Beaufort torpedo bomber design. Unlike the Beaufort, the Beaufighter had a long career and served in almost all theatres of war in the Second World War, first as a night
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Breitling Air Race – TV commercial

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
breitling

I don’t usually post commercials but Breitlings one has some decent footage of the famous P-51 Mustang and the Vought F4U Corsair even if it looks like a rock video from the 1980s.