Posts Tagged ‘ aircraft ’

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.Ā The workhorse of the Allies bombing effort. Details for LancasterĀ 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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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.



Top 20 most produced warplanes of WW2

May 31st, 2014 | By
Top20

Check out this infographic to get an idea of the numbers of warplanes produced in WW2. Top 20 most produced Aircraft of WW2 | Interested in WW2 warplanes? Check out these products on Amazon.