Photo Album: "WWII Fighters"

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Vought (Goodyear) FG-1D Corsair
Midland (/ Odessa) - International (Regional) (MAF / KMAF)
USA - Texas, September 29, 2007
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N9964Z / 92468/530 (cn 3729) Shot on Saturday during the CAF's 50th anniversary 'Airsho'. This FG-1D is based at Dallas, TX, and was flown by Ray Kinney. Ex BuNo 92468.
Guilherme Bystronski
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Photo ID: 1306294
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Supermarine 349 Spitfire LF5B
In Flight
New Zealand, October 4, 2007
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NX628BL / BL628/YO-D (cn CBAF.1660) I took this photo during the first air to air session this aircraft has flown since WW2, a very special day indeed for many people.
Gavin Conroy
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Photo ID: 1163312
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North American P-51D Mustang
Los Alamitos - AAF (SLI / KSLI)
USA - California, October 29, 2006
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NL44727 / 414292/QP-A (cn 122-39198) 'Man O'War' is leaving for a short pleasure flight, I'd call it the ride of your life! Since over 35 years Mr. Ward is the proud owner of this immaculate Mustang.
Gerhard Plomitzer
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Photo ID: 1127484
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North American P-51D Mustang
In Flight
Canada - Saskatchewan, August 20, 2006
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NL151RJ / 474404/BC-H (cn 122-40944) Dazzling Donna at our 6 O'clock, and Miss Mitchell at his 4. Shot with 20D, 17-40 f4.0L, CPol
Pat Gould
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Photo ID: 1399862
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Germany - Air Force
Messerschmitt Me-262A-2A Schwalbe
Hendon (closed)
UK - England, July 21, 2008
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112372 / 4 (cn 112372) Captured from the defeated Luftwaffe by the RAF at Fassberg at the end of the war. Now fully restored in her original "Yellow 4" of I/JG 7 scheme. This aircraft was recently rebuilt at Cosford for display here in Hendon's Milestones of Flight building [Nikon D3]
Andrew Hunt
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Photo ID: 1450695
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Messerschmitt Me-262A-1C Schwalbe Replica
Berlin - Schonefeld (SXF / EDDB)
Germany, May 30, 2008
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D-IMTT (cn 501244) Sadly on the Friday of ILA '08 the classic Me262 remained firmly on the ground.
Ian Older
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Photo ID: 0910209
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Germany - Air Force
Messerschmitt Me-163B-1a Komet Replica
Frankfurt am Main (Rhein-Main AB) (FRA / FRF / EDDF)
Germany, 1981
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54 This replica of a Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet was on display on the C-Terminal building at FRA together with a Me262, He111 and a Ju87. It is now on display at the Luftfahrt- und Technikmuseum at Merseburg, Germany
Ed Groenendijk
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Photo ID: 1212734
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Germany - Air Force
Messerschmitt Me-163B-1a Komet
Cosford (EGWC)
UK - England, April 28, 2007
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191614 (cn 191614) Displayed at the RAF Museum, Cosford. That's a very small propellor for this size aircraft (it is of course, the airflow driven electrical generator). Note also that the main tyres are of completely different types.
Jim Groom
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Photo ID: 1462169
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Germany - Air Force
Messerschmitt Me-163B-1a Komet
Everett - Snohomish County / Paine Field (PAE / KPAE)
USA - Washington, December 31, 2008
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191660 / 3 (cn 191660) Once a part of the Jagdgeschwader (Fighter Wing) 400 at Husum Luftwaffe base, its not known whether this aircraft saw actual combat. On display in the Flying Heritage Collection, Everett, WA.
Khuong Hoang
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Photo ID: 1331058
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Grumman G-58B Gulfhawk
Palm Springs - International (Regional / Municipal) (PSP / KPSP)
USA - California, February 2, 2008
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N700A / BP-8 (cn D.1262) "Bob's Bearcat" at the Palm Springs Air Museum. This aircraft was never in military service.
John Olafson
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Photo ID: 1320946
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Thailand - Air Force
Grumman F8F-1 Bearcat (G-58)
Bangkok - International (Don Muang) (DMK / VTBD)
Thailand, January 12, 2008
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Kh15-81/95 / 1234 (cn D.804) Static display in Children's Day 2551. This bearcat was overhauled by the retired engineer at Northrop Grumman and volunteer technician at Tango Historical Sqn. 204 Bearcats were in service in RTAF between 1951 - 1961. After the decommission, only 3 aircraft left. This is one of the few bearcat around the world that can fly. (Fuji S9600)
Analayo Korsakul
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Photo ID: 1289237
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Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat (G-50)
Duxford (EGSU)
UK - England, July 6, 2007
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G-BTCC / 40467/19 (cn A-11286) Hellcat in marking of WW2 F6F-3, white 19, BuNo 40467 of pilot Lt(jg) Alexander Vraciu from VF-6 squadron, Carrier USS Interpid. Fuselage of this airplane somehow survived scrapping Hellcats after WW2, was converted with wings and tail of recon F6F-5K BuNo 80141, fortunately restored and flown and is owned by The Fighter Collection at Duxford.
Jiri Zedka
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Photo ID: 1493009
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Grumman F6F-5K Hellcat (G-50)
Duxford (EGSU)
UK - England, May 18, 2008
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G-BTCC / 40467/19 (cn A-11286) In thr markings of WW2 F6F-3, white 19, BuNo 40467 of pilot Lt(jg) Alexander Vraciu from VF-6 squadron, Carrier USS Interpid
Stuart Freer - Touchdown-aviation
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Photo ID: 0660326
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Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat (G-36)
Detroit - Willow Run (YIP / KYIP)
USA - Michigan, August 8, 2004
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NX12260 / 12260/F-3 (cn 5920) Performing on "Thunder over Michigan" airshow. Canon 10D camera , Canon 500mm/4 IS lens. 1/750, f/9.5
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Photo ID: 0667825
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Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat (G-36)
Detroit - Willow Run (YIP / KYIP)
USA - Michigan, August 8, 2004
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NX12260 / 12260/F-3 (cn 5920) In the soft early morning light...Canon 10D camera, Canon 100-400mm IS lens. 1/180sec, f/6.7
Dariusz Jezewski - FotoDJ Photography
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Photo ID: 1300503
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Mitsubishi A6M3 Reisen (Zero)
Midland (/ Odessa) - International (Regional) (MAF / KMAF)
USA - Texas, September 30, 2007
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N712Z / X-133 (cn 3869) Commemorative Air Force Airshow 2007. An original Japanese Zero in flying condition. (Canon 350D + 17-55 IS)
Tristan van der Vlugt
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Photo ID: 1465182
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Focke-Wulf Fw-190A-8
Paris - Le Bourget (LBG / LFPB)
France, June 20, 2007
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730924 / 13/TL-WJ (cn 730924) Built for the Luftwaffe in 1944, it was damaged in service and was under repair near Auxerre when the War ended. It is preserved in the Musee de l'Air
Mick Bajcar
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Photo ID: 0919433
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Germany - Air Force
Focke-Wulf Fw-190A-3 (replica)
Dusseldorf - International (Rhein-Ruhr / Lohausen) (DUS / EDDL)
Germany, July 1981
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1-1 This Fw-190 replica of JG26 was at the Air Classic Museum at Dusseldorf. The museum is now closed. It is now at the International Luftfahrtmuseum at Villingen-Schwennigen.
Ed Groenendijk
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Photo ID: 1414854
Views: 8238
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Germany - Air Force
Focke-Wulf Fw-190F-8/U1
Hendon (closed)
UK - England, July 21, 2008
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584219 / 38 (cn 584219) Displayed within the Bomber Command Collection part of the Royal Air Force Museum [Nikon D3]
Andrew Hunt
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Photo ID: 0910329
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Focke-Wulf Fw-190D-13
Seattle - Boeing Field / King County International (BFI / KBFI)
USA - Washington, August 20, 2005
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N190D / 10 (cn 836017) One of only three long-nose Fw 190s left in the world and the only D-13 left. Formerly on display at the Champlin Fighter Museum, now on display at the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
David Lednicer
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Photo ID: 1427539
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Germany - Air Force
Focke-Wulf Fw-190A-8
San Antonio - Stinson Municipal (SSF)
USA - Texas, April 2007
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732183 / 4 (cn 732183) Flown by Rudi Linz, a German ace with 79 victories, shot down over Norway and now displayed at the Texas Air Museum.
Royal S King
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Photo ID: 1444229
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Lockheed P-38F Lightning
Houston - Ellington Field (AFB) (EFD)
USA - Texas, October 24, 2008
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NX17630 / 17630/5757 (cn 222-5757) (USAF serial # 41-7630). Assigned to the 94th Fighter Squadron, ditched in Greenland on Sept. 15, 1942 while on ferry flight to European theatre of Ops,buried in ice for 50 years hence named "Glacier Girl". Recovered in 1992 and rebuilt for first flight in 2002. The question is "how much is original?"
Suresh A. Atapattu
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Photo ID: 1493010
Views: 10070
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Republic P-47D Thunderbolt
Duxford (EGSU)
UK - England, May 7, 2005
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G-THUN / 226671/MX-X (cn 399-55731) This aircraft has now left the UK and is now based at the Milville Army Air Force Museum, New Jersey, USA
Stuart Freer - Touchdown-aviation
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Photo ID: 1488285
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North American P-51D Mustang
Cosford (EGWC)
UK - England, June 1, 2008
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G-SIJJ / 472035 (cn 122-31894) "Jumpin' Jacques" preparing to display at the 2008 Cosford Air Show. Previously registered F-AZMU, N5306M, HK-2812P, HK-2812X, N5411V and 44-72035.
Jim Groom
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Photo ID: 1272193
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Hispano HA-1112/Bf-109G-10
Ingolstadt - Manching (ETSI)
Germany, September 15, 2007
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D-FDME (cn 213) Rare formation flyby of Bf-108 and Bf-109G-10 of the Messerschmitt Stiftung at the open doors day of WTD61. Note Walter Eichhorn in his Bf-109 paying a lot of attention on keeping position next to the much slower Bf-108.
Stephan T.
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Photo ID: 1366094
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Hispano HA-1112/Bf-109G-10
Berlin - Schonefeld (SXF / EDDB)
Germany, May 27, 2008
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D-FDME (cn 213) Before her show with a good view of the main gear which collapsed right after touch-down causing this plane to end next to the rwy and not on it. (ILA 2008)
Georg Noack
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Photo ID: 1379569
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Messerschmitt Bf-109G-2/Trop
Hendon (closed)
UK - England, July 21, 2008
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10639 / 6 (cn 10639) This aircraft was captured by the British in North Africa in 1942 and assigned the serial RN228. Much later it flew as G-USTV but it was deregistered in 1998 after a crash. It was subsequently restored as a static exhibit for display in the Milestone of Flight Gallery at the RAF Museum [Nikon D3]
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