Aviation Photo #1100998 Mitsubishi A6M3 Reisen (Zero) - Untitled

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What a sight, as these two Warbirds square off against each other in a flyby at the '05 "Wings over Gillespie" Airshow. The green Zero is one of the last flying examples in the world, and is immaculately restored and maintained. The Grumman Hellcat (N1078Z) is just a beauty and a huge crowd-pleaser.
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    Shaun Edelstein
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    Mitsubishi A6M3 Reisen (Zero)
    Mitsubishi A6M Reisen
    Mitsubishi A6M Reisen
    3869
    NX712Z
    X-133
    San Diego / El Cajon - Gillespie Field
    California
    USA
    April 30, 2005
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Photo Added: August 29, 2006

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Anonymous
12 years ago
The battle of the pacific was won and lost with these two air craft. It's great to see both in one shot.
Anonymous
12 years ago
The Hellcat ate Zeros for lunch. The venerable Zero was obsolete by the time the Hellcat came on-line.
Anonymous
11 years ago
Old enemies flying together, recalling the Pacific war with these two war birds.

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