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damn it. mortality

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Re: damn it. mortality
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2021, 02:32:12 AM »
Strictly speaking the Sea Fury was not a WWII aircraft, only entering service in 1947, so Ill grant you the Spit as the most attractive WWII bird.  Of course that's really only splitting hairs.  LOL

I agree with you about the Catalina, a beautiful aircraft for sure.  As for Daks, there was one of these on the flight-line of VC-851 when I was on that squadron that had its nose replaced by the radome from a de Havilland Sea Venom as a former training aircraft.  I got so used to that aircraft that ever since normal DC-3s look snub-nosed to me.   ::)

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Re: damn it. mortality
« Reply #16 on: October 26, 2021, 03:44:32 AM »
I reckon that the P40s were good looking too.  Not equal to the Japanese Zeros but they are revered old airplanes that Chenault made good use of.

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Re: damn it. mortality
« Reply #17 on: October 26, 2021, 10:05:07 AM »
interesting lookin at the p40 and comparing it the wright bros plane of only 35 years earlier

https://images.app.goo.gl/QcKzqS9q4hbBWthj6

https://images.app.goo.gl/orwLNoKKasbHegidA

tremendous change in a short time



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