1. K

    Aviation Medals, decorations and honours

    I'm trying to research what were the different Medals, decorations and honours given specifically to aviators both serving with the allies and axis powers during the First World War and Second World War's. What the different variations? were and why were they awarded?
  2. M

    Early aviation computers manuals, including L-304, used on E-2A Hawkeye

    In this post, there're early aviation computers manuals, including L-304, used on E-2A Hawkeye. L-304 was a set of computers used on the aerial tactic system on E-2A Hawkeye. The Litton L-304 ,general-purpose computer was developed through the cumulative(efforts of DSD's engineering and...
  3. N

    Least resource intensive/easy to maintain aircraft of WW2?

    I can't see any other threads about this, and thought it might be an interesting subject Whilst characteristics like combat capability, engines and armament are more often talked about, I feel like the quality-of-life factors of an aircraft are often underrated. Which WW2 aircraft gained a...
  4. F

    Crash speed

    Hi everybody, I’m excited to be a part of this forum. This is actually my first post 🤩! I’ve got a question! Does anybody know at what speed a WW2-fighterplane is going down, after it was hit? And how long (minutes/seconds) would it take till it reached the ground and crashed?
  5. B

    Cool Aircraft (not just military) Interwar-Modern

    New thread about aviation from interwar-modern day. Just a general discussion. anything relating to aircraft. Example: some of my favorite aircraft: Grumman F6F Hellcat Boeing B-52 Stratofortress McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II Republic-Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II General Atomics MQ-9...
  6. IHRA

    New book on early history of the 43rd Bomb Group

    We are pleased to announce that the first volume of Ken's Men Against the Empire will be published next month. You can pre-order your copy from our website. Free personalized autographs are available upon request. This volume covers the 43rd's B-17 era, spanning from the Group's early days...
  7. Jeff Hunt

    Foto Fest 2016 Mk. I

    Welcome one and all to 2016. Lets get things started with some Naval aviation. Cheers, Jeff
  8. Catch22

    Pensacola Time Needed?

    Hey guys, I'm not sure if this is the right spot for this thread but here it goes anyway. I'm looking into going to Pensacola with my dad and brother this January, and I'm just wondering from anyone that's been there, how much time we'd need at the Naval Aviation Museum. Also, is there...
  9. stan reid

    Aviation named acts doing aviation related songs

    Posts of "aviation" named acts doing "aviation" related songs - example to follow.
  10. P

    Aviation Relics

    No doubt the Second World War definitely marked the use of aircraft as weapons of war. The link below provides a collection of images, many of them colorful and rare, taken during the conflict, at different times and in different operating theaters and showing details often dramatic, of the...
  11. E

    Visiting Cologne Germany... recommendations?

    Greetings, Will be in Cologne Germany next month (April 2015). Are there any must-see's in the aviation (or even general history) vein nearby? Would appreciate any and all opinions! Jon
  12. davparlr

    German He 162 pilot talk

    First half is interesting with talk on German aviation in '44, '45. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmJqjx9VVKM
  13. G

    US and Japanese Aviation Losses Coral Sea-Santa Cruz

    Anyone know of both Japanese and US aviation losses in the 3 carrier battles, Coral Sea, Midway and Santa Cruz? And how lost,i.e. air to air, mechanical, AA artillery, etc. Trying to get an idea about the effectiveness of CAP vectoring for both sides.
  14. GrauGeist

    Wright Field 1945 Victory Display color photos

    Here's a series of aircraft that were photographed at Wright Field during the Victory Display in 1945. Some of these aircraft went on to become points of historical note, others were unceremoniously scrapped later on. These color photos were taken by Jack Canary, who was a rep. for North...
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    Photoshop cut and paste aviation "art"

  16. daveT

    Mystery wreck may be Lt. Bishop’s lost P-40 that was shot down December 7th, 1941

    WWII P-40 Warhawk wreck discovered in Kailua Bay, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii Story documents the history of the wreck and its connection to December 7th 1941. An underwater wreck was recently rediscovered and investigated in Kailua Bay. Using information provided by someone who first...
  17. P

    Warbirds and Classic Aviation in Brazil

    The following link shows a full report and lots of pictures taken during a visit to the Museum of TAM, the largest aviation museum in the world maintained by an Airline: Aviação em Floripa: Museu da TAM - São Carlos/SP Hope you enjoy the photos and I count on your visit!
  18. M

    have tried to find the manuals of the following craft, but i am unsuccessful

    Focke-Achgelis FA 330 Bachstelze Fokker E.III Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 XF-85 Goblin XH-26 Jet Jeep Mil Mi-24 Sİkorsky R-4 Horten Ho-229 Heinkel He-178 İ would be really happy if someone could send me the pdf version of the manuals of these craft.İ will send 1 Ottoman ww1 manual...
  19. mishazeltser

    Military Aviation From Israel By Michael Zeltser Aviation Photography

    Hello everyone I'm Michael from Israel I aviation photographer I usually shoots civilian aircraft but occasionally I get to photograph military aircraft also So I will show you here my military photos videos. Come on let's get started :) View...
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    WWII aviation on my iphone

    Hi, :oops: I just got a new iphone and would like to ask if someone can suggest a good app with WWII aircrafts info Thanks a lot! :rolleyes: