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?
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...
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...
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?
New thread about aviation from interwar-modern day.
Just a general discussion. anything relating to aircraft.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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:
AviaÃ§Ã£o em Floripa: Museu da TAM - SÃ£o Carlos/SP
Hope you enjoy the photos and I count on your visit!
Focke-Achgelis FA 330 Bachstelze
XH-26 Jet Jeep
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...
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 :)