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|Kunming, China - Possibly one of the homes of the Flying Tigers American Volunteer Group ("AVG"), the pre-official pre-12/41 U.S. involvement in WWII in Asia. |
I am not sure if this field was actually used by the AVG or not. Anyone? More info on the very interesting Flying Tigers
|Model: Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress|
Nickname: Fuddy Duddy
One of less than 10 flying B-17ís in the World
Paint Scheme is that of the original Fuddy Duddy, assigned to the 8th Air Force, 447th Bomb Group, 708th Bomb Squadron.
|Type: Fairchild C-119F Flying Boxcar|
The Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar (Navy designation R4Q) was an American military transport aircraft developed from the World War II Fairchild C-82 Packet, designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-...
|The German flying aces of Jagdgeschwader 1, Manfred von Richthofen's squadron, lived in this castle when not flying.||09/10/2009||595|
|T-45 Goshawk from the Training Air Wing ONE of NAS Meridian flying in formation north of the airbase.||03/09/2009||2,270|
|A high flying twin propeller plane flying over the Hudson river.||02/05/2008||701|
| Flying M ranch owned by Barron Hilton - grandpa of Paris and Nicky|
|Home of the Martin Mars Flying boats. World's largest active propeller driven water bomber and largest seaplane ever to enter production.||12/06/2005||443|
|The Fairchild C-119 "Flying Boxcar" was a U.S. military transport aircraft developed from the World War II Fairchild C-82 Packet, designed to carry cargo, personnel, litter patients, and mechanized equipment, and to drop cargo and troops by parachute. The first C-119 made its initial flight in November 1947, and by the time production ceased in 1955, more than 1,100 C-119s had been built. Its c...||06/08/2007||441|
|The Liberty Foundationís B-17G Liberty Belle is a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber made near the end of the World War II. She has been restored and now tours air shows. ||03/19/2008||641|
|In Harrachov is the 4th of 5 ski flying arena in the World. You see it to the right side. |
The other ones are in Kulm (Bad Mitterndorf, Austria), Vikersund (Norway, Oberstdorf (Germany)and Planica (Slovenia).
The complex also have 4 normal arenas.
|Flying Plane over Staffelfelden France Alsace||09/08/2005||408|
|Theyíre milestones of postwar aircraft development, gems that look as if they had yet to see their maiden flight. But the DC-6B and the Corsair in question have already logged several thousand flight hours. They had the good fortune to have been discovered by the airplane enthusiasts of the Flying Bulls, who are dedicated to preserving historic airplanes and allowing them to fly once more. This...||04/06/2007||855|