Consolidated B24 Liberator Details K Sree Kumar B-24 Liberators:: ... the Consolidated B-24 Liberator. Something like nineteen thousand examples of this type were built, by a production pool consisting of five different factories in the United States. No other Western type comes close (though some Soviet types may have been built in even larger numbers). But despite those enormous construction ...
Hawker Restorations’ Two-Seater Hurricane by Paul Middleton Vintage aviation enthusiasts will soon be able to take a passenger flight in a Hawker Hurricane for the first time ever after UK restoration company Hawker Restorations Limited unveiled its plans to carry out a unique, two-seat conversion.
Ilyushin Il-2 Flies in Russia On June 16th, 2017, a newly restored Ilyushin Il-2 Sturmovik took the skies over the Siberian Research Institute of Aviation (SibNIA) airfield in Novosibirsk, Russia. This WWII vintage attack aircraft is only the second of its type currently airworthy, with the other being Paul Allen’s Ilyushin II-2M3 based with the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum in Everett, Washington.
But since the Junkers Jumo 211J's were still not available, the Junkers Ju 88D-2 was built, and powered by 2 × Junkers Jumo 211G-1, rated at 1,200 hp (895 kW) each. The airframe was based on the Ju 88A-5, and could additionally carry 2 × 198 Imp gal (238 US gal, 900 liters) underwing drop tanks.
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts. The Mustang was designed in 1940 by North American Aviation (NAA) in response to a requirement of the British Purchasing Commission.
A pleasant surprise for all Warbird enthusiasts in Australia was the recent announcement by Archerfield Qld based Fighter Pilot that they are importing a Supermarine Spitfire XVIe, RAF Serial TE392 from the USA. The aircraft is a single seater and will be based at Archerfield for use as a display aircraft.