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World War 2 Aircraft Fly Overs

WATCH: Compilation of World War 2 Aircraft Fly Overs

Watch our top video compilation of World War 2 aircraft fly overs. Be sure to turn op the volume to hear the beautiful engine sounds of various World War 2 aircraft. Enjoy the roaring skies filled with Spitfires, B-17 Flying Fortresses, P-51 Mustangs, C-47’s, T-6 Texans, XP-82 Twin Mustang Prototype and more… If you have …

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Hurricane Polish RAF Fighters

TRAILER: Hurricane (2018) – Movie about the Polish RAF Fighters

Hurricane, David Blair’s newest war movie, will be released on September 7, 2018, in cinema and on digital platforms in the UK. Hurricane, a powerful and gripping World War 2 story about the Polish RAF fighters, is directed by David Blair (known for titles as The Messenger, Away and Accused) and ensembles an impressive cast including Iwan …

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Four Essential Book Recommendations for Spitfire Enthusiasts

Once you’ve been bitten by the Spitfire bug, it’s impossible to let go. The classic warplane is irresistible on every level, with inspirational stories abounding of its heroic deeds in the name of king and country. Nowadays, it’s rare to find one – there are only 238 surviving Spitfires in the world, of which a …

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The Spitfire Pilot who convinced his captors to be his prisoners

Peter During, a SAAF Spitfire Pilot during World War II, was shot down early 1945 and taken POW.. Only he convinced his captors to become his Prisoners! Peter’s service began in July 1942, when he joined the South African Air Force (SAAF) and was sent to No. 75 Air School, Lyttleton for ground and armoured cars …

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Conserver Brett Clowes works on the fuselage remains. The team is flushing out the rubber fuel cell with fresh water. (Credits: Commonwealth of Australia)

Spitfire Pilot Lt. Henry Lacy Smith was KIA in Normandy 1944

Flight Lieutenant Henry Lacy Smith was born in the Sydney suburb of Sans Souci in 1917 and worked in the textiles industry. He wanted to fly, and privately undertook flight training at the Kingsford Smith Flying School. Following Germany’s invasion of France in 1940, Smith enlisted in the army. He soldiered for nearly a year …

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Hurricane RF-E P3700 (Credits: Polish Embassy UK)

Hurricane unearthed 75 years after it crashed during Battle of Britain

The remains of No. 303 Polish Fighter Squadron’s Hurricane were uncovered exactly 75 years after the airplane’s crash on 9th September 1940. Piloted by Sgt Kazimierz Wunsche, Hurricane RF-E 3700 was shot down during the Battle of Britain following air combat with the Luftwaffe over Beachy Head. Sgt Wunsche bailed out of his burning aircraft …

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Spitfire helps out Vulcan top

Spitfire helping out Vulcan Bomber during Nose Wheel Emergency

The publisher of the video Jonathan Winton was on September 5, 2015 in Prestwick to watch the Scottish Airshow 2015. He captioned “I wanted to see the Vulcan one last time before she’s retired in the next month or so.” Little did he know he would witness the Vulcan Bomber having problems with extending his nose wheel …

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