SLUF stands for Short Little Ugly. This example, officially known as an Corsair II, was photographed from a aerial refueling platform during This image was exposed on Kodachrome 64 slide film scanned with a Microtek ArtixScan, Drum Scanner.
Messerschmitt Me 264 - only 3 prototypes were built with the intention of flying as far as New York but they had to drop the project to concentrate on fighters. The first flight was in 1942 , the project was cancelled in
JUN 2 1943 ‘Battle in the Bay’ – Sunderland v Ju The huge Short Sunderland flying boat had a crew of 9 but could accommodate as many as 80 men when used as a transport. Radar had only been introduced to the Sunderland in October
McDonnell Douglas Phantom II - though I worked on some of the systems in the (spy bird). Proof that with enough power, even a brick will fly. (though I've been told that the hydraulic flight control system takes some getting used too)