The last offensive sortie of the Hejas took place on 2 April 1944, when 180 15th Air Force USAAF bombers, escorted by 170 fighters, bombed the Danube Aircraft Works in Budapest and other targets. The Fighter Control Centre dispatched one wing of Hejas from 1/1 Fighter squadron, along with a couple of Messerschmitt Me 210Cas and 12 Bf 109Gs. The Honvéd pilots claimed 11 American aircraft (six of them confirmed). USAAF pilots reported to have shot down 27 Hungarian aircraft,
"Fork-tailed Devil" to the Germans - the Lockheed Lightning, my favorite fighter from World War II. America's highest scoring ace, Richard Ira Bong, flew his to 40 kills. Yeager was pretty good in this plane also.
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Spirit stealth bomber of the USAF. Stealth aircraft are designed to avoid detection using a variety of advanced technologies that reduce reflection/emission of radar, visible light, radio-frequency (RF) spectrum, and audio, collectively k
That's why they call it a Spitfire! The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.
World War 1 fighter planes. It's interesting that the American plane has a swastika symbol on the side.Of course, this is before the symbol lived in infamy.<<The swastika is actually a The symbol of the infantry was a swastika until 1939
A deadly serious fighter plane. I've always though the Russians designed very sleek and attractive fighter planes but I've been told its a with the Polish Air Force.
Bf which in autumn 1944 was the personal aircraft of commander IV./NJG 1 Hauptmann Schnaufer, the airfield Dortmund-Brackel, mid-October The fighter carries a version of the standard camouflage of night fighters, which appeared in late 1944
Over the rainbow. An Raptor pulling so many Gs, the low pressure air over the fuselage gets cold enough for the water to condense. The angle is just right for sunlight to make rainbow colors around the airplane