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This is a nice reproduction of an original WWII photograph showing a RAF Short Sunderland Flying Boat (the contemporary of the US PBY) in original WWII Color. Size of photo is about x Amphibious Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Military Jets, Short Sunderland, Me262, Float Plane, Sea Plane, Old Planes

The Short Sunderland / RAF Library / Forums

This aircraft has a special place in my heart as it was built where I grew up. In the early 1930s, competition in development of long-range flying boats for intercontinental passenger service was becoming increasingly intense. Great Britain had n...

☆ South African Air Force ✈ Buccaneer Flypast with Mirage IIICZ's parked on the flightline Military Jets, Military Aircraft, South African Air Force, Dassault Aviation, Airplanes, Fighter Jets, Afrikaans, History, Army

South African Air Force Buccaneer Flypast with Mirage IIICZ's parked on the flightline

Aircraft of the South African Air force - early 10 x Mirage IIICZ, 4 x Sabre, 3 x Javelin 3 x Canberra 1 x Canberra Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Drones, South African Air Force, Army Vehicles, Air Show, Airplanes

Weekend Wings #39: South Africa's "Franken-Mirages", Part 1 of 3

I'm sure readers know of Mary Shelley's famous novel 'Frankenstein'. Briefly, Dr. Victor Frankenstein assembles a monster in the form of a human being, using body parts from "the dissecting-room and the slaughter-house". Since then, the first part of his name has become a byword to describe anything that resembles a known thing, but uses parts from other things. For example, in the shooting world, a 'Franken-FAL' is a FAL rifle (like this one, for example) that looks as if it came from the…