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Here is the monstrous Blohm und Vhoss BV-222. This plane was one of very few various types of aircraft that had 6 engines in WWII. This was a German (Luftwaffe) Reconnaissance aircraft, and on board it were 3 20mms, and 6 .50 cal turrets. The top speed was about 220 mph.

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Vintage Airplane Collection, antiqued watercolor print

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Adventure Awaits Print, Vintage Airplane Nursery, Adventure Awaits Map Wall Art, Airplane Decor, Aviation Gift, Travel Theme Nursery Art

Adventure Awaits Blueprint, Vintage Airplane Decor, Adventure Awaits Map Wall Decor, Vintage Map Art, Gift for Pilots, Travel Theme

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Hawker Typhoon Mark IB of No. 56 Squadron RAF runs up its engine in a revetment at Matlask, Norfolk, before taking off on a 'Rhubarb' (a harassing fighter operation) over Holland.

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Close up on the nose of a B-17G Flying Fortress (1944)

[Photo] TBF-1 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 10 from USS Enterprise fly in formation over Espiritu Santo, March 1943.

TBF-1 Avengers of Torpedo Squadron 10 from USS Enterprise fly in formation over Espiritu Santo, March 1943.

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Prototype Vickers VC-10 in the colours of BOAC touching down at Farnborough. This aircraft first flew 29 June 1962 but was written off in 1972 after a very hard landing at Gatwick

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Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Hero: Mk IX Spitfire MH434 (right) - one of the most famous planes still capable of taking to the skies

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He's a little fighter: Flying club builds squadron of Spitfires... but they're a bit smaller than the originals

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