Four pilots leaving their plane, "Pistol Packin' Mama" at the four-engine school at Lockbourne AAF, Ohio, during WASP ferry training Flying Fortress. "Pistol Packin Mama" was a AF assigned to the BG flying out of Italy during
Members of "The Flying Circus", Manfred von Richthofen’s Jasta one of the finest squadrons of World War I. Besides Manfred, in this photo the are also Lothar von Richthofen (Manfred’s brother and flying Ace too), Kurt Wolf and Ernst Udet. Photo taken in
World War II bombers and a Mustang are coming to Loveland. These are part of the Collings Foundation Wings of Freedom" and they will land at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport the afternoon of July
Toward the end of April 1945, NSG 1 was split in two parts, one at Husum near the Danish border and the other at Neubiberg near Munich. The last known operation by NSG 1 took place during the night 3/4 May. These two photo’s show Ju 87 D-5, W.Nr. 142103 V8+TD at Neubiberg after the war. The unit markings of 3./NSG I are clearly visible. This aircraft had been transferred from Celle to NSG 1’s operational base at Kirchellen, on the morning of 24 December.
Nadezhda Popova, who has died aged was a member of an elite corps of Soviet women — known as the “Night Witches” — who fought as bomber pilots in the air war against Germany, and the only one to win three Orders of the Patriotic War for bravery.
The worlds' first production jet aircraft produced by Germany near the end of World War II. Also one of the first fighters to feature tricycle gear. Originally designed as a tail dragger, it was unable to take off