Aeroplane Monthly 1976-11
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I.Best-Devereux - Warbirds at Oshkosh
Confederate Air Force B-17 124592 in 305th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, markings, attempting a one-wheel landing with an engine "on fire”. It is one of 17 airworthy B-17s in the USA.
This General Motors FM-2 Wildcat Dirty Fighter, registered N11FE, is owned by R. W. Foote of Willimantic, Connecticut.
P-51 Mustang 473656 Minuteman, with Texas Air National Guard insignia, leads a Grumman Hellcat and the world’s only airworthy Bell P-39 Airacobra.
P-51 Mustang 473656 Minuteman, with Texas Air National Guard insignia, leads a Grumman Hellcat and the world’s only airworthy Bell P-39 Airacobra.
This superb North American XP-51, the fourth built, was delivered to Wright Field on August 24, 1941. It now belongs to the EAA Museum and has had a nine-month restoration job.
P-51 Mustang 473656 Minuteman, with Texas Air National Guard insignia, leads a Grumman Hellcat and the world’s only airworthy Bell P-39 Airacobra.
The EAA Museum’s Grumman J2F-6 Duck spreads its wings.
An unusual contribution from the Canadian War Heritage of Ontario was this RCAF Cessna T-50 Crane, powered by a pair of Jacobs radial engines. A total of 826 Cranes served in the RCAF.
The pristine blue and yellow Stearman PT-17 belonging to Christine Winzer of Kentwood, Michigan, rasps into the air.