Named after his wife, virginia, this republic p-47d is an early version of the d-model. the razorback referred to the fuselage ridge behind the canopy that changed with the glass bubble canopy.
Convair f-106a delta dart. this is the cornfield bomber as the fighter that made a gear up landing in a snowy cornfield without a pilot, who had ejected when the jet entered a flat spin. that would be a tough story to share with your fellow pilots.
Barbie iii is a b-25h that's got ohio connection as a test aircraft at wright field through 1945. this picture is from the 75th anniversary of the doolittle raiders mission.
I got lucky when i saw the american air show debut of this restored bf-109g-4. original airframe was a hispano buchon but restored in germany with a db605 daimler benz engine.
Admiring the wind on the snow 💨
This b-25j "wild cargo" looks sharp in bnw, but she has ohio connection with an emergency gear up landing at cincinnati lunken field in 1963. back then she was carrying snakes and alligators. now cargo flies out of virginia beach.
Got lucky to watch the restoration work on the b-17f memphis belle (real one) as she is getting ready for the may celebration of the 25th mission.
Witchcraft - b-24j liberator flown by the collings foundation during the 20 17 wings of freedom tour .