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Stories about: Fighter Planes

They Put Water Floats on a Spitfire? It Wasn't as Silly as it Sounds
They Put Water Floats on a Spitfire? It Wasn't as Silly as it Sounds

18 Aug 2022, 18:40 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Does the Spitfire really need any introduction? Well, we'll give it one regardless. Anyone who knows anything about the war knows its exploits

 
Generations Collide as a P-51 Mustang Battles F-22 Raptor in DCS, Winner Will Shock You
Generations Collide as a P-51 Mustang Battles F-22 Raptor in DCS, Winner Will Shock You

15 Jun 2022, 02:40 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / So then, you'd imagine any hypothetical dogfight between the two would be a complete walk in the park for a stealth fighter, right? Well, guess again.

 
Polikarpov I-16: the WWII Fighter Pilots Preferred to Fly With the Canopy Removed
Polikarpov I-16: the WWII Fighter Pilots Preferred to Fly With the Canopy Removed

14 Jun 2022, 10:50 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The story of the Soviet Union's first monoplane fighter is one marked by profound changes in aeronautical engineering and design

 
These Are the Weirdest Warbirds of the National USAF Museum, One May Make You Laugh
These Are the Weirdest Warbirds of the National USAF Museum, One May Make You Laugh

8 Jun 2022, 17:38 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Let's take a look at some of the weirdest, wackiest, and downright silly airplanes on display at the largest military aviation museum on the planet

 
Two P-40 Warhawks Collided Mid-Air 78 Years Ago, Their Remains are Now Nearly Restored
Two P-40 Warhawks Collided Mid-Air 78 Years Ago, Their Remains are Now Nearly Restored

22 May 2022, 22:03 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / It was a task that volunteers at the Glenn H Curtiss Museum cordially took on when the staff purchased the airframe and the rest of the remaining parts in 2011.

 
35 Years Before the Regal Turbo, Buick Helped Build This Jet Engine for American Warplanes
35 Years Before the Regal Turbo, Buick Helped Build This Jet Engine for American Warplanes

22 May 2022, 20:24 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Buick didn't invent or design the jet engine they'd go on to build during times of war. That was Curttiss-Wright, and even they copied it from the Brits

 
81 Years Ago, the Tuskegee Airmen Obliterated Color Barriers and the Luftwaffe
81 Years Ago, the Tuskegee Airmen Obliterated Color Barriers and the Luftwaffe

25 Mar 2022, 03:07 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / In their honor, let's take a deep dive into a squadron of African American pilots who absolutely bodied the German Luftwaffe and the Jim Crow laws.

 
GTA Online: Modder Adds Brand New Russian Fighter Jet, Dukes It Out With U.S. Navy Ships
GTA Online: Modder Adds Brand New Russian Fighter Jet, Dukes It Out With U.S. Navy Ships

15 Dec 2021, 20:25 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The user taking this jet up for a test is SkylineGTRR34Freak, the same YouTuber who tested the in-game model of the Tu-144 supersonic airliner.