- Retired WWII, Korea, and Vietnam USAF pilot Maj. Dick Wyatt (USAF)

A​viation Stuff I Found On The Internet

A​ collection of mostly historical photos

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Two Japanese Kamikaze strikes within minutes cripple USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) during the Battle of Okinawa (US Navy)

Two Japanese Kamikaze strikes within minutes cripple USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) during the Battle of Okinawa (US Navy)

S​pace Shuttle concept with air-breathing jet engines

S​pace Shuttle concept with air-breathing jet engines

Republic A-10A Thunderbolt in its natural element (SDASM)

Republic A-10A Thunderbolt in its natural element (SDASM)

NAS Glynco hangar with five K-type blimps (SDASM)

NAS Glynco hangar with five K-type blimps (SDASM)

Lockheed CL-475 (SDASM)

Lockheed CL-475 (SDASM)

Ground crew refuels a Hawker Tempest (SDASM)

Ground crew refuels a Hawker Tempest (SDASM)

Continental Motors Fokker F.VII (SDASM)

Continental Motors Fokker F.VII (SDASM)

Top secret Soviet MiG 31 stealth fighter under construction (CIA)

Top secret Soviet MiG 31 stealth fighter under construction (CIA)

Douglas presentation on spaceship recovery systems, artwork by Douglas Bono (SDASM)

Douglas presentation on spaceship recovery systems, artwork by Douglas Bono (SDASM)

A de Havilland biplane over the Thames and the Houses of Parliament (SDASM

A de Havilland biplane over the Thames and the Houses of Parliament (SDASM

The wing of the Ryan NY-P, better known as the Spirit of St. Louis (SDASM)

The wing of the Ryan NY-P, better known as the Spirit of St. Louis (SDASM)

Blohm & Voss Ha 139 D-ASTA (SDASM)

Blohm & Voss Ha 139 D-ASTA (SDASM)

Amelia Earhart's FAI pilot license (SDASM)

Amelia Earhart's FAI pilot license (SDASM)

The first Avro Arrow is rolled out of the hangar on October 4, 1957 after four years of work (SDASM)

The first Avro Arrow is rolled out of the hangar on October 4, 1957 after four years of work (SDASM)

USAF Thunderbirds with Republic F-105 Thunderchief. The team flew the Thud for just six shows in 1964 before switching to the F-100 Super Sabre following a structural failure that killed Thunderbird No.2 Capt. Gene Devlin (USAF)

USAF Thunderbirds with Republic F-105 Thunderchief. The team flew the Thud for just six shows in 1964 before switching to the F-100 Super Sabre following a structural failure that killed Thunderbird No.2 Capt. Gene Devlin (USAF)

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Comments (11)

  • Great pics! Love all the shuttle concept art. So many ideas there.

    That MIG prototype pic make me really wish that I could think in Russian.

      9 months ago
  • Random aviation content, check !

      9 months ago
  • Those are all fantastic!!! Thanks for pulling them together and posting them!

      9 months ago
    • Glad you like them. I spend way too much poring over photo collections, mostly historical, to find what I think are interesting shots. I've got a few hundred saved, and I'm still trolling for more, so I hope to make this a regular Wednesday...

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        9 months ago
    • That'd be great! 😀👍🏼

        9 months ago
  • I don't think that is a Mig 31. Look at the US style pickup in the background. Cockpit is wrong. Heck it looks more like a model for a movies set (though wood is an excellent stealth material. Per wiki, this is a Mig 31

      9 months ago
    • I'm sorry, RacinBob, but I must inform you that you have fallen for my ruse. That's a movie prop from the Clint Eastwood film Firefox. Plywood makes for a good radar absorbing material, but not so food for supersonic fighters. The film is...

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        9 months ago
    • My problem is I actually look at the pictures......

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