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  1. During World War II, the practice of customizing aircraft with drawings and pin ups reached the maximum creativity. I share with you some of the most curious nose arts created by the crews of B-25 Mitchell bombers. To see them, visit the link below: http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/b-25-mitchell-e-suas-nose-arts.html Best Regards.
  2. I share with you some rare pictures (in color and w/b) of fighters Lockheed P-38 Lightnings captured and with German and Italian markings during World War II. Does anyone know how many were captured and how they came to Europe once they have been used in the Pacific? To view the photos visit the link below: http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/p-38-lightning-capturados.html Best Regards.
  3. I share with you some pictures of aircraft applied with camouflage called Barclay. A question, does this camouflage was used operationally or only a test? To see the photos, please visit the link below. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/camuflagens-barclay.html Best Regards.
  4. I share with you some photos of a Boeing B-17 bomber with an exotic and unusual camouflage. Does anyone know if this plane entered service and what the function of this painting? I count on your visit. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/boeing-b-17-flying-fortress-spotted-cow.html Best Regards, Sven
  5. Hi everyone. The need has promoted an unlikely combination during WW2, a small plane and a heavyweight bomb. We are talking of dH Mosquito and blockbuster bombs used by the Royal Air Force. The link below provides an interesting collection of photos, some of which I had never seen before, this unusual combination. It is worth visiting and I hope you enjoy. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/mosquitos-e-as-bombas-de-4000-libras.html Best Regards, Sven
  6. One of the main and most important Allied bombers, the B-17 was sparked interest and greed target of Germans and Japanese during WW2. Inevitably some planes were captured and tested by the enemy. I share with you the link below that has some photos of these planes, some rare, with German and Japanese markings. To see the photos, visit the link below: http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/fortalezas-voadoras-capturadas.html Best Regards, Sven
  7. I share with you some pictures of fighters Curtiss P-40 operating aboard aircraft carriers or on the flight deck. Some questions for aviation and history enthusiasts of WW2. There was a naval version of the P-40? Which countries have used during the war and which Operating Theatres? To view photos visit the link below: http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/curtiss-p-40-em-porta-avioes.html Best Regards, Sven
  8. I share with you some pictures showing a flying P-61 with a missile under the fuselage. Does anyone know what kind of missile is this and was used operationally? The link also contains photographs of the plane now testing some kind of jet engine. Photos can be viewed by visiting the link below: http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/p-61-black-widow-em-testes-especiais.html Sven
  9. I share with you some photos showing P-51 Mustangs on aircraft carriers. There was a naval version of this plane? To see the photos, visit the link below: http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/um-p-51-mustang-navalizado.html Sven
  10. I share with you the link below containing a collection of photos, including a rare photo of an airplane captured and with USAAF markings, of the Japanese fighter Kawasaki Ki-100, recognized by many as one of the best, if not the best Japanese fighter designed and built during WW2. Does Ki-100 deserves the fame? What do you think? Visit the link below, see the photos and give your opinion. I hope you enjoy. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/kawasaki-ki-100-goshikisen.html Sven
  11. The link below brings some photos of a P-51 Mustang applied with an experimental paint scheme. Does anyone know the name or if this cammo was used operationally? http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/p-51-mustang-em-camuflagem-exotica.html I count on your visit.
  12. I share with you photos and information about unusual and little-known version of the British fighter Hawker Hurricane. To view the article, visit the link below. I count on your visit. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/um-hurricane-biplano.html Sven
  13. No doubt the Second World War definitely marked the use of aircraft as weapons of war. The link below provides a collection of images, many of them colorful and rare, taken during the conflict, at different times and in different operating theaters and showing details often dramatic, of the aviation during WW2. I hope you enjoy. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/reliquias-da-aviacao.html Sven
  14. The link below shows an extensive collection of photos of various types of aircraft used in World War II applied to it, which is undoubtedly the most famous Nose Art of all time. I hope you enjoy. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/02/bocas-de-tubarao.html Sven
  15. I share with you the link with photos for this curious and unusual version of the Flying Fortress, used to test the Wright XT-35 Typhoon engine. I hope you enjoy. http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/boeing-b-17-modificadas.html Cheers. Sven
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