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ID Plate of the Junker Ju 88 (Credits: Volksbund)

Wreckage of a Junker Ju 88 found in a Russian Wood

A wreckage of a World War II aircraft from the German Luftwaffe has been discovered in a Russian wood. Volksbund announced the discovery on November 14, 2019. Although little information has been released by the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V., they did confirm the wreckage is of a Junker Ju-88, a twin-engined multirole combat aircraft. It saw …

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World’s Only Flying XP-82 Twin Mustang made its First Operational Flight!

Tom Reilly and the team of B-25 Group achieved a milestone yesterday, January 28. The second prototype ever created of the Twin Mustang (44-83887) made its first operational flight since 1950, when it was damaged after ram jet tests. A first post-restoration flight occurred on December 31, 2018. The first prototype was salvaged at Langley AFB, Virginia …

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Discovery of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s P-38 “Lightning”, the story behind it.

Luc Vanrell is a diver, photographer and underwater explorer, credited with the discovery of famous author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s P-38 “Lightning”, which was shot down by a German fighter aircraft over the Mediterranean on 31 July 1944. The remains of the aircraft are located at a depth of 83 meters in the Bay of Marseille. Question: Tell us …

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WWII Airplane Graveyard - Avenger aircraft wreck in Kwajalein Atoll (Credits: Brandi Mueller for Argunners)

Wrecks of Kwajalein Atoll – A Stunning World War 2 Aircraft Graveyard

Brandi Mueller, a Merchant Mariner licensed by the U.S. Coastguard, captured incredible photos of an airplane graveyard in Kwajalein Atoll, containing over 150 Allied World War 2 aircraft, lying 30 feet under the Pacific Ocean near the Marshall Islands, more specific Kwajalein Atoll, Roi-Namur. Kwajalein Atoll is an incredible diving site but also a restricted …

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