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Wings of the World

Wings of the World

A group archiving and discussing all things aviation, including aviation history, warbirds, and flight in general.

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  • Maklarr4000
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    An Aero 2-A fighter, 1917.
    Oct 15
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    A World War One Caudron G.4 bomber plane.
    Oct 10
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    A fighter plane of the Soviet Red Air Force in 1922, mostly holdovers from the Russian air forces of World War One.
    Oct 10
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    A Boeing 80A1 airliner, sometime in the 1920's.
    Oct 5
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    The incredible TU-144 supersonic airliner, the Soviet attempt to copy the Concorde, in Moscow in 1969. Today, the airplane rots in a field, a sad fate for something that by all accounts was only narrowly within the technical capabilities of it's makers.
    Oct 5
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    A CH-47 against a sunset.
    Oct 1
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    A Gloster Gladiator in flight. The Gladiator was the last biplane in Royal Air Force service during World War Two, and is considered the last great combat biplane, and the pinnacle of biplane development for the time. Gloster would miss out on much of the monoplane years that followed, before returning in force at the end of the war with the first Allied jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor. Gloster would also develop the world's first jet airliner, the ill-fated Gloster Comet of the 1950's.A Gloster Gladiator in flight. The Gladiator was the last biplane in Royal Air Force service during World War Two, and is considered the last great combat biplane, and the pinnacle of biplane development for the time. Gloster would miss out on much of the monoplane years that followed, before return...See more
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  • Maklarr4000
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    The Martin-Baker MB-5 turbo-propelled fighter, which used 2 contra-rotating propellers to give it tremendous speed. However, as jet engines improved, turbo-propelled fighters like the MB-5 fell out of favor, and did not enter mass production.
    Sep 22
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  • Maklarr4000
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    The Martin-Baker MB-5 turbo-propelled fighter, which used 2 contra-rotating propellers to give it tremendous speed. However, as jet engines improved, turbo-propelled fighters like the MB-5 fell out of favor, and did not enter mass production.
    Sep 22
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  • Maklarr4000
    Maklarr4000 uploaded 1 new photo to Newsfeed Photos album
    The Martin-Baker MB-5 turbo-propelled fighter, which used 2 contra-rotating propellers to give it tremendous speed. However, as jet engines improved, turbo-propelled fighters like the MB-5 fell out of favor, and did not enter mass production.
    Sep 22
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