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US 416th Bombardment Group Douglas A-26 bombers begin bomb drop over German positions Dec 1944-Jan 1945. The A-26 served through the Korean War and, in highly modified form, remained in limited service until 1969.

The propeller on the inboard engine of their plane spun off while on a bombing run over Japan. It hit the outboard engine and knocked it out, too. The Superfortress had to fly the 700 miles back to Iwo Jima on two engines.

Prototype/demonstrator of indigenous Japanese multipurpose, next gen stealth fighter Mitsubishi ATD-X «Shinshin», nears completion, & expected to fly this year. Weather will be produced solely by Japan or collaboration with outside companies is yet to be decided.

Prototype/demonstrator of indigenous Japanese multipurpose, next gen stealth fighter Mitsubishi ATD-X «Shinshin», nears completion, & expected to fly this year. Weather will be produced solely by Japan or collaboration with outside companies is yet to be decided.

World War II Wellington bombers (1 of 2) by whatsthatpicture, via Flickr

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Boeing B-9

Boeing B-9 bomber earliest plane based on Monomail design.Speed of 186mph could outrun fighters of the day by 5 mph.Reached this speed although it had 5-person crew & carried 2,400-pound bomb load. Boeing built YB-9 prototype bombers at company expense to show design potential to the military.Inspired other airplane manufacturers to launch a new generation of bombers,like Martin B-10.Because fighters were expected to be faster than bombers,B-9 also led to 1st monoplane fighters.

BRITISH AIRCRAFT FIRST WORLD WAR 1914-1918 (Q 27541) Air-to-air view of a Sopwith Camel 'looping the loop'.