After this Messerschmitt Me 262 was recovered by Colonel Watson’s team, it was nicknamed “Ginny H” and test flown by U.S. pilots. The aircraft is now on display at the National Air and Space Museum (in the Jet Aviation gallery).
Des accidents à l'ancienne
☞ #Accident à l'ancienne
Spitfire in Luftwaffe markings
A British ‘Bristol’ and a German ‘Fokker’ collide in mid-air during a dogfight, World War I.
The crew of a TBF Avenger of Torpedo Squadron (VT) 31 scrambles from the sinking aircraft after the pilot ditched it during flight operations on board the light carrier Cabot (CVL 28) on September 6, 1943, sixty-nine years ago today.
I like the look on the gunners face, as he looks where the tail disappeared to.