Fokker D-XXI (FR-125) Hyvinkää airfield 1941.

C: Pilot Lt. Ture Mattila of 30 in his Fokker D-XXI at Hyvinkää airfield, Finland.

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Boeing Apache Longbow But you can just call me Mom, Bug.

North American B25 Mitchell (PH-XXV).Royal Dutch air force historic flight.The prototype flew on August 19,1940 as the 1st of a total of 9,889.Named after U.S.General Billy Mitchell who shortly after WWI made ardent pleas to form a separate air force.Vilified for his views,& put on involuntarily leave but posthumously rehabilitated.Among 1st achievements of the Mitchell was the Tokyo Raid. General Jimmy Doolittle led a formation of Mitchells in an attack on Japan,from USS Hornet.

North American B25 Mitchell (PH-XXV).Royal Dutch air force historic flight.The prototype flew on August 19,1940 as the 1st of a total of 9,889.Named after U.S.General Billy Mitchell who shortly after WWI made ardent pleas to form a separate air force.Vilified for his views,& put on involuntarily leave but posthumously rehabilitated.Among 1st achievements of the Mitchell was the Tokyo Raid. General Jimmy Doolittle led a formation of Mitchells in an attack on Japan,from USS Hornet.

Spitfire (PH-OUQ) RNLAF.The legendary Spitfire is without any doubt one of the most beautiful propeller-driven aircraft of WWII.Although the Dutch Spitfires had clipped wing-tips instead of the more elegant elliptical wing,it is the shapely lines of the single-seat fighter that make the heart of any aviation enthusiast beat faster.Designed by R.J.Mitchell in 1934.He was a brilliant designer who unfortunately died at the age of 42.Prototype made its maiden flight in 1936.

Spitfire (PH-OUQ) RNLAF.The legendary Spitfire is without any doubt one of the most beautiful propeller-driven aircraft of WWII.Although the Dutch Spitfires had clipped wing-tips instead of the more elegant elliptical wing,it is the shapely lines of the single-seat fighter that make the heart of any aviation enthusiast beat faster.Designed by R.J.Mitchell in 1934.He was a brilliant designer who unfortunately died at the age of 42.Prototype made its maiden flight in 1936.

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Fokker G.I -Started as the first on from Waalhaven airfield, shot down two but had to go back due to an leaking fuel tank and stopped right engine which could not start again. pilot: P.

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