VFA-204 F/A-18A+ “River Rattlers” in Adversary Paint Scheme
Photos: Rob “Nuts” DeStasio
via Aviation Intel
Carole Wells 1961
"In 1940 I could at least fly as far as Glasgow in most of my aircraft, but not now! It makes me furious when I see the Mosquito. I turn green and yellow with envy. The British, who can afford aluminium better than we can, knock together a beautiful wooden aircraft that every piano factory over there is building, and they give it a speed which they have now increased yet again. What do you make of that? There is nothing the British do not have. They have the geniuses and we have the nincompoops. After the war is over I’m going to buy a British radio set - then at least I’ll own something that has always worked."
– Hermann Göring, 1943.
These are all so beautiful and functional.
ah yes, i see the bedroom fandom is growing.
I screamed at the first one
Reasons why I love Gotham city
The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was conceived in the early 1950’s as the “Ultimate Interceptor”, it was based on the existing, but problematic F-102 Delta Dagger. Initially designated the F-102B, the F-106 Delta Dart was destined to be the last single-role interceptor of the U.S. Air Force and was referred to as the “Six” by both it’s pilots and maintenance crews. The Convair F-106 Delta Dart first flew on boxing day 1956 and entering operational service with the USAF in October 1959, the following month a Convair F-106 Delta Dart flown by Major Joseph W. Rogers s
Colorized pics of Pier Angeli, c. 1950s.
I’m not yet 100% happy with this Illusionist (I really want to get my feet in front of the pole!), but, like, holding up my body using just the insides of my kneecaps is a start, right?
Formation flight Sunday. “Boeing 247s United Air Lines, NC13359 (c/n 1741) NC13342 (c/n 1723) in the lead and NC13316 (c/n 1697) farthest, 1933.”
Found the energy for some really basic pole dancing 😊
Formation flight Sunday. “Douglas C-47 with gliders loaded with airborne troops for operation Market Garden in September Holland in 1944. (US Air Force photo)”