The North America P-51 Mustang is widely considered to be one the greatest fighter aircraft ever produced, it certainly is one of the most recognizable and legendary of the Second World War. In all 16,766 Mustangs were built — making it most widely produced American fighter aircraft in history, of those only a handful of […]
The Collings Foundation’s annual Wings of Freedom tour is a living history display that brings the backbone of American air power in Europe during World War II — the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator, and North American P-51 Mustang to dozens of cities each year. I used to make the trip up to […]
Of the 18,482 B-24 Liberators built during World War Two just 17 remain, of those just three are airworthy. It’s a similar story for the B-17 Flying Fortress and the B-25 Mitchell, of thousands built during the only handful remain, that’s one the reason I take every opportunity I can to photograph these great old […]
I captured these photos of World War II era aircraft, a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress, a Consolidated B-24J Liberator and a North American B-25J Mitchell at Waterbury-Oxford Airport on August 8 & 9, 2006. The Collings Foundation operates them as flying museums, that tour the country visiting dozens of cities every year.