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I'd have to say my personal favorite would be the P-51 Mustang. I'm into the R/C hobby and thinking of getting a   P-51 Mustang to fly.
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Well, If I had to chose just one it would be '' The wooden wonder ''! There are many beautiful and fanstic designs from this era. But my first coice would be the De Havilland Mosquito, a jack of all trades! Bomber, Pathfinder, Nightfighter, Long range recon or torpedo plane. There was even one version that mounted a real canon!
Fast, very fast!
 
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P-61 Black Widow
P-40 (any configuration)
H6K MAVIS
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tony Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 23 2009 at 8:26pm
You'd go down well with my lad Kodiac. He was into radio controlled planes for quite a while, until we moved over to Lancashire, we still have 2 stored up in the loft.
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Originally posted by Tony Tony wrote:

You'd go down well with my lad Kodiac. He was into radio controlled planes for quite a while, until we moved over to Lancashire, we still have 2 stored up in the loft.
 
What RC aircraft do you all have Tony?
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1 is a Limbo Dancer for acrobatics, the other is a Long Cabin, once it's up you have to make it land. 6foot wing span 40cc engine quite slow but very stable. The limbo dancer with the right controller is extremely agile, again a 40cc engine and given the right conditions you can get it to hover.
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The absolute most BEAUTIFUL aircraft to grace the skies was the Spitfire..hands down.
The Mosquito sure runs a close 2nd-in my books.(Course-the Typhoon got a bad/slow start..but once the bugs were out & used in the PROPER role-it was quite a kite,as well!!)
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Mine would be 

the Catalina sea craft (US I think) after the Stuka.








My Father in-law served in New Guinea WW2 and flew home in a Catalina at wars end.
I remember the story he told me of flying over the Great Barrier Reef, whilst sitting in the bomb aimers seat,the view was fantastic.
Fond memories he told me of his experiences,after he died the eldest daughter found all these black and white pics of the native women topless she threw them out.

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Though both a little late to make any real difference, my choice are the Me 262 and f9f Bearcat.
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Originally posted by oldbikewrench oldbikewrench wrote:

P-61 Black Widow
P-40 (any configuration)
H6K MAVIS

Only a crew of 2.... Well able to defend itself and capable of carrying a bigger bomb load than a B17G
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I was refering to the Mosquito. 
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Lancashire
Always looking for military manuals, Dodge M37 items,books on Berlin Germany, old atlases ( before 1946) , military maps of Scotland. English and Canadian gun parts.
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Originally posted by paddyofurniture paddyofurniture wrote:

Lancashire

 That not a WW11 aircraft, its Yorkshires less famous poorer neighbour.Wink
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P-40 Tomahawk 
F4U Corsair 
B17G Flying Fortress 
P-38 Lightning 
Supermarine Spitfire
P-51 Mustang 
Hawker Sea Fury
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You might get to see this really classy Mk IX Spit. if you live in the right places.
There's a real time flight tracker app under "about".

Don't shoot till you see the whites of their thighs. (Unofficial motto of the Royal Air Force)
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For me, no question... Spitfire and Typhoon!
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