In 1943 the all-wing and jet-propelled Horten Ho 229 promised spectacular performance and the German air force chief, Hermann Göring, allocated half-a-million Reich Marks to the brothers Reimar and Walter Horten to build and fly several prototypes. Numerous technical problems beset this unique design and the only powered example crashed after several test flights, but the airplane remains one of the most unusual combat aircraft tested during World War II.
Ron Cole has depicted the Ho 229 as it would have appeared in action during a hypothetical 1946 defense of the Reich.
All sizes and papers signed & numbered. Very limited.
'Doolittle Raid' B-25B Mitchell s/n 40-2270 'Whiskey Pete' (Aircraft Number 3) mission-flown relic display combining an authentic piece of this aircraft with original artwork and history, by Ron Cole. ...
A dear friend of mine was a Kamikaze escort pilot with the Japanese Army Air Force. He flew the Ki-43 'Oscar' and later the Ki-84 'Frank' fighters on several escort...
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