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I would like to introduce you to the P&W R2800 engine
and the 13 foot Hamilton Standard propeller.
Known as the business end of the Corsair.
The F4U Corsair was designed and build
in Stratford, Connecticut at Chance Vought.




The Aero L-39 Albatros is a high-performance jet trainer
aircraft developed in Czechoslovakia during the 1960s



The North American SNJ is a single-engine advanced
trainer aircraft used to train fighter pilots of the
United States Navy during World War II.



The North American T-6 Texan is a single-engine advanced
trainer aircraft used to train fighter pilots of the United
States Army Air Forces, Royal Air Force and other air
forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II.



Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford, Connecticut



A friend's 1946 Piper J3C-65 at
Sikorsky Memorial Airport in Stratford, Connecticut




The Corsair and the Chevrolet Camaro.
Two golden oldies.



A close up of P&W R2800 engine
and the 13 foot Hamilton Standard propeller.



Navy F/A-18 Hornet
The Boeing F/A-18 Hornet is an all-weather carrier-capable
multirole fighter jet, designed to attack both ground and
aerial targets. The F/A-18 was derived from the YF-17 in
the 1970s for use by the United States Navy and Marine Corps.



Navy F/A-18 Hornet



P-51D Mustang
The North American Aviation P-51D Mustang was a
long-range single-seat World War II fighter aircraft.
Designed, built and airborne in just 117 days




The updated cockpit of the P-51D



C-47 (left)               Corsair (center)                  SNJ (right)



The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota is a
military transport aircraft that was
developed from the Douglas DC-3 airliner.



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