The Supermarine Spitfire has been
described as a huge engine bolted to a fuselage and a set of
wings. This is a Mark IX Spitfire, showing off the regular Merlin
Mustang P51 with cool mechanic.
F40 Corsair starting up. The sound is
marvellous (much richer than the screech of the merlins...). If only
I'd had a tape-recorder. Sigh.
Heinkel Volksjager In the
museum propoer, there are quite a few nice machines. They have most of
(all?) the major French Jet prototype planes from the 50s. There are
also a collection of WWII planes, such as this Volksjager (people's
fighter). Made from non-stratetig materials, it only saw service on
the eastern front. In the background an auto-gyro meant to be towed
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