Making its Oshkosh debut is the AIM-9X Sidewinder missile, the most advanced infra-red tracking, short-range air-to-air missile in the world. It is in use by 40 countries, and arms U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force F-15, F-16 and F-18 aircraft. The one mounted here on a Aero Vodochody L-39C jet is, of course, just a dummy. Credit: Mo Spuhler
B-25J Mitchell ‘Lady Luck’ frames the Marines’ PBJ-1J Mitchell, ‘Dirty Dog’ owned by the American Airpower Heritage Flying Museum in Midland, Texas.
It was lonely out there as tail gunner in a B-25.
‘Devil Dog’ nose art. Credit: Mo Spuhler
‘Lady Luck’ nose art. Credit: Mo Spuhler
The Michigan-based Yankee Air Museum’s B-17G ‘Yankee Lady’ arrives at AirVenture. Credit: Mo Spuhler
One doesn’t realize just how big a wing the B-17 is. Credit: Mo Spuhler
T-6 trainers turn out in force for the show. Credit: Mo Spuhler
T-6 tails – almost every one is different. Credit: Mo Spuhler
At least four T-33s flew into this year’s AirVenture, including this Shooting Star owned by Doug Matthews and Classic Fighters of America, based in San Diego. Credit: Mo Spuhler
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