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pampa14
08-13-2016, 07:48 AM
Wow! I share with you this fantastic and extensive report bringing a super collection of incredible, stunning and rare photos showing various types of American and British fighters in service with the Soviet Air Force during World War II. Many of the images and planes shown in the article were unknown to me and did not even know they had flown with the legendary Red Star. Be sure to visit the link below, you will also be amazed by the images:


http://aviacaoemfloripa.blogspot.com.br/2011/01/asas-ocidentais-sob-estrela-vermelha.html


Best Regards!

Nickdfresh
08-14-2016, 10:30 AM
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Some interesting pics. Not sure, but I think the color photo entitled "P-63A_USSR.jpg" might have been taken in the United States at the old Bell factory near Niagara Falls, NY...

Chevan
12-19-2016, 11:17 AM
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Some interesting pics. Not sure, but I think the color photo entitled "P-63A_USSR.jpg" might have been taken in the United States at the old Bell factory near Niagara Falls, NY...
Yes, this is Niagara photos. Amazingly , but americans drown the red stars over lend-lease planes just right on bell's plant. Economy of time and paint. Full service ;)

Nickdfresh
12-20-2016, 05:07 AM
Yes, this is Niagara photos. Amazingly , but americans drown the red stars over lend-lease planes just right on bell's plant. Economy of time and paint. Full service ;)

Threw in an oil change and a full tank of high octane petrol, no extra charge! ;)

Sadly, the plant is no longer in Niagara Falls (actually the suburb of Wheatfield)... :(

Chevan
12-20-2016, 07:38 AM
Threw in an oil change and a full tank of high octane petrol, no extra charge! ;)

Yet, delivery it to Alaska, please;) Where our pilots could give the gift to fly it through Syberia.


Sadly, the plant is no longer in Niagara Falls (actually the suburb of Wheatfield)... :(
I heard the bell plant was placed on Buffalo?

Nickdfresh
12-20-2016, 06:31 PM
Yet, delivery it to Alaska, please;) Where our pilots could give the gift to fly it through Syberia.

I heard the bell plant was placed on Buffalo?

Bell was in Niagara Falls with facilities at the present Airport and in Wheatfield where they made the Aerocobras.

Curtiss-Wright, maker of the P-40 Warhawk, was in Buffalo and their facility is now a huge warehouse section I once worked near.

I've heard rumors a local car museum dedicated to the long defunct Pierce-Arrow car has crated engines in their original WWII packaging...

Below are some era photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/35963591@N00/sets/72157622864527612/