REPUBLIC P-47 THUNDERBOLT
The P-47 aircraft is the largest and heaviest fighter of WWII at nearly twice the weight of all other single engine Fighters. It was nicknamed the “Jug” and destroyed over 7,000 enemy aircraft during the war. 15,683 aircraft were built and today, only a few remain in flying condition.
Available: N147PF, Republic P-47D was built in Evansville, Indiana in 1945. Nicknamed “No Guts No Glory,” the aircraft has only 150 Hours Since Major Overhaul and equipped with a Garmin 430 GPS. For more details, click here.
GRUMMAN FM-2 WILDCAT
The FM-2 Aircraft was the only Navy Fighter to serve throughout the entirety of WWII: From the attack on Pearl Harbor until VJ Day. This is also the only Navy fighter in production throughout the entire war with a total of 7,898 built and only a handful remain in flying condition today. This aircraft’s design had great advantages to most Japanese Fighter aircraft.
Available: N86572, Grumman “Eastern” FM-2 Wildcat had an outstanding 2002 restoration 188 hours ago. This complete restoration included new wiring, new control cables, new ceconite fabric, new hardware and new Redline brakes.For more details, click here.
CURTISS WRIGHT P-40 WARHAWK
A rugged and dependable Fighter during WWII, this aircraft gained its fame through a group called the “Flying Tigers.” This American volunteer group consisted of three P-40 squadrons. Their mission was to protect supply lines and airfields in China. They shot down 286 Japanese aircraft and only sustained a total loss of 8 aircraft of their own. A total of 13,783 were built and only a few remain in flying condition.
Available: N4436J, Curtiss Wright P-40K had a ground-up restoration 205 hours ago by Pioneer Aero Restorations Ltd. The aircraft is equipped with a Garmin 250XL Comm/GPS, Garmin GTX-320 Transponder and Encoder. For more details, click here.