WWII American planes

Here are some of the American airplanes from WWII that I have had the opportunity to photograph


A-17 Nomad

A-17 Nomad

A-17 Nomad at the NMoUSAF
A-20 Havoc

A-20 Havoc

A-20 Havoc at the NMoUSAF
A-24 Banshee (multiple)

A-24 Banshee (multiple)

A-24 Banshee on display at the NMoUSAF and Pima
A-26 / B-26 Invader (multiple)

A-26 / B-26 Invader (multiple)

A-26 Invader examples at the NMoUSAF, McChord AFB, Pima, March AFB, Madras,...
A-36 Apache

A-36 Apache

A-36 Apache at the NMoUSAF
AF-2S Guardian

AF-2S Guardian

Grumman AF-2S Guardian 129233 on display at Pima
AM-1 Mauler

AM-1 Mauler

Martin AM-1 Mauler in the Erickson Collection at Madras
AT-10 Wichita

AT-10 Wichita

Beech AT-10 Wichita at the NMoUSAF
AT-11 Kansan (multiple)

AT-11 Kansan (multiple)

Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan examples at Pima ans the NMoUSAF
AT-12 Guardsman

AT-12 Guardsman

Seversky AT-12 in the Planes of Fame museum at Chino
AT-7 Navigator

AT-7 Navigator

Beechcraft AT-7B Navigator at Pima
B-10

B-10

The last remaining Martin B-10 at the NMoUSAF
B-17 Flying Fortress (multiple)

B-17 Flying Fortress (multiple)

Photos I have taken of 33 different B-17 Flying Fortresses and a Boeing Model...
B-18 Bolo (multiple)

B-18 Bolo (multiple)

B-18 Bolo examples at McChord AFB, Pima and the NMoUSAF
B-23 Dragon (multiple)

B-23 Dragon (multiple)

I photographed these examples of the Douglas B-23 Dragon at McChord AFB i...
B-24 Liberator (multiple)

B-24 Liberator (multiple)

Consolidated B-24 Liberator examples at Pima, NMoUSAF, Boeing Field, Paine Field,...
B-25 Mitchell (multiple)

B-25 Mitchell (multiple)

North American B-25 Mitchell examples at the NMoUSAF, Grimes Field, IWM Duxford,...
B-26 "Flak Bait" restoration

B-26 "Flak Bait" restoration

Restoration of the B-26 "Flak Bait" at the Udvar-Hazy facility
B-26 Marauder

B-26 Marauder

Martin B-26 Marauder at the NMoUSAF
B-29 Superfortress (multiple)

B-29 Superfortress (multiple)

B-29 Superfortress including the Enola Gay at the Udvar Hazy facility; Bockscar...
BT-13 Valiant (multiple)

BT-13 Valiant (multiple)

Vultee BT-13 Valiant examples at the HFF, Yanks/Chino, Evergreen Aviation Museum,...
BT-14 / NA-64 Yale (multiple)

BT-14 / NA-64 Yale (multiple)

North American BT-14 Yale at Pima and NMoUSAF
C-45 Expeditor (multiple)

C-45 Expeditor (multiple)

Beech C-45 Expeditor examples at Pima, PoF Chino, Paine Field, Grimes Field,...
C-46 Commando (multiple)

C-46 Commando (multiple)

Curtiss C-46D Commando examples at the NMoUSAF, Pima and Yanks/Chino
C-47 Skytrain-Dakota and DC-2/3 (multiple)

C-47 Skytrain-Dakota and DC-2/3 (multiple)

C-47 Skytrain (and variants) at McChord AFB, Ephrata, Arlington, March AFB,...
C-54 Skymaster (multiple)

C-54 Skymaster (multiple)

C-54 Skymaster on display at Pima and March AFB
C-60 Lodestar (multiple)

C-60 Lodestar (multiple)

Lockheed C-60 Lodestar examples at March AFB, Pima and PoF Chino
C-78 Bobcat (multiple)

C-78 Bobcat (multiple)

Cessna UC-78 Bobcat examples on display at Pima and the NMoUSAF
CG-4A Hadrian glider (multiple)

CG-4A Hadrian glider (multiple)

Waco CG-4A Hadrian gliders at the NMoUSAF, Yanks/Chino and as a D-Day display...
Ercoupe 415-D

Ercoupe 415-D

ERCO Ercoupe on display at the Palm Springs Air Museum
F4F Wildcat (multiple)

F4F Wildcat (multiple)

F4F Wildcat at Pearl Harbor, Seattle, Patriots Point, Palm Springs, Smithsonian...
F4U Corsair (multiple)

F4U Corsair (multiple)

Vought F4U Corsair examples at NASM Udvar-Hazy, McMinnville, Pima, MoF, Yanks/Chino,...
F6F Hellcat (multiple)

F6F Hellcat (multiple)

Grumman F6F Hellcat examples at Paine Field, Patriots Point, Yanks/Chino, Chino...
F7F Tigercat (multiple)

F7F Tigercat (multiple)

F7F Tigercats at the Historic Flight Foundation, Pima, Chino PoF and Palm S...
F8F Bearcat

F8F Bearcat

Grumman F8F Bearcats I have had the good fortune to photograph in person. F8F ...
FR-1 Fireball

FR-1 Fireball

Ryan FR-1 Fireball in the Planes of Fame museum at Chino
G-21 Goose

G-21 Goose

Grumman G-21 Goose on display at the Yanks Air Museum
J2F Duck (multiple)

J2F Duck (multiple)

Grumman J2F-6 Duck examples on display at the NMoUSAF and Madras, Ore.
J4F-2 Widgeon

J4F-2 Widgeon

Here are some photos I took of the Grumman J4F-2 Widgeon on display at the...
JRS-1 / S-43 Baby Clipper (multiple)

JRS-1 / S-43 Baby Clipper (multiple)

Here are a couple examples of the  Sikorsky JRS-1, the Navy's version...
L-1 Vigilant

L-1 Vigilant

Stinson L-1A Vigilant at the NMoUSAF
L-2 Grasshopper

L-2 Grasshopper

Taylorcraft L-2 Grasshopper at the NMoUSAF
L-3 Grasshopper

L-3 Grasshopper

Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper at the NMoUSAF
L-4 Grasshopper (multiple)

L-4 Grasshopper (multiple)

Piper L-4H Grasshopper examples at McMinnville, NMoUSAF, and Paine Field
L-5 Sentinel (multiple)

L-5 Sentinel (multiple)

Stinson L-5 Sentinel examples at the NASM Udvar-Hazy, NMoUSAF, Yanks/Chino and...
L-6 Grasshopper

L-6 Grasshopper

Interstate L-6 Grasshopper at the NMoUSAF
O-1A Bird Dog (multiple)

O-1A Bird Dog (multiple)

Cessna O-1A Bird Dog examples at NASM's Udvar-Hazy Center, NMoUSAF, and McChord...
O-47 (multiple)

O-47 (multiple)

North American O-47 at PoF Chino and the NMoUSAF
O-52 Owl (multiple)

O-52 Owl (multiple)

Curtiss O-52 Owl examples at Pima and the Yanks Air Museum in Chino
OS2U Kingfisher

OS2U Kingfisher

Vought OS2U Kingfisher dive bombers I photographed at the Udvar-Hazy facility. OS2U-3...
P-35

P-35

Seversky P-35 Wichita at the NMoUSAF
P-36 / Hawk 75

P-36 / Hawk 75

Curtiss P-36 and Hawk 75 examples at the NMoUSAF and IWM Duxford
P-38 Lightning (multiple)

P-38 Lightning (multiple)

Lockheed P-38 Lightning examples at Madras, MoF, Yanks/Chino, PoF Chino, NMoUSAF,...
P-39 Airacobra (multiple)

P-39 Airacobra (multiple)

Bell P-39 Airacobra examples at Pima, March AFB, NMoUSAF, Yanks/Chino and Madras, ...
P-40 Warhawk / Hawk 87 (multiple)

P-40 Warhawk / Hawk 87 (multiple)

Curtiss P-40 Warhawks at the NASM Udvar-Hazy, Palm Springs, NMoUSAF, MoF, McMinnville,...
P-47 Thunderbolt (multiple)

P-47 Thunderbolt (multiple)

Republic P-47 Thunderbolts at the NASM Udvar-Hazy, Madras, NMoUSAF, Museum of...
P-51 Mustang (multiple)

P-51 Mustang (multiple)

P-51 Mustangs at Smithsonian NASM, FHC, Pima, IWM Duxford, RAF London, McChord...
P-59 Airacomet (multiple)

P-59 Airacomet (multiple)

Bell P-59 Airacomet examples at March AFB, NMoUSAF and PoF Chino
P-61 Black Widow (multiple)

P-61 Black Widow (multiple)

Northrop P-61 Black Widow examples at the Udvar-Hazy facility and NMoUSAF
P-63 Kingcobra (multiple)

P-63 Kingcobra (multiple)

Bell P-63 Kingcobra examples at Pima, Yanks/Chino and Wright-Patterson AFB
P-75 Eagle

P-75 Eagle

Fisher P-75A Eagle on display at the NMoUSAF
PB4Y-2 Privateer (multiple)

PB4Y-2 Privateer (multiple)

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer examples at Willow Run, Yanks/Chino and Pima
PBM-5 Mariner

PBM-5 Mariner

Here are some photos I took of the Martin PBM-5A Mariner 122071 on display ...
PBY Catalina / Canso (multiple)

PBY Catalina / Canso (multiple)

PBY Catalina examples at McChord AFB, McMinnville, Pima, HFF, NMoUSAF and Paine...
PQ-14 Cadet

PQ-14 Cadet

Culver PQ-14 Cadet radio-controlled target aircraft at the NMoUSAF
PT-16

PT-16

Ryan YPT-16 on display at the NMoUSAF
PT-19 Cornell (multiple)

PT-19 Cornell (multiple)

Fairchild PT-19 Cornell trainers at the NM
PT-22 Recruit (multiple)

PT-22 Recruit (multiple)

Ryan PT-22 Recruit trainers at Pima, McMinnville, NMoUSAF and the NASM Udva...
PT-26 Cornell

PT-26 Cornell

Fairchild PT-26 Cornell trainer at Pima
PV-2 Harpoon (multiple)

PV-2 Harpoon (multiple)

Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Harpoon examples at Pima and Palm Springs
SB2C Helldiver (multiple)

SB2C Helldiver (multiple)

SB2C Helldiver dive bomber examples at the NASM Udvar-Hazy and Yanks/Chino....
SBD Dauntless (multiple)

SBD Dauntless (multiple)

SBD Dauntless dive bombers I have photographed at Pima, NAMS Udvar-Hazy, Palm...
T-6 Texan trainers (SNJ and Harvards)

T-6 Texan trainers (SNJ and Harvards)

North American T-6 Texans (and variants) at McChord AFB, Paine Field, March...
TBF Avenger (multiple)

TBF Avenger (multiple)

TBF Avenger examples at Patriots Point, Paine Field, Yanks/Chino, Pima, Madras...
TG-4 Glider

TG-4 Glider

Laister-Kauffman TG-4A training glider at the NMoUSAF
TG-6 glider

TG-6 glider

Taylorcraft TG-6 glider at Pima
UC-64A Norseman

UC-64A Norseman

Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman at the NMoUSAF