WWII American planes

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


A-24 Banshee

A-24 Banshee

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas A-24 Banshee on display at the ...
A-26 / B-26 Invader (multiple)

A-26 / B-26 Invader (multiple)

A-26 Invader examples at the Evergreen Aviation Museum and at McChord AFB...
AF-2S Guardian

AF-2S Guardian

I photographed this Grumman AF-2S Guardian 129233 on display at the Pima A...
AM-1 Mauler

AM-1 Mauler

Here are some photos I took of the Martin AM-1 Mauler on display in...
AT-11 Kansan

AT-11 Kansan

Here are some photos I took of the Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan 41-9577...
AT-7 Navigator

AT-7 Navigator

Here are some photos I took of the Beechcraft AT-7B Navigator 42-2438 on...
B-17 Flying Fortress (multiple)

B-17 Flying Fortress (multiple)

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

B-18 Bolo (multiple)

B-18 Bolo at McChord AFB in Tacoma, Wash.
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)

B-24 Liberators and artifacts I have photographed at museums and air shows....
B-25 Mitchell (multiple)

B-25 Mitchell (multiple)

Some of the North American B-25 Mitchells I have photographed, including...
B-26 Marauder "Flak Bait" restoration

B-26 Marauder "Flak Bait" restoration

I had an opportunity to photograph the restoration work being done to the ...
B-29 Superfortress (multiple)

B-29 Superfortress (multiple)

B-29 Superfortress at the Udvar Hazy facility; IWM Duxford; Museum of Flight...
BT-13 Valiant (multiple)

BT-13 Valiant (multiple)

I photographed these Vultee BT-13 Valiant examples, one during a vintage...
BT-14 Yale

BT-14 Yale

I photographed this North American BT-14A 3397 Yale on display at the Pima ...
C-45 Expeditor (multiple)

C-45 Expeditor (multiple)

I photographed the Historic Flight Foundation's RC-45J (Beech Model 18)...
C-46 Commando

C-46 Commando

Here are some photos I took of the Curtiss C-46D Commando 44-77635 on display...
C-47 Skytrain-Dakota and DC-2/3 (multiple)

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

C-47 at McChord AFB in Tacoma, Wash., and in Ephrata.
C-54 Skymaster

C-54 Skymaster

Here are some photos I took of the Douglas C-54D Skymaster 42-72488 on ...
C-60 Lodestar

C-60 Lodestar

Here are some photos I took of the Lockheed C-60 Lodestar (Lockheed Model ...
C-78 Bobcat

C-78 Bobcat

Here are some photos I took of the Cessna UC-78C Bobcat on display...
F4F Wildcat (multiple)

F4F Wildcat (multiple)

F4F Wildcat at Pearl Harbor, Seattle, Patriots Point, Smithsonian NASM and IWM...
F4U Corsair (multiple)

F4U Corsair (multiple)

Several examples of the bent-wing Vought F4U Corsair examples  I've...
F6F Hellcat (multiple)

F6F Hellcat (multiple)

Grumman F6F Hellcat examples I have had the good fortune to photograph ...
F7F Tigercat

F7F Tigercat

Grumman F7F Tigercats I have had the good fortune to photograph in...
F8F Bearcat

F8F Bearcat

Grumman F8F Bearcats I have had the good fortune to photograph in person. F8F ...
J2F-6 Duck

J2F-6 Duck

Here are some photos I took of the Grumman J2F-6 Duck on display in the...
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...
O-1A Bird Dog (multiple)

O-1A Bird Dog (multiple)

I photographed this Cessna O-1A Bird Dog at National Air & Space Museum's...
O-52 Owl

O-52 Owl

Here are some photos I took of the Curtiss O-52 Owl 40-2746 on display ...
OS2U Kingfisher

OS2U Kingfisher

Vought OS2U Kingfisher dive bombers I photographed at the Udvar-Hazy facility. OS2U-3...
P-38 Lightning (multiple)

P-38 Lightning (multiple)

P-38 Lightnings I have had the good fortune to photograph in person. P-38L-5-LO...
P-39 Airacobra (multiple)

P-39 Airacobra (multiple)

Here are some photos I took of the Bell P-39 Airacobras. A P-39N on...
P-40 Warhawk (multiple)

P-40 Warhawk (multiple)

Various P-40 examples, including the Curtiss Kittyhawk IV at the RAF Museum...
P-47 Thunderbolt (multiple)

P-47 Thunderbolt (multiple)

P-47 Thunderbolts I have had the good fortune to photograph in person. P-47D...
P-51 Mustang (multiple)

P-51 Mustang (multiple)

Several examples of the North American P-51 Mustang out there on the...
P-61 Black Widow

P-61 Black Widow

Northrup P-61 Black Widow I photographed at the Udvar-Hazy facility. P-61C...
P-63 Kingcobra

P-63 Kingcobra

Here are some photos I took of the Bell P-63A Kingcobra 42-18814 on display...
PB4Y-2 Privateer (multiple)

PB4Y-2 Privateer (multiple)

I photographed these Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer examples -- the first ...
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)

I phototgraphed these Consolidated PBY Catalina examples at McChord...
Piper L-4 Grasshopper (multiple)

Piper L-4 Grasshopper (multiple)

Piper L-4H Grasshopper at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. Piper L-4A...
PV-2 Harpoon

PV-2 Harpoon

Here are some photos I took of the Lockheed/Vega PV-2 Harpoon 37257 on ...
SB2C Helldiver

SB2C Helldiver

SB2C Helldiver dive bomber I photographed at the Udvar-Hazy facility. SB2C ...
SBD Dauntless (multiple)

SBD Dauntless (multiple)

A few examples of the Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bombers I have photographed....
Stinson L-5 Sentinel

Stinson L-5 Sentinel

Stinson L-5 Sentinel I photographed at the NASM Udvar-Hazy Center. Stinson...
T-6 Texan trainers (SNJ and Harvards)

T-6 Texan trainers (SNJ and Harvards)

North American T-6 Texans and Harvard trainers I have had the good...
TBM Avenger (multiple)

TBM Avenger (multiple)

TBM Avenger dive bomber examples I have photographed on board the USS...
TG-6 glider

TG-6 glider

I photographed this Taylorcraft TG-6 glider 42-58662 on display at...