Tag Archive: USAF

In 2010, during the visit to Duxford Flying Legends airshow, due to early arrival, I had a chance to visit Imperial War Museum Duxford. Basically there are a few hangars converted to different displays which I will try to show you in the next few posts. First one being US Hangar with mainly USAF birds and an odd Navy and Army example.


B-17G Flying Fortress “overlown” by C-47 Skytrain (military version of famous DC-3) in D-day markings (have you seen Band of Brothers series?)

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Spitfire Mk.1, Hurricane, Spitfire Mk IX, Bf 109G

Spitfire Mk Vb, Spitfire TR. IX, Hurricane Mk.1, Buchon HA-1112

Bf 108 Taifun, Hurricane Mk.1, Spitfire Mk LF IXe

Royal Air Force – Hawk T.1, Hawk T.2, Tornado F.3

USAF F-15C Eagle, Royal New Zealand AF Boeing 757

French AF Mirage 2000, Belgian AF F-16AM

Avro Lancaster

USAF F-15C Eagle

US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet

USAF F-22A Raptor

Belgian AF F-16AM Fighting Falcon

Royal Netherlands AF F-16AM Fighting Falcon

French AF Mirage 2000B

Swedish AF JAS-39 Gripen

USAF  B-52H Stratofortress

Main US strategic bomber for more than 55 years.

Avro Vulcan

RAF Cold War strategic bomber, retired in 1993, but this example brought back to flying status a few years ago for display purposes.