P-40B/E TOMAHAWK

While Warhawk was the official US designation for the P-40 fighter, the Soviets and the British Commonwealth used other names. The RAF used Tomahawk for models equivalent to the P-40B and P-40C, and Kittyhawk for models equivalent to the P-40D and E, all of which would play a key role in the CBI where they were piloted by the Flying Tigers. The shark-faced nose art of their P-40s remains among the most recognizable image of any individual combat aircraft or combat unit of World War 2.

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PUT YOUR HAND ON YOUR HEART AND RAISE YOUR FLAG AS FLYING TIGERS: SHADOWS OVER CHINA PRESENTS ITS 4TH OF JULY “TERMINATION” GAMEPLAY TRAILER

The World, July 3, 2017 — See for yourself if history is worth playing by watching the “Termination” gameplay trailer (goes live on the 4th of July, YouTube embed below) for Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China (“FTSOC”), the epic air-combat action game available now on Steam which is based on the historical events of America’s secret volunteer squadrons that defended China in World War 2.
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KI-201 FIREDRAGON (ME-262A-1)

February 20, 2017 — The Nakajima Ki-201 Karyū was the Japanese Army’s attempt to produce a jet plane based on the German Messerschmitt Me-262. the Army Air Force was trying to perfect their design at the same time the Japanese Navy Air Force was working on the Nakajima Kikka attack plane, taking what was being learned about jet aircraft from the Kikka and applying it to a fighter design. And although both were designed by Nakajima there is no evidence of cooperation between the two teams. READ MORE →

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