WWII aircraft are something else. Spitfire (front) flies alongside Hurricane (back). The aircraft are part of the famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) of historic RAF aircraft from the Second World War.
An RAF sergeant introduces Czech fitters to the inner workings of a Hurricane Mk I of No 310 Squadron RAF at RAF Duxford in October 1940. The gravity fuel tank in front of the instrument panel provided no form of protection for the pilot and was the cause of cockpit fires if ignited during combat. The Hurricane Rash was of such concern that Hawker was made to retrofit the fuselage tanks with a self-expanding rubber coating called Linatex.
B-24 Liberator bombers over Ploesti oil fields during Operation Tidal Wave Romania 1 August 1943.