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June 6, 1944: Lockheed P-38 Lightning fighter planes cross the English countryside on their way to France on D-Day....Awesome photo!

June Lockheed Lightning fighter planes cross the English countryside on their way to France on D-Day. Note The invasion stripes, unique to that operation for easy identification of Allied aircraft on that busy day.

air traffic

If you have this many (or heaven forbid more) airplanes waiting to land, you might be a redneck air traffic controller.

The Tupolev Tu-160 is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed in the Soviet Union. Tu-160 is currently the world's largest combat aircraft, largest supersonic aircraft, and largest variable-sweep aircraft built. In addition, the Tu-160 has the heaviest takeoff weight of any military aircraft besides transports. Designed in 1981 and still in production. It was the last strategic bomber designed for the Soviet Union. It can carry 40.000 Kg at 2.220 Km/h.

The Tupolev is a supersonic, variable-sweep wing heavy strategic bomber designed in the Soviet Union. is currently the world's largest combat aircraft, largest supersonic aircraft, and largest variable-sweep aircraft built.