Playlist - Forgotten Aircraft

Prajadhipok; The Original Thai Fighter

Prajadhipok; The Original Thai Fighter

Long before George Lucas, there was the Prajadhipok, the original Thai fighter. Though to be fair, it wasn’t very good by the sound of it.

The XP-47H; Shark-Nosed Thunderbolt

The XP-47H; Shark-Nosed Thunderbolt

The P-47 is the definition of the big, radial-engine fighter. What sort of inline engine could fit in such a rotund plane? Hint: A BIG one!

The Jaguar M; When the Big Cat Went to Sea

The Jaguar M; When the Big Cat Went to Sea

While the Jaguar is remembered for its service in both the RAF and FAF, most don’t know that it had been intended to be a carrier aircraft.

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The Martin Baker MB.5? Westland Wendover? Some of the aircraft here have just faded into history. Some were good planes that just came at the wrong time and so are now barely remembered. And some are just so utterly weird it boggles the mind as to what the designers were thinking!

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