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Grumman FM-2

Grumman FM-2 This rare 1945 General Motors (Grumman) FM-2 is a variant of the venerable F4F “Wildcat”. Affectionately know as the “Wilder Wildcat” it was powered by a Wright R-1820 SER “Cyclone” radial engine that developed 1350 horsepower.

C-47

C-47 The Douglas C-47 (military cousin of the DC-3) was one of the heroes of the D-Day invasion. Many are still flying today.

Ready For Duty

Ready For Duty This beautiful P-51 sits on the runway at Valle Airport waiting to join the distant clouds.

Spam Can

Spam Can This recently repainted P-51 appears ready to assume combat duties.

1927 Stinson Detroiter

1927 Stinson Detroiter This beautiful 1927 Stinson SM-1 “Detroiter” is the oldest Stinson still flying.

B-25 Sunset

B-25 Sunset This North American B-25 Mitchel Bomber rests under a setting sun and a new moon at Valle Airport in northern Arizona. Valle is home to the Arizona annex of the Planes of Fame Air Museum and is on the way to the south rim of the Grand Canyon.

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