April 19, 2014
Painted Skies
When Britain led the way.  The artist has turned the background into an abstraction to convey the speed of the Hunter, the aircraft already ahead of the viewer and likely to disappear from sight in a flash.

flight-time:


Hawker’s Finest

Painted Skies

When Britain led the way.  The artist has turned the background into an abstraction to convey the speed of the Hunter, the aircraft already ahead of the viewer and likely to disappear from sight in a flash.

flight-time:

Hawker’s Finest

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Filed under: art aircraft hunter raf 
April 18, 2014
Painted Skies
Flying boats are romantic in any case, so this beautiful painting of one moored up under a moody sky ticks all the boxes.
aviaryjournals:


Behemoth of the seven skies.

Painted Skies

Flying boats are romantic in any case, so this beautiful painting of one moored up under a moody sky ticks all the boxes.

aviaryjournals:

Behemoth of the seven skies.

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Filed under: aircraft art flying boat 
April 12, 2014
Painted Skies
Art need pay no heed to engineering so wonderful flights of fancy can be created. Even so, a house (with pool and tennis court) takes some imagining.
paleofuture:


Big Things Ahead… But Keep Your Shirt On (1944)

Painted Skies

Art need pay no heed to engineering so wonderful flights of fancy can be created. Even so, a house (with pool and tennis court) takes some imagining.

paleofuture:

(Source: paleofuture, via retrowar)

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Filed under: aircraft art 
April 11, 2014
Painted Skies
Capturing the cold and danger of WW1 aerial combat while adding beauty and detail.
bassman5911:


Pioneer Sky by *RadoJavor

Painted Skies

Capturing the cold and danger of WW1 aerial combat while adding beauty and detail.

bassman5911:

Pioneer Sky by *RadoJavor

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Filed under: aircraft ww1 art 
April 10, 2014
Painted Skies
Artist Roy Cross produce many wonderfully evocative works for use by Airfix as model box covers.

retrowar:


A-26

Painted Skies

Artist Roy Cross produce many wonderfully evocative works for use by Airfix as model box covers.

retrowar:

A-26

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Filed under: airfix aircraft a-26 USAF 
April 9, 2014
Painted Skies
A to Z: Avengers bounced by Zeros
retrowar:


Avengers

Painted Skies

A to Z: Avengers bounced by Zeros

retrowar:

Avengers

April 8, 2014
Painted Skies
Manta ray unleashes a shark.
planed:


Avro Vulcan and Blue Steel missile colour ‘plate’ from Eagle Annual in 1963

Painted Skies

Manta ray unleashes a shark.

planed:

Avro Vulcan and Blue Steel missile colour ‘plate’ from Eagle Annual in 1963

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Filed under: aircraft missile vulcan raf 
April 6, 2014
Vertical Viggen.

m-m-n-t-m-r:

SAAB 37 Viggen - Swedish Air Force

Vertical Viggen.

m-m-n-t-m-r:

SAAB 37 Viggen - Swedish Air Force

(Source: pinterest.com, via talant-de-bien-faire)

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Filed under: aircraft viggen saab sweden 
April 5, 2014
Model madness.  
Impressive, if only for the time it must have taken and the space it must take up.

Model madness. 

Impressive, if only for the time it must have taken and the space it must take up.

(Source: flyingtool)

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Filed under: model aircraft boeing 747 airbus 
April 4, 2014
Come on feel the noise: A Phantom lights up the engines
p99:

1331431.jpg

Come on feel the noise: A Phantom lights up the engines

p99:

1331431.jpg

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Filed under: phantom aircraft f-4