A rare photo of a pre-production version of an F-86 and its test pilot George S. Welch, who was proclaimed the first man who broke a sound barrier, a few weeks before Chuck Yeager. However it was a bit of exaggeration. Welch flew for the … Continue reading Ace of Pearl Harbor
Here’s another picture with a car and a jet fighter together. This time it’s an F-94B interceptor jet with an 1953 Oldsmobile Starfire convertible which creation has been inspired by a Lockheed’s airplane. In 1953 it was displayed in public on the 1953 Motorama, the … Continue reading Starfires of the day
Nothing really special about this one. Just a jolly pilot and a merry woman in addition to a 1949 Chevrolet Fleetline DeLuxe with a P-80 Shooting Star.
Another retro car with a jet airplane. This time it’s a 1960 Chevrolet Corvair Deluxe four-door sedan of a first generation and a T-38 Talon supersonic trainer jet which had made his maiden flight in 1959. Strangely enough this aircraft had been in production for … Continue reading A Northrop’s luck
As many of my friends is already knows I have that penchant for pictures where’s vintage cars is presented in comparison with an old jet fighters. It’s something of a fetish for technology and for the times long gone when things were much simpler. Today’s picture … Continue reading Jet Age Style