Category Archives: Reconnaissance

Blohm und Voss BV 141B-0

Symmetry is over-rated. Time for a look at one of aviation’s truly unique designs.

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North American F-6A Mustang

Early production Mustangs often generate a lot of confusion and mis-information. Let’s take a look at one and it’s role.

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Supermarine Spitfire PR Mk XIX

Supermarine’s famous Spitfire is best known as a fighter, yet from early in the War it also served as a reconnaissance platform. So let’s look at a late War example of a photo-recon bird.

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Mitsubishi Ki-46 – III “Dinah”

Although every country had aircraft wholly dedicated to photographic reconnaissance*, Japan was the only major combatant to have designs intended for that purpose from the very start. This post we’ll take a brief look the “Dinah”.

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