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This WWII Fighter Plane Spent 70 Years In The Sahara Desert [Planelopnik]

3 years agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Polish oil worker recently stumbled upon a wrecked World War II fighter plane that's been sitting in the Sahara Desert unmolested for the past 70 years. More »
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Oil worker finds a nearly intact WWII-era Kittyhawk deep in the Sahara

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (last year)

A Polish oil worker out on a survey in the Sahara Desert recently stumbled upon this incredibly well-preserved Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk. Riddled with bullet holes and featuring the tell-tale signs of a crash landing, the remains tell ... Read Post

Retired Dentist Builds Amazingly Intricate All-Aluminum WWII Fighter Models [Planelopnik]

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik (5 years ago)

Hawaiian dentist Young C. Park has turned his attention to detail from teeth to models, constructing elaborately exact 1/16 WWII fighter plane replicas entirely out of aluminum — complete with working control rods, chains and gears.... Read Post

WWII fighter found in Sahara desert

Odd : Boing Boing (2 years ago)

An oil-exploration team in Egypt stumbled upon a crashed World War II fighter plane that's apparently been sitting in the Sahara desert for 70 years. Apparently, the Royal Air Force P-40 Kittyhawk is in fantastic condition. Relative... Read Post


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