See the Hellcat, Thunderbolt, P-51 and more in action.
Are collectors of war planes proponents of war? Or are they just more attracted to the end of a particular technology? What draws so many to airplanes from eras past? In Classic Fighters, hear the stories, see the planes and learn what makes them unique. Each has a story, a time when it was superior to all others in the sky, a set of qualities that make it special among pilots and engineers.
Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing fighters from World War II, including America's F6F Hellcat and P-51 Mustang, the Royal Air 's spitfire and Hurricane, and Germany's Messerschmitt 109. Relive the intensity of these fighters and see them in some stunning flying sequences. Then hear directly from the pilots who flew these Classic Fighters, and find out how aviation innovation during the 1930's and '40s changed the way future wars were fought.