Earliest P-38

The XP‑38 was the first effort at designing this extraordinary airplane. Here are some rare, classic images of that beautiful bird. The high-gloss finish on this P‑38 puts us in mind of the present-day Flying Bulls P‑38 in Austria.

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Vintage California Leads The Way Tin

12 x 18 Distressed

The XP-38 rolled off the line in Burbank, CA. The beauties seen here are flying over the Golden Gate bridge.

This 24-gauge steel sign is hand distressed to create the look and feel of aged metal and paint. 12″x 18″; includes mounting holes.

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P-38 Variation : Pathfinder

P-38 Variation : Pathfinder

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P-38 Training Film

P-38 Training Film

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Lockheed Plant

Lockheed Plant

Check out these very detailed, original photos of the Lockheed plant in Burbank. You should be able to find just about any part in it's assembly stage. Amazing.When you click on the thumbnail +, it will take you to a larger version of the photo. Just click the x at...