Tag Archives: warbird

P-51 Mustang, Janie, August 2009

A sound recording of P-51 Mustang “Janie” recorded in August 2009. And a spectrogram of the recording.

P-51 Mustang, Marinell, Little Grandsden, August 2009

Sound recording of a recently rebuilt P-51 Mustang “Marinell” at the 2009 Little Gransden Airshow. And a spectrogram of the recording.

Supermarine Seafire 3rd June 2007

A recording of a Supermarine Seafire taken on 3rd June 2007. The aircraft was displaying as a naval group (Sea Hurricane, Corsair, Wildcat) at Old Warden. Recorded using a minidisc and an AT-822. The mp3 version doesn’t do the recording justice (despite high VBR bitrate) unfortunately. If you’d like copy of the original uncompressed version […]

P51 Jumpin Jaques

“Jumpin Jacques” is a North American Mustang (S/N 44-72035) P-51D-20-NA, built at North American’s Inglewood facility in California. Recorded at Old Warden, 7th June 2009. Operated by Hanger 11, based at North Weald, Essex, UK.

Hawker Sea Hurricane

A couple of sounds extracts featuring the Merlin engined Hawker Sea Hurricane z7015 (G-BKTH) based at the Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden, UK. Both were recorded from the flight line and were taken on separate occasions. The Sea Hurricane is a ‘navalised’ version of the standard Hawker Hurricane.

Curtis P40 Kittyhawk

This is an extract from a performance by the Kittyhawk based at Hanger 11, North Weald. The recording and the image are of the same aircraft, an Allison V-12 engined Curtiss P40M manufactured in October 1943.  

Supermarine Seafire take off

This is Supermarine Seafire F XVII SX 336 taking off from a grass runway. This recording was made at Old Warden Aerodrome, UK, where the aircraft was a ‘visitor’. Powered by a single liquid-cooled V-12 Rolls-Royce Merlin 55M capable of producing  1,585hp. The sound and the image are of the same aircraft – the image […]