A Time In History by frogster

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The Lightning tricycle landing gear and twin-boom configuration completed the list of major deviations from what might he considered conventional Army fighters. In this respect, it was very unusual that the Lightning design progressed beyond the testing stage; such radical concepts seldom achieved production status. But the simple fact was that the P-38 design worked and the Army seemed to have found its dream plane in this 400 mph fighter.


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Used Poser 6, Painter X, Paintshop Pro 8, and Photoshop CS.

Image copyright © 2009, Larry Fridel. Copying and displaying or redistribution of this image without permission from the artist is strictly prohibited.


history, war, 3d, plane, flight, aviation, frogster, warbirds, p38


  • webbie
    webbieabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous Larry, awsome old time treatment:) makes you feel like your there:)

  • Thank you Thelma glad you like it.

    – frogster

  • Tyler Thomas
    Tyler Thomasabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful work. This is my favorite WWII plane.

  • Thanks Tyler

    – frogster

  • mrscarlotta
    mrscarlottaabout 5 years ago

    Brilliant work Larry, a def fave xxxxxxxxxxx

  • Thank you much Carlotta

    – frogster

  • wiz66
    wiz66about 5 years ago

    Nice work

  • Thank you Shane

    – frogster

  • Veronica Schultz
    Veronica Schultzabout 5 years ago

    Very cool work!

  • Thank you Veronica

    – frogster

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 5 years ago

    Amazing work Larry , fabulous sky and subject , a fav for me . xxx

  • Thank you much Irene xxx

    – frogster

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusabout 5 years ago

    Stunning !

  • Hey Steven thank you buddy

    – frogster

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerabout 5 years ago

    Great Image of a great aeroplane. – Ted

  • Many thanks Ted.

    – frogster

  • dorina costras
    dorina costrasabout 5 years ago

    Excellent work! …execution and atmosphere!

  • Doreen thank you for your kind comment

    – frogster

  • Kim  Calvert
    Kim Calvertabout 5 years ago

    Wow look at that sky, very cool work Larry.

  • Thank you Kim, did you see Kenny? did you get my message on MySpace?

    – frogster

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