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WWII Pilot Bob "Punchy" Powell. A veteran of the Normandy Invasion (D-Day), Bob holds a piece of the cowling from his P-51 Mustang. His crew chief salvaged it from the wreck of his aircraft after it caught fire shortly after take-off, necessitating a belly landing of the fully fueled and armed plane in a nearby farmer's field. Created by aviation photographer John Slemp of Aerographs Aviation Photography. Clients include Goodyear Aviation Tires, Phillips 66 Aviation Fuels, Smithsonian Air & Space magazine, and The Lindbergh Foundation. Specialising in high end commercial aviation photography and the supply of aviation stock photography for commercial and marketing use.

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P-51 Pilot Bob "Punchy" Powell
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© 2009 John Slemp
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WWII Pilot Bob "Punchy" Powell.  A veteran of the Normandy Invasion (D-Day), Bob holds a piece of the cowling from his P-51 Mustang.  His crew chief salvaged it from the wreck of his aircraft after it caught fire shortly after take-off, necessitating a belly landing of the fully fueled and armed plane in a nearby farmer's field.  Created by aviation photographer John Slemp of Aerographs Aviation Photography. Clients include Goodyear Aviation Tires, Phillips 66 Aviation Fuels, Smithsonian Air & Space magazine, and The Lindbergh Foundation.  Specialising in high end commercial aviation photography and the supply of aviation stock photography for commercial and marketing use.