A World War II Republic P-47 Thunderbolt taking off from the Palm Springs Air Museum at The Palm Springs Airport. Powered by a 2,300 h.p. Pratt and Whitney R-2800 18-cylinder radial air-cooled engine and could reach a top speed of 433 m.p.h. at an altitude of 30,000ft. The aircraft had a service ceiling of 40,000ft. This plane courtesy of the Planes of Fame Air Museum and made it's debut at Chino Airport on May 18 and 19, 1985.