Are collectors of war planes proponents of war? Or are they just more attracted to the end of a particular technology? What draws so many to airplanes from eras past? In Classic Fighters, hear the stories, see the planes and learn what makes them unique. Each has a story, a time when it was superior to all others in the sky, a set of qualities that make it special among pilots and engineers.Get up close and personal with some of the most amazing fighters from World War II, including America’s F6F Hellcat and P-51 Mustang, the Royal Air Force’s Spitfire and Hurricane, and Germany’s Messerschmitt 109. Relive the intensity of these fighters and see them in some stunning flying sequences. Then hear directly from the pilots who flew these Classic Fighters, and find out how aviation innovation during the 1930’s and ‘40s changed the way future wars were fought.Dedicated to United States Air Force and Royal Air Force who lost their lives in World War II, Classic Fighters takes a detailed look at the planes and the pilots that changed a generation. From the Spitfire to the Mustang, the Messerschmitt to the Zero, get a glimpse of the warbirds from around the globe, fighting on both sides of the war.