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(Israel Defense Forces)

How To Hide an Airplane

Start with a camouflage paint job.

Y1B-17

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(National Museum of the U.S. Air Force)

A lumbering bomber like this Y1B-17 was vulnerable to agile pursuit planes overhead. The patchwork pattern was useful when flying over a farmland like this one near Langley Field in Virginia.

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