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Beautiful Nose Art Painted On World War II Fighter Planes [18+]

In the early ages of the United States Air Force it was popular practice to put personalized decorations on the nose of a fighter aircraft. This kind of decorative painting is called the Nose Art and originates with Italian and German pilots. According to Wikipedia, the first recorded piece of nose art was a sea monster painted on the nose of an Italian flying boat in 1913. Below, we’ve gathered 60 the best examples of the nose art.

Check out these lovely ladies painted on the nose of World War II fighter planes. Warning! Some of these photos are not workplace friendly.

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Photo credit: Brian Lockett via skyrock.net.

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Aircraft Nose Art From WWII

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Aircraft Nose Art From WWII

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