Airplane Art: The American Heritage Collection

World War II was a profound moment in American Heritage. An allied response of courage to imperialistic aggression. Of notable creativity, and a reflection of virtue, the decorative nose-art of WWII planes has always been of significance. Planes such as the P-51 Mustang, the P-40 Warhawk, and the Superman Spitfire.

Oakley Standard Issue is proud to release this year’s American Heritage Collection. Paying tribute to the heroic pilots of the greatest generation.

Included in the collection are three models: Holbrook, Gascan, and Drop Point. Holbrook draws inspiration from the P-51 Mustang, a single-seat long-range fighter/fighter bomber. Gascan draws inspiration from the P-40 Warhawk, a plane that boasted uncontested speed in a dive, and was part of the famous Flying Tigers. Lastly, Drop Point draws inspiration from the Supermarine Spitfire, an agile single-seat fighter that was the backbone of the Royal Air Force – the only British fighter produced during the war.

Drew Wallace

Drew Wallace is a veteran of the 75th Ranger Regiment, and has served in support of both OIF and OEF. He has been part of the Oakley SI team since 2012 and served in both product and marketing roles.

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