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#1 Advanced Landing Ground

Advanced Landing Grounds ( ALGs ) were temporary advance airfields constructed by the Allies during World War II during the liberation of Europe. They were built in the UK prior to the invasion and thereafter in northwest Europe from 6 June 1944 to V-E Day , 7 May 1945. It has been suggested that th

#2 North Las Vegas Airport

North Las Vegas Airport ( IATA : VGT , ICAO : KVGT , FAA LID : VGT ) is a public-use airport 3   mi (4.8   km) northwest of downtown Las Vegas in North Las Vegas, Nevada . [1] It is owned by the Clark County Commission and operated by the Clark County Department of Aviation . This article needs addi

#3 Grosseto Airport

Grosseto Airport ( Italian : Aeroporto di Grosseto ) ( IATA : GRS , ICAO : LIRS ) [2] is an airport in central Italy , located 3   km (1.6   NM ) west of Grosseto in the Italian region of Tuscany . Airport Grosseto Airport Aeroporto di Grosseto IATA : GRS ICAO : LIRS Summary Airport type Military /

#4 Dover Air Force Base

Dover Air Force Base or Dover AFB ( IATA : DOV , ICAO : KDOV , FAA LID : DOV ) is a United States Air Force base under the operational control of the Air Mobility Command (AMC), located 2 miles (3.2   km) southeast of the city of Dover, Delaware . 436th AW is the host wing and runs the busiest and l

#5 Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport

Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport ( IATA : URC , ICAO : ZWWW ) is an airport serving Ürümqi , the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China. It is located in Diwopu township of Xinshi district , 16   km (10   mi) northwest of downtown Ürümqi. A hub for China Southern Ai

#6 Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport ( IATA : PBM , ICAO : SMJP ) , also known as Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport , and locally referred to simply as JAP , is an airport located in the town of Zanderij and hub for airline carrier Surinam Airways , 45 kilometres (28   mi) south of Param

#7 Payerne Air Base

Payerne Airport ( ICAO : LSMP ) is a military airfield of the Swiss Air Force north of Payerne in Switzerland , located approximately halfway between Lausanne and Bern . Airport Payerne Airport Aérodrome de Payerne Base aérienne Payerne A MirageIIIS takes off with JATO rockets in front of the tower

#8 RAF Stornoway

Royal Air Force Station Stornoway or more simply RAF Stornoway [2] is a former Royal Air Force station near the burgh of Stornoway , on the Isle of Lewis , in the Western Isles of Scotland. No. 112 Signals Unit Stornoway was also part of the RAF's activity on the airfield. Former Royal Air Force bas

#9 Morse Field (Hawaii)

Morse Field is a former military airfield located approximately 12 miles (19   km) south-southwest of Na ʻ ālehu, Hawaii . It was also known as South Cape Airport , South Point Air Force Station , or Ka Lae Military Reservation . It is now abandoned. Morse Field Part of Seventh Air Force Hawaii Coun

#10 Foggia Airfield Complex

The Foggia Airfield Complex was a series of World War II military airfields located within a 40   km (25   mi) radius of Foggia , in the Province of Foggia , Italy . The airfields were used by the United States Army Air Force Fifteenth Air Force as part of the strategic bombardment campaign against

#11 La Vallon Airfield

La Vallon Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in France . It is located 13   km north of Istres in Bouches-du-Rhône. La Vallon Airfield (Y-18)   Rhône-Alpes Region, France La Vallon Airfield La Vallon Airfield (France) Coordinates 43°37′28.09″N 004°55′46.91″E Type Military airfie

#12 Évreux-Fauville Air Base

Évreux-Fauville Air Base ( Base aérienne 105 Évreux or BA   105 ) ( IATA : EVX , ICAO : LFOE ) is a French Air and Space Force base located about 2 miles (3   km) east of the town of Évreux in the Eure département , on the north side of the Route nationale 13 (N13) Highway. Évreux-Fauville Air Base

#13 Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis Air Force Base (" Nellis " colloq. ) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada . Nellis hosts air combat exercises such as Exercise Red Flag and close air support exercises such as Green Flag-West flown in " Military Operations Area (MOA) airspace ", [3] associated with the

#14 Lost Hills Airport

Lost Hills Airport ( FAA LID : L84 ) , also known as Lost Hills-Kern County Airport , was a public airport located one mile (1.6   km) northeast of the central business district (CBD) of Lost Hills , in Kern County , California , United States . It was mostly used for general aviation . It was close

#15 Vélizy – Villacoublay Air Base

Vélizy – Villacoublay Air Base ( French : Base aérienne 107 Vélizy-Villacoublay ) ( ICAO : LFPV ) is a French Air and Space Force (Armée de l'air et de l'espace) (ALAE) base. The base is located approximately 2 miles (3.2   km) southeast of Vélizy-Villacoublay ; about 8 miles (13   km) southwest of

#16 Burns Municipal Airport

Burns Municipal Airport ( IATA : BNO , ICAO : KBNO , FAA LID : BNO ) is six miles east of Burns , in Harney County, Oregon . [1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility. [2] Airport Burns Municipal Airport IATA : BNO ICAO : KBNO FAA

#17 Shaw Air Force Base

Shaw Air Force Base (Shaw AFB) ( IATA : SSC , ICAO : KSSC , FAA LID : SSC ) is a United States Air Force (USAF) base located approximately 8.4 miles (13.5   km) west-northwest of downtown Sumter, South Carolina . It is one of the largest military bases operated by the United States, and is under the

#18 Gold Coast Airport

Gold Coast Airport (formerly known as Coolangatta Airport ) ( IATA : OOL , ICAO : YBCG ) is an international Australian airport located at the southern end of the Gold Coast and approximately 90   km (56   mi) south of centre of Brisbane , within South East Queensland agglomeration . The entrance to

#19 RAF Harlaxton

Royal Air Force Harlaxton or more simply RAF Harlaxton is a former Royal Air Force station near the village of Harlaxton , 3   mi (4.8   km) south west of Grantham , Lincolnshire , England. The airfield was located in a triangle of flat fields midway between Harlaxton Manor (now the University of Ev

#20 Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport

Dili Airport ( IATA : DIL , ICAO : WPDL ) , officially Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport ( Portuguese : Aeroporto Internacional Presidente Nicolau Lobato , Tetum : Aeroportu Internasional Presidente Nicolau Lobato ), and formerly Comoro Airport ( Indonesian : Bandar Udara Komoro ), is

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#1 Yermolayev Yer-2

The Yermolayev Yer-2 ( Russian : Ермолаев Ер-2 ) was a long-range Soviet medium bomber used during World War II . It was developed from the Bartini Stal-7 prototype airliner before the war. It was used to bomb Berlin from airbases in Estonia after Operation Barbarossa began in 1941. Production was t

#2 Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 is a large, long-range wide-body airliner designed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States. After introducing the 707 in October 1958, Pan Am wanted a jet 2 + 1 ⁄ 2 times its size, to reduce its seat cost by 30% to democratize air travel. In 1965, Joe Sutt

#3 Short S.38

The Short S.38 was an early British aircraft built by Short Brothers . Short S.38 A Norman Thompson Flight Company -built aircraft with modified landing gear, delivered in 1916 Role Coastal patrol, trainer National origin United Kingdom Manufacturer Short Brothers First flight 30 August 1912 Number

#4 General Aircraft Owlet

The General Aircraft GAL.45 Owlet was a 1940s British single-engined trainer aircraft built by General Aircraft Limited at London Air Park, Hanworth . GAL.45 Owlet GAL.45 Owlet Role two-seat trainer Type of aircraft Manufacturer General Aircraft Ltd First flight 1940 Introduction 1941 Retired 1942 S

#5 Curtiss F11C Goshawk

The Curtiss F11C Goshawk was an American naval biplane fighter aircraft that saw limited success. It was part of a long line of Curtiss Hawk airplanes built by the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company for the American military. For other uses, see Goshawk (disambiguation) . F11C Goshawk XF11C-2 Gosha

#6 North American XB-70 Valkyrie

The North American Aviation XB-70 Valkyrie was the prototype version of the planned B-70 nuclear -armed, deep-penetration supersonic strategic bomber for the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command . Designed in the late 1950s by North American Aviation (NAA), the six-engined Valkyrie was capa

#7 Boeing 247

The Boeing Model 247 is an early United States airliner , and one of the first such aircraft to incorporate advances such as all-metal ( anodized aluminum ) semimonocoque construction, a fully cantilevered wing , and retractable landing gear . [2] [3] Other advanced features included control surface

#8 De Havilland DH.34

The de Havilland DH.34 was a single engined British biplane airliner built by the de Havilland Aircraft Company in the 1920s. 12 were built, with the DH.34 serving with Imperial Airways and its predecessors for several years. DH.34 Role Airliner Type of aircraft Manufacturer de Havilland Designer Ge

#9 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 ( Russian : Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-21 ; NATO reporting name : Fishbed ) is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft , designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union . Its nicknames include: "balalaika", because its planform resembles the stringe

#10 Comac ARJ21

The Comac ARJ21 Xiangfeng ( Chinese : 翔凤 ; pinyin : xiángfèng ; lit. 'Soaring Phoenix ' ) is a 78–90 seat regional jet manufactured by the Chinese state-owned aerospace company Comac . Development of the ARJ21 (Advanced Regional Jet) began in March 2002, the first prototype was rolled out on 21 Dece

#11 Avro Vulcan

The Avro Vulcan (later Hawker Siddeley Vulcan [1] from July 1963) [2] is a jet-powered , tailless , delta-wing , high-altitude, strategic bomber , which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. Aircraft manufacturer A.V. Roe and Company ( Avro ) designed the Vulcan in response

#12 Dassault Mirage 2000N/2000D

The Dassault Mirage 2000N is a variant of the Mirage 2000 designed for nuclear strike. It formed the core of the French air-based strategic nuclear deterrent . The Mirage 2000D is its conventional attack counterpart. French nuclear and conventional strike aircraft This article needs additional citat

#13 Bombardier Challenger 850

The Bombardier Challenger 800 is the largest super-midsize business jet that was built by Bombardier Aerospace . It is based on Bombardier's 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 LR. The Challenger 850 is the updated version, produced from 2006 to 2015. [3] Challenger 800 / 850 Challenger 850 taking off Role Bu

#14 Enola Gay

The Enola Gay ( / ə ˈ n oʊ l ə / ) is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber , named after Enola Gay Tibbets, the mother of the pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbets . On 6 August 1945, piloted by Tibbets and Robert A. Lewis during the final stages of World War II , it became the first aircraft to drop an atomic

#15 Piper PA-28 Cherokee

The Piper PA-28 Cherokee is a family of two-seat or four-seat light aircraft built by Piper Aircraft and designed for flight training, air taxi and personal use. [2] The PA-28 family of aircraft comprises all-metal, unpressurized, single-engined, piston-powered airplanes with low-mounted wings and t

#16 Van Lith VI

The Van Lith VI was a one-off French-built light civil utility aircraft of the late 1950s. Van Lith VI The sole Van Lith VI hangared at Guyancourt airfield near Paris in 1967 Role Light civil utility aircraft Type of aircraft National origin France Manufacturer Jean Van Lith Designer Jean Van Lith F

#17 Pilatus PC-6 Porter

The Pilatus PC-6 Porter is a single-engined STOL utility aircraft designed by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland. First flown in 1959, the PC-6 was produced at Pilatus Flugzeugwerke in Stans, Switzerland. It has been built in both piston engine - and turboprop -powered versions, and was produced under

#18 Supermarine Attacker

The Supermarine Attacker is a British single-seat naval jet fighter designed and produced by aircraft manufacturer Supermarine for the Royal Navy 's Fleet Air Arm (FAA). The type has the distinction of being the first jet fighter to enter operational service with the FAA. [1] Carrier-based fighter a

#19 Tupolev Tu-22M

The Tupolev Tu-22M ( Russian : Туполев Ту-22М ; NATO reporting name : Backfire ) is a supersonic , variable-sweep wing , long-range strategic and maritime strike bomber developed by the Tupolev Design Bureau in the 1960s. According to some sources, the bomber was believed to be designated Tu-26 at o

#20 Messerschmitt Bf 161

The Messerschmitt Bf 161 was a 1930s prototype German reconnaissance aircraft . German reconnaissance aircraft prototype Bf 161 Role Reconnaissance monoplane Type of aircraft National origin Germany Manufacturer Messerschmitt First flight 1938 Primary   user Luftwaffe Number built 2 Developed from M

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#1 Japanese submarine I-401

I-401 ( 伊号第四百一潜水艦 , I-gō-dai yon-hyaku-ichi-sensuikan ) was an Imperial Japanese Navy Sentoku -type (or I-400 -class) submarine commissioned in 1945 for service in World War II . Capable of carrying three two-seat Aichi M6A 1 "Seiran" (Mountain Haze) float -equipped torpedo bombers , the Sentoku -cl

#2 Independence-class aircraft carrier

The Independence -class aircraft carriers were a class of light carriers built for the United States Navy that served during World War II. Light aircraft carrier class of the US Navy For the class of littoral combat ships, see Independence-class littoral combat ship . This article needs additional c

#3 USS Cabot (CVL-28)

USS Cabot (CVL-28/AVT-3) was an Independence -class light aircraft carrier in the United States Navy , the second ship to carry the name. Cabot was commissioned in 1943 and served until 1947. She was recommissioned as a training carrier from 1948 to 1955. From 1967 to 1989, she served in Spain as Dé

#4 USS Hoggatt Bay

USS Hoggatt Bay (CVE-75) was the twenty-first of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was named after Hoggatt Bay, which was named in 1895 by Lieutenant commander E. K. Moore after Wilford Bacon Hoggatt , an ensign serving in Moore's part

#5 HMS Triumph (R16)

HMS Triumph was a Royal Navy Colossus -class light fleet aircraft carrier . She served in the Korean War and later, after reconstruction, as a support ship. 1946 Colossus-class light aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy For other ships with the same name, see HMS Triumph . This article has multiple is

#6 USS Hornet (CV-12)

USS Hornet (CV/CVA/CVS-12) is an Essex -class aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy (USN) during World War II . Completed in late 1943, the ship was assigned to the Fast Carrier Task Force (variously designated as Task Force 38 or 58) in the Pacific Ocean , the navy's primary offensive f

#7 HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)

HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth class of aircraft carriers and the Fleet Flagship of the Royal Navy . Capable of carrying 60 aircraft including fixed wing, rotary wing and autonomous vehicles, [18] she is named in honour of the first HMS   Queen Elizabeth , a World War I

#8 HMS Anne (1915)

HMS Anne was a seaplane carrier of the Royal Navy used during the First World War . Converted from the captured German freighter Aenne Rickmers , the ship's two aircraft conducted aerial reconnaissance , observation and bombing missions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Red Sea during 1915–17 even th

#9 HMS Implacable (R86)

HMS Implacable was the name ship of her class of two aircraft carriers built for the Royal Navy during World War II . Upon completion in 1944, she was initially assigned to the Home Fleet and attacked targets in Norway for the rest of the year. She was subsequently assigned to the British Pacific Fl

#10 Timeline for aircraft carrier service

Aircraft carriers have their origins during the days of World War I . The earliest experiments consisted of fitting temporary "flying off" platforms to the gun turrets of the warships of several nations, notably the United States and the United Kingdom. The first ship to be modified with a permanent

#11 USS Rabaul

USS Rabaul (CVE/CVHE/AKV-21) was a Commencement Bay -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . She was delivered on 30 August 1946, but never commissioned. After spending 26 years in reserve, she was scrapped in 1973. Commencement Bay-class escort carrier of the US Navy USS Rabaul after her l

#12 USS Annapolis (AGMR-1)

USS Annapolis (AGMR-1) was the former USS   Gilbert Islands (ex- Sunset Bay ) and a Commencement Bay -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . For other ships with the same name, see USS Annapolis . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2012 ) USS Annapolis (A

#13 List of aircraft carrier operations during World War II

Naval historians such as Evan Mawdsley , Richard Overy , and Craig Symonds concluded that World War II's decisive victories on land could not have been won without decisive victories at sea. [1] [2] [3] Naval battles to keep shipping lanes open for combatant's movement of troops, guns, ammunition, t

#14 USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)

USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) was the lead ship of her class and type—the first amphibious assault ship to be designed and built from the keel up as a dedicated helicopter carrier . She carried helicopters and typically embarked USMC elements of a Marine Amphibious Unit (MAU)/later Marine Expeditionary Unit

#15 HMS Furious (47)

HMS Furious was a modified Courageous -class battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy (RN) during the First World War . Designed to support the Baltic Project championed by the First Sea Lord , Lord Fisher , the ship was very lightly armoured and designed with a main battery of only two 18-inch (457 m

#16 USS Hulbert (DD-342)

USS Hulbert (DD-342/AVD-6) was a Clemson -class destroyer in the United States Navy following World War I . She was named for Henry Hulbert . Tender of the United States Navy History United States Namesake Henry Hulbert Builder Norfolk Naval Shipyard Laid down 18 November 1918 Launched 28 June 1919

#17 HMS Empress (1914)

HMS Empress was a seaplane carrier of the Royal Navy (RN) that served during the First World War . Converted from the Cross- Channel packet ship Empress , the ship's aircraft conducted aerial reconnaissance , observation and bombing missions in the North Sea and Eastern Mediterranean . During the la

#18 Spanish aircraft carrier Dédalo

Dédalo (Spanish for Daedalus ) was the first Spanish aircraft carrier and the second aviation ship in the Spanish Navy (after the seaplane tender and balloon ship Dédalo that took part in the landings at Al Hoceima in 1925). She remained the fleet's flagship until Príncipe de Asturias replaced her.

#19 Japanese submarine I-400

I-400 ( 伊号第四百潜水艦 , I-gō-dai yon-hyaku-sensuikan ) was an Imperial Japanese Navy Sentoku -type (or I-400 -class) submarine commissioned in 1944 for service in World War II . Capable of carrying three two-seat Aichi M6A 1 "Seiran" (Mountain Haze) float -equipped torpedo bombers , the Sentoku -class su

#20 USS Breton (CVE-23)

USS Breton (CVE-23) (previously AVG-23 then ACV-23 ) was a Bogue -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . Breton was in service as an escort carrier from 1943 to 1946 and as an aircraft transport from 1958 to 1970. For other ships with the same name, see USS Breton . USS Breton (CVE-23) und

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#1 Cameroon Airlines

Cameroon Airlines was an airline from Cameroon , serving as flag carrier of the country. Based in Douala , it operated scheduled services within Africa , as well as to Europe and the Middle East out of its hub at Douala International Airport , [1] with a second network focus on Yaoundé Nsimalen Inte

#2 Cebu Pacific

Cebu Pacific Air, Inc. , operating as Cebu Pacific ( PSE :   CEB ), is a Philippine low-cost airline based on the grounds of Mactan–Cebu International Airport (Terminal 2), Lapu-Lapu City, Metro Cebu , Philippines. Founded in 1988, [2] it is Asia's oldest low-cost airline. [6] It offers scheduled fl

#3 Wien Air Alaska

Wien Air Alaska (IATA: WC ) was a United States airline formed from Northern Consolidated Airlines (NCA) and Wien Alaska Airways . The company was famous for being the first airline in Alaska , and one of the first in the United States ; it ceased operations 38   years ago on 23 November 1984 when i

#4 9 Air

9 Air Co., Ltd. , operating as 9 Air , ( Chinese : 九元航空 ; pinyin : Jiǔyuán Hángkōng ; Jyutping : gau2 jyun4 hong4 hung1 ) is a Chinese low-cost airline headquartered in Baiyun District , Guangzhou, China. 9 Air was created as a subsidiary of Juneyao Airlines in 2014. [2] Chinese low-cost airline 9 A

#5 UK International Airlines

UK International Airlines was a British airline based in Sheffield , England , United Kingdom . UK International Airlines Limited held a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence permitting it to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats, for a very sh

#6 PenAir

Peninsula Airways , operated as PenAir , was a U.S.-based regional airline headquartered in Anchorage , Alaska . It was Alaska's second-largest commuter airline operating scheduled passenger service, as well as charter and medevac services throughout the state. Its main base was Ted Stevens Anchorag

#7 Sunny Airways

Sunny Airways Co., Ltd. operating as Sunny Airways , was a short-lived leisure charter airline based in Bangkok, Thailand . Sunny Airways acquired a single Boeing 767-200ER. [1] It began flights in September 2011 and ceased operations in early 2012. This article relies too much on references to prim

#8 Ukraine Air Alliance

Ukraine Air Alliance is a cargo airline based in Kyiv , Ukraine . It operates services to Asia , Africa and Europe . Its main bases were Boryspil International Airport (KBP) and Zhuliany International Airport (IEV). Ukraine Air Alliance IATA ICAO Callsign - UKL UKRAINE ALLIANCE Founded 1992 Hubs Bor

#9 Mosphil Aero

Mosphil Aero was an airline based in Makati , Manila , Philippines . It operated domestic passenger and cargo services around the southern Philippines, primarily from Zamboanga International Airport . [2] Airline closed in 2006 Mosphil Aero IATA ICAO Callsign - MPI MOSPHIL Founded 2005 Commenced ope

#10 PMTair

PMTair (Progress MulTi Air) was a Cambodian airline offering regularly scheduled domestic and international passenger and cargo services out of Phnom Penh International Airport . PMTAir IATA ICAO Callsign U4 PMT MULTITRADE Founded 2003 Ceased operations 2008 Hubs Phnom Penh International Airport Sec

#11 Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways ( Arabic : شَرِكَة ٱلْاِتِّحَاد لِلطَّيْرَان , romanized :   sharikat al-ittiḥād li-ṭ-ṭayarān ) is one of two flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates (the other being Emirates ). Its head office is in Khalifa City , Abu Dhabi , near Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad commenced

#12 LOT Polish Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines , legally incorporated as Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. ( Polish pronunciation:   [lɔt] , flight ), is the flag carrier of Poland . [6] Established in 1928, LOT was a founding member of IATA and remains one of the world's oldest airlines in operation. [2] With a fleet of 75 air

#13 Vladivostok Air

JSC Vladivostok Air (also Vladivostok Avia ; Russian: ОАО Владивосток Авиа ) ( IATA : XF ,   ICAO : VLK ) was an independent airline with its head office at the airport in Artyom , Primorski Krai , Russia. [2] In 2011, it was reacquired by Aeroflot. Vladivostok Air IATA ICAO Callsign XF VLK VLADAIR

#14 Beijing Capital Airlines

Beijing Capital Airlines ( Chinese : 首都航空 ; pinyin : Shǒudū Hángkōng ), operating as Capital Airlines , is a Chinese low-cost airline based in Beijing Daxing International Airport . It is a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines . Airline Not to be confused with Beijing Airlines, a charter subsidiary of Air

#15 Invicta International Airlines

Invicta International Airlines Ltd was a charter airline based at Manston Airport in the United Kingdom. It operated non-scheduled passenger and freight services between 1965 and 1982. UK charter airline Invicta International Airlines IATA ICAO Callsign IM "India Mike" or "Invicta" Founded 1964 Comm

#16 Somon Air

Somon Air ( Russian and Tajik : Сомон Эйр) is a private airline in Tajikistan headquartered in Dushanbe [2] and based at Dushanbe International Airport . Private airline in Tajikistan Not to be confused with Solomon Airlines . Somon Air IATA ICAO Callsign SZ SMR SOMON AIR Founded 2007 Commenced oper

#17 China Airlines

China Airlines ( CAL ; Chinese : 中華航空 ; pinyin : Zhōnghuá Hángkōng ) is the state-owned flag carrier of the Republic of China (Taiwan) , and one of its two major airlines along with EVA Air . It is headquartered in Taoyuan International Airport and operates over 1,400 flights weekly (including 91 pu

#18 Alaska Coastal Airlines

Alaska Coastal Airlines was an airline in the United States. It was formed in 1939 as a result of the merger of Alaska Air Transport and Marine Airways . On April 1, 1962, Alaska Coastal Airlines merged with Ellis Air Lines , [1] trading for a while as Alaska Coastal-Ellis Airlines . Alaska Coastal

#19 Atlantic Airlines de Honduras

Atlantic Airlines de Honduras was an airline based in La Ceiba , Honduras , which operated domestic and regional passenger flights, mostly out of the city's Golosón International Airport , as well as Toncontín International Airport ( Tegucigalpa ). [1] This article needs additional citations for ver

#20 British South American Airways

British South American Airways (BSAA) was a state-run airline of the United Kingdom in the mid-late 1940s responsible for services to the Caribbean and South America. Originally named British Latin American Air Lines it was renamed before services started in 1946. BSAA operated mostly Avro aircraft:

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#1 List of Parseval airships

The Parsevals were 22 airships built between 1909 and 1919 by the Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft (LFG) following the design of August von Parseval . In the 1920s and 1930s, three more airships were built following the Parseval-Naatz (PN) design. As with the rival Zeppelins , the airships were, in both E

#2 Dixmude (airship)

The Dixmude was a Zeppelin airship built for the Imperial German Navy as L 72 (c/n LZ 114 ) and unfinished at the end of the First World War , when it was given to France as war reparations and recommissioned in French Navy service and renamed Dixmude . It was lost when it exploded in mid-air on 21

#3 Goodyear Blimp

The Goodyear Blimp is any one of a fleet of airships (or dirigibles) operated by the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company , used mainly for advertising purposes and capturing aerial views of live sporting events for television . [3] The term blimp itself is defined as a non-rigid airship — without any i

#4 Santos-Dumont number 6

The Santos-Dumont No.   6 was an airship designed and built by the Brazilian pioneer aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont . In 1901 it was used by him to win the Deutsch de la Meurthe prize for a flight from Parc Saint Cloud to the Eiffel Tower and back within thirty minutes. 1900s airship Santos-Dumont No

#5 List of Zeppelins

This is a complete list of Zeppelins constructed by the German Zeppelin companies from 1900 until 1938. Other rigid airships that are also sometimes referred to as zeppelins but not built by Zeppelin are not included. For other uses of "Zeppelin", see Zeppelin (disambiguation) . This article needs a

#6 World View Enterprises

World View Enterprises, Inc. , doing business as World View , is a private American near space exploration and technology company headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, founded with the goal of increasing access to and the utilization of the stratosphere for scientific, commercial, and economic purposes.

#7 Zeppelin LZ 76

The Imperial German Army Zeppelin LZ 76 (L-m33) was a R-class World War I zeppelin. German World War I-era zeppelin LZ 76 (L 33) Imperial German Army Zeppelin LZ 76 brought down near a cottage in Essex Role R-class reconnaissance-bomber rigid airship Type of aircraft National origin German Empire Ma

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#1 330th Bombardment Group (VH)

The 330th Bombardment Group ("Empire Busters") was a bomber group of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II . It was formed on 1 July 1942 at Salt Lake City Army Air Base, Utah . Initially, the group was equipped with the Consolidated B-24 Liberator , and served as a training unit wit

#2 Jagdgeschwader 26

Jagdgeschwader 26 (JG   26) Schlageter was a German fighter - wing of World War II . It was named after Albert Leo Schlageter , a World War I veteran, Freikorps member, and posthumous Nazi martyr, arrested and executed by the French for sabotage in 1923. The wing fought predominantly against the Wes

#3 159th Fighter Wing

The 159th Fighter Wing (159 FW) is a unit of the Louisiana Air National Guard , stationed at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans , Louisiana. If activated to federal service, the Wing is gained by the United States Air Force Air Combat Command . American unit of the Louisiana Air Nation

#4 List of Royal Flying Corps squadrons

A list of Royal Flying Corps squadrons with date and location of foundation. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2016 ) The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the aviation arm of the British Army . Squadrons were the main form of flying unit from its foundation on 13 Apri

#5 194th Wing

The United States Air Force 's 194th Wing is a special warfare, cyber and intelligence wing headquartered at Camp Murray , Washington . When the 194th Wing was activated on August 30, 2006, it was the Air National Guard's first non-flying Wing. 194th Wing Members of the wing's 116th Air Support Oper

#6 94th Fighter Squadron

The 94th Fighter Squadron is a unit of the United States Air Force 1st Operations Group located at Joint Base Langley–Eustis , Virginia. The 94th is equipped with the F-22 Raptor . [1] Unit of the US Air Force Air Combat Command 94th Fighter Squadron SPAD XIII at the United States Air Force Museum s

#7 No. 66 Squadron RAAF

No. 66 Squadron was a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) maritime patrol squadron of World War II . It was formed in May 1943 as an emergency measure and disbanded in January 1944. Royal Australian Air Force squadron No. 66 Squadron RAAF RAAF Avro Ansons similar to those used by No. 66 Squadron Activ

#8 List of wings of the Royal Air Force

Wings within the Royal Air Force have both administrative and tactical applications. Over the years, the structure and role of wings has changed to meet the demands placed on the RAF. Many of the RAF's numbered wings were originally Royal Flying Corps (RFC) or Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) units. W

#9 Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven

Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven (HC-7) was a helicopter squadron of the United States Navy established on 1 September 1967 and disestablished on 30 June 1975. [1] Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven HC-7 Emblem Active 1967–1975 Branch   United States Navy Nickname(s) Sea Devils Engagem

#10 Jagdstaffel 2

Jasta 2 ( Jagdstaffel Zwei in full and also known as Jasta Boelcke ) was one of the best-known German Luftstreitkräfte Squadrons in World War I . Its first commanding officer was the great aerial tactician Oswald Boelcke , and it was the incubator of several notable aviation careers. Jasta 2 Jasta 2

#11 No. 84 Squadron RAAF

No. 84 Squadron was a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fighter squadron of World War II . It was established in February 1943 and was part of the defences of the Torres Strait area from April 1943 until May the next year. After being withdrawn from the Torres Strait the squadron was reduced to a ca

#12 138th Aero Squadron

The 138th Aero Squadron was a United States Army Air Service unit that fought on the Western Front during World War I . Not to be confused with New York Air National Guard 138th Attack Squadron . 138th Aero Squadron 138th Aero Squadron formation, Lay-Saint-Remy Aerodrome, France, November 1919 Activ

#13 336th Fighter Squadron

The 336th Fighter Squadron (336th FS), nicknamed the Rocketeers , is a United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to the 4th Operations Group and stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base , North Carolina . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2015 ) 336th Fighte

#14 306th Tactical Fighter Squadron

The 306th Fighter Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit. It was most recently activated as an active associate unit of the 119th Fighter Squadron of the New Jersey Air National Guard , stationed at Atlantic City Municipal Airport . This article is about the 306th Fighter Squadron. For t

#15 Blue Angels

The Blue Angels is a flight demonstration squadron of the United States Navy . [1] Formed in 1946, the unit is the second oldest formal aerobatic team in the world, after the French Patrouille de France formed in 1931. The team, composed of five Navy and one Marine Corps demonstration pilot, fly Boe

#16 1st Fighter Wing

The 1st Fighter Wing (1 FW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command Ninth Air Force . It is stationed at Langley Air Force Base , VA. where it is a tenant unit, being supported by the 633d Air Base Wing . United States Air Force flying unit 1st Fighter Wing Formation of

#17 List of Pakistan Air Force squadrons

The following is an incomplete list of all active aircraft squadrons of the Pakistan Air Force , sorted by type. Squadrons are listed by their current names and roles. Squadrons of Pakistan Air Force This article needs additional citations for verification . ( August 2012 )

#18 108th Operations Group

The 108th Operations Group is a unit of the 108th Wing (108 WG) of the New Jersey Air National Guard , one of the many units stationed at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst , New Jersey. If activated to federal service with the U.S. Air Force , the group is gained by Air Mobility Command (AMC). This a

#19 52nd Fighter Wing

The 52d Fighter Wing ( 52 FW ) is a wing of the United States Air Force stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base , Germany. It flies the F-16CJ fighter aircraft. It was activated in 1948, but derives significant elements of its history from the predecessor Second World War 52d Fighter Group, which is now t

#20 53rd Fighter Wing

The 53d Fighter Wing (53 FW) is a disbanded unit of the United States Air Force , last stationed at Philadelphia International Airport , Pennsylvania. It was withdrawn from the Pennsylvania Air National Guard (PA ANG) and inactivated on 31 October 1950. 53d Fighter Wing Active 1942–1945; 1947-1950 C

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Design / Design

#1 Qian Xuesen

Qian Xuesen , or Hsue-Shen Tsien ( Chinese : 钱学森 ; 11 December 1911 – 31 October 2009), was a Chinese mathematician , cyberneticist , aerospace engineer , and physicist who made significant contributions to the field of aerodynamics and established engineering cybernetics . Recruited from MIT , he j

#2 SCR-720

The SCR-720 was a World War II Airborne Interception radar designed by the Radiation Laboratory (RadLab) at MIT in the United States. It was used by US Army Air Force night fighters as well as the Royal Air Force (RAF) in a slightly modified version known as Radar, Airborne Interception, Mark X , or

#3 Thomas Ernest Stanton

Sir Thomas Ernest Stanton (12 December 1865 - 30 August 1931) was a British mechanical engineer and a specialist in fluid dynamics and tribology. He was the first to construct a supersonic wind tunnel in 1921. The eponymous Stanton number is based on his research on the transfer of heat between meta

#4 Autogyro

An autogyro (from Greek αὐτός and γύρος , "self-turning"), also known as a gyroplane , is a type of rotorcraft that uses an unpowered rotor in free autorotation to develop lift . Forward thrust is provided independently, by an engine-driven propeller . While similar to a helicopter rotor in appearan

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Designer / Designer

#1 Filippo Zappata

Filippo Zappata (6 July 1894 – 30 August 1994) [1] was an Italian engineer and aircraft designer. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( May 2008 ) Filippo Zappata. Zappata was born in Ancona . He worked for Gabardini , Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico (CANT), Blériot , Breda ,

#2 Joe Sutter

Joseph Frederick Sutter (March 21, 1921 – August 30, 2016) was an American engineer for the Boeing Airplane Company and manager of the design team for the Boeing 747 under Malcolm T. Stamper , the head of the 747 project. [3] Air & Space/Smithsonian magazine has described Sutter as the "father of th

#3 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1913

The Royal Aero Club issued Aviators Certificates from 1910. These were internationally recognised under the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale .

#4 Marcel Lobelle

Marcel Lobelle ( c.   1893 –1967) was a Belgian aeronautical engineer who spent his professional career working in Britain . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2013 ) He was born in Kortrijk , Flanders , and fought in the Belgian Army at the start of World War I ,

#5 Stuart Davies (engineer)

Stuart Duncan Davies CBE FREng FRAeS (5 December 1906 – 22 January 1995) was a British aerospace engineer who was in charge of the design of the Avro Vulcan . He was also responsible for converting the unsuccessful two-engined Avro Manchester into the four-engined Avro Lancaster . British aerospace

#6 Gaston Tissandier

Gaston Tissandier (November 21, 1843 – August 30, 1899) was a French chemist , meteorologist , aviator , and editor . He escaped besieged Paris by balloon in September 1870. He founded and edited the scientific magazine La Nature and wrote several books. This article needs additional citations for v

#7 Zhang Qingwei

Zhang Qingwei ( Chinese : 张庆伟 ; born 7 November 1961) is a Chinese politician, business executive, and aerospace engineer who is the current Communist Party Secretary of Hunan , in office since 18 October 2021. He was Communist Party Secretary of Heilongjiang , former Governor of Hebei , and former

#8 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Aéro-Club de France in 1910

The Aéro-Club de France issued Aviators Certificates from 1909. These were internationally recognised under the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale .

#9 Tadeusz Sołtyk

Tadeusz Sołtyk (born 30 August 1909 in Radom , died 14 July 2004 in Warsaw ) was a Polish aircraft designer and aerospace engineer , most famous as the creator of the PZL TS-11 Iskra This article does not cite any sources . ( August 2013 ) After graduating from the Mechanical Department of the Warsa

#10 Albert Tissandier

Albert Tissandier (1839 – 5 September 1906) was a French architect , aviator , illustrator , editor and archaeologist . He was the brother of adventurer Gaston Tissandier with whom he collaborated in writing the magazine La Nature , a French language scientific journal aimed at the popularization of

#11 Lowell Smith

Lowell Herbert Smith (October 8, 1892 – November 4, 1945) was a pioneer American airman who piloted the first airplane to receive a complete mid- air refueling (along with Lt. John P. Richter ) on June 27, 1923, and later set an endurance record of 37 hours on August 28, both in a De Havilland DH-4B

#12 Jack Swigert

John Leonard Swigert Jr. (August 30, 1931 – December 27, 1982) was an American NASA astronaut , test pilot , mechanical engineer , aerospace engineer , United States Air Force pilot , and politician . In April 1970, as command module pilot of Apollo 13 , he became one of twenty-four astronauts who f

#13 Guion Bluford

Guion Stewart Bluford Jr. (born November 22, 1942) is an American aerospace engineer , retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot , and former NASA astronaut in which capacity he became the second person of African descent to go to space . [1] [2] [lower-alpha 1] Before becoming an astronaut,

#14 Harold Gatty

Harold Charles Gatty (5 January 1903 – 30 August 1957) was an Australian navigator and aviation pioneer. Charles Lindbergh called Gatty the "Prince of Navigators." [1] In 1931, Gatty served as navigator, along with pilot Wiley Post , on the flight which set the record for aerial circumnavigation of

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Engine / Engine

#1 Lycoming O-435

The Lycoming O-435 is an American six- cylinder , horizontally opposed fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter engine made by Lycoming Engines . The engine is a six-cylinder version of the four-cylinder Lycoming O-290 . American 1940s aircraft engine O-435 Type Piston tank and aircraft engine National or

#2 CFM International LEAP

The CFM International LEAP ("Leading Edge Aviation Propulsion" [6] ) is a high-bypass turbofan engine produced by CFM International , a 50-50 joint venture between American GE Aviation and French Safran Aircraft Engines (formerly Snecma). It is the successor of the successful CFM56 and competes with

#3 Scramjet programs

Scramjet programs refers to research and testing programs for the development of supersonic combustion ramjets , known as scramjets . This list provides a short overview of national and international collaborations, and civilian and military programs. The USA, Russia, India, and China (2014), have s

#4 Junkers Jumo 204

The Jumo 204 was an opposed-piston , inline, liquid-cooled 6-cylinder aircraft Diesel engine produced by the German manufacturer Junkers . It entered service in 1932. Later engines in the series, the Jumo 205 , Jumo 206 , Jumo 207 and Jumo 208 , differed in stroke, bore, and supercharging arrangemen

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Event / Event

#1 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1980s

Following is a list of accidents and incidents experienced by Aeroflot during the 1980s. The deadliest accident the carrier experienced in this decade occurred in July   1985   ( 1985-07 ) , when Flight 7425 , a Tupolev Tu-154B-2 , stalled en route and crashed near Uchkuduk , then located in the Uzb

#2 1969 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1969: Years in aviation : 1966   1967   1968   1969   1970   1971   1972 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s Years : 1966   1967   1968   1969   1970   1971   19

#3 List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1955–1959)

This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred. Not all of the aircraft were in operation at the time. Combat losses are not included except for a very few cases denoted by singular circumstances. This tran

#4 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1970s

Aeroflot , the Soviet Union 's national carrier , experienced a number of serious accidents and incidents during the 1970s. The airline's worst accident during the decade took place in August   1979   ( 1979-08 ) , when two Tupolev Tu-134s were involved in a mid-air collision over the Ukrainian city

#5 TWA Flight 742

TWA Flight 742 was a multi-leg Trans World Airlines flight from Bangkok to San Francisco . On August 28, 1973, near the end of its pre-final leg from Honolulu to Los Angeles , during the descent over the Pacific Ocean , the Boeing 707 entered severe porpoising oscillations, resulting in injuries to

#6 List of Soviet aircraft losses during the Soviet–Afghan War

The following is a partial and unofficial list of helicopter and airplane crashes, accidents and shotdowns that occurred during the Soviet–Afghan War of 1979–89. In total, at least 333 helicopters and 118 Soviet jets were reported lost during the war. [1] This transport-related list is incomplete ;

#7 List of Deutsche Luft Hansa accidents and incidents

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving German airline Deutsche Luft Hansa (1926-1945). The airline suffered a total of 58 accidents. [1]

#8 List of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline (A–C)

This list of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline summarizes airline accidents and all kinds of minor incidents by airline company with flight number, location, date, aircraft type, and cause. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( June 2012 ) JetBlue Flight 2

#9 1979 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1979: Years in aviation : 1976   1977   1978   1979   1980   1981   1982 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s Years : 1976   1977   1978   1979   1980   1981   19

#10 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident

On 29 August 2007, six AGM-129 ACM cruise missiles , each loaded with a W80-1 variable yield nuclear warhead , were mistakenly loaded onto a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52H heavy bomber at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota and transported to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana . The nuclea

#11 List of mid-air collisions and incidents in the United Kingdom

A number of mid-air collisions and incidents have taken place in the United Kingdom. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( July 2013 )

#12 List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1950–1954)

This is a list of notable accidents and incidents involving military aircraft grouped by the year in which the accident or incident occurred. Not all of the aircraft were in operation at the time. Combat losses are not included except for a very few cases denoted by singular circumstances. This tran

#13 2012 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2012 . Years in aviation : 2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   2015 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s   2040s Years : 2009   2010   2011   2012   2013   2014   20

#14 1952 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1952: Years in aviation : 1949   1950   1951   1952   1953   1954   1955 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s Years : 1949   1950   1951   1952   1953   1954   19

#15 2006 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2006: Years in aviation : 2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s Years : 2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   200

#16 Air14

Air14 , also named 100 years Swiss Air Force was an international air show held by the Swiss Air Force in late August and early September 2014 at Payerne Air Base , Switzerland . It claimed to be the biggest airshow in Europe of 2014. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] Patrouille Suisse and PC-7 Team

#17 2007 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 2007: Years in aviation : 2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   2010 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s Years : 2004   2005   2006   2007   2008   2009   20

#18 List of air show accidents and incidents in the 21st century

This is a year-by-year list of aviation accidents that have occurred at airshows worldwide in the 21st century. F-16 Ejection at Mountain Home, Idaho September 15, 2003 This article contains dynamic lists that may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding

#19 List of aviation incidents involving terrorism

This is a list of aviation accidents and incidents that were caused by terrorism or jihad such as hijacking, bombing, or shoot down. Aviation incidents involving terrorism Footage of American Airlines Flight 77 hitting the pentagon This list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items . ( D

#20 2021 in aviation

Many aviation-related events took place in 2021 . The aviation industry was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic . Aviation-related events during the year 2021 Years in aviation : 2018   2019   2020   2021   2022   2023   2024 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 199

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Glider / Glider

#1 Der Dessauer

The Der Dessauer , later Der alte Dessauer , was a German single-seat glider built in the early 1920s. It took part in all the Rhön gliding contests on the Wasserkuppe between 1923 and 1928, flew in the Alps , and made a long-duration flight along the German sea shore. German single-seat glider, 192

#2 Błażyński Polon

The Błażyński Polon was a competitor in the First Polish Glider Contest, held in the late summer of 1923. It was of advanced aerodynamical design, showed promise but was wrecked before the best winds arrived. Polon Role glider Type of aircraft National origin Poland Designer Alojzy Błażyński First f

#3 Jach Żabuś

The Jach Żabuś (Jach Froggy) was a Polish glider designed to compete in the 1923 First Polish Glider Contest. It lacked vertical flying surfaces, had an unusual control system and made only one short flight. Rebuilt with conventional tail and controls, it won the distance flown prize at the second c

#4 Potez VIII

The Potez VIII was a French training aircraft which first flew in 1920. Originally it had a very unusual vertical inline engine and a four-wheeled undercarriage , though the production version was more conventional. Single-seat French training aircraft, 1920 Potez VIII With Potez engine, at the 1920

#5 Windward Performance Perlan II

The Windward Performance Perlan 2 ( English: Pearl ) is an American mid-wing , two-seats-in- tandem , pressurized , experimental research glider that was designed by Greg Cole and built by Windward Performance for the Perlan Project . [2] American research glider Perlan 2 Perlan 2 on display with an

#6 Tułacz M.1

The Tułacz M.1 was a Polish glider which competed in the First Polish Glider Contest in 1923. It had some advanced features but its unconventional control system may have caused the landing accident at the end of its first and only flight. Tułacz M.1 Role Single-seat glider National origin Poland De

#7 Kućfir Pirat

The Kućfir Pirat was a Polish glider designed to compete in the 1923 First Polish Glider Contest. Though it had flown earlier it could manage only one very brief flight at the Contest, ending in a destructive crash. Pirat Role glider Manufacturer Suchedniów Casting Factory, Kielce Designer Konrad Ku

#8 Cywiński Lublin

The Cywiński Lublin I and II were very similar Polish gliders , designed and built for the 1923 First Polish Glider Contest. Lublin Role Single seat glider National origin Poland Manufacturer Plage i Laśkiewicz , Lublin , Poland Designer Stanisław Cywiński First flight 29 August 1923 Number built 2

#9 FVA-1 Schwatze Düvel

The FVA 1 Schwatze Düvel (Black Devil) was a glider produced in Germany in 1920. It was a highly streamlined, thick winged cantilever monoplane . German single-seat glider, 1920 FVA-1 Schwatze Düvel Role Glider Type of aircraft National origin Germany Manufacturer Flugwissenschaftliche Vereinigung A

#10 Kubicki Ikub I

The Kubicki Ikub I , which some sources refer to as the Ikub Ia, [1] was a Polish glider built to compete in the first Polish glider contest. It was placed third behind two Karpiński SL.1 Akars but gained the second prize and also made what may have been the first nighttime glider flight. Ikub I Rol

#11 Manuel VI Primary

The Manuel VI Primary was a wire-braced monoplane primary glider designed and built by W   L.   (Bill)   Manuel whilst serving in the RAF in 1930. It flew successfully but only one was built. British single-seat glider, 1930 Manuel VI Primary Role Primary glider National origin UK Designer W. L. Man

#12 Space Shuttle orbiter

The Space Shuttle orbiter is the spaceplane component of the Space Shuttle , a partially reusable orbital spacecraft system that was part of the discontinued Space Shuttle program . Operated from 1977 to 2011 by NASA , [1] the U.S. space agency, this vehicle could carry astronauts and payloads into

#13 Chase YC-122 Avitruc

The Chase XCG-18A and YC-122 Avitruc (known internally as the Chase MS.7 ) was a military transport aircraft designed by Chase Aircraft and produced in limited numbers in the United States in the late 1940s, initially as a glider, but definitively in powered form. The design was based on the CG-14 c

#14 Karpiński SL.1 Akar

The SL.1 Akar (Gnat) was a Polish glider built to compete in the First Polish Glider Contest, held in 1923. It dominated the contest with its pilots achieving first and second places. Akar Role glider National origin Poland Designer Adam Karpiński First flight 24 August 1923 Number built 1

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 Mil Mi-17

The Mil Mi-17 ( NATO reporting name : Hip ) is a Soviet-designed Russian military helicopter family introduced in 1975 (Mi-8M), continuing in production as of 2021 [update] at two factories, in Kazan and Ulan-Ude . It is known as the Mi-8M series in Russian service. The helicopter is mostly used as

#2 Bell AH-1 Cobra

The Bell AH-1 Cobra is a single-engined attack helicopter developed and manufactured by the American rotorcraft manufacturer Bell Helicopter . A member of the prolific Huey family , the AH-1 is also referred to as the HueyCobra or Snake . This article is about the single-engine Cobra. For the twin-e

#3 Bell D-292

The Bell D-292 was an American experimental helicopter developed by Bell Helicopters for the United States Army Advanced Composite Airframe Program (ACAP), as part of the studies involved in the Light Helicopter Experimental (LHX) program. D-292 Role Experimental helicopter Type of aircraft National

#4 Hiller XH-44

The Hiller XH-44 Hiller-Copter ( Experimental Hiller, 1944 ) is an American experimental helicopter designed by Stanley Hiller . American experimental helicopter XH-44 Hiller XH-44 replica at the Hiller Aviation Museum Role Experimental helicopter Type of aircraft National origin United States Manuf

#5 Boeing Chinook (UK variants)

The Boeing Chinook is a large, tandem rotor helicopter operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF). A series of variants based on the United States Army 's Boeing CH-47 Chinook , the RAF Chinook fleet is the largest outside the United States. [1] RAF Chinooks have seen extensive service in the Falklands W

#6 Mil Mi-28

The Mil Mi-28 ( NATO reporting name "Havoc" ) is a Russian all-weather, day-night, military tandem, two-seat anti-armor attack helicopter . It is an attack helicopter with no intended secondary transport capability, better optimized than the Mil Mi-24 gunship for the role. It carries a single gun in

#7 List of Ingenuity flights

The NASA helicopter Ingenuity on Mars made the first powered controlled flights by an aircraft on a planet other than Earth. [1] [2] Its first flight was April 19, 2021, after landing February 18 attached to the underside of the Perseverance rover. [3] Ingenuity weighs 1.8 kilograms (4.0   lb) and i

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 Lockheed Corporation

The Lockheed Corporation was an American aerospace manufacturer . Lockheed was founded in 1926 and later merged with Martin Marietta to form Lockheed Martin in 1995. Its founder, Allan Lockheed , had earlier founded the similarly named but otherwise-unrelated Loughead Aircraft Manufacturing Company

#2 Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corporation is an American aerospace , arms, defense , information security , and technology corporation with worldwide interests. It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995. It is headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland , in the Washingt

#3 United Aircraft Corporation

The PJSC United Aircraft Corporation ( UAC ) ( Russian : Объединённая авиастроительная корпорация , tr. Obyedinyonnaya Aviastroitelnaya Korporatsiya (OAK) ) is a Russian aerospace and defense corporation . With a majority stake belonging to the Russian government , it consolidates Russian private an

#4 Gulfstream Aerospace

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation is an American aircraft company and a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics . Gulfstream designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services business jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 2,000 aircraft since 1958. Gulfstream's current range consis

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Museum / Museum

#1 Honduran Aviation Museum

The Honduran Aviation Museum , ( Museo del Aire de Honduras ), is a museum foundation in Honduras , opened in September 2002 for the purpose of storing, preserving, restoring and exhibiting items related to Honduran aviation. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( January 2021

#2 HAL Aerospace Museum

HAL Aerospace Museum is India's first aerospace museum [1] located at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited premises, in Bangalore . Established in 2001, the Museum is part of the HAL Heritage Centre and Aero Space Museum, and showcases the growth of the Indian aviation industry and HAL for six decades. [2]

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 Zoo Tower

The Zoo flak tower [1] [2] (German: Flakturm Tiergarten , Tiergarten Flak Tower or commonly referred to as the " Zoo Tower ") was a fortified flak tower that existed in Berlin from 1941 to 1947. It was one of several flak towers that protected Berlin from Allied bomber raids . Its primary role was a

#2 AGM-28 Hound Dog

The North American Aviation AGM-28 Hound Dog was a supersonic , turbojet-propelled , air-launched cruise missile developed in 1959 for the United States Air Force . It was primarily designed to be capable of attacking Soviet ground-based air defense sites prior to a potential air attack by B-52 Stra

#3 AGM-65 Maverick

The AGM-65 Maverick is an air-to-ground missile (AGM) designed for close air support . It is the most widely produced precision-guided missile in the Western world , [4] and is effective against a wide range of tactical targets, including armor , air defenses , ships , ground transportation and fuel

#4 List of Syrian civil war barrel bomb attacks

A barrel bomb is a type of improvised explosive device used extensively by the Syrian Air Force during the Syrian civil war . They are typically made from a barrel that has been filled with High Explosives , along with shrapnel and/or oil . In Syria they are typically dropped from a helicopter . [1]

#5 9K38 Igla

The 9K38 Igla ( Russian : Игла́ , "needle", NATO reporting name SA-18 Grouse ) is a Russian/ Soviet man-portable infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM) system. A simplified, earlier version is known as the 9K310 Igla-1 (NATO: SA-16 Gimlet ), and the latest variant is the 9K338 Igla-S ( SA-24 G

#6 AGM-129 ACM

The AGM-129 ACM (Advanced Cruise Missile) was a low-observable , subsonic, turbofan -powered, air-launched cruise missile originally designed and built by General Dynamics and eventually acquired by Raytheon Missile Systems . Prior to its withdrawal from service in 2012, the AGM-129A was carried exc

#7 Man-portable air-defense system

Man-portable air-defense systems ( MANPADS or MPADS ) are portable surface-to-air missiles . They are guided weapons and are a threat to low-flying aircraft , especially helicopters . Portable surface-to-air missile weapons A Soviet SA-7 in use.

#8 AGM-179 JAGM

The AGM-179 Joint Air-to-Ground Missile ( JAGM ) is an American military program to develop an air-to-surface missile to replace the current air-launched BGM-71 TOW , AGM-114 Hellfire , and AGM-65 Maverick missiles. [3] The U.S. Army, Navy, and Marine Corps plan to buy thousands of JAGMs. [4] Air-to


The Fan Ji ( Chinese : 反击 ; pinyin : fǎnjí , meaning "counter strike") anti-ballistic missile (FJ ABM) was the missile used in the HQ-81 ABM system (ABMS), which was the land-based component of the 640-1 ABMS project. It, in turn, was part of the Chinese 640 ABMS project in the 1960s. Although the p

#10 AGM-88 HARM

The AGM-88 HARM (High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile) is a tactical, air-to-surface anti-radiation missile designed to home in on electronic transmissions coming from surface-to-air radar systems. It was originally developed by Texas Instruments as a replacement for the AGM-45 Shrike and AGM-78 Standa

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