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Aerodrome / Aerodrome

#1 Marche Airport

Marche Airport ( Italian : Aeroporto delle Marche ) ( IATA : AOI , ICAO : LIPY ) , [4] formerly Ancona Falconara Airport ( Italian : Aeroporto di Ancona-Falconara ), is an airport serving Ancona and the Marche region of central Italy. The airport is located approximately 12   km (6   NM ) west of An

#2 Mitchel Air Force Base

Mitchel Air Force Base also known as Mitchel Field , was a United States Air Force base located on the Hempstead Plains of Long Island , New York , United States . Established in 1918 as Hazelhurst Aviation Field #2 , the facility was renamed later that year as Mitchel Field in honor of former New Y

#3 Dinjan Airfield

Dinjan Airfield , also known as Dinjan Air Force Station, is an air base of Indian Air Force . Established as an air field in World War II , it is located in Dinjan , approximately seven miles northeast of Chabua , in the state of Assam , India . This article includes a list of general references ,

#4 Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth

Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth (abbreviated NAS JRB Fort Worth ) [1] ( IATA : FWH , ICAO : KNFW , FAA LID : NFW ) includes Carswell Field , a military airbase located 5 nautical miles (9   km; 6   mi) west of the central business district of Fort Worth , in Tarrant County , Texas ,

#5 March Air Reserve Base

March Air Reserve Base ( IATA : RIV , ICAO : KRIV , FAA LID : RIV ) ( March ARB ), previously known as March Air Force Base ( March AFB ) is located in Riverside County , California between the cities of Riverside , Moreno Valley , and Perris . It is the home to the Air Force Reserve Command 's Four

#6 Londrina Airport

Londrina – Gov. José Richa Airport ( IATA : LDB , ICAO : SBLO ) is the airport serving Londrina , Brazil. It is named after José Richa (1934–2003), former Mayor of Londrina and Governor of Paraná . Airport Londrina-Governador José Richa Airport Aeroporto de Londrina-Governador José Richa IATA : LDB

#7 Nhill Airport

Nhill Airport ( ICAO : YNHL ) is located 1 nautical mile (1.9   km; 1.2   mi) northwest [1] of Nhill , Victoria , Australia , about four hours northwest of Melbourne . The Nhill Aviation Heritage Centre is located there. Airport in Nhill, Victoria Nhill Airport IATA : none ICAO : YNHL Summary Airpor

#8 Port Moresby Airfield Complex

The Port Moresby Airfield Complex was a World War II military airfield complex, built near Port Moresby in the Territory of Papua and New Guinea . It was used during the Battle of New Guinea as a base of Allied air operations primarily in 1942 and early 1943. It later became a support base as the ba

#9 Ross Field (airfield)

Ross Field is a former World War I military airfield, located 0.8 miles (1.3   km) south-southwest of Arcadia, California . It was one of thirty-two Air Service, United States Army training camps established after the United States entry into World War I in April 1917. [1] It operated as a training

#10 Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport ( IATA : HAM , ICAO : EDDH ) , known in German as Flughafen Hamburg , is a major international airport in Hamburg , the second-largest city in Germany . Since November 2016 the airport has been christened after the former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt . It is located 8.5   km (5.3

#11 Pueblo Memorial Airport

Pueblo Memorial Airport ( IATA : PUB , ICAO : KPUB , FAA LID : PUB ) is a public airport located six miles east of Pueblo , in Pueblo County, Colorado , United States. [1] It is primarily used for general aviation . Airport Pueblo Memorial Airport Pueblo Army Air Base USGS 2006 orthophoto IATA : PUB

#12 Midway International Airport

Chicago Midway International Airport ( IATA : MDW , ICAO : KMDW , FAA LID : MDW ) , typically referred to as Midway Airport , Chicago Midway , or simply Midway , is a major commercial airport on the Southwest side of Chicago , Illinois , located approximately 12 miles (19   km) from the Loop busines

#13 Bram Fischer International Airport

Bram Fischer International Airport ( IATA : BFN , ICAO : FABL ) is a primary airport located in Bloemfontein , the capital city of the Free State province of South Africa . The runways are shared with AFB Bloemspruit . This article uses bare URLs , which are uninformative and vulnerable to link rot

#14 Valencia Airport

Valencia Airport ( Spanish : Aeropuerto de Valencia , Valencian : Aeroport de València ) ( IATA : VLC , ICAO : LEVC ) , also known as Manises Airport , is the tenth-busiest Spanish airport in terms of passengers [3] and second in the region after Alicante . It is situated 8   km (5.0   mi) west [2]

#15 EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg

EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg ( IATA : MLH, BSL, EAP , ICAO : LFSB ) [note 1] [1] is an international airport in the French Alsace region, in the administrative commune of Saint-Louis near the border tripoint between France, Germany, and Switzerland. It is 3.5   km (2.2   mi) northwest of the

#16 Harris Neck Army Air Field

Harris Neck Army Airfield is an abandoned military airfield located in what is now the Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge , McIntosh County , Georgia . It is located north of the intersection of Route 131 and Harris Neck Airport Road, about 30 miles (48   km) southwest of Savannah, Georgia . Forme

#17 José María Córdova International Airport

José María Córdova International Airport ( IATA : MDE , ICAO : SKRG ) is an international airport located in the city of Rionegro , 20 kilometres (12   mi) south-east of Medellín , and is the second largest airport in Colombia after El Dorado International Airport of Bogotá in terms of infrastructur

#18 Naval Air Station Keflavik

Naval Air Station Keflavik ( NASKEF ) was a U.S. Navy station at Keflavík International Airport , Iceland , located on the Reykjanes peninsula on the south-west portion of the island. NASKEF was closed on 8 September 2006, and its facilities were taken over by the Icelandic Defence Agency as their p

#19 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

#20 Beauregard Regional Airport

Beauregard Regional Airport ( IATA : DRI , ICAO : KDRI , FAA LID : DRI ) is a public use airport in Beauregard Parish , Louisiana , United States . It is owned by Beauregard Parish and is located three nautical miles (6   km) southwest of the central business district of DeRidder, Louisiana . [1] Th

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#1 Guizhou JL-9

The Guizhou JL-9 , also known as the FTC-2000 Mountain Eagle ( Chinese : 山鹰 ; pinyin : Shānyīng ), is a family of two-seat supersonic advanced jet trainer and light combat aircraft developed by the Guizhou Aviation Industry Import/Export Company (GAIEC) for the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PL

#2 Grumman X-29

The Grumman X-29 was an American experimental aircraft that tested a forward-swept wing , canard control surfaces, and other novel aircraft technologies. The X-29 was developed by Grumman , and the two built were flown by NASA and the United States Air Force . The aerodynamic instability of the X-29

#3 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

#4 Handley Page V/1500

The Handley Page V/1500 was a British night-flying heavy bomber built by Handley Page towards the end of the First World War . It was a large four-engined biplane , which resembled a larger version of Handley Page's earlier O/100 and O/400 bombers, intended to bomb Berlin from East Anglian airfields

#5 Harbin Y-12

The Harbin Y-12 ( Chinese : 运-12 ; pinyin : Yùn-12 ) is a high wing twin-engine turboprop utility aircraft built by Harbin Aircraft Industry Group (HAIG). Utility transport aircraft Y-12 Harbin Y-12 II of the Iranian IRGC Role Twin-engine turboprop utility aircraft Type of aircraft National origin C

#6 Dassault Falcon 6X

The Dassault Falcon 6X is a large, long-range business jet under development by Dassault Aviation in France. Its precursor, the Falcon 5X twinjet, was launched in 2013, rolled-out in 2015 and made its first flight on July 5, 2017, but it was frozen as its Safran Silvercrest engine could not meet its

#7 Spaceplane

A spaceplane is a vehicle that can fly and glide like an aircraft in Earth's atmosphere and maneuver like a spacecraft in outer space . [1] To do so, spaceplanes must incorporate features of both aircraft and spacecraft. Orbital spaceplanes tend to be more similar to conventional spacecraft, while s

#8 Honda HA-420 HondaJet

The Honda HA-420 HondaJet is a light business jet produced by the Honda Aircraft Company of Greensboro, North Carolina , United States. Original concepts of the aircraft started in 1997 and were completed in 1999. It took its maiden flight on December 3, 2003, received its FAA type certificate in De

#9 Bristol Buckingham

The Bristol Type 163 Buckingham was a British Second World War medium bomber for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Overtaken by events, it was built in small numbers and was used primarily for transport and liaison duties. British twin-engined medium bomber, 1943 Type 163 Buckingham Bomber version of the B

#10 Brewster F2A Buffalo

The Brewster F2A Buffalo [1] is an American fighter aircraft which saw service early in World War II . Designed and built by the Brewster Aeronautical Corporation , it was one of the first U.S. monoplanes with an arrestor hook and other modifications for aircraft carriers. The Buffalo won a competit

#11 Beechcraft Musketeer

The Beechcraft Musketeer is a family of single-engined, low-wing, light aircraft that was produced by Beechcraft . The line includes the Model 19 Musketeer Sport , the Model 23 Musketeer , Custom and Sundowner , the Model 23-24 Musketeer Super III the retractable gear Model 24-R Sierra and the milit

#12 Sikorsky S-3

The Sikorsky S-3 was an early Russian single seat biplane design by Igor Sikorsky . Work on the machine started in July 1910 and was completed in late November. S-3 Sikorsky S-3 near Kiev Russia Empire December 1910 Role Experimental National origin Russian Empire Designer Igor Sikorsky First flight

#13 Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American wide-body jet airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes . After dropping its Sonic Cruiser project, Boeing announced the conventional 7E7 on January 29, 2003, focused on efficiency. The program was launched on April 26, 2004, with an

#14 De Havilland Dragon

The de Havilland DH.84 Dragon is a successful small commercial aircraft that was designed and built by the de Havilland company. DH.84 Dragon de Havilland DH.84 Dragon G-ECAN at Sywell Air Show , September 2006 Role Passenger and military transport / trainer Type of aircraft Manufacturer de Havillan

#15 Shin Meiwa US-1A

The Shin Meiwa PS-1 and US-1A is a large STOL aircraft designed for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and air-sea rescue (SAR) work respectively by Japanese aircraft manufacturer Shin Meiwa . The PS-1 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) variant is a flying boat which carried its own beaching gear on board, whil

#16 Aviamilano Scricciolo

The Aviamilano P.19 Scricciolo (Italian: "Wren") was a light civil trainer aircraft built in Italy in the 1960s. P.19 Scricciolo Aviamilano P.19 Scricciolo at Milan's Bresso general aviation airfield in 1965 Role Trainer Type of aircraft Manufacturer Aviamilano Designer Ermenegildo Preti First fligh

#17 McDonnell Douglas A-4G Skyhawk

The McDonnell Douglas A-4G Skyhawk is a variant of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk attack aircraft developed for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The model was based on the A-4F variant of the Skyhawk, and was fitted with slightly different avionics as well as the capacity to operate AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to

#18 Fokker F28 Fellowship

The Fokker F28 Fellowship is a twin-engined, short-range jet airliner designed and built by Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker . Short range jet airliner produced 1967-1987 F28 Fellowship A Piedmont F28-1000 on approach (1989) Role Regional jet Type of aircraft National origin Netherlands Manufactur

#19 SpaceShipTwo

The Scaled Composites Model 339 SpaceShipTwo ( SS2 ) is an air-launched suborbital spaceplane type designed for space tourism . It is manufactured by The Spaceship Company , a California -based company owned by Virgin Galactic . Suborbital spaceplane for space tourism SpaceShipTwo SpaceShipTwo (cent

#20 Operational history of the Sukhoi Su-25

A Russian Air Force Su-25 in 2012.

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Aircraft carrier / Aircraft carrier

#1 List of escort carriers of the Royal Navy

The escort aircraft carrier , also called a "jeep carrier" or "baby flattop" in the USN or "Woolworth Carrier" by the RN, was a small and slow type of aircraft carrier used by the Royal Navy in the Second World War . They were typically half the length and one-third the displacement of the larger fl

#2 HMS Patroller (D07)

HMS Patroller was an escort carrier in the Royal Navy during the Second World War . Laid down in 1942 at the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding company, she was originally named USS Keweenaw (CVE-44) . USS Keweenaw (previously AVG-44 then later ACV-44 ) was an escort carrier laid down under Maritime Commis

#3 HMS Atheling

HMS Atheling (D51) was a Royal Navy Ruler-class escort carrier of the Second World War. She was a US built ship provided under lend lease and returned to the US at the end of hostilities. For other ships with the same name, see USS Glacier . HMS Atheling (D51) underway on 22 December 1943 History Un

#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 USS Saratoga (CV-3)

USS Saratoga (CV-3) was a Lexington -class aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy during the 1920s. Originally designed as a battlecruiser , she was converted into one of the Navy's first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. The ship en

#6 USS Manila Bay

USS Manila Bay (CVE-61) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . Casablanca-class escort carrier of the US Navy USS Manila Bay (CVE-61) underway whilst operating as an attack carrier in the Pacific, circa 1944. History United States Name Manila Bay Namesake Battle of Manila

#7 USS Yorktown (CV-10)

USS Yorktown (CV/CVA/CVS-10) is one of 24 Essex -class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy . Initially to have been named Bonhomme Richard , she was renamed Yorktown while still under construction, after the Yorktown -class aircraft carrier USS   Yorktown   (CV-5)

#8 USS Windham Bay

USS Windham Bay (CVE-92) was the thirty-eighth of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was named after Windham Bay , within Tongass National Forest , of the Territory of Alaska . The ship was launched in March 1944, commissioned in May, a

#9 HMAS Melbourne (R21)

HMAS Melbourne (R21) was a Majestic -class light aircraft carrier operated by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) from 1955 until 1982, and was the third and final conventional aircraft carrier [note 1] to serve in the RAN. Melbourne was the only Commonwealth naval vessel to sink two friendly warships i

#10 USS Independence (CV-62)

The fifth USS Independence (CV/CVA-62) was an aircraft carrier of the United States Navy . She was the fourth and final member of the Forrestal class of conventionally powered supercarriers . She entered service in 1959, with much of her early years spent in the Mediterranean Fleet. Decommissioned F

#11 USS William B. Preston (DD-344)

USS William B. Preston (DD-344/AVP-20/AVD-7) was a Clemson -class destroyer in the United States Navy following World War I . She was named for United States Secretary of the Navy and United States Senator William B. Preston . Clemson-class destroyer USS William B. Preston at Vancouver in   June   1

#12 USS Lexington (CV-2)

USS Lexington (CV-2) , nicknamed "Lady Lex", [1] was the name ship of her class of two aircraft carriers built for the United States Navy during the 1920s. Originally designed as a battlecruiser , she was converted into one of the Navy's first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the

#13 Japanese aircraft carrier Kaiyō

Kaiyō ( 海鷹 , meaning Sea Hawk ) [1] was an escort carrier operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during World War II . The ship was originally built as the ocean liner Argentina Maru . She was purchased by the IJN on 9 December 1942, converted into an escort carrier, and renamed Kaiyō . [2] Th

#14 USS America (CV-66)

USS America (CVA/CV-66) was one of three Kitty Hawk -class supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1960s. Commissioned in 1965, she spent most of her career in the Atlantic and Mediterranean, but did make three Pacific deployments serving in the Vietnam War . She also served in the Per

#15 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

#16 Ōsumi-class tank landing ship

The Ōsumi class ( おおすみ型輸送艦 ), is a Japanese amphibious transport dock . The class is also known as the Oosumi class. While the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) describes the Ōsumi class as tank landing ships (LSTs), they lack the bow doors and beaching capability traditionally associated wi

#17 Malta-class aircraft carrier

The Malta -class aircraft carrier was a British large aircraft carrier design of World War II . Four ships were ordered in 1943 for the Royal Navy , but changing tactical concepts, based on American experience in the Pacific War , caused repeated changes to the design, which was not completed before

#18 USS Kadashan Bay

USS Kadashan Bay (CVE-76) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . It was named after Kadashan Bay , located within Chichagof Island . The bay in turn was named after Paul K. Kadashan, an Alaskan Indian who established a homestead incorporating the bay in 1915. Launched in

#19 USS Constellation (CV-64)

USS Constellation (CV-64) , a Kitty Hawk -class supercarrier , was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the "new constellation of stars" on the flag of the United States . One of the fastest ships in the Navy, as proven by her victory during a battlegroup race held in 198

#20 Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga

Kaga ( 加賀 ) was an aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and was named after the former Kaga Province in present-day Ishikawa Prefecture . Originally intended to be one of two Tosa -class battleship s, Kaga was converted under the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty to an airc

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Airline / Airline

#1 Yemenia

Yemenia ( Arabic : اليمنية ) is the flag carrier airline of Yemen , [5] based in Sanaa . It operates scheduled domestic and international passenger flights to destinations in Africa and the Middle East out of its hubs at Aden International Airport , and to a lesser extent Seiyun Airport . National a

#2 Monarch Airlines

Monarch Airlines , also known as Monarch , was a British charter and scheduled airline founded by Bill Hodgson and Don Peacock and financed by the Swiss Sergio Mantegazza family. The company later became a low-cost airline [3] [4] in 2004 before abandoning charter flying completely. The airline's he

#3 Nuevo Continente

Nuevo Continente was a passenger airline based in Lima , Peru , operating scheduled domestic and international flights out of Jorge Chavez International Airport . [1] This article relies too much on references to primary sources . ( July 2011 ) Nuevo Continente IATA ICAO Callsign N6 ACQ AERO CONTINE

#4 LATAM Colombia

Aerovías de Integración Regional S.A. ( Acronym : AIRES , lit. airs ), d/b/a LATAM Airlines Colombia , and formerly known as LAN Colombia , is a Colombian airline . It is the second-largest air carrier in Colombia. It operates scheduled regional domestic passenger services, as well as a domestic car

#5 Flyglobespan

Flyglobespan was a low-cost airline based in Edinburgh , Scotland. [1] It operated scheduled services from five airports across Scotland, England and Ireland to destinations in Europe, North America, North Africa and South Africa . Its main bases were Glasgow Airport , Edinburgh Airport and Aberdeen

#6 Star Alliance

Star Alliance is the world's largest global airline alliance . [2] Founded on 14 May 1997, its CEO is Jeffrey Goh [4] [6] and its headquarters is located in Frankfurt am Main , Germany . [3] As of April   2018 [update] , Star Alliance is the largest of the three global alliances by passenger count w

#7 Highland Airways Limited

Highland Airways Limited was established in Inverness , Scotland , by Ted Fresson in 1933 to provide passenger and freight air services between the Scottish mainland and the Northern Isles of Orkney and Shetland , and between their islands. The airline was taken over by Scottish Airways , absorbed b

#8 Concorde aircraft histories

Twenty Concorde aircraft were built, six for development and 14 for commercial service. Two prototypes Two pre-production aircraft Two development aircraft 14 production aircraft Wikimedia list article This article needs additional citations for verification . ( May 2013 ) Concorde British Airways C

#9 Elite Airways

Elite Airways is an airline based in the United States operating charter and scheduled passenger flights. The airline adjusts destinations as demand increases or decreases. The airline is headquartered in Portland, Maine . [2] Airline of the United States Elite Airways IATA ICAO Callsign 7Q MNU MAIN

#10 West Wind Aviation

West Wind Aviation Limited Partnership was a Saskatchewan based airline. Canadian airline West Wind Aviation A Beechcraft Super King Air at Cambridge Bay Airport IATA ICAO Callsign — WEW [1] WESTWIND Founded 1983 Ceased operations 2021 AOC   # 12604 [2] Hubs Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker Internation

#11 National Airlines (1934–1980)

National Airlines was an American airline that operated from 1934 to 1980. [2] For most of its existence the company was headquartered at Miami International Airport , Florida. [3] At its height, National Airlines had a network of "Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast" flights, linking Florida and the Gulf Coast

#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 Ventura AirConnect

Ventura AirConnect is an Indian nonscheduled airline operating flights in the state of Gujarat with Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft in its fleet. Initially operating flights within Madhya Pradesh , the airline shifted to Gujarat upon being acquired by a group of Gujarati diamond merchants in 2014. The a

#14 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

#15 Lao Airlines

Lao Airlines State Enterprise [2] is the national airline of Laos , headquartered in Vientiane . It operates domestic and international services to countries such as Cambodia , China , Japan , South Korea , Thailand , and Vietnam . Its main operating base is Wattay International Airport in Vientiane

#16 Flagship Airlines

Flagship Airlines was a regional airline headquartered on the grounds of Nashville International Airport in Nashville, Tennessee . This article relies largely or entirely on a single source . ( November 2019 )

#17 Aviaarktika

Aviaarktika was a Soviet airline which started operations on 1 September 1930 and was absorbed by Aeroflot on 3 January 1960. Aviaarktika Commenced operations September   1,   1930   ( 1930-09-01 ) Ceased operations January   3,   1960   ( 1960-01-03 ) (absorbed into Aeroflot) Operating bases Omsk K

#18 Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic is an American spaceflight company founded by Richard Branson and his British Virgin Group retains an 11.9% stake through Virgin Investments Limited. [1] It is headquartered in California , USA , and operates from New Mexico . The company is developing commercial spacecraft and aims

#19 AirTran Holdings

AirTran Holdings ( NYSE :   AAI ) was a Nevada corporation , based in Orlando, Florida , United States, that operated as an airline holding company . Its primary asset was AirTran Airways until Southwest Airlines acquired AirTran on May 2, 2011. [2] AirTran Holdings Type Division ( NYSE :   LUV ) In

#20 Jetstar

Jetstar Airways Pty Ltd , operating as Jetstar , is an Australian low-cost airline (self-described as "value-based") [3] headquartered in Melbourne . [4] [5] It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qantas , created in response to the threat posed by airline Virgin Blue . Jetstar is part of Qantas' two br

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#1 Navy balloon A-5598

The U.S. Navy balloon A-5598 was an American naval free balloon which went off-course and its crew of three were recorded missing for several weeks. [1] [2] Return of naval aviators [3]

#2 Mobile Rocket Base

The Mobile Rocket Base ( German : Mobile Raketenbasis ), abbreviated MORABA , is a department of the DLR Space Operations and Astronaut Training in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich. Since the 1960s, the MORABA has performed scientific high altitude research missions with unmanned rockets and balloons, a

#3 Balloon (aeronautics)

In aeronautics , a balloon is an unpowered aerostat , which remains aloft or floats due to its buoyancy . A balloon may be free, moving with the wind, or tethered to a fixed point. It is distinct from an airship , which is a powered aerostat that can propel itself through the air in a controlled man

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#1 No. 5 Squadron RAF

Number 5 (Army Co-operation) Squadron (although His Majesty the King awarded No. V (Army Cooperation) Squadron ) was a squadron of the Royal Air Force . It most recently operated the Raytheon Sentinel R1 Airborne STand-Off Radar (ASTOR) aircraft from RAF Waddington , Lincolnshire , between April 200

#2 No. 268 Squadron RAF

No. 268 Squadron RAF was a Second World War Royal Air Force squadron that operated the North American Mustang on missions over occupied Europe and in support of the D-Day landings. No. 268 Squadron RAF Active 1918–1919 1940–1945 1945–1946 Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Motto(s) Adjida

#3 495th Fighter Squadron

The 495th Fighter Squadron (495th FS), nicknamed the Valkyries , is part of the 48th Fighter Wing at RAF Lakenheath , United Kingdom. Having been reactivated on 1 October 2021, it became the first overseas United States Air Force squadron to operate the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II on 15 Decem

#4 Escadrille Spa.80

Escadrille Spa80 was a French fighter squadron active during World War I, from 13 December 1916 to 11 November 1918. It was credited with 23 aerial victories. Escadrille N80 / SPA80 Active 1916–1918 Country   France Branch   French Air Service Type Fighter Squadron Military unit

#5 449th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

The 449th Fighter Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with 11th Air Division stationed at Ladd Air Force Base , Alaska, where it was inactivated on 25 August 1960. 449th Fighter Interceptor Squadron 449th Fighter Interceptor Squadron Northrop F-8

#6 No. 5 Wing RAF

No. 5 Wing of the Royal Air Force was a wing of aircraft squadrons which was originally established as the Fifth Wing of the Royal Flying Corps . Currently inactive, the wing has been formed and disbanded five times over the course of its history. No. 5 Wing RAF Fifth Wing Active 15 April 1915–1 Apr

#7 No. 14 Squadron RNZAF

14 Squadron RNZAF is a squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force . In 2015 the squadron was re-raised and equipped with 11 Beechcraft T-6 Texan II . A new aerobatic display team called the Black Falcons was also formed using the new aircraft. They replaced the RNZAF display team known as the Red C

#8 58th Fighter Squadron

The 58th Fighter Squadron is part of the 33d Fighter Wing , a joint graduate flying and maintenance training wing for the F-35A, B, and C, organized under Air Education and Training Command 's 19th Air Force, at Eglin Air Force Base , Florida . Its mission is to train US Air Force operators and main

#9 341st Fighter Squadron

The 341st Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 348th Fighter Group , based at Itami Air Base , Japan . It was inactivated on May 10, 1946. This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain uncl

#10 VFA-115

Strike Fighter Squadron 115 (VFA-115) is known as the "Eagles", callsign "Talon", a United States Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet strike fighter squadron stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni . Their tail code is NF . It was established as Torpedo Squadron VT-11 on 10 October 1942, redesignated VA

#11 No. 21 Squadron IAF

No. 21 Squadron IAF (Ankush) , is an Air Defence and Ground Attack unit of the Indian Air Force , operating from Sirsa AFS, as part of 12 Wing of Western Air Command. [1] The squadron was number plated on an unspecified date. [2] Unit of the Indian Air Force No. 21 Squadron Crest of No. 21 Squadron

#12 Jagdstaffel 36

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 36 , commonly abbreviated to Jasta 36 , was a "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the Luftstreitkräfte , the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I . The unit would score 123 confirmed aerial victories during the war, including 11 enemy observation

#13 110th Wing

The 110th Wing (110th WG) is a unit of the Michigan Air National Guard , stationed at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base , Battle Creek, Michigan. If activated to federal service the Wing would be gained by the United States Air Force Air Combat Command . 110th Wing The 110th Wing, which formerly

#14 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

#15 No. 460 Squadron RAAF

No. 460 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force intelligence unit active within the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (DIGO). It was first formed as a heavy bomber squadron during World War II on 15 November 1941 and disbanded on 10 October 1945 after seeing extensive combat over Europe.

#16 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

#17 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

#18 22nd Fighter Squadron

The 22nd Fighter Squadron , sometimes written as 22d Fighter Squadron , ( 22 FS ) is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 52nd Operations Group and stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base , Germany. 22nd Fighter Squadron 22nd Fighter Squadron - McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagl

#19 No. 2 Squadron RAF

Number 2 Squadron , also known as No. II (Army Co-operation) Squadron , is the most senior squadron of the Royal Air Force . [3] It is currently equipped with the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 at RAF Lossiemouth , Moray , since reforming there on 12 January 2015. Flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No

#20 Aircraft Research and Development Unit RAAF

The Royal Australian Air Force's Aircraft Research and Development Unit (ARDU) plans, conducts and analyses the results of ground and flight testing of existing and new Air Force aircraft. ARDU consists of three test and evaluation flights (TEFs) located at RAAF Bases Edinburgh, Amberley and William

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Design / Design

#1 Richard Hiscocks

Richard Duncan Hiscocks MBE (4 June 1914 – 13 December 1996) was a Canadian aerodynamicist and aviation engineer, responsible for many well-known aircraft of Canadian origin. Canadian aerodynamicist This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . (

#2 Wright brothers

The Wright brothers , Orville Wright (August 19, 1871 – January 30, 1948) and Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912), [lower-alpha 1] were American aviation pioneers generally credited [3] [4] [5] with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful motor-operated airplane . They

#3 Hendrik Tennekes

Hendrik (Henk) Tennekes (born December 13, 1936, Kampen died July 3, 2021, Arnhem ) was the director of research at the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute ( Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut , or KNMI), and was a Professor of Aeronautical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University a

#4 List of UAV-related incidents

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, have frequently been involved in military operations. Non-military UAVs have often been reported as causing hazards to aircraft, or to people or property on the ground. Safety concerns have been raised due to the potential for an ingested drone to rapidly

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Designer / Designer

#1 Francis Stewart Briggs

Francis Stewart Briggs (18 September 1897 – 21 July 1966) was a pioneering Australian aviator. Frank Briggs learnt to fly with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War . During the Peace Conference in 1919 he flew delegates between London and Paris and was the personal pilot of Australia's Prim

#2 John Insprucker

John L. Insprucker (born October 7, 1956) is an American aerospace engineer and retired Air Force colonel currently working at SpaceX as a Principal Integration Engineer. He is honored on the National Air and Space Museum 's Wall of Honor. [1] This article is an orphan , as no other articles link to

#3 Rocket Raccoon

Rocket Raccoon is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics . Created by writer Bill Mantlo and artist Keith Giffen , the character first appeared in Marvel Preview #7 (Summer 1976). He is an intelligent, anthropomorphic raccoon , who is an expert marksman ,

#4 Marthe Richard

Marthe Richard , [3] née Betenfeld [1] (15 August 1889, in Blâmont [2] – 9 February 1982, [2] ) was a French politician and spy . [1] She worked towards the closing of brothels in France in 1946. [4] French politician, prostitute and spy Marthe Richard Marthe Richard in 1915 Born Marthe Betenfeld [1

#5 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Aéro-Club de France in 1911

The Aéro-Club de France issued Aviators Certificates from 1909. [1] These were internationally recognised under the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale . French aviators' licences were issued from 1 January 1910, but by this time many aviation pioneers, e.g. Louis Blériot and the Wright brothers

#6 Steve Fossett

James Stephen Fossett (April 22, 1944 – September 3, 2007) was an American businessman and a record-setting aviator, sailor, and adventurer. He was the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon and in a fixed-wing aircraft. He made his fortune in the financial services industry

#7 Paul Haenlein

Paul Haenlein (17 October 1835 in Cologne – 27 January 1905 in Mainz ) was a German engineer and flight pioneer. He flew in a semi-rigid-frame dirigible . His family belonged to the Citoyens notables , those notabilities who led the economy, administration and culture of Mainz. Paul Haenlein Born (

#8 John Stringfellow

John Stringfellow (1799 – 13 December 1883) was a British early aeronautical inventor, known for his work on the aerial steam carriage [1] with William Samuel Henson . For the physician and politician in Kansas, see John H. Stringfellow . John Stringfellow 19th century tin-plate photograph Born 1799

#9 Geneve L. A. Shaffer

Geneve Lucy Angela Shaffer (July 20, 1888 – December 13, 1976) was an American realtor, lecturer and author. In 1909 she was touted by the San Francisco Call as "the first woman in the world to sail in a flying machine". [1] Geneve L. A. Shaffer Geneve Shaffer, Shamokin News-Dispatch , 1934 Born Jul

#10 Charles Lindbergh

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. On May 20–21, 1927, Lindbergh made the first nonstop flight from New York City to Paris, a distance of 3,600 miles (5,800   km) , flying alone for 33.5 hours. Hi

#11 Pierre Roques

Pierre Auguste Roques (28 December 1856 – 26 February 1920) was a French general and creator of the French air force. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( April 2018 ) Pierre Auguste Roques Portrait published in L'Illustration during the First World War. Born ( 1856-12-28 ) 2

#12 Roy Chaplin

Roland Henry Chaplin , OBE , FRAeS (16 May 1899 – 13 December 1988), known as Roy Chaplin , was an aeronautical engineer who worked with Sydney Camm at Hawker Aircraft Limited from 1927 to 1962. He helped design the Hawker Fury biplane, the Hurricane monoplane, and the Harrier jump-jet. He graduated

#13 Joseph Joel Hammond

Joseph Joel Hammond (1886 – 22 September 1918) was a pioneering New Zealand aviator. [1] On 17 January 1914 at Epsom showgrounds he took New Zealand's first military plane, a Blériot XI-2 , for its first flight. [2] Joseph Joel Hammond Joseph Joel Hammond flying his Bristol Boxkite at the Ascot Race

#14 William E. Somerville

William E. Somerville (12 April 1869 – 25 September 1950) was a Scottish-American aircraft engineer. William E. Somerville Born ( 1869-04-12 ) 12 April 1869 Harthill, Lanarkshire, Scotland Died 25 September 1950 (1950-09-25) (aged   81) Resting place Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wilmington, Illinois Natio

#15 M. Frank Rudy

Marion Frank Rudy (24 January 1925 – 13 December 2009) was the aeronautical engineer who patented a cushioning system based on an inert gas encapsulated in polyurethane plastic. It was trademarked by Nike as the "Air" sole. He was a member of Case Western Reserve University 's class of 1950, and a g

#16 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

#17 Raffaele Giacomelli

Raffaele Giacomelli (5 April 1878, Rome – 13 December 1956, Rome) was an aeronautical engineer, linguist, dialectologist , [1] and historian of science. His father was Francesco Giacomelli, of Bolognese origin, first astronomer at the R. Osservatorio del Campidoglio, and his mother was Maria née Mar

#18 Olga Givernet

Olga Givernet (born 17 October 1981) is a French politician of La République En Marche! (LREM) who has been serving as a member of the French National Assembly since the 2017 elections , representing the department of Ain . [1] [2] French politician This article may be expanded with text translated

#19 William Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill

William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill , AFC , AFRAeS , [1] (24 September 1893 – 30 December 1965) was a Scottish peer and record-breaking air pioneer , who was later shown to have passed secret information to the Imperial Japanese military before the Second World War . [2] Educated at Et

#20 Lawrence Sperry

Lawrence Burst Sperry (21 December 1892, Chicago, Illinois , United States – December 13, 1923, English Channel ) was an aviation pioneer. Inventor of the auto-pilot Lawrence Sperry Born ( 1892-12-21 ) 21 December 1892 Chicago, Illinois , US Died 13 December 1923 (1923-12-13) (aged   30) English Cha

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Engine / Engine

#1 Safran Silvercrest

The Safran Silvercrest is a French turbofan under development by Safran Aircraft Engines . French turbofan aircraft engine Silvercrest The engine on display at Paris Air Show 2013 Type Turbofan National origin France Manufacturer Safran First run September 2012 [1] Major applications Cessna Citation

#2 Lycoming O-290

The Lycoming O-290 is a dual ignition , four-cylinder, air-cooled, horizontally opposed aircraft engine . It was first run in 1939, and entered production three years later. O-290 Type Piston aircraft engine National origin United States Manufacturer Lycoming Engines First run 1939 Major application

#3 General Electric H-Series

The General Electric H-Series is a family of turboprop aircraft engines produced by GE BGA Turboprops . The initial H80 is an updated derivative of the Walter M601 , while the H75 and H85 are later derivatives. H-Series Let L-410NG H85 installation Type Turboprop National origin Czech Republic / Uni

#4 Superior Air Parts Vantage

The Superior Air Parts Vantage is a type certified piston aircraft engine developed by Superior Air Parts of Coppell, Texas , United States and based upon the non-certified Superior Air Parts XP-360 . The design is officially designated the Superior Air Parts O-360 and IO-360 . Vantage is a marketin

#5 CFM International CFM56

The CFM International CFM56 (U.S. military designation F108 ) series is a Franco-American family of high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines made by CFM International (CFMI), with a thrust range of 18,500 to 34,000   lbf (82 to 150   kN ) . CFMI is a 50–50 joint-owned company of Safran Aircraft Engines

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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 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

#3 Turkish Airlines Flight 301

Turkish Airlines Flight 301 was a passenger flight operated by a Fokker F28-1000 Fellowship of Turkish Airlines registered as TC-JAO that crashed during takeoff at Izmir Cumaovası Airport on 26 January 1974 while en route to Istanbul Yeşilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), killing 66 of its 73 passengers and c

#4 Montreal Convention

The Montreal Convention (formally, the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air ) is a multilateral treaty adopted by a diplomatic meeting of ICAO member states in 1999. It amended important provisions of the Warsaw Convention 's regime concerning compensatio

#5 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

#6 1918 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1918: Years in aviation : 1915   1916   1917   1918   1919   1920   1921 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1880s   1890s   1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s Years : 1915   1916   1917   1918   1919   1920   19

#7 1959 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1959: Years in aviation : 1956   1957   1958   1959   1960   1961   1962 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s Years : 1956   1957   1958   1959   1960   1961   19

#8 1990 British Army Gazelle shootdown

On 11 February 1990, an active service unit of the Provisional IRA East Tyrone Brigade shot down a British Army Gazelle helicopter ( serial number ZB687) along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland . It took place between Augher in County Tyrone and Derrygorry in County Mon

#9 Vladivostok Air Flight 352

Vladivostok Air Flight 352 was a scheduled passenger flight from Yekaterinburg, Russia to Vladivostok via Irkutsk . On 4 July 2001, the aircraft operating the flight, a Tupolev Tu-154M with tail number RA-85845, lost control, stalled , and crashed while approaching Irkutsk Airport . All 136 passenge

#10 FedEx Express Flight 1478

FedEx Express Flight 1478 was a scheduled domestic cargo flight from Memphis International Airport to Tallahassee International Airport . On July 26, 2002, the Boeing 727-232F aircraft flying this route crashed during landing at Tallahassee. All three flight crew members survived the accident with s

#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 1920 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1920: Years in aviation : 1917   1918   1919   1920   1921   1922   1923 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1890s   1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s Years : 1917   1918   1919   1920   1921   1922   19

#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 List of accidents and incidents involving the Antonov An-24

The Antonov An-24 has suffered 159 accidents with a total of 2,134 fatalities.

#15 2003 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2003: Years in aviation : 2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   2006 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s Years : 2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005   200

#16 1951 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1951: Years in aviation : 1948   1949   1950   1951   1952   1953   1954 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s Years : 1948   1949   1950   1951   1952   1953   19

#17 2010 Alaska USAF C-17 crash

On July 28, 2010, a C-17 Globemaster III transport plane of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) crashed at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska , while practicing for a flight display at the upcoming Arctic Thunder Air Show . All four crew members on board were killed. It was the first fatal accident of a C-17

#18 2006 Royal Air Force Nimrod crash

On 2 September 2006, a Royal Air Force Hawker Siddeley Nimrod suffered an in-flight fire and subsequently crashed in Kandahar , Afghanistan , killing all fourteen crew members on board. The crash, which occurred during a reconnaissance flight, was the biggest single loss of life suffered by the Brit

#19 1944 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1944: Years in aviation : 1941   1942   1943   1944   1945   1946   1947 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s Years : 1941   1942   1943   1944   1945   1946   19

#20 2014 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2014 : Mediterranean Sea (16 March 2014) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 prepares to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61). Ramage is on a scheduled deployment suppor

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Glider / Glider

#1 VSS Unity

VSS Unity (Virgin Space Ship Unity, Registration : N202VG ), previously referred to as VSS Voyager , is a SpaceShipTwo -class suborbital rocket-powered crewed spaceplane . It is the second SpaceShipTwo to be built and is part of the Virgin Galactic fleet. It first reached space as defined by the Uni

#2 Hatherleigh CAVOK

The Hatherleigh CAVOK is a Swiss mid-wing , single-seat motor glider that was produced by Heatherleigh Consulting of Bussigny-près-Lausanne , first flying on 13 December 2001. [1] [2] [3] CAVOK Role Motor glider Type of aircraft National origin Switzerland Manufacturer Hatherleigh Consulting First f

#3 Czerwiński CW 7

The Czerwiński CW 7 was a Polish aerobatic glider first flown in 1934. Despite a structural weakness that prevented inverted flight, a small batch of CW 7s were used by several aeroclubs until the start of World War II . CW 7 Role Aerobatic glider Type of aircraft National origin Poland Manufacturer

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 MBB Bo 105

The Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 105 is a light, twin-engine, multi-purpose helicopter developed by Bölkow of Ottobrunn , West Germany. It was the first light twin-engine helicopter in the world, and the first rotorcraft that could perform aerobatic maneuvers such as inverted loops. [3] [4] The Bo

#2 Bratukhin B-11

The Bratukhin B-11 was a prototype Soviet twin-rotor transport helicopter and the last design of the Bratukhin aircraft design bureau to be built. [1] B-11 Top view of a B-11. Role Transport helicopter Type of aircraft National origin Soviet Union Manufacturer Bratukhin First flight 1948 Number buil

#3 List of helicopter prison escapes

There have been multiple prison escapes where an inmate escapes by means of a helicopter . One of the earliest instances was the escape of Joel David Kaplan, nicknamed "Man Fan", on August 19, 1971, from the Santa Martha Acatitla in Mexico. [3] Kaplan was a New York businessman who not only escaped

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 Westland affair

The Westland affair in 1985–86 was an episode in which Margaret Thatcher , Prime Minister of the United Kingdom , and her Secretary of State for Defence , Michael Heseltine , went public over a cabinet dispute with questions raised about whether the conventions of cabinet government were being obser

#2 General Motors

The General Motors Company [2] ( GM ) is an American multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Detroit , Michigan , United States. [3] It is the largest automaker in the United States and was the largest in the world for 77 years before losing the top spot to Toyota in 2008. [4

#3 Reid and Sigrist

Reid and Sigrist was an English engineering company based at New Malden in Surrey . [1] It later acquired sites at Desford and Braunstone in Leicestershire . Initially it developed and manufactured aircraft instrumentation and pilot selection aids but later diversified into flying training and aircr

#4 Aviamilano

Aviamilano Costruzione Aeronautiche was an Italian aircraft manufacturer established in Milan in the early 1950s. It was the original manufacturer of Stelio Frati 's Falco light aircraft, although when production did not run as smoothly as Frati liked, he took the design to Aeromere instead. Aviamil

#5 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

#6 Argon ST

Argon ST is a subsidiary of The Boeing Company headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia , United States , that specializes in systems engineering and provides C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance) products. Argon ST's efforts include developing

#7 Boeing UK

Boeing UK ( / ˈ b oʊ . ɪ ŋ / ; legally Boeing United Kingdom Limited ) [4] is a subsidiary of Boeing that operates in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland . This article's lead section may not adequately summarize its contents . ( January 2021 ) Aerospace and defense subsidiary in the United K

#8 Bratukhin

Bratukhin , or OKB-3 , was a Soviet aircraft design bureau created in 1940 from within TsAGI to develop helicopters. Headed by Ivan Pavlovich Bratukhin, the bureau built several experimental helicopters over the next decade. Each model had the same basic design of two rotors with separate engines ca

#9 Sperry Corporation

Sperry Corporation was a major American equipment and electronics company whose existence spanned more than seven decades of the 20th century. Through a series of mergers, it exists today as a part of Unisys while some other of its former divisions became part of Honeywell , Lockheed Martin , Raythe

#10 Diamond Aircraft Industries

Diamond Aircraft Industries is a Chinese -owned manufacturer of general aviation aircraft and motor gliders , based in Austria . It is the third largest manufacturer of aircraft for the general aviation sector, and has manufacturing facilities in Wiener Neustadt , Lower Austria , and in London, Onta

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Museum / Museum

#1 RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre

RAAF Wagga Heritage Centre (Originally known as the Wagga Wagga RAAF Museum but was officially, RAAF Museum – Wagga Annex [1] ) is a heritage centre located at the Wagga Wagga RAAF Base at Forest Hill located approximately 10 kilometres (6.2   mi) east of Wagga Wagga , New South Wales , Australia on

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 1.1-inch/75-caliber gun

The 1.1"/75 caliber gun was an American anti-aircraft weapon of World War II , used by the United States Navy . [3] The name means that it had a bore diameter of 1.1   in (28   mm) and barrel caliber of 75 (1.1 inches × 75 = 82.5   in (2.1   m) ). The gun was designed to replace the M2 Browning and

#2 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ), formerly Theater High Altitude Area Defense , is an American anti-ballistic missile defense system designed to shoot down short -, medium -, and intermediate -range ballistic missiles in their terminal phase (descent or reentry ) by intercepting with a

#3 Tughril-class frigate

The Tughril -class frigates , formally classified as the Type 054A/P frigates , are a series of modified guided-missile frigates being built by Hudong–Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HDZH), for the Pakistan Navy . [7] The Type 054A/P is a modified derivative of the Type 054A frigate and was specifically cust

#4 Meteor (missile)

The Meteor is a European active radar guided beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) developed and manufactured by MBDA . It offers a multi-shot capability (multiple launches against multiple targets), and has the ability to engage highly maneuverable targets, such as jets, and small targets


The AGM-158C LRASM ( Long Range Anti-Ship Missile ) is a stealthy anti-ship cruise missile developed for the United States Air Force and United States Navy by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ( DARPA ). [9] The LRASM was intended to pioneer more sophisticated autonomous targeting capabi

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