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#1 Miami Army Airfield

Miami Army Airfield , was a World War II United States Army Air Forces airfield located at the 36th Street Airport in Miami , Florida . The military airfield closed in 1946 and the airport was returned to civil use. In 1949, the airport became a United States Air Force Reserve base until 1960. For t

#2 Del Monte Airfield

Del Monte Field (active 1941–1942) was a heavy bomber airfield of the Far East Air Force (FEAF) of the United States Army Air Forces , located on Mindanao in the Philippines . The airfield was located in a meadow of a Del Monte Corporation pineapple plantation. Del Monte Airfield Part of Far East Ai

#3 Hollywood Burbank Airport

Hollywood Burbank Airport , legally and formerly marketed as Bob Hope Airport after entertainer Bob Hope [5] [6] ( IATA : BUR , ICAO : KBUR , FAA LID : BUR ) , is a public airport 3 miles (4.8   km) northwest of downtown Burbank , in Los Angeles County, California , United States. [7] The airport se

#4 Tunis–Carthage International Airport

Tunis–Carthage Airport ( French: Aéroport de Tunis-Carthage , Arabic : مطار تونس قرطاج الدولي , IATA : TUN , ICAO : DTTA ) is the international airport of Tunis , the capital of Tunisia . [5] It serves as the home base for Tunisair , Tunisair Express , Nouvelair Tunisia , and Tunisavia . The airport

#5 Washington-Virginia Airport

Washington-Virginia Airport was an airport that was located in Fairfax County, Virginia from 1947 to 1970. The airport was mainly used for general aviation purposes until encroaching residential and commercial activities forced its closure. Former airport located in Fairfax County, Virginia Washingt

#6 An Thoi Naval Base

An Thoi Naval Base is a former Republic of Vietnam Navy (RVNN), United States Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard base in the town of An Thới , Phú Quốc island in southwest Vietnam . [1] Coast Guard Base An Thoi Naval Base Swift boats at An Thoi, 1966 An Thoi Naval Base Coordinates 10.019°N 104.018°E  / 10.

#7 Nouvion Airfield

Nouvion Airfield was a pre-war airport and World War II military airfield in Algeria , located about 5   km west of Camp Militaire d' El Ghomri in Mascara province; about 76   km east of Oran . Nouvion Airfield Part of Twelfth Air Force Coordinates 35°40′35.21″N 000°10′53.43″E Type Military airfield

#8 Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport

Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport ( Italian : Aeroporto Internazionale dell'Umbria – Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi ) ( IATA : PEG , ICAO : LIRZ ) , [3] formerly Perugia Sant'Egidio Airport , is an airport serving Perugia , [4] the capital city of the region of Umbria in

#9 Antonio Bautista Air Base

Antonio Bautista Air Base ( IATA : PPS , ICAO : RPVP ) is a military airbase of the Philippine Air Force (PAF), located in Puerto Princesa , Palawan , Philippines . The base shares the single 2,600 metres (8,530 feet) long runway with Puerto Princesa International Airport . [2] [3] The PAF base was

#10 Eielson Air Force Base

Eielson Air Force Base ( IATA : EIL , ICAO : PAEI , FAA LID : EIL ) is a United States Air Force (USAF) base located approximately 26 miles (42   km) southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska and just southeast of Moose Creek, Alaska . It was established in 1943 as Mile 26 Satellite Field and redesignated Eiel

#11 Kempegowda International Airport

Kempegowda International Airport ( IATA : BLR , ICAO : VOBL ) is an international airport serving Bangalore , the capital of Karnataka , India . Spread over 4,000 acres (1,600   ha) , it is located about 30 kilometres (19   mi) north of the city near the suburb of Devanahalli . It is owned and opera

#12 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base ( WPAFB ) ( IATA : FFO , ICAO : KFFO , FAA LID : FFO ) is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place just east of Dayton, Ohio , in Greene and Montgomery counties. It includes both Wright and Patterson Fields, which were originally Wilbur Wright Field

#13 Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

Oslo Airport ( Norwegian : Oslo lufthavn ; IATA : OSL , ICAO : ENGM ), alternatively referred to as Oslo Gardermoen Airport or simply Gardermoen , is the international airport serving Oslo , Norway , the capital and most populous city in the country. A hub for Flyr , Norse Atlantic Airways , Norwegi

#14 Palonegro International Airport

Palonegro International Airport ( Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Palonegro ) ( IATA : BGA , ICAO : SKBG ) is an international airport located 7 kilometres (4.3   mi) west of Bucaramanga in the Santander Department of Colombia . The airport serves the Bucaramanga Metropolitan Area and surroundi

#15 Oslo Airport location controversy

The location of the main airport serving the city of Oslo , Norway , has been the subject of several political debates since 1918. The first controversy was initially related to choice between the islands of Gressholmen and Lindøya in the Oslofjord for a water aerodrome. The debate later changed, ar

#16 Andrews Air Force Base

Andrews Air Force Base ( Andrews AFB , AAFB ) is the airfield portion of Joint Base Andrews , which is under the jurisdiction of the United States Air Force . [2] In 2009, Andrews Air Force Base merged with Naval Air Facility Washington to form Joint Base Andrews . Andrews, located near Morningside,

#17 RAF Shipdham

Royal Air Force Shipdham or more simply RAF Shipdham is a former Royal Air Force station located 3 miles south of Dereham , Norfolk , England . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( March 2013 ) RAF Shipdham USAAF Station 115 Located Near Dereham , Norfolk , England Shipdham A

#18 Ngurah Rai International Airport

I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport ( Indonesian : Bandar Udara Internasional I Gusti Ngurah Rai ) ( IATA : DPS , ICAO : WADD ) , is the main airport in Bali , located 13   km south of Denpasar . Ngurah Rai is the second busiest airport in Indonesia after Soekarno–Hatta International Airport .

#19 Princess Elisabeth Antarctica

Princess Elisabeth Antarctica , located on Utsteinen Nunatak in Queen Maud Land ( 71°57′00″S 23°20′49″E ), is a Belgian scientific polar research station, which went into service on 15 February 2009. This article's lead section may be too short to adequately summarize the key points . ( July 2021 )

#20 Sharjah International Airport

Sharjah International Airport ( Arabic : مطار الشارقة , romanized :   Maṭār aš-Šāriqa ) ( IATA : SHJ , ICAO : OMSJ ) is an international airport located 7 nautical miles (13   km; 8.1   mi) [1] east-southeast of Sharjah , United Arab Emirates. It is spread over an area of 15,200,000   m 2 (3,800 acr


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#1 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

#2 Dassault Rafale

The Dassault Rafale ( French pronunciation:   ​ [ʁafal] , literally meaning "gust of wind", [2] and "burst of fire" in a more military sense) [3] is a French twin-engine , canard delta wing , multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation . Equipped with a wide range of weapons,

#3 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

#4 Stinson Model A

The Stinson Model A was a moderately successful airliner of the mid-1930s. It was one of the last commercial airliners designed in the United States with a fabric-covered steel tube fuselage before the introduction of stressed skin aluminum construction. [ citation needed ] American airliner This ar

#5 Wright Flyer

The Wright Flyer (also known as the Kitty Hawk , [3] [4] Flyer I or the 1903 Flyer ) made the first sustained flight by a manned heavier-than-air powered and controlled aircraft—an airplane —on 17 December 1903. [2] Invented and flown by Orville and Wilbur Wright , it marked the beginning of the pio

#6 Bombardier CRJ700 series

The Bombardier CRJ700 , CRJ900 , and CRJ1000 are a family of regional jet airliners that were designed and manufactured by Canadian transportation conglomerate Bombardier (formerly Canadair ) between 1999 and 2020. Their design was derived from the smaller CRJ100 and 200 airliners, the other members

#7 Tupolev Tu-70

The Tupolev Tu-70 ( Russian : Туполев Ту-70 ; NATO reporting name : Cart ) was a Soviet passenger variant of the Tu-4 bomber (which was reverse-engineered from the American Boeing B-29 Superfortress [1] ) and designed immediately after the end of World War II. It used a number of components from Boe

#8 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

#9 Airbus A320neo family

The Airbus A320neo family is a development of the A320 family of narrow-body airliners produced by Airbus . The A320neo family ( neo for "new engine option") is based on the previous A319, A320 and A321 ( enhanced variant ), which was then renamed A320ceo, for "current engine option". Airliner famil

#10 Boeing 727

The Boeing 727 is an American narrow-body airliner that was developed and produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes . After the heavy 707 quad-jet was introduced in 1958, Boeing addressed the demand for shorter flight lengths from smaller airports. On December 5, 1960, the 727 was launched with 40 ord

#11 Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter

The Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter is a four-engined, piston-powered United States strategic tanker aircraft based on the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter . It replaced the KB-29 and was succeeded by the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker . 1951–1978 American strategic tanker aircraft KC-97 Stratofreighter KC-97L

#12 Rutan Voyager

The Rutan Model 76 Voyager was the first aircraft to fly around the world without stopping or refueling. It was piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager . The flight took off from Edwards Air Force Base 's 15,000 foot (4,600 m) runway in the Mojave Desert on December 14, 1986, and ended 9 days, 3 minu

#13 Embraer C-390 Millennium

The Embraer C-390 Millennium is a medium-size, twin-engine , jet-powered military transport aircraft designed and produced by the Brazilian aerospace manufacturer Embraer . It is the heaviest aircraft the company has constructed to date. [7] [8] Brazilian military transport aircraft/tanker C-390 Mil

#14 Eurofighter Typhoon

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a European multinational twin-engine , canard delta wing , multirole fighter . [3] [4] The Typhoon was designed originally as an air superiority fighter [5] and is manufactured by a consortium of Airbus , BAE Systems and Leonardo that conducts the majority of the project t

#15 Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

The Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk is a retired American single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft developed by Lockheed 's secretive Skunk Works division and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). It was the first operational aircraft to be designed with stealth technology . Single-seat,

#16 Miles Sparrowjet

The Miles M.77 Sparrowjet was a twin-engined jet -powered racing aircraft built by the British aircraft manufacturer F.G. Miles Limited . It was a one-off conversion, involving the fitting of Turbomeca Palas turbojet engines to the prototype Miles Sparrowhawk , enabling the aircraft to achieve highe

#17 Consolidated Commodore

The Consolidated Commodore was an American flying boat built by Consolidated Aircraft and used for passenger travel in the 1930s, mostly in the Caribbean , operated by companies like Pan American Airways . American seaplane Commodore Consolidated Commodore flying boat Role Commercial transport flyin

#18 Dorand DO.1

The Dorand DO.1 was an armoured reconnaissance-bomber designed and built in France from 1913. A small number were used operationally as a stop-gap measure. DO.1 Dorand DO.1s in 1914. Role Armoured reconnaissance biplane Type of aircraft National origin France Designer Émile Dorand First flight 1913

#19 14-X

The 14-X is a Brazilian scramjet engine in development by the Aerothermodynamics and Hypersonics Laboratory Henry T. Nagamatsu of the Institute of Advanced Studies (IEAv) of the Department of Aerospace Science and Technology as part of the PropHiper (Portuguese: Projeto de Propulsão Hipersônica 14-X

#20 Peyret-Mauboussin PM XI

The Peyret-Mauboussin PM XI was a French high-wing touring aircraft of the early 1930s. Peyret Mauboussin Type 11 n°02 preserved in the aircraft museum of Angers-Marcé (France). 1930s French light aircraft Peyret-Mauboussin PM XI Peyret-Mauboussin PM XI No.02 at Mitry-Mory airfield near Paris in May


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#1 Brazilian aircraft carrier Minas Gerais

NAeL Minas Gerais (pennant number A 11 ) was a Colossus -class light aircraft carrier operated by the Marinha do Brasil (MB, Brazilian Navy ) from 1960 until 2001. The ship was laid down for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy during World War II as HMS   Vengeance , was completed shortly before the war

#2 USS Corregidor

USS Corregidor (AVG/ACV/CVE/CVU-58) was the fourth of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built to serve the United States Navy during World War II . Launched in May 1943, and commissioned the following August, she was originally named for Anguilla Bay, in Maurelle Island , in the Alexander Arch

#3 List of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft . In the United States Navy , these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (air

#4 Japanese aircraft carrier Chitose

Chitose ( 千歳 ) was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy that served from 1938 to 1944, seeing service as a seaplane carrier and later as a light aircraft carrier during World War II . In her initial guise as a seaplane carrier, she first saw service during the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1938, an

#5 Ise-class battleship

The Ise -class battleships ( 伊勢型戦艦 , Ise-gata senkan ) were a pair of dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during World War I . Both ships carried supplies for the survivors of the Great Kantō earthquake in 1923. They were modernized in 1934–1937 with improvements to th

#6 USS Kwajalein

USS Kwajalein (CVE-98) was the forty-fourth of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was named after the Battle of Kwajalein , in which American forces captured Kwajalein Atoll . The ship was launched in May 1944, commissioned in June, and

#7 USS Liscome Bay

USS Liscome Bay (ACV/CVE-56) was the second of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built to serve the United States Navy during World War II . Launched in April 1943 and commissioned the following August, she was named for Liscome Bay in Dall Island in the Alexander Archipelago of Alaska. On 24

#8 Carrier strike group

A carrier strike group ( CSG ) is a type of carrier battle group of the United States Navy . [1] It is an operational formation composed of roughly 7,500 personnel, usually an aircraft carrier , at least one cruiser , a destroyer squadron of at least two destroyers or frigates , [2] and a carrier ai

#9 USS Rudyerd Bay

USS Rudyerd Bay (CVE-81) was the twenty-seventh of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was named after Rudyerd Bay, within Ketcchikan Gateway Bourough , of the Territory of Alaska . Today, the bay lies within Misty Fjords National Monume

#10 USS Hornet (CV-8)

USS Hornet (CV-8) , the seventh U.S. Navy vessel of that name, was a Yorktown -class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy . During World War II in the Pacific Theater , she launched the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and participated in the Battle of Midway and the Buin-Faisi-Tonolai raid. In the Sol

#11 USS Pocomoke (AV-9)

USS Pocomoke (AV-9) was a Pocomoke -class seaplane tender , originally built as the SS   Exchequer and acquired by the U.S. Navy as the military build-up occurred in the United States just prior to World War II . She operated principally in the Pacific Theatre of the war and serviced military seapla

#12 Chitose-class aircraft carrier

The Chitose -class aircraft carriers ( 千歳型航空母艦 , Chitose-gata kōkūbokan ) were a class of two seaplane tenders , later converted to light aircraft carriers , of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II . Under the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty , the total tonnage of Japan's naval vessel

#13 Foudre-class landing platform dock

The Foudre -class landing platform dock [1] was a class of landing platform docks designed and used by the French Navy . The vessels have operated from 1990 until the present. In 2011 Foudre was sold to the Chilean Navy . Siroco was sold to the Brazilian Navy in 2015. [2] Class of French landing pla

#14 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

#15 USS Saginaw Bay

USS Saginaw Bay (CVE-82) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . It was named after Saginaw Bay, located within Kuiu Island . The bay was in turn named after USS   Saginaw , a U.S. Navy sloop-of-war that spent 1868 and 1869 charting and exploring the Alaskan coast. Launche

#16 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

#17 Japanese aircraft carrier Un'yō

Un'yō ( 雲鷹 , Cloud Hawk ) was a Taiyō -class escort carrier originally built as Yawata Maru ( 八幡丸 ) , one of three Nitta Maru -class cargo liners built in Japan during the late 1930s. She was transferred to the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the Pacific War , renamed, and was converted into an

#18 USS Boxer (CV-21)

USS Boxer (CV/CVA/CVS-21, LPH-4) was one of 24 Essex -class aircraft carriers of the United States Navy , and the fifth ship to be named for HMS   Boxer . She was launched on 14 December 1944 and christened by the daughter of a US Senator from Louisiana . Essex-class aircraft carrier of the US Navy

#19 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

#20 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier

The 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier , commonly referred to as the British Light Fleet Carrier , was a light aircraft carrier design created by the Royal Navy during the Second World War , and used by eight naval forces between 1944 and 2001. They were designed and constructed by civilian shipyards t


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#1 Indus Air

Indus Air was a regional domestic airline based in Ghaziabad, India . Its main base was Indira Gandhi International Airport , Delhi . Defunct Indian regional airline Not to be confused with Air Indus . Indus Air IATA ICAO Callsign — ACY — Commenced operations 2006 Ceased operations 2007 Hubs Delhi F

#2 Panair do Brasil

Panair do Brasil was an airline of Brazil . Between 1945 and 1965 it was considered to be the largest carrier not only in Brazil but in all of Latin America. It ceased operations in 1965. Former airline of Brazil Panair do Brasil IATA ICAO Callsign PB PAB BANDEIRANTE Founded 1929 as NYRBA do Brasil

#3 Iberia (airline)

Iberia ( Spanish pronunciation:   [iˈβeɾja] ), legally incorporated as Iberia Líneas Aéreas de España, S.A. Operadora, Sociedad Unipersonal , is the flag carrier airline of Spain, [6] founded in 1927. Based in Madrid, it operates an international network of services from its main base of Madrid–Bara

#4 SkyUp

SkyUp Airlines LLC is a Ukrainian charter and low-cost airline headquartered in Kyiv , [3] which began its operation in May 2018. [4] During 2021, the airline carried 2,546,899 passengers, performed 15,962 flights, and transported 786.5 tons of cargo. Its staff is 1172 employees. [5] Low-cost airlin

#5 Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus ( / ˌ ɛər ˈ l ɪ ŋ ɡ ə s / air LING -gəs ; an anglicisation of the Irish aerloingeas [ˌeːɾˠˈl̪ˠɪɲɟəsˠ] , meaning "air fleet") [lower-alpha 1] is the flag carrier of Ireland . Founded by the Irish Government, it was privatised between 2006 and 2015 and it is now a wholly owned subsidiary of

#6 EasyJet

easyJet plc [4] , styled as easyJet , is a British multinational low-cost airline group headquartered at London Luton Airport . [5] It operates domestic and international scheduled services on 927 routes in more than 34 countries via its affiliate airlines EasyJet UK , EasyJet Switzerland , and Easy

#7 Delta Connection

Delta Connection is a regional airline brand name for Delta Air Lines , under which a number of individually owned regional airlines primarily operate short- and medium-haul routes. Mainline major air carriers often use regional airlines to operate services via code sharing agreements in order to in

#8 British United Airways

British United Airways ( BUA ) was a private, independent [nb 1] British airline formed as a result of the merger of Airwork Services and Hunting-Clan Air Transport in July 1960, making it the largest wholly private airline based in the United Kingdom at the time. British and Commonwealth Shipping (

#9 Joy Air

Joy Air ( Chinese : 幸福航空 ; pinyin : Xìngfú Hángkōng ) is a Chinese airline launched jointly by China Eastern Airlines and AVIC I on March 29, 2008 [1] based at Xi'an . The airline started testing service in June 2009, and commenced passenger service at the end of 2009. [2] On December 14, 2020, Happ

#10 Florida Airlines

Florida Airlines was a commuter airline based in Florida that operated from 1960 to 1982. It is said to have had the largest Douglas DC3 fleet in the world in 1976. [1] Airline deregulation eventually resulted in the demise of the airline. [ citation needed ] The company slogan was The Florida Conne

#11 TAC Colombia

TAC ( acronym of Transporte Aéreo de Colombia ) is a charter airline based at Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport in Cali , Colombia . TAC Colombia IATA ICAO Callsign TCC TAC Founded 1995 Hubs Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport Fleet size 7 Destinatio

#12 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

#13 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

#14 Air Ivoire

Air Ivoire was an airline headquartered in the Immueble EECI in Abidjan , Côte d'Ivoire . [1] It was the national airline and operated scheduled regional and intercontinental services. Its main base was Port Bouet Airport , Abidjan. [2] The airline ceased operations in 2011. [3] Air Ivoire IATA ICAO

#15 Braathens Helikopter

Braathens Helikopter A/S was a Norwegian helicopter airline based at Stavanger Airport and Bergen Airport . It used a fleet of seven Aérospatiale Super Pumas to serve offshore oil platforms in the North Sea . The customers were Amoco , BP , Norsk Hydro , Phillips Petroleum and Statoil , serving thei

#16 History of Braathens SAFE (1946–1993)

Braathens South American & Far East Airtransport A/S or Braathens SAFE was founded by ship-owner Ludvig G. Braathen in 1946. It started as a charter airline based at Oslo Airport, Gardermoen in Norway , flying to destinations in the Far East and in South America. At first the airline used Douglas DC

#17 Varig

VARIG (acronym for V iação A érea RI o- G randense, Rio Grandean Airways ) was the first airline founded in Brazil , in 1927. From 1965 until 1990, it was Brazil's leading airline, and virtually its only international one. In 2005, Varig went into judicial restructuring , and in 2006 it was split in

#18 Cambodia Angkor Air

Cambodia Angkor Air ( Khmer : កម្ពុជា អង្គរ អ៊ែរ ) is the national flag carrier [2] airline of Cambodia , with its corporate headquarters and main hub in Phnom Penh . [3] The company slogan is " Proudly Serve the Kingdom " . Flag carrier airline of Cambodia since 2009 Cambodia Angkor Air អាកាសចរណ៍ជា

#19 Consairway

Consairway (also Consairway Division or Consolidated Airway ) was an American civilian wartime airline created in late-1941 as a subsidiary of the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation . [1] [2] The airline worked under contract to the United States Air Corps Ferrying Command , primarily for supp

#20 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


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#1 List of Schütte-Lanz airships

Schütte-Lanz (SL) is the name of a series of rigid airships designed and built by the Luftschiffbau Schütte-Lanz company from 1909 until 1917. [1] One research and four passenger airships were planned for post-war use, but were never built. The Schütte-Lanz company was an early competitor of the mor

#2 LZ 3

The Zeppelin LZ   3 was a German experimental airship constructed in Friedrichshafen under the direction of Ferdinand von Zeppelin . It was first flown on 9 October 1906 and was later purchased by the German Army and operated as Z   I until being retired in 1913. Before being purchased by the Army,

#3 Balloon propaganda campaigns in Korea

Balloon propaganda campaigns in Korea include both North and South Korean propaganda leaflet campaigns through the use of balloons as a distribution method since the Korean War . A variety of other contents have also been included with the balloons. Originally, these campaigns were organized by the

#4 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


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#1 Jagdstaffel 30

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 30 , commonly abbreviated to Jasta 30 , 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 a minimum of 63 aerial victories during the war, at the expense of twelve kill

#2 Jagdstaffel 32

Royal Bavarian Jagdstaffel 32 , commonly abbreviated to Jasta 32 , was a "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the German Luftstreitkräfte , the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I . The unit would score 41 aerial victories during the war, including four enemy observation ba

#3 No. 83 Expeditionary Air Group

No. 83 Expeditionary Air Group is a group within the Royal Air Force , currently based at Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar . Expeditionary group of the Royal Air Force No. 83 Expeditionary Air Group Group badge Active 1   April   1943   ( 1943-04-01 ) – 21   April   1946   ( 1946-04-21 ) 9   July   1952  

#4 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

#5 Jagdstaffel 31

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 31 was a World War I "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the Luftstreitkräfte , the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I . As one of the original German fighter squadrons, the unit would score 35 verified aerial victories, including five wins over

#6 No. 310 Squadron RAF

No. 310 Squadron RAF was a Czechoslovak-manned fighter squadron of the Royal Air Force in the Second World War . No. 310 (Czechoslovak) Squadron RAF Badge of № 310 Squadron RAF Active 29 July 1940 – 15 February 1946 Country United Kingdom Allegiance United Kingdom Czechoslovakia (August 1945 onwards

#7 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

#8 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

#9 No. 279 Squadron RAF

No 279 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force air-sea rescue squadron of World War II . The squadron was formed on 16 November 1941 and disbanded on 10 March 1946. No. 279 Squadron RAF One of No. 279 Squadron's Avro Lancasters carrying a lifeboat in December 1945 Active 16 Nov 1941 – 10 Mar 1946 Country

#10 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

#11 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

#12 107th Fighter Squadron

The 107th Fighter Squadron is a unit of the Michigan Air National Guard 127th Wing . It is assigned to Selfridge Air National Guard Base , Michigan and is equipped with the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. United States Air Force Air Combat Command unit This article's lead section ma

#13 550th Fighter Squadron

The 550th Fighter Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit. Its current assignment is with 56th Operations Group , at Kingsley Field , Oregon. 550th Fighter Squadron 550th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle [note 1] Active 1944–1946; 1970-1991; 1994-1995, 2017- Country  

#14 Jagdstaffel 35

Royal Bavarian Jagdstaffel 35 was a World War I "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 44 aerial victories during the war, at the expense of six killed in action , four killed in flying acci

#15 939th Air Refueling Wing

The 939th Air Refueling Wing is an inactive United States Air Force Reserve unit. It was last active with the Fourth Air Force , based at the Portland Air Reserve Station , Oregon. It was inactivated on 30 June 2008. This article's lead section may be too short to adequately summarize the key points

#16 Jagdstaffel 33

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 33 was a "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the Luftstreitkräfte , the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I . As one of the original German fighter squadrons, the unit would score a minimum of 46 verified aerial victories (the squadron's records

#17 No. 19 Squadron RAF

Number 19 Squadron (sometimes written as No. XIX Squadron ) of the Royal Air Force , is the squadron number plate of the UK's Control and Reporting Centre which has responsibility for NATO Air Policing Area 1. The unit was allocated the role in 2021. Defunct flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No

#18 Jagdstaffel 8

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 8 was a fighter squadron of the Luftstreitkräfte , the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I . Although the Jasta went out of existence along with its parent units shortly after the Armistice ending World War I , its experiences would strongly influence th

#19 134th Fighter Squadron

The 134th Fighter Squadron (134th FS), nicknamed the Green Mountain Boys , is a unit of the Vermont Air National Guard 158th Fighter Wing located at Burlington Air National Guard Base , Burlington, Vermont. From 1986 to 2019, the 134th FS were equipped with the General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falc

#20 3rd Wing

The 3rd Wing is a unit of the United States Air Force , assigned to the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) Eleventh Air Force . It is stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson , Alaska. United States Air Force wing "3rd Bombardment Wing" redirects here. For the 3rd Bombardment Wing of World War II, see 9


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Design / Design


#1 Kumazō Hino

Kumazō Hino ( 日野 熊蔵 , Hino Kumazō , June 9, 1878 – January 15, 1946) was a Japanese inventor and aviation pioneer. His most famous invention is the M1908 pistol . Hino Kumazō Hino Kumazō Born Hino Kumazō ( 1878-06-09 ) June 9, 1878 Hitoyoshi , Japan Died January 15, 1946 (1946-01-15) (aged   67) Tok

#2 Helicopter

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by horizontally spinning rotors . This allows the helicopter to take off and land vertically , to hover , and to fly forward, backward and laterally. These attributes allow helicopters to be used in congested or isolated area

#3 DO-160

DO-160, Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment is a standard for the environmental testing of avionics hardware. It is published by the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics (RTCA) and supersedes DO-138. Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equi

#4 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

#5 AI Mark VIII radar

Radar, Airborne Interception, Mark VIII , or AI Mk. VIII for short, was the first operational microwave -frequency air-to-air radar . It was used by Royal Air Force night fighters from late 1941 until the end of World War II . The basic concept, using a moving parabolic antenna to search for targets


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Designer / Designer


#1 Leonid Voskresensky

Leonid Alexandrovich Voskresensky ( Russian : Леонид Александрович Воскресенский ; 14 June 1913 – 14 December 1965) was a Soviet rocket engineer and long-time associate of Chief Designer Sergei Korolev . He served as launch director for Sputnik and for the first manned space flight, Vostok 1 . [1] T

#2 John Carmack

John D. Carmack II [1] (born August 20, 1970) [1] is an American computer programmer and video game developer . He co-founded the video game company id Software and was the lead programmer of its 1990s games Commander Keen , Wolfenstein 3D , Doom , Quake , and their sequels. Carmack made innovations

#3 Bobbi Trout

Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout (January 7, 1906 – January 24, 2003) was an early American aviator and endurance flying record holder. Trout began her aviation career at the age of 16; however, her first solo flight and solo certificate was not until April 30, 1928. [1] In the spring of 1928, Trout’s mother bo

#4 Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart ( / ˈ ɛər h ɑːr t / AIR -hart , born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937; declared dead January 5, 1939) was an American aviation pioneer and writer. [2] [Note 1] Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean . [4] She set many other records, [3]

#5 Jack James (rocket engineer)

Jack Norval James (November 22, 1920 – August 7, 2001) was a US rocket engineer who worked for over 35 years at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory , Pasadena, California, USA. His work as a Project Manager for NASA's Mariner program in the 1960s included the first planetary flyby (of Venus) and first pho

#6 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

#7 Ralph Hooper

Ralph Spenser Hooper OBE FREng FRAeS (born 30 January 1926) is an English aeronautical engineer, recognised mostly for his work on the Hawker Siddeley Harrier , specifically in relation to the marriage between the Pegasus engine and the layout of the aircraft, allowing it to safely hover with margin

#8 Meng Zhizhong

Meng Zhizhong ( Chinese : 孟执中 ; 16 December 1934 – 14 December 2019) was a Chinese satellite engineer at the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology . [1] He was the chief designer of the Fengyun -1, China's first meteorological satellite, as well as the Fengyun-3. Chinese satellite engineer (193

#9 John Houbolt

John Cornelius Houbolt (April 10, 1919 – April 15, 2014) was an aerospace engineer credited with leading the team behind the lunar orbit rendezvous (LOR) mission mode, a concept that was used to successfully land humans on the Moon and return them to Earth. This flight path was chosen for the Apollo

#10 Hans von Ohain

Hans Joachim Pabst von Ohain (14 December 1911   – 13 March 1998) was a German physicist, engineer, and the designer of the first operational jet engine . [1] His first test unit ran on hydrogen in March 1937, and it was a later development that powered the world's first flyable all- jet aircraft ,

#11 Roddam Narasimha

Roddam Narasimha (20 July 1933   – 14 December 2020) was an Indian aerospace scientist and fluid dynamicist . He was a professor of Aerospace Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science (1962–1999), director of the National Aerospace Laboratories (1984–1993) and the chairman of the Engineering Me

#12 Tim Dinsdale

Timothy Kay Dinsdale (27 September 1924 – 14 December 1987) was a British cryptozoologist who attempted to prove the existence of the Loch Ness Monster . [1] [2] Welsh cryptozoologist and writer Tim Dinsdale Born 27 September 1924 Aberystwyth , Wales Died 14 December 1987 Reading , Berkshire, Englan

#13 Boris Chertok

Boris Yevseyevich Chertok ( Russian: Бори́с Евсе́евич Черто́к ; 14 March   [ O.S. 1 March ]   1912 – 14 December 2011) was a Russian electrical engineer and the control systems designer in the Soviet Union 's space program , and later found employment in Roscosmos . Soviet-Russian scientist and engi

#14 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1914

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

#15 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

#16 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 .

#17 Sheila McGuffie

Sheila McGuffie later Sheila Anscombe (14 December 1911 - 2007) was an aeronautical engineer, who was part of the team that developed the first jet engine. British aeronauical engineer (1912–2007) Sheila Anscombe (née McGuffie) Born Sheila Emmet McGuffie ( 1911-12-14 ) December 14, 1911 Macclesfield

#18 Montgolfier brothers

The Montgolfier brothers – Joseph-Michel Montgolfier ( French pronunciation:   ​ [ʒozɛf miʃɛl mɔ̃ɡɔlfje] ; 26 August 1740 – 26 June 1810) [1] and Jacques-Étienne Montgolfier ( French pronunciation:   ​ [ʒak etjɛn mɔ̃ɡɔlfje] ; 6 January 1745 – 2 August 1799) [1] – were aviation pioneers, balloonists

#19 Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle , OM , KBE , CB , FRS , FRAeS [1] (1 June 1907 – 8 August 1996) was an English engineer, inventor and Royal Air Force (RAF) air officer . He is credited with inventing the turbojet engine. A patent was submitted by Maxime Guillaume in 1921 for a similar invention whic

#20 John M. Conroy

John Michael Conroy (December 14, 1920   – December 5, 1979) was an American actor, aviator, and later businessman, whose company Aero Spacelines developed the Pregnant Guppy , Super Guppy , and Mini Guppy cargo aircraft. He later founded Conroy Aircraft and Specialized Aircraft in Santa Barbara, Ca


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Engine / Engine


#1 Allison T40

The Allison T40 , company designation Allison Model 500 , was an early American turboprop engine composed of two Allison T38 power sections driving a contra-rotating propeller via a common gearbox. [1] T40 T40-A-10 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force Type Turboprop National origin

#2 HAL HTFE-25

The HAL HTFE-25 ("Hindustan Turbo Fan Engine") is a 25 kn turbofan engine under development by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). [1] The engine can be used in single engine trainer jets, business jets and UAVs weighing up to 5 tonnes and in twin engine configuration for same weighing up to 9 tonn

#3 Power Jets W.1

The Power Jets W.1 (sometimes called the Whittle W.1 [1] ) was a British turbojet engine designed by Frank Whittle and Power Jets . The W.1 was built under contract by British Thomson-Houston (BTH) in the early 1940s. It is notable for being the first British jet engine to fly, as the "Whittle Super

#4 Allison V-1710

The Allison V-1710 aircraft engine designed and produced by the Allison Engine Company was the only US -developed V-12 liquid-cooled engine to see service during World War II . Versions with a turbocharger gave excellent performance at high altitude in the twin-engined Lockheed P-38 Lightning , and

#5 Rotax 915 iS

The Rotax 915 iS is an Austrian aircraft engine , produced by Rotax of Gunskirchen for use in ultralight aircraft , homebuilt aircraft , light-sport aircraft , small helicopters and gyroplanes . The engine was type certified in 2017. [2] [3] Rotax 915 iS Type Piston aircraft engine National origin A

#6 Rotax 912

The Rotax 912 is a horizontally-opposed four-cylinder , naturally aspirated , four-stroke aircraft engine with a reduction gearbox . It features liquid-cooled cylinder heads and air-cooled cylinders. Originally equipped with carburetors , later versions are fuel injected . Dominating the market for


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Event / Event


#1 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

#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 List of accidents and incidents involving the DC-3 in 1946

This is a List of accidents and incidents involving Douglas DC-3 A variants that have taken place in the year 1946 , including aircraft based on the DC-3 airframe such as the Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Lisunov Li-2 . Military accidents are included; and hijackings and incidents of terrorism are cover

#4 1999 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1999: Years in aviation : 1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   2002 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s Years : 1996   1997   1998   1999   2000   2001   20

#5 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

#6 Boeing 737 rudder issues

During the 1990s, a series of issues affecting the rudder of Boeing 737 passenger aircraft resulted in multiple incidents. In two separate accidents, pilots lost control of their aircraft due to a sudden and unexpected rudder movement, and the resulting crashes killed everyone on board, 157 people i

#7 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

#8 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

#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 1913 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1913: Years in aviation : 1910   1911   1912   1913   1914   1915   1916 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1880s   1890s   1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s Years : 1910   1911   1912   1913   1914   1915   19

#11 List of Trans World Airlines accidents and incidents

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving American airlines Trans World Airlines and Transcontinental & Western Air. The airlines suffered a combined total of 106 accidents. [1] [2]

#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 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

#14 List of accidents and incidents involving the Vickers Viscount

As World War II came to a close the British government realised that it was going to have to drastically change its air manufacturing industry to avoid becoming dependent on American aircraft companies. To address this issue the Brabazon Committee was formed in 1943 to investigate the future needs o

#15 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.

#16 Federal Aviation Act of 1958

The Federal Aviation Act of 1958 was an act of the United States Congress , signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower , that created the Federal Aviation Agency (later the Federal Aviation Administration or the FAA) and abolished its predecessor, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA). [1] [2] Th

#17 List of fatal accidents to commercial cargo aircraft

This article is a list of fatal accidents involving commercial cargo aircraft and is grouped by the years in which the accidents and incidents occurred.

#18 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

#19 List of accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed Constellation

The Lockheed Constellation ("Connie") was a propeller-driven airliner powered by four 18-cylinder radial Wright R-3350 engines . It was built by Lockheed between 1943 and 1958 at its Burbank, California , USA, facility. A total of 856 aircraft were produced in four models, all distinguished by a tri

#20 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1990s

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December   1991   ( 1991-12 ) , its former republics started establishing their own carriers from the corresponding directorates Aeroflot had at these countries, causing the airline to shrink drastically. [1] [2] [3] The fleet reduced from several thousan


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Glider / Glider


#1 Schweizer SGS 1-26

The Schweizer SGS 1-26 is a United States One-Design , single-seat, mid-wing glider built by Schweizer Aircraft of Elmira, New York . [3] SGS 1-26 SGS-1-26B Role 1-26 class sailplane Type of aircraft National origin United States Manufacturer Schweizer Aircraft Corporation Designer Ernest Schweizer

#2 CVV 8 Bonaventura

The CVV 8 Bonaventura ( English: Good Adventure ) was a two-seat competition glider designed and built in Italy during the 1950s. Fifteen were produced. Bonaventura Role Two seat competition glider National origin Italy Manufacturer Centro Volo a Vela, Milan (CVV) Designer Ermenegildo Preti First fl

#3 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


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Helicopter / Helicopter


#1 HAL Light Utility Helicopter

The HAL Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) along with its derivative Light Observation Helicopter (LOH) was designed and developed by Rotary Wing Research and Design Center (RWR&DC) [6] one of the R&D sections of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for civilian and military applications. These are inten

#2 Harbin Z-5

The Harbin Z-5 ( Zhishengji – helicopter) is a Chinese variant of the Soviet Mil Mi-4 piston powered helicopter. Before its discontinuation from service, it was produced in Harbin, China. The USSR provided China with Mi-4 blueprints just a few years before the Sino-Soviet split in 1958. Maiden fligh

#3 Mil Mi-8

The Mil Mi-8 ( Russian : Ми-8 , NATO reporting name : Hip ) is a medium twin-turbine helicopter , originally designed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s and introduced into the Soviet Air Force in 1968. It is now produced by Russia. [ not verified in body ] In addition to its most common role as a tra

#4 Canadair CL-227 Sentinel

The CL-227 Sentinel is a remote-controlled unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made by Canadair . CL-227 Sentinel Role Unmanned reconnaissance helicopter Type of aircraft National origin Canada Manufacturer Canadair First flight 25 August 1978 Number built 1 It displays a distinctively unusual bulbous pea

#5 Mil Mi-26

The Mil Mi-26 ( Russian: Миль Ми-26 , NATO reporting name : Halo ) is a Soviet / Russian heavy transport helicopter . Its product code is Izdeliye 90 . Operated by both military and civilian operators, it is the largest and most powerful helicopter to have gone into serial production . Soviet/Russia

#6 Kamov Ka-50

The Kamov Ka-50 "Black Shark" ( Russian : Чёрная акула , romanized :   Chyornaya akula , English: kitefin shark , NATO reporting name : Hokum A ) is a Soviet/Russian single-seat attack helicopter with the distinctive coaxial rotor system of the Kamov design bureau. It was designed in the 1980s and a

#7 Kamov V-80

The Kamov V-80 was a design study designation for an attack helicopter that eventually evolved into the single seat Kamov Ka-50 family of aircraft. [1] This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks sufficient corresponding inline citations . ( December 2009 )

#8 Airbus Helicopters H160

The Airbus Helicopters H160 (formerly X4 ) is a medium utility helicopter being developed by Airbus Helicopters . Formally launched at Heli-Expo in Orlando, Florida on 3 March 2015, it is intended to replace the AS365 and EC155 models in the firm's lineup. In June 2015, the first test flight took pl

#9 Bell 407

The Bell 407 is a four-blade, single-engine, civil utility helicopter. A derivative of the Bell 206L-4 LongRanger , the 407 uses the four-blade, soft-in-plane design rotor with composite hub developed for the United States Army 's OH-58D Kiowa Warrior instead of the two-blade, semi-rigid, teetering

#10 Bréguet-Dorand Gyroplane Laboratoire

The Gyroplane Laboratoire was an early helicopter . Its designer, Frenchman Louis Bréguet , had already experimented with rotorcraft in 1909; however, he chose to concentrate on airplanes until the end of the 1920s. In 1929 he announced a set of patents which addressed the flight stabilization of ro

#11 Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk

The Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk was a private-venture, prototype attack helicopter built in 1970 with Sikorsky Aircraft research and development (R&D) funds. A tandem, two-seat aircraft designed around the dynamic drive and rotor systems of the Sikorsky S-61 , it was designed to serve as an attack helic


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Manufacturer / Manufacturer


#1 Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation S.A. ( French pronunciation:   ​ [daˈso] ) is a French manufacturer of military aircraft and business jets . Aerospace manufacturer in France Dassault Aviation S.A Type Société Anonyme Traded as Euronext Paris :   AM CAC Mid 60 Component ISIN FR0000121725 Industry Aerospace Defense

#2 Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft

Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft was a British aircraft manufacturer of the World War II era. They were primarily a repair and overhaul shop, but also a construction shop for other companies' designs, notably the Supermarine Seafire . The company also undertook contract work for the Air Ministry, Lord Rootes

#3 Alvis Car and Engineering Company

Alvis Car and Engineering Company Ltd was a British manufacturing company in Coventry from 1919 to 1967. In addition to automobiles designed for the civilian market, the company also produced racing cars, aircraft engines, armoured cars and other armoured fighting vehicles . British manufacturing co

#4 BAE Systems

BAE Systems plc ( BAE ) is a British multinational arms , security , and aerospace company based in London , England. [5] [6] It is the largest defence contractor in Europe , [7] and ranked the seventh-largest in the world based on applicable 2021 revenues. [8] As of 2017, it is the biggest manufact

#5 Allison Engine Company

The Allison Engine Company was an American aircraft engine manufacturer. Shortly after the death of James Allison in 1929 the company was purchased by the Fisher brothers . Fisher sold the company to General Motors , which owned it for most of its history. It was acquired by Rolls-Royce plc in 1995

#6 Rotax

Rotax is the brand name for a range of internal combustion engines developed and manufactured by the Austrian company BRP-Rotax GmbH & Co KG [1] (until 2016 BRP-Powertrain GmbH & Co. KG), in turn owned by the Canadian Bombardier Recreational Products . Brand name for a range of internal combustion e

#7 Continental Aerospace Technologies

Continental Aerospace Technologies is an aircraft engine manufacturer located at the Brookley Aeroplex in Mobile, Alabama , United States . It was originally spun off from automobile engine manufacturer Continental Motors Company in 1929 and owned by Teledyne Technologies from 1969 until December 20


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Weapon / Weapon


#1 9K34 Strela-3

The 9K34 Strela-3 ( Russian : 9К34 «Стрела-3» , 'arrow', NATO reporting name : SA-14 Gremlin ) is a man-portable air defense missile system ( MANPADS ) developed in the Soviet Union as a response to the poor performance of the earlier 9K32 Strela-2 (SA-7 Grail) system. The missile was largely based

#2 S-400 missile system

The S-400 Triumf ( Russian: C-400 Триумф – Triumf; translation: Triumph ; NATO reporting name : SA-21 Growler ), previously known as the S-300 PMU-3 , [2] is a mobile, surface-to-air missile (SAM) system developed in the 1990s by Russia's Almaz Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering as an upgr

#3 RIM-174 Standard ERAM

The RIM-174 Standard Extended Range Active Missile ( ERAM ), or Standard Missile 6 ( SM-6 ) is a missile in current production for the United States Navy . It was designed for extended range anti-air warfare (ER-AAW) purposes providing capability against fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aeri

#4 Nike Zeus

Nike Zeus was an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system developed by the US Army during the late 1950s and early 1960s that was designed to destroy incoming Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile warheads before they could hit their targets. It was designed by Bell Labs' Nike team, and was initially

#5 ASM-A-1 Tarzon

The ASM-A-1 Tarzon , also known as VB-13 , was a guided bomb developed by the United States Army Air Forces during the late 1940s. Mating the guidance system of the earlier Razon radio-controlled weapon with a British Tallboy 12,000-pound (5,400   kg) bomb, the ASM-A-1 saw brief operational service

#6 AGM-158C LRASM

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

#7 ASRAAM

The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile ( ASRAAM ), also known by its United States designation AIM-132 , is an imaging infrared homing (heat seeking) air-to-air missile , produced by MBDA UK , that is designed for close-range combat. It is in service in the Royal Air Force (RAF), replacing the


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