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Aerodrome / Aerodrome

#1 Advanced Landing Ground

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

#2 Mankato Regional Airport

Mankato Regional Airport ( IATA : MKT , ICAO : KMKT , FAA LID : MKT ) is a public airport located five miles (8   km) northeast of the central business district of Mankato , a city in Blue Earth County , Minnesota , United States . This airport is publicly owned by the city of Mankato. [1] The airpo

#3 Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport ( IATA : DOH , ICAO : OTHH ) ( Arabic : مطار حمد الدولي , Maṭār Ḥamad al-Duwalī ) is an international airport in the state of Qatar , and the home of Qatar’s flag carrier airline, Qatar Airways . Located south of its capital, Doha , it replaced the nearby Doha Internation

#4 Tribhuvan International Airport

Tribhuvan International Airport ( Nepali : त्रिभुवन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय विमानस्थल) ( IATA : KTM , ICAO : VNKT , colloquially referred to as TIA ) is an international airport located in Kathmandu , Bagmati , Nepal . It is operating with a tabletop runway , [4] one domestic and an international terminal.

#5 Yutian Wanfang Airport

Yutian Wanfang Airport ( IATA : YTW , ICAO : ZWYT ) is an airport serving the city in Yutian County , Hotan Prefecture , Xinjiang , China. The construction budget is CN¥710 million . [1] Airport Yutian Wanfang Airport IATA : YTW ICAO : ZWYT Summary Airport type Public Serves Yutian County, Xinjiang

#6 Qingyang Xifeng Airport

Qingyang Xifeng Airport ( IATA : IQN , ICAO : ZLQY ) is an airport serving the city of Qingyang in Gansu Province , China. Airport in Qingyang, Gansu Qingyang Xifeng Airport 庆阳西峰机场 IATA : IQN ICAO : ZLQY Summary Airport type Public Serves Qingyang , Gansu Location Pengyuan , Xifeng District , Qingya

#7 Amakusa Airfield

Amakusa Airfield ( 天草飛行場 ) is an airport located 2.3   NM (4.3   km; 2.6   mi) northwest [1] of Amakusa, Kumamoto , Japan , on the Amakusa Islands ( IATA : AXJ , ICAO : RJDA ) . Locals often referred to the airfield as Amakusa Airport . It is located on the northern side of the Amakusa Islands, nort

#8 Arizona World War II Army Airfields

During World War II , the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in Arizona for training pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers. Arizona World War II Army Airfields Douglas AAF Hereford AAF Falcon AAF Kingman AAF Yucca AAF Luke AAF Ajo AAF Gila Bend AFAF Mara

#9 Georgia World War II Army Airfields

During World War II , the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in Georgia for antisubmarine defense in the Gulf of Mexico and for training pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers. Georgia World War II Army Airfields Part of World War II Map of Major Georgia

#10 Santa Cruz Air Force Base

Santa Cruz Air Force Base – ALA12 ( IATA : SNZ , ICAO : SBSC ) is a base of the Brazilian Air Force , located in the district of Santa Cruz in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil. Air base of the Brazilian Air Force Santa Cruz Air Force Base Base Aérea de Santa Cruz Rio de Janeiro , Rio de Janeiro in   Brazil S

#11 Molodyozhnaya Station (Antarctica)

Molodyozhnaya ( Russian : Молодёжная , "Youth" ) (also known as "Molodezhnaya") was a Soviet , then Russian research station in East Antarctica at 67°40′S 45°50′E. After being mothballed in 1990, it was reopened in 2006 to operate on a seasonal basis. [1] [2] In Russian, the station is sometimes ref

#12 Bartolomeu de Gusmão Airport

Bartolomeu de Gusmão Airport ( IATA : SNZ , ICAO : SBSC ) was a Brazilian airport built to handle the operations with the rigid airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg . The airport was named after Bartolomeu Lourenço de Gusmão (1685–1724), a Portuguese priest born in Brazil who did research about tra

#13 Leyte-Samar Naval Base

Leyte-Samar Naval Base was a large United States Navy base in the Philippines on the Islands of Leyte and Samar . The Base was built during World War II to support the many naval ships fighting and patrolling in the South West Pacific theatre of war as part of the Pacific War . A number of naval fac

#14 Fuyang Xiguan Airport

Fuyang Xiguan Airport ( Chinese : 阜阳西关机场 ) ( IATA : FUG , ICAO : ZSFY ) is an airport serving the city of Fuyang in Anhui Province , China . [2] Airport in Anhui, China Fuyang Xiguan Airport 阜阳西关机场 Fùyáng Xīguān Jīchǎng IATA : FUG ICAO : ZSFY Summary Airport type Public Location Fuyang , Anhui , Chi

#15 Fortaleza Airport

Fortaleza-Pinto Martins International Airport ( IATA : FOR , ICAO : SBFZ ) is the international airport serving Fortaleza , Brazil. It is named after Euclides Pinto Martins (1892–1924) a Ceará -born aviator, who in 1922 was one of the pioneers of the air-link between New York City and Rio de Janeiro

#16 Sarajevo International Airport

Sarajevo International Airport ( Bosnian : Međunarodni aerodrom Sarajevo/Међународни аеродром Сарајево ); ( IATA : SJJ , ICAO : LQSA ) is the main international airport in Bosnia and Herzegovina , serving Sarajevo , capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located 3.3   NM (6.1   km; 3.8   mi) south

#17 Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station

Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station [2] ( Niagara Falls Air Force Base c.   1955 -1971) is an Air Force Reserve Command military installation operationally-gained by the Air Mobility Command . It is located adjacent to Niagara Falls International Airport , New York, 4.7 miles (7.6   km) east-northeast

#18 W. R. Byron Airport

W. R. Byron Airport ( FAA LID : 44CA ) is a privately owned, private use airport in Riverside County, California , United States. It is located four   nautical miles (5   mi , 7   km ) northwest of the central business district of Blythe, California , [1] within the city limits. Airport in Riverside

#19 Ben Gurion Airport

Ben Gurion Airport [lower-alpha 1] ( IATA : TLV , ICAO : LLBG ) , commonly known by the Hebrew-language acronym Natbag ( נתב״ג ‎ ), is the main international airport of Israel . Situated on the northern outskirts of the city of Lod , it is the busiest airport in the country. It is located 45 kilomet

#20 Shihezi Huayuan Airport

Shihezi Huayuan Airport ( IATA : SHF , ICAO : ZWHZ ) is an airport serving the city of Shihezi in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region , China. It was moved and rebuilt at a new location 15 kilometers southwest of the city center. Construction began on May 24, 2012, after the project received final appr

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Aeroplane / Aeroplane

#1 Kawasaki Ki-78

The Kawasaki Ki-78 , originally given the designation Ken III (Kensan - research III), was a high-speed research aircraft (after research projects of long-range and high-altitude aircraft), [2] also intended to attempt breaking the world absolute speed record. [1] Japanese experimental high-speed ai

#2 Aichi D3A

The Aichi D3A Type 99 Carrier Bomber ( Allied reporting name " Val ") [lower-alpha 1] is a World War II carrier-borne dive bomber . It was the primary dive bomber of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and was involved in almost all IJN actions, including the attack on Pearl Harbor . Imperial Japanese

#3 CANT Z.1018 Leone

The CRDA CANT Z.1018 Leone (Lion) was an Italian medium bomber of the 1940s. Italian medium bomber This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . ( Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) This article needs additional citations for

#4 MacCready Gossamer Condor

The MacCready Gossamer Condor was the first human-powered aircraft capable of controlled and sustained flight; as such, it won the Kremer prize in 1977. Its design was led by Paul MacCready of AeroVironment , Inc. [1] First human-powered aircraft Gossamer Condor Role experimental aircraft Type of ai

#5 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

#6 FMA IA 58 Pucará

The FMA IA 58 Pucará ( Quechua : Fortress ) is an Argentine ground-attack and counter-insurgency (COIN) aircraft manufactured by the Fábrica Militar de Aviones . It is a low-wing twin- turboprop all-metal monoplane with retractable landing gear , capable of operating from unprepared strips when oper

#7 Petlyakov Pe-8

The Petlyakov Pe-8 ( Russian : Петляков Пе-8 ) was a Soviet heavy bomber designed before World War II , and the only four-engine bomber the USSR built during the war. Produced in limited numbers, it was used to bomb Berlin in August 1941. It was also used for so-called "morale raids" designed to rai

#8 Pilatus PC-6 Porter

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

#9 Nanchang J-12

The Nanchang J-12 ( Chinese : 歼-12) was a lightweight supersonic fighter built by the People's Republic of China , intended for use by the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF). It was one of the first serious attempts by Chinese aircraft manufacturers to develop an indigenous, modern jet fight

#10 Antonov An-26

The Antonov An-26 ( NATO reporting name : Curl ) is a twin-engined turboprop civilian and military transport aircraft , designed and produced in the Soviet Union from 1969 to 1986. [2] Soviet military transport aircraft An-26 An-26 of the Serbian Air Force Role Transport aircraft Type of aircraft Na

#11 Airbus A300

The Airbus A300 is a wide-body airliner developed and manufactured by Airbus . In September 1967, aircraft manufacturers in the United Kingdom , France , and West Germany signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a large airliner. West Germany and France reached an agreement on 29 May 1969 aft

#12 Tupolev Tu-144

The Tupolev Tu-144 ( Russian : Tyполев Ту-144 ; NATO reporting name : Charger ) is a Soviet supersonic passenger airliner designed by Tupolev in operation from 1968 to 1999. [2] Soviet supersonic passenger airliner Tu-144 Tu-144 prototype in flight on 1 February 1969 Role Supersonic airliner Type of

#13 Leduc 022

The Leduc 022 was the prototype of a mixed-power French interceptor built in the mid-1950s. Designer René Leduc had been developing ramjet -powered aircraft since before World War II and had flown a series of experimental aircraft, the Leduc 0.10 and Leduc 0.21 , throughout the Fifties before he was

#14 Caudron C.362

The Caudron C.362 and the almost identical C.366 were single-seat racing aircraft built in 1933 by Caudron to compete in the Coupe Deutsch de la Meurthe competition. 1930s French racing aircraft C.362 and C.366 A model of the C.366 Role Racing aircraft Type of aircraft Manufacturer Caudron Designer

#15 Hongdu N-5

The Hongdu N-5 , (N-5 - Nongye-Feiji-5 - agricultural aircraft-5), originally known as the Nanchang N-5 , is a Chinese agricultural aircraft . First flown in 1989, and entering into production in 1992, the N-5 is a single-engined low-wing monoplane , and is available in versions powered by a piston

#16 Leduc 0.10

The Leduc 0.10 was a research aircraft built in France, one of the world's first aircraft to fly powered solely by a ramjet . [1] First aircraft flying with a ramjet engine 0.10 Leduc 0.10 preserved at the Musée de l'Air et de l'Espace at Le Bourget Role Research aircraft Type of aircraft National o

#17 CAIG Wing Loong

The Chengdu Pterodactyl I ( Chinese : 翼龙-1 [2] ; pinyin : Yìlóng-1 ), also known as Wing Loong , is a Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), developed by the Chengdu Aircraft Industry Group in the People's Republic of China . Intended for use as a surveillance and aeria

#18 British Aerospace Jetstream

The British Aerospace Jetstream is a small twin- turboprop airliner , with a pressurised fuselage , developed as the Jetstream 31 from the earlier Handley Page Jetstream . A larger version of the Jetstream was also manufactured, the British Aerospace Jetstream 41 . Series of regional airliner and ex

#19 Ilyushin Il-10

The Ilyushin Il-10 ( Cyrillic Илью́шин Ил-10, NATO reporting name : " Beast " [3] ) was a Soviet ground attack aircraft developed at the end of World War II by the Ilyushin construction bureau. It was also license -built in Czechoslovakia by Avia as the Avia B-33 . Soviet ground attack aircraft Il-1

#20 Convair F-106 Delta Dart

The Convair F-106 Delta Dart was the primary all-weather interceptor aircraft of the United States Air Force from the 1960s through to the 1980s. Designed as the so-called "Ultimate Interceptor", it proved to be the last specialist interceptor in U.S. Air Force service to date. It was gradually reti

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Aircraft carrier / Aircraft carrier

#1 Soviet aircraft carrier Kiev

Kiev ( Russian : Киев ) is an aircraft carrier (heavy aircraft cruiser in Russian classification) [2] that served the Soviet Navy and the Russian Navy from 1975 to 1993. It was built between 1970 and 1975 at Chernomorski factory in Mykolaiv and was the first Kiev -class vessel to be built. It is cur

#2 USS Shipley Bay

USS Shipley Bay (CVE-85) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . She was named after Shipley Bay, located within Kosciusko Island . The bay in turn was named after Ensign John H. Shipley, an officer on the ship surveying the Alexander Archipelago . Launched in February 194

#3 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

#4 HMS Battler (D18)

HMS Battler (D18) was an American-built escort carrier that served with the Royal Navy during the Second World War . Attacker-class escort carrier For other ships with the same name, see USS Altamaha and HMS Battler . HMS Battler (D18) History United States Name Mormacmail Altamaha Namesake Moore-Mc

#5 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)

#6 List of aircraft carriers in service

This is a list of aircraft carriers which are currently in service, under maintenance or refit, in reserve, under construction, or being updated. An aircraft carrier is a warship with a full-length flight deck , hangar and facilities for arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft. [1] The list only

#7 USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is the fifth Nimitz -class aircraft carrier in the United States Navy . She is the second Navy ship to have been named after the former President Abraham Lincoln . Her home port is NAS North Island , San Diego, California; she is a member of the United States Pacific Fle

#8 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

#9 USS Mission Bay

USS Mission Bay (CVE-59) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . She was named after Mission Bay , located northwest of San Diego . Launched in May 1943, and commissioned in September, she served as a transport carrier, ferrying aircraft to bases in Europe, Africa, and Asi

#10 Timeline for aircraft carrier service

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

#11 List of aircraft carrier operations during World War II

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

#12 HMS Archer (D78)

HMS Archer was a Long Island -class escort carrier built by the United States in 1939–1940 and operated by the Royal Navy during World War II . She was built as the cargo ship Mormacland , but was converted to an escort carrier and renamed HMS Archer . Her transmission was a constant cause of proble

#13 HMS Chaser (D32)

HMS Chaser (D32/R306/A727) was an American-built Attacker -class escort carrier that served with the Royal Navy during the Second World War . For other ships with the same name, see USS Breton . HMS Chaser in 1945 History United States Name Mormacgulf Mormacdove Breton Namesake Moore-McCormack Lines

#14 Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase , equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft . [1] Typically, it is the capital ship of a fleet, as it allows a naval force to project air power worldwide without d

#15 USS Santee (CVE-29)

USS Santee (CVE-29) (originally launched as AO-29 , then ACV-29 ) was an American escort carrier . The second ship with this name, it was launched on 4 March 1939 as Esso Seakay under a Maritime Commission contract (MC hull 3) by the Sun Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company at Chester, Pennsylvania , s

#16 Helicopter carrier

A helicopter carrier is a type of aircraft carrier whose primary purpose is to operate helicopters , and has a large flight deck that occupies a substantial part of the deck, which can extend the full length of the ship like HMS   Ocean [1] of the Royal Navy (RN), or extend only partway, usually aft

#17 USS Harry S. Truman

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz -class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy , named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman . She is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk , Virginia. US Navy Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN

#18 INS Vikrant (1961)

Indian Navy Ship Vikrant (from Sanskrit vikrānta , "courageous") was a Majestic -class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy . The ship was laid down as HMS Hercules for the British Royal Navy during World War II , but was put on hold when the war ended. India purchased the incomplete carrier in 1957,

#19 Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning

Liaoning ( 16 ; Chinese : 辽宁舰 ; pinyin : Liáoníng Jiàn ) is a Chinese Type 001 aircraft carrier. The first aircraft carrier commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force , she was originally classified as a training ship , intended to allow the Navy to experiment, train and gain

#20 INS Viraat

INS Viraat ( Sanskrit : Virāṭa meaning Giant ) was a Centaur -class aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy . INS Viraat was the flagship of the Indian Navy before INS   Vikramaditya was commissioned in 2013. The ship was completed and commissioned in 1959 as the Royal Navy's HMS   Hermes , and decommis

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Airline / Airline

#1 Blue Panorama Airlines

Blue Panorama Airlines S.p.A. is an Italian airline headquartered in Fiumicino operating scheduled and charter flights mostly to domestic and international leisure destinations. [5] As of late 2021, the airline was in the process to change its brand name to Luke Air [6] also retiring their former Bl

#2 TAAG Angola Airlines

TAAG Angola Airlines E.P. ( Portuguese : TAAG Linhas Aéreas de Angola E.P. ) is a state-owned airline and flag carrier of Angola . [2] Based in Luanda , the airline operates domestic services within Angola, medium-haul services in Africa and long-haul services to Brazil , Cuba , and Portugal . [3] [

#3 South African Airways

South African Airways ( SAA ) is the flag carrier airline of South Africa . [4] Founded in 1934, the airline is headquartered in Airways Park at O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and operated a hub-and-spoke network, serving ten destinations in Africa. [1] The carrier joined Star All

#4 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

#5 Aurigny

Aurigny Air Services Limited (pronounced / ˈ ɔːr ɪ n i / ), commonly known as Aurigny , is the flag carrier [3] airline of the Bailiwick of Guernsey with its head office next to Guernsey Airport in the Channel Islands , [4] and wholly owned by the States of Guernsey since nationalisation in 2003. It

#6 Indonesia AirAsia X

PT. Indonesia AirAsia Extra (operated as Indonesia AirAsia X [1] ) was a joint venture of Malaysian long haul low-fare airline AirAsia X and Indonesia AirAsia . The airline ceased all operations on 14 January 2019. [2] Long-haul low-cost airline of Indonesia; operated 2014–2019 Indonesia AirAsia X I

#7 Vietravel Airlines

Viet Nam Travel Airlines JSC ( Vietnamese : CTCP Hàng không Lữ hành Việt Nam ), [2] [3] operating as Vietravel Airlines , is a Vietnamese travel airline owned by the Vietravel Holdings, registered in Huế City , Thừa Thiên - Huế Province , Central Vietnam . [4] [5] The airline received its first Airb

#8 Maersk Air

Maersk Air A/S was a Danish airline which operated between 1969 and 2005. Owned by the A. P. Møller–Mærsk Group , it operated a mix of scheduled and chartered passenger and cargo services. Headquartered at Dragør , its main operating bases were Copenhagen Airport , Billund Airport and Esbjerg Airpor

#9 El Al

El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. ( TASE :   ELAL , Hebrew : אל על נתיבי אויר לישראל בע״מ ), [3] trading as El Al (Hebrew: אל על ‎ , "Upwards", "To the Skies" or "Skywards", stylized as EL על ‎ AL אל ‎ ; Arabic : إل-عال ), is the flag carrier of Israel . [4] [5] Since its inaugural flight from Geneva to Te

#10 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

#11 Montenegro Airlines

Montenegro Airlines a.d. ( Montenegrin : Montenegro erlajns ) was the flag carrier of Montenegro , [4] headquartered in Podgorica . It operated scheduled and charter services throughout Europe from its hub at Podgorica Airport with a second base maintained at Tivat Airport . [5] The airline was liqu

#12 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

#13 Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics

Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics S.L. was [1] a Spanish leisure airline that launched in 2017 and was previously owned by the Thomas Cook Group . After the collapse of its parent company on 23 September 2019, the airline itself was eventually declared insolvent on 26 December 2019, though it still ope

#14 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

#15 Braathens

Braathens ASA , until 1997 Braathens South American & Far East Airtransport A/S and trading as Braathens SAFE , was a Norwegian airline which operated from 1946 until it merged with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) in 2004 to become SAS Braathens . For most of its history, Braathens was the largest domes

#16 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

#17 Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines (commonly referred to as Ethiopian ; Amharic : የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ , romanized :   Ye-Ītyōṗṗyā āyer menged ), formerly Ethiopian Air Lines ( EAL ), is the flag carrier of Ethiopia , [12] [13] and is wholly owned by the country's government . EAL was founded on 21 December 1945 and com

#18 Dalian Airlines

Dalian Airlines Co Ltd is an airline based at Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport in Dalian , Liaoning , China . It is jointly owned by Air China , investing RMB 800 million in cash to hold an 80% stake in the new company, and Dalian Baoshui Zhengtong Co, investing RMB 200 million for the remain

#19 Nacional Transportes Aéreos

Nacional Transportes Aéreos was a Brazilian airline founded in 2000. It ceased operations in 2002. Defunct Brazilian airline For the Brazilian airline defunct in 1961, see Transportes Aéreos Nacional . Nacional Transportes Aéreos Founded 2000 Ceased operations 2002

#20 Thomas Cook Group Airlines

Thomas Cook Group Airlines Limited [3] was an airline holding company of the defunct British Thomas Cook Group . The airlines operated as a single operating segment of the Thomas Cook Group to allow aircraft to be used when and where they were needed. There were five members of the airline division

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Airship / Airship

#1 Dixmude (airship)

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

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Air Forces / Air Forces

#1 465th Bombardment Group

The 465th Bombardment Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 465th Troop Carrier Wing at Évreux-Fauville Air Base , France, where it was inactivated on 8 July 1957. 465th Bombardment Group 465th Bombardment Group making a bomb run during 1944 Active 1943–1945;

#2 35th Fighter Squadron

The 35th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force unit, assigned to the 8th Operations Group , stationed at Kunsan Air Base , South Korea. The squadron operates the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft conducting air superiority missions. United States Air Force combat squadron 35th F

#3 36th Intelligence Squadron

The 36th Intelligence Squadron is an active non-flying squadron , of the United States Air Force . It is assigned to the Air Force Targeting Center at Langley Air Force Base , Virginia, where it has been stationed since 1990. The squadron has earned the Air Force Meritorious Unit Award , the Air For

#4 Jagdstaffel 13

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 13 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 108 aerial victories during the war, at the expense of twelve killed in action, one killed in a flying

#5 Jagdgeschwader 2

Jagdgeschwader 2 (JG   2) "Richthofen" was a German fighter wing during World War II . JG   2 operated the Messerschmitt Bf 109 and Focke-Wulf Fw 190 single-seat, single-engine Interceptor aircraft . This article is about the Second World War military unit. For the First World War military unit, see

#6 108th Operations Group

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

#7 Escadrille Spa.81

Escadrille Spa.81 was a French fighter squadron active in World War warfare during 1917 and 1918. With nine flying aces in its ranks, it downed 88 German aircraft. It was twice Cited in orders and entitled to the Fourragere of the Croix de Guerre . Escadrille N.81 / SPA.81 Active 1916–1918 Country  

#8 76th Fighter Squadron

The 76th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force Reserve unit. It is assigned to the 476th Fighter Group and stationed at Moody Air Force Base , Georgia. The squadron is equipped with the Fairchild Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II attack fighter. 76th Fighter Squadron The 76th is represented by t

#9 116th Air Control Wing

The 116th Air Control Wing is a Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard / United States Air Force , stationed at Robins Air Force Base , Georgia. If activated for federal service, the wing is gained by Air Combat Command . 116th Air Control Wing 116th Air Control Wing E-8C Joint STARS, AF Ser. No. 96

#10 No. 255 Squadron RAF

No. 255 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as an anti-submarine unit in First World War and a night-fighter unit in Second World War . The First World War squadron was formed from former Royal Naval Air Service coastal flights and was responsible for coastal anti-submarine patrols. I

#11 No. 603 Squadron RAF

No. 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron is a squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force , based in Edinburgh , Scotland . On reforming on 1 October 1999, the primary role of 603 Squadron, was as a Survive to Operate squadron, as well as providing Force Protection . Force Protection squadron of the Royal

#12 523d Fighter Squadron

The 523d Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 27th Operations Group stationed at Cannon Air Force Base , New Mexico. This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks sufficient corresponding inline citations . ( November 2018

#13 67th Fighter Squadron

The 67th Fighter Squadron "Fighting Cocks" is a fighter squadron of the United States Air Force , part of the 18th Operations Group at Kadena Air Base , Japan. The 67th is equipped with the F-15C/D Eagle . This article's lead section may be too short to adequately summarize the key points . ( Decemb

#14 Jagdstaffel 21

Royal Saxon Jagdstaffel 21 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 148 verified aerial victories, [1] including at least 30 destructions

#15 General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon operators

The United States Air Force (USAF), four of its NATO partners, and Pakistan, a major non-NATO US ally, are the primary operators of General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon . With the evolution of sales under Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contracts, many other air forces have also acquired F-16s. Most n

#16 70th Fighter Squadron

The 70th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force squadron. The Squadron was constituted on 14 Dec 1940 as the 70th Pursuit Squadron (Interceptor). This squadron was activated on 1 Jan 1941 and patrolled the airspace around Fiji. After the war, the squadron was declared inactivated on

#17 Jagdgeschwader 77

Jagdgeschwader 77 (JG 77) Herz As ("Ace of Hearts") was a Luftwaffe fighter wing during World War II . It served in all the German theaters of war, from Western Europe to the Eastern Front, and from the high north in Norway to the Mediterranean. This article needs additional citations for verificati

#18 No. 482 Squadron RAAF

No. 482 Squadron was a maintenance unit of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). It was formed in May 1942 as No.   4 Repair and Salvage Unit , renamed No.   4 Repair and Servicing Unit in January 1945 and re-formed as No.   482 (Maintenance) Squadron in May 1946. The squadron then became a compone

#19 22nd Guards Heavy Bomber Aviation Division

The 22nd Guards Donbass Red Banner Heavy Bomber Aviation Division is a division of the Russian Aerospace Force's Long-Range Aviation branch having previously been a Soviet Air Forces formation . It was a Long Range Aviation division active from 1942 to 2008–9. Included in the 37th Air Army High Comm

#20 80th Fighter Squadron

The 80th Fighter Squadron (traditionally nicknamed the "Headhunters", and since 1971 also the "Juvats") is a General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter squadron of the United States Air Force , currently part of the 8th Operations Group of the 8th Fighter Wing , and stationed at Kunsan Air Base ,

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Design / Design

#1 Adrian Newey

Adrian Martin Newey , OBE (born 26 December 1958) [1] is a British Formula One engineer. He is currently the chief technical officer of the Red Bull Racing Formula One team. British Formula One engineer Adrian Newey OBE Newey in 2011 Born Adrian Martin Newey ( 1958-12-26 ) 26 December 1958 (age   63

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Designer / Designer

#1 Ellis Wackett

Air Vice Marshal Ellis Charles Wackett , CB , CBE (13   August 1901   – 3   August 1984) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Its chief engineer from 1935 to 1959, he served on the RAAF's controlling body, the Air Board , for a record seventeen years, and has been credite

#2 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

#3 Giuseppe Mario Bellanca

Giuseppe Mario Bellanca (March 19, 1886 – December 26, 1960) was an Italian-American aviation pioneer, airplane designer and builder, who is credited with many design firsts and whose aircraft broke many aviation records. He was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1973. [1] The Bella

#4 Lu Xiaopeng

Lu Xiaopeng ( Chinese : 陆孝彭 ; Wade–Giles : Lu Hsiao-p'eng ; 19 August 1920 – 16 October 2000) was a Chinese aircraft designer who spent most of his career at Hongdu Aviation (formerly Nanchang Aircraft). He was the chief designer of the Nanchang Q-5 supersonic attack aircraft, one of the most widely

#5 William Abner Eddy

William Abner Eddy (January 28, 1850 – December 26, 1909) was an American accountant and journalist famous for his photographic and meteorological experiments with kites . The scientific significance of Eddy's improvements to kite-flying was short-lived, due to the advent of Lawrence Hargrave 's rec

#6 Robert H. Goddard

Robert Hutchings Goddard (October   5, 1882 – August   10, 1945) [1] was an American engineer , professor , physicist , and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket . [2] Goddard successfully launched his rocket on March 16, 1926, which ushered in an

#7 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 .

#8 Peter Bradshaw (aeronautical engineer)

Peter Bradshaw FRS (born 26 December 1935) [1] is an aeronautical engineer specialising in fluid mechanics. He was educated at Torquay Grammar School and Cambridge University , where he was awarded a B.A. in Aeronautical Engineering in 1957.

#9 Genrikh Novozhilov

Genrikh Vasilevich Novozhilov ( Russian : Ге́нрих Васи́льевич Новожи́лов ; 27 October 1925 – 28 April 2019) was a Soviet and Russian aircraft designer . He was a key designer of multiple Ilyushin passenger aircraft including the Il-18 , Il-62 , Il-76 , and Il-96 . Soviet and Russian aircraft designe

#10 Geoffrey T. R. Hill

Geoffrey Terence Roland Hill , MC , FRAeS (1895 – 26 December 1955) was a British aviator and aeronautical engineer . Geoffrey T. R. Hill Born 1895 Hampstead, London, England Died 26 December 1955 (aged 60) Swindon, Wiltshire England Nationality United Kingdom Known   for Tailless aircraft designs A

#11 Lewis A. Rodert

Lewis August Rodert (1906-1973) of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) was awarded the 1946 Collier Trophy for the design, development, and practical application of a thermal aircraft anti-icing system. [2] NACA icing research leader from 1936 to 1945. Lew build his own de-icing s

#12 Gerald D. Griffin

Gerald D. Griffin (born December 25, 1934) is an American aeronautical engineer and former NASA official, who served as a flight director during the Apollo program and director of Johnson Space Center , succeeding Chris Kraft in 1982. American aerospace engineer and businessman For the Irish novelis

#13 Otojirô Itô

Otojirô Itô ( 伊藤音次郎 , Itô Otojirô ) (June 3, 1891 – December 26, 1971) was an early pioneer in Japanese civil aviation . He is known for establishing the Ito Aircraft Research Center, training a number of new pilots, and for the development of Japanese-made aircraft. This article is an orphan , as n

#14 List of pilots with foreign Aviator's Certificates accredited by the Royal Aero Club 1910–14

The world governing body for air sports and aeronautics and astronautics world records, the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), was founded on 14 October 1905. The Royal Aero Club is the authority which administers the above activities for the United Kingdom. With effect from 1 March 1910,

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Engine / Engine

#1 General Electric GE38

The General Electric GE38 is a gas turbine developed by GE Aviation for turboprop and turboshaft applications. It powers the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion as the T408 . [1] GE38 / T408 The T408 on a CH-53K King Stallion Type Turboshaft National origin United States Manufacturer GE Aviation First run

#2 IAE SuperFan

The IAE V2500SF SuperFan was a design study for a high-bypass geared turbofan derived from the IAE V2500 . It was offered as the primary engine option for the Airbus A340 in January 1987. Although several customers signed preliminary contracts for this variant, the International Aero Engines board d

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Event / Event

#1 1969 in aviation

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

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

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

#3 List of accidents and incidents involving the Ilyushin Il-18

Accidents and incidents involving the Ilyushin Il-18 Data from: Aviation Safety Network Il-18 [1]

#4 Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

This is a partial list of accidents and incidents involving the Boeing-designed B-17 Flying Fortress . Combat losses are not included except for a very few cases denoted by singular circumstances. A few documented drone attrition cases are also included. Main article: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress Air

#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 Pan Am Flight 799

Pan Am Flight 799 was an international cargo flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Cam Ranh Airport in South Vietnam that crashed on December 26, 1968, near Anchorage, Alaska. The aircraft involved was a Boeing 707-321C aircraft operated by Pan American World Airways . All three crew memb

#7 List of accidents and incidents involving the DC-3 in 1952

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving the Douglas DC-3 A that occurred in 1952, 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 covered, although acts of wa

#8 UTA Flight 141

UTA Flight 141 was a scheduled international passenger flight operated by Guinean regional airline Union des Transports Africains de Guinée , flying from Conakry to Dubai with stopovers in Benin , Libya and Lebanon . On 25 December 2003, the Boeing 727-223 operating the flight struck a building and

#9 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

#10 List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Iraq War

This list of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Iraq War includes incidents with Coalition and civilian aircraft during the Iraq War . According to media reports, 129 helicopters and 24 fixed-wing aircraft were lost in Iraq between the 2003 invasion and February 2009. Of these incidents, 4

#11 1965 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1965: Years in aviation : 1962   1963   1964   1965   1966   1967   1968 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s Years : 1962   1963   1964   1965   1966   1967   19

#12 2005 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2005: List of aviation-related events in 2005 Years in aviation : 2002   2003   2004   2005   2006   2007   2008 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s Years : 2002

#13 List of Pan Am accidents and incidents

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving American airline Pan Am . The airline suffered a total of 95 incidents.

#14 1952 in aviation

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

#15 List of accidents and incidents involving the Douglas DC-6

The Douglas DC-6 is a piston-powered airliner and transport aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company from 1946 to 1958. Originally intended as a military transport near the end of World War II , it was reworked after the war to compete with the Lockheed Constellation in the long-range commerci

#16 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.

#17 Air Bagan Flight 011

Air Bagan Flight 011 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight of a Fokker 100 twinjet from Yangon to Heho , Myanmar. On 25 December 2012, the aircraft crash-landed short of the runway at Heho Airport in fog , coming to a stop in a paddy field and bursting into flames. One of the 71 people on board

#18 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

#19 1978 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1978: Years in aviation : 1975   1976   1977   1978   1979   1980   1981 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s Years : 1975   1976   1977   1978   1979   1980   19

#20 1972 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1972. This particular year remains the deadliest year in commercial aviation history since 1942; 2,313 people were killed in aviation accidents. [1] List of aviation events in 1972 Years in aviation : 1969   1970   1971   1972   1973   1974   1975 Cent

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 Boeing CH-47 Chinook

The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is a tandem rotor helicopter developed by American rotorcraft company Vertol and manufactured by Boeing Vertol . The Chinook is a heavy-lift helicopter that is among the heaviest lifting Western helicopters. Its name, Chinook, is from the Native American Chinook people of Or

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 International Aero Engines

IAE International Aero Engines AG is a Zürich -registered joint venture aero-engine manufacturing company. Japanese-German-Swiss-American aerospace joint venture International Aero Engines Type Joint venture Industry Aerospace Founded 1983 ; 39   years ago   ( 1983 ) Headquarters East Hartford , Con

#2 Beechcraft

Beechcraft is an American brand of civil aviation and military aircraft owned by Textron Aviation since 2014, [1] headquartered in Wichita, Kansas . Originally, it was a brand of Beech Aircraft Corporation , an American manufacturer of general aviation , commercial , and military aircraft , ranging

#3 Antonov

Antonov State Enterprise ( Ukrainian : Державне підприємство «Антонов» ), formerly the Aeronautical Scientific-Technical Complex named after Antonov ( Antonov ASTC ) ( Ukrainian : Авіаційний науково-технічний комплекс імені Антонова, [АНТК ім. Антонова] ), and earlier the Antonov Design Bureau , for

#4 Robert Esnault-Pelterie

Robert Albert Charles Esnault-Pelterie (8 November 1881 – 6 December 1957) was a French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist. He is referred to as being one of the founders of modern rocketry and astronautics , along with the Russian Konstantin Tsiolkovsky , the Chinese Qian Xuesen , Germans H

#5 General Dynamics

General Dynamics Corporation ( GD ) is an American publicly traded , aerospace and defense corporation headquartered in Reston, Virginia . As of 2020, it was the fifth-largest defense contractor in the world by arms sales, and 5th largest in the United States by total sales. [2] The company is a For

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 Iron Dome

Iron Dome ( Hebrew : כִּפַּת בַּרְזֶל , romanized :   Kippat Barzel ) is a mobile all-weather air defense system [8] developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Israel Aerospace Industries . [7] The system is designed to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from

#2 List of Syrian civil war barrel bomb attacks

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

#3 Kh-80

The Kh-80 Meteorit-A ( GRAU-code : 3M25A , NATO : AS-X-19 Koala ), the RK-75 Meteorit-N (GRAU: 3M25N , NATO: SS-NX-24 Scorpion ) and the P-750 Meteorit-M ( Russian : П-750 Гром , GRAU: 3М25 , NATO : SSC-X-5 ) was a Soviet cruise missile which was supposed to replace subsonic intermediate range missi

#4 9K32 Strela-2

The 9K32 Strela-2 ( Russian : Cтрела , "arrow"; NATO reporting name SA-7 Grail ) is a light-weight, shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missile (or MANPADS ) system. It is designed to target aircraft at low altitudes with passive infrared homing guidance and destroy them with a high explosive warhead . "

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