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Aerodrome / Aerodrome

#1 Fort Worth Meacham International Airport

Fort Worth Meacham International Airport ( Meacham Field ) ( IATA : FTW , ICAO : KFTW , FAA LID : FTW ) is a general aviation airport located near the intersection of Interstate 820 and Business U.S. Highway 287 in Fort Worth, Texas , United States. It is named after former Fort Worth Mayor Henry C.

#2 Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth

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

#3 Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport

Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport ( IATA : BTP , ICAO : KBTP , FAA LID : BTP ) , also known as the Butler County Airport or K. W. Scholter Field , is a public airport 5 miles (8   km) southwest of the central business district of Butler , the county seat of Butler County , Pennsylvania , United Sta

#4 Canefield Airport

The Canefield Airport ( IATA : DCF , ICAO : TDCF ) is an airport on the west coast of the island nation of Dominica . It is 3 miles (5   km) north of Roseau , the capital. Construction began in early 1979 with British funding, shortly after Dominica's independence. [4] The airport was officially ope

#5 RAF Thruxton

Royal Air Force Thruxton or more simply RAF Thruxton is a former Royal Air Force station located 5 miles (8.0   km) west of Andover , Hampshire and about 66 miles (106   km) southwest of London . This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain

#6 Tortorella Airfield

Tortorella Airfield is an abandoned World War II military airfield in Italy . It was located 9.4 kilometers east-northeast of Foggia , in the Province of Foggia . The airfield was abandoned and dismantled after the end of the war in 1945. Tortorella Airfield Part of Fifteenth Air Force Province of F

#7 Surat Airport

Surat Airport [4] ( IATA : STV , ICAO : VASU ) is a customs airport serving Surat and Southern Gujarat . It is located in Magdalla , situated 12 km (6.4 mi) from the city centre. It has a total area of 770 acres (312 ha), and is the second busiest airport in Gujarat after Ahmedabad , in terms of bot

#8 Dalhart Army Air Base

Dalhart Army Air Base is a former World War II military airfield complex near the city of Dalhart, Texas . It operated three training sites for the United States Army Air Forces from 1943 until 1945. For the civilian airport established in 1946, see Dalhart Municipal Airport . Airport Dalhart Army A

#9 Laoag International Airport

Laoag International Airport ( Ilocano : Sangalubongan a Pagpatayaban ti Laoag ; Filipino : Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Laoag ; IATA : LAO , ICAO : RPLI ) is the main airport serving the general area of Laoag , the capital city of the province of Ilocos Norte in the Philippines . It is the only airport

#10 Shindand Air Base

Shindand Air Base ( IATA : OAH , ICAO : OASD ) is an Afghan Air Base located in the western part of Afghanistan in the Shindand District of Herat Province , 7 miles northeast of the city of Shindand . [2] The runway has a concrete surface. An all weather asphalt road connects it with the Kandahar–He

#11 Anthorn Radio Station

Anthorn Radio Station is a naval and government radio transmitting station located near Anthorn , Cumbria , England , overlooking the Solway Firth , and is operated by Babcock International (with whom former operators VT Communications are now merged). It has three transmitters: one VLF ; one LF ; a

#12 RAF Upwood

Royal Air Force Upwood or more simply RAF Upwood is a former Royal Air Force station adjacent to the village of Upwood , Cambridgeshire , England , in the United Kingdom . Former Royal Air Force station This article needs additional citations for verification . ( December 2012 ) RAF Upwood Bury , Ca

#13 Hamilton Army Airfield

Hamilton Field ( Hamilton AFB ) was a United States Air Force base, which was inactivated in 1973, decommissioned in 1974, and put into a caretaker status with the Air Force Reserves until 1976. It was transferred to the United States Army in 1983 and was designated an Army Airfield until its BRAC c

#14 Kuwait International Airport

Kuwait International Airport ( Arabic : مطار الكويت الدولي , IATA : KWI , ICAO : OKBK ) is an international airport located in the Farwaniya Governorate , Kuwait , 15.5 kilometers (9.6   mi) south of the centre of Kuwait City , spread over an area of 37.7 square kilometres (14.6   sq   mi) . It serv

#15 Kurumoch International Airport

Kurumoch International Airport ( Russian : Международный аэропорт "Курумоч" ) ( IATA : KUF , ICAO : UWWW ) is the international airport of Samara , Russia , located 35   km (22   mi) north of the city. Besides Samara, the airport serves Tolyatti – the second largest city in the region. The name of t

#16 Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base

Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base is a Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) facility located near the city of Ubon Ratchathani , in Ubon Ratchathani Province . It is approximately 488   km (303 miles) northeast of Bangkok . The Laos border is about 60 kilometres (37   mi) directly east. The facility is also use

#17 Da Nang Air Base

Da Nang Air Base ( Vietnamese : Căn cứ không quân Đà Nẵng ) (1930s–1975) (also known as Da Nang Airfield , Tourane Airfield or Tourane Air Base ) was a French Air Force and later Republic of Vietnam Air Force (RVNAF) facility located in the city of Da Nang , Vietnam . During the Vietnam War (1959–19

#18 Ontario International Airport

Ontario International Airport ( IATA : ONT , ICAO : KONT , FAA LID : ONT ) is a public airport two miles east of downtown Ontario , in San Bernardino County , California, United States, about 38   mi (61   km) east of downtown Los Angeles and 18   mi (29   km) west of downtown San Bernardino . It is

#19 Fairchild Air Force Base

Fairchild Air Force Base ( AFB ) ( IATA : SKA , ICAO : KSKA , FAA LID : SKA ) is a United States Air Force base , located in the northwest United States in eastern Washington , approximately twelve miles (20   km) southwest of Spokane . US Air Force base near Spokane, Washington, United States Fairc

#20 Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Stockholm Arlanda Airport ( IATA : ARN , ICAO : ESSA ) is an international airport located in the Sigtuna Municipality of Sweden , near the town of Märsta , 37 kilometres (23   mi) north [3] of Stockholm and nearly 40 kilometres (25   mi) south-east of Uppsala . The airport is located within Stockho

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#1 Yakovlev Yak-1000

The Yakovlev Yak-1000 was a Soviet supersonic technology demonstrator intended to evaluate the aerodynamic layout and field performance of the cropped delta wing discussed in captured German documents in combination with the new Lyulka AL-5 turbojet . The tandem undercarriage proved to be unsatisfac

#2 SNCASO SO.7010 Pégase

The SNCASO SO.7010 Pégase was a six-passenger light transport aircraft developed in France immediately after World War II . It was powered by a pair of tandem -coupled V-8 engines but this power plant proved to be too troublesome for development to proceed. Pégase Role Six seat passenger transport T

#3 Boeing 247

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

#4 PZL.50 Jastrząb

The PZL.50 Jastrząb ( hawk ) was a Polish pre-war fighter aircraft design by Wsiewołod Jakimiuk of the PZL works. The single-seat low-wing monoplane was to serve as a multi-purpose fighter and escort to replace all other fighters in the Polish Air Force . Designed after 1936, its prototype first fle

#5 Bell XFL Airabonita

The Bell XFL Airabonita was an experimental carrier-based interceptor aircraft developed for the United States Navy by Bell Aircraft Corporation of Buffalo, New York. It was similar to and a parallel development of the U.S. Army Air Corps ’ land-based P-39 Airacobra , differing mainly in the use of

#6 Antonov An-225 Mriya

The Antonov An-225 Mriya ( Ukrainian : Антонов Ан-225 Мрія , lit.   ' dream' or 'inspiration ' ; NATO reporting name : Cossack ) was a strategic airlift cargo aircraft designed in the 1980s by the Antonov Design Bureau in the Soviet Union . It was originally developed as an enlargement of the Antono

#7 Fiat BR.20 Cicogna

The Fiat BR.20 Cicogna ( Italian : " stork ") was a low-wing twin-engine medium bomber that was developed and manufactured by Italian aircraft company Fiat . It holds the distinction of being the first all-metal Italian bomber to enter service; [3] at the time, it was regarded as one of the most mod

#8 Boeing EA-18G Growler

The Boeing EA-18G Growler is an American carrier-based electronic warfare aircraft , a specialized version of the two-seat F/A-18F Super Hornet . The EA-18G replaced the Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowlers in service with the United States Navy . The Growler's electronic warfare capability is primarily

#9 Airbus A330

The Airbus A330 is a wide-body aircraft developed and produced by Airbus . Airbus conceived several derivatives of the A300 , its first airliner in the mid-1970s. Then the company began development on the A330 twinjet in parallel with the A340 quadjet and launched both designs with their first order

#10 Antonov An-28

The Antonov An-28 ( NATO reporting name Cash ) is a twin-engined light turboprop transport aircraft, developed from the Antonov An-14 M. It was the winner of a competition against the Beriev Be-30 , for use by Aeroflot as a short-range airliner. [1] It first flew in 1969. A total of 191 were built a

#11 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

#12 Airspeed Consul

The Airspeed Consul is a twin-engined light transport aircraft and affordable airliner designed and produced by the British aircraft manufacturer Airspeed Limited . Introduced during the immediate post-war period, it was a straightforward conversion of surplus Airspeed Oxford military trainers that

#13 Curtiss XF15C

The Curtiss XF15C-1 is a mixed-propulsion fighter prototype of the 1940s. It was among a number of similar designs ordered by the US Navy before pure-jet aircraft had demonstrated their ability to operate from carriers and the mixed-propulsion designs were abandoned. Only three prototypes were const

#14 Messerschmitt Me 262

The Messerschmitt Me 262 , nicknamed Schwalbe (German: " Swallow ") in fighter versions, or Sturmvogel (German: " Storm Bird ") in fighter-bomber versions, is a German fighter aircraft and fighter-bomber that was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. Design work started before

#15 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

The Boeing F/A-18E and F/A-18F Super Hornet are twin-engine , carrier-capable , multirole fighter aircraft variants based on the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet . The F/A-18E single-seat and F/A-18F tandem-seat variants are larger and more advanced derivatives of the F/A-18C and D Hornet. Series of

#16 Morane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris

The Morane-Saulnier MS.760 Paris is a French four-seat jet trainer and liaison aircraft designed and manufactured by Morane-Saulnier . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( June 2010 ) MS.760 Paris A MS.760 over La Ferté-Alais , France Role Trainer aircraft Type of aircraft Na

#17 Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker is an American military aerial refueling aircraft that was developed from the Boeing 367-80 prototype, alongside the Boeing 707 airliner. It is the predominant variant of the C-135 Stratolifter family of transport aircraft. The KC-135 was the United States Air Force 's

#18 Tupolev Tu-12

The Tupolev Tu-12 (development designation Tu-77 ) was an experimental Soviet jet-powered medium bomber developed from the successful piston-engined Tupolev Tu-2 bomber after the end of World War II . It was designed as a transitional aircraft to familiarize Tupolev and the VVS with the issues invol

#19 Dornier Do 335

The Dornier Do 335 Pfeil ("Arrow") was a heavy fighter built by Dornier for Germany during World War II . The two-seater trainer version was called Ameisenbär ("anteater"). The Pfeil ' s performance was predicted to be better than other twin-engine designs due to its unique push-pull configuration a

#20 Sukhoi Su-34

The Sukhoi Su-34 ( Russian : Сухой Су-34 ; NATO reporting name : Fullback ) [6] is a Soviet -origin Russian twin-engine , twin-seat, all-weather supersonic medium-range fighter-bomber / strike aircraft . [7] [8] [9] [10] It first flew in 1990, intended for the Soviet Air Forces , and it entered serv

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#1 List of escort carriers of the Royal Navy

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

#2 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 SS Himalaya (1892)

SS Himalaya was a P&O steam ocean liner that was built in Scotland in 1892 and scrapped in Germany in 1922. She operated scheduled services between England and Australia until 1908, and then to and from Japan until 1914. For other ships with the same name, see HMS Himalaya (1854) and SS Himalaya (19

#5 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

#6 USS Midway (CV-41)

USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) is an aircraft carrier , formerly of the United States Navy , the lead ship of her class . Commissioned 8 days after the end of World War II, Midway was the largest ship in the world until 1955, as well as the first U.S. aircraft carrier too big to transit the Panama Canal

#7 Italian cruiser Andrea Doria

Andrea Doria (C 553) was an Andrea Doria -class helicopter cruiser of the Marina Militare . Built by the Cantieri del Tirreno at Riva Trigoso ( Liguria ), it was named after the Genoese Renaissance admiral Andrea Doria . For other ships with the same name, see Italian ship Andrea Doria . Andrea Dori

#8 USS Langley (CVL-27)

USS Langley (CVL-27) was an Independence -class light aircraft carrier that served the United States Navy from 1943 to 1947, and French Navy as La Fayette from 1951 to 1963. Independence-class aircraft carrier of the US Navy in service 1943-1947 For other ships with the same name, see USS Langley .

#9 HMS Eagle (1918)

HMS Eagle was an early aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy . Ordered by Chile during the South American dreadnought race as the Almirante Latorre -class battleship Almirante Cochrane , she was laid down before World War I . In early 1918 she was purchased by Britain for conversion to an aircraft carr

#10 USS Sicily

USS Sicily (CVE-118) was a Commencement Bay -class escort carrier in the United States Navy . She was named in honor of the island of Sicily , which was the site of a major invasion during World War II . Sicily was laid down on 23 October 1944 by Todd-Pacific Shipyards , Tacoma , Washington , as San

#11 HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)

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

#12 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

#13 Japanese seaplane carrier Nisshin

Nisshin ( 日進 ) was a seaplane tender (AV) of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II . [1] For other ships with the same name, see Japanese ship Nisshin . Nisshin in 1942 History Japan Name Nisshin Ordered 1937 Builder Kure Naval Arsenal Laid down 2 November 1938 Launched 30 November 1939 Com

#14 HMS Implacable (R86)

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

#15 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

#16 HMS Pegasus (1917)

HMS Pegasus was an aircraft carrier / seaplane carrier bought by the Royal Navy in 1917 during the First World War. She was laid down in 1914 by John Brown & Company of Clydebank , Scotland as SS   Stockholm for the Great Eastern Railway Company, but construction was suspended by the start of the wa

#17 Commencement Bay-class escort carrier

The Commencement Bay -class escort aircraft carriers were the last class of escort carriers built for the US Navy in World War II . Aircraft carrier class of the US Navy This article needs additional citations for verification . ( July 2008 ) USS Commencement Bay Class overview Builders Seattle-Taco

#18 USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)

USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) (formerly CVA-67 ), the only ship of her class, is an aircraft carrier , formerly of the United States Navy . Considered a supercarrier , [2] she is a variant of the Kitty Hawk -class , and the last conventionally powered carrier built for the Navy, [4] as all carriers si

#19 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

#20 HMS Nairana (1917)

HMS Nairana ( / n aɪ ˈ r ɑː n ə / ) was a passenger ferry that was requisitioned by the Royal Navy (RN) as a seaplane carrier in 1917. She was laid down in Scotland in 1914 as TSS Nairana for the Australian shipping line Huddart Parker , but construction was suspended after the outbreak of the First

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#1 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

#2 Cebu Pacific

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

#3 Eagle Air (Iceland)

Eagle Air ( Icelandic name : Flugfélagið Ernir ) is an Icelandic airline. It is based at Reykjavík Airport and offers domestic flights, charter services, and adventure tours in Iceland. For other airlines with this name, see Eagle Air (disambiguation) . Eagle Air Iceland IATA ICAO Callsign FEI [1] F

#4 V Australia

V Australia [1] was a long-haul international airline owned by Virgin Australia Holdings that commenced operating on 27 February 2009. [2] As part of a rebranding of all of Virgin Australia Holdings' subsidiaries, on 7 December 2011 it was subsumed into Virgin Australia . [3] International airline o

#5 China Postal Airlines

China Postal Airlines ( Chinese : 中国邮政航空 , T: 中國郵政航空, P: Zhōngguó Yóuzhèng Hángkōng ) is a cargo airline based on the 11th through 14th floors of the Ziyu Office Building (S: 紫玉写字楼, T: 紫玉 寫字樓, P: Zǐyù Xiězìlóu ) in Haidian District , Beijing , People's Republic of China . [1] Its main base is Nanjin

#6 Iceland Express

Iceland Express was a low-fare airline headquartered in Reykjavík , Iceland that was acquired by WOW air . [1] It operated services to several destinations in Europe [2] using wet-leased aircraft. Its main base was Keflavík International Airport . Iceland Express IATA ICAO Callsign HC — FLY STAR Fou

#7 Loganair

Loganair is a Scottish regional airline based at Glasgow Airport near Paisley , Scotland . It is the largest regional airline in the UK by passenger numbers and fleet size. [8] Regional airline based near Glasgow, Scotland Loganair Limited IATA ICAO Callsign LM [1] LOG LOGAN Founded 1   February 196

#8 Manx Airlines

Manx Airlines was an English-owned, Isle of Man -based airline that existed between 1982 and 2002. [1] Its head office was located on the grounds of Isle of Man Airport in Ballasalla , Malew . [2] An airline of the same name existed between 1947 and 1958. [3] Former English-owned, Isle of Man-based

#9 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

#10 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

#11 Air Dynasty

Air Dynasty Heli Service Pvt. Ltd. is a helicopter airline based at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal , operating chartered helicopter services. The company was established in 1993 and mainly carries out domestic chartered helicopter flights throughout Nepal from its three hubs in

#12 Frontier Flying Service

Frontier Flying Service ( d/b/a Ravn Connect ) was an American airline headquartered in Fairbanks, Alaska , United States . [1] It operated an extensive network of year-round scheduled commuter services and postal services to Alaska bush communities , primarily north of Fairbanks , as well as charte

#13 Viaggio Air

Viaggio Air (VM) was a private airline based and registered in Sofia , Bulgaria in September 2002. Viaggio Air IATA ICAO Callsign VM VOA VIAGGIO Founded 2002 Ceased operations 2007 (merged with Hemus Air ) Hubs Sofia Airport Fleet size 2 Headquarters Sofia , Bulgaria Website http://www.viaggioair.co

#14 Velvet Sky (airline)

Velvet Sky was a low cost airline based at the King Shaka International Airport near Durban , South Africa . The airline launched in March 2011. [3] It ceased operations in February 2012 and was liquidated in May 2012. This article is about the South African airline. For the American professional wr

#15 Frontier Alaska

Frontier Alaska was the name under which HoTH, Inc. , marketed the services of its multiple airline holdings: Frontier Flying Service , Hageland Aviation Services , and Era Aviation . It is now part of the Ravn group of companies of Ravn Alaska / Ravn Connect / Ravn Connect - Charters . These HoTH a

#16 Czech Airlines

Czech Airlines j.s.c. (abbreviation: ČSA , Czech : České Aerolinie, a.s. ) is the flag carrier of the Czech Republic . Its head office is located in the Vokovice area of Prague 's 6th district and its hub is Václav Havel Airport Prague . The company mainly operates scheduled flights, [6] serving fou

#17 Shuttle America

Shuttle America Corporation was an American regional airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana , [2] USA . It fed United Airlines flights at Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) under the United Express brand, as well as Delta Air Lines flights at Atlant

#18 Ándalus Líneas Aéreas

Ándalus Líneas Aéreas also known as just Ándalus was a Spanish regional airline based in Málaga , Spain . It offered regular flights, charters and ad hoc transportation services aiming to attract tourist traffic to Andalucia and opening up new destinations for the community. Former Spanish regional

#19 Air Post

Air Post was a cargo airline based in Auckland , New Zealand . It operated night postal services for New Zealand Post in a joint venture agreement with Airwork , as well as operating ad hoc charter services. Its main base was located at Auckland International Airport . [2] For other uses, see Air Po

#20 Thai Airways International

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited , trading as THAI ( SET :   THAI , Thai : บริษัท การบินไทย จำกัด (มหาชน) ) is the flag carrier airline of Thailand . [9] [10] [11] Formed in 1961, the airline has its corporate headquarters in Vibhavadi Rangsit Road , Chatuchak District , Bangkok , [

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#1 Rozière balloon

A Rozière balloon (or simply Rozière ) is a type of hybrid balloon that has separate chambers for a non-heated lifting gas (such as hydrogen or helium ) as well as for a heated lifting gas (as used in a hot air balloon or Montgolfière). [1] The design was created by Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (

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#1 No. 605 Squadron RAF

No. 605 Squadron was formed as an Auxiliary Air Force Squadron. Initially formed as a bomber unit, it was one of the most successful participants of the Battle of Britain . It also had the distinction of being active during the Second World War at two fronts at a time, when the squadron was split up

#2 No. 33 Squadron RAAF

No. 33 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) strategic transport and air-to-air refuelling squadron. It operates Airbus KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transports from RAAF Base Amberley , Queensland. The squadron was formed in February 1942 for service during World War   II, operating Short Empi

#3 75th Fighter Squadron

The 75th Fighter Squadron (75 FS) is a United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to the 23d Fighter Group , Air Combat Command and stationed at Moody Air Force Base , Georgia . The squadron is equipped with the Fairchild Republic A-10C Thunderbolt II attack fighter. [1] This article needs additio

#4 No. 1 Group RAF

No. 1 Group of the Royal Air Force is one of the two operations groups in RAF Air Command . Today, the group is referred to as the Air Combat Group, as it controls the RAF's combat fast-jet aircraft and has airfields in the UK, as well as RAF Support Unit Goose Bay in Canada. The group headquarters

#5 410 Tactical Fighter Operational Training Squadron

410 Tactical Fighter Operational Training Squadron (French: 410 e Escadron d'entraînement opérationnel à l'appui tactique ), nicknamed the "Cougars", is a Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft squadron currently located at Canada's primary training base for the CF-18 (Canadian Forces version of the McDo

#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 417th Bombardment Group

The 417th Bombardment Group is an inactive United States Army Air Forces unit. Its last assignment was with V Bomber Command at Itami Airfield , Japan, where it was inactivated on 5 November 1945. 417th Bombardment Group Douglas A-20s of the 417th Bombardment Group showing markings adopted in the So

#8 VMF-113

Marine Fighter Squadron 113 (VMF-113) was a fighter squadron of the United States Marine Corps during World War II and in the Marine Forces Reserve until 1965. Known as the "Whistling Devils", the squadron participated in aerial combat over the Marshall Islands in 1944 and took part in the Battle of

#9 24th Special Operations Wing

The 24th Special Operations Wing ( Air Force Special Tactics ) is a United States Air Force active-duty wing that was activated on 12 June 2012. [3] Its headquarters is at Hurlburt Field , Florida and it has component groups located in North Carolina , Georgia and Washington . It is the third specia

#10 Aircraft Research and Development Unit RAAF

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

#11 No. 15 Squadron (Pakistan Air Force)

The No. 15 Squadron , nicknamed Cobras , is a Tactical Attack, fighter squadron of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF). The Squadron is currently based at Rafiqui Air Base and equipped with Chengdu J-10C multi role fighter jets. The squadron is also honoured with the first kill of Pakistan Air Force. [2] [

#12 90th Fighter Squadron

The 90th Fighter Squadron is a squadron of the United States Air Force . It is assigned to the 3d Operations Group , 3d Wing, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, Pacific Air Forces . The squadron is equipped with the F-22 Raptor fighter . [1] This article is about the post-1991 90th Fighter Squadron. For the 90t

#13 Escadrille Spa.154

Escadrille Spa.154 (originally Escadrille N.154 ) was a French fighter squadron active from July 1917 through the 11 November 1918 Armistice. It spent most of 1918 as a constituent of larger offensive units. At war's end, it was credited with 63 aerial victories, including at least 19 observation ba

#14 148th Fighter Squadron

The 148th Fighter Squadron is a unit of the Arizona Air National Guard 162d Fighter Wing located at Tucson Air National Guard Base , Arizona. The 148th is equipped with the Block 20 F-16A/B Fighting Falcon . The squadron was first organized in England during World War II, moving to North Africa shor

#15 47th Fighter Squadron

The 47th Fighter Squadron is an Air Force Reserve Command unit based at Davis–Monthan Air Force Base , Arizona, where it flies Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft and is assigned to the 442d Operations Group . 47th Fighter Squadron 47th Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II at Hawgsmoke 2

#16 438 Tactical Helicopter Squadron

438 "City of Montreal" Tactical Helicopter Squadron (French: 438 e Escadron tactique d'hélicoptères "Ville de Montréal" ) is a unit of the Royal Canadian Air Force . The squadron operates the CH-146 Griffon tactical helicopter from the Hartland de Montarville Molson Hangar of CFB St. Hubert in Quebe

#17 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

#18 No. 3 Group RAF

No. 3 Group (3 Gp) of the Royal Air Force was an RAF group first active in 1918, again in 1923–26, part of RAF Bomber Command from 1936 to 1967, and part of RAF Strike Command from 2000 until it disbanded on 1 April 2006. No. 3 Group No. 3 Group badge Active 1918–1921 1923–1926 1936–1967 2000–2006 C

#19 24th Intelligence Squadron

The 24th Intelligence Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit stationed at Ramstein Air Base , Germany. The squadron was first activated as the 24th Observation Squadron during World War II . it conducted aerial reconnaissance training, until converting to the photographic mission as the

#20 34th Fighter Squadron

The 34th Fighter Squadron is part of the United States Air Force 's 388th Fighter Wing at Hill Air Force Base , Utah . On 2 August 2016, the Air Force announced that the 34th had become the first squadron to achieve initial operating capability with the F-35A, the Air Force′s variant of the F-35 Lig

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Design / Design

#1 Kelly Johnson (engineer)

Clarence Leonard "Kelly" Johnson (February 27, 1910   – December 21, 1990) was an American aeronautical and systems engineer . He is recognized for his contributions to a series of important aircraft designs, most notably the Lockheed U-2 and SR-71 Blackbird . Besides the first production aircraft t

#2 Ejection seat

In aircraft , an ejection seat or ejector seat is a system designed to rescue the pilot or other crew of an aircraft (usually military) in an emergency. In most designs, the seat is propelled out of the aircraft by an explosive charge or rocket motor , carrying the pilot with it. The concept of an e

#3 Virginius E. Clark

Virginius Evans Clark (February 27, 1886 – January 30, 1948) was an officer in the United States Army , a military aviation pioneer, and a World War I engineer. Clark designed the 1922 Clark Y airfoil used by many early aircraft. [1] Virginius Evans Clark Born ( 1886-02-27 ) February 27, 1886 Uniont

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Designer / Designer

#1 Art Smith (pilot)

Arthur Roy Smith (February 27, 1890 – February 12, 1926) was an American pilot. After Charles Ames , he was the second overnight mail service pilot to die on duty. [1] For other people named Art Smith, see Art Smith (disambiguation) . Arthur Roy Smith Born ( 1890-02-27 ) February 27, 1890 Fort Wayne

#2 Deke Slayton

Donald Kent " Deke " Slayton (March 1, 1924 – June 13, 1993) was a United States Air Force pilot , aeronautical engineer , and test pilot who was selected as one of the original NASA Mercury Seven astronauts . He went on to become NASA's first Chief of the Astronaut Office and Director of Flight Cre

#3 Ronald Eric Bishop

Ronald Eric Bishop CBE FRAeS (27 February 1903 – 11 June 1989), commonly referred to as R.   E. Bishop , was a British engineer who was the chief designer of the de Havilland Mosquito , one of the most famous aircraft of the Second World War . He also designed the de Havilland Comet jetliner of 1949

#4 Hiram Maxim

Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (5 February 1840 – 24 November 1916) was an American - British inventor best known as the creator of the first automatic machine gun , the Maxim gun . [1] Maxim held patents on numerous mechanical devices such as hair-curling irons , a mousetrap , and steam pumps . Maxim laid

#5 Neville Usborne

Neville Usborne (27 February 1883 – 21 February 1916) was a British naval officer who played a prominent part in British military lighter-than-air aviation before the First World War . He was involved with the construction of the first British rigid airship HMA No. 1 and was killed in one of the fir

#6 Robert E. Thacker

Robert E. Thacker (February 21, 1918 – November 25, 2020) was an American test pilot , aeromodeling enthusiast and designer, [1] one of the few pilots in history to do tours of duty in two different theaters of operation ( Europe and the Pacific ) in World War II and the holder of a number of aviati

#7 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

#8 Vecihi Hürkuş

Vecihi Hürkuş (6 January 1896 – 16 July 1969) was a Turkish aviation engineer and aviation pioneer. He built Turkey's first aircraft, the Vecihi K-VI . Turkish aviator (1896–1969) Vecihi Hürkuş Hürkuş in the 1930s Born ( 1896-01-06 ) 6 January 1896 Arnavutköy , Istanbul Died 16 July 1969 (1969-07-16

#9 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1912

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

#10 Helmut Hölzer

Helmut Hoelzer [5] was a Nazi Germany V-2 rocket engineer who was brought to the United States under Operation Paperclip . Hoelzer was the inventor and constructor of the world's first electronic analog computer. [6] This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in

#11 George Carter (engineer)

Wilfred George Carter CBE FRAeS (9 March 1889 – 27 February 1969) was a British engineer, who was the chief designer at Glosters from 1937. He was awarded the C.B.E. in 1947 and was appointed Technical Director of Gloster Aircraft in 1948 remaining on the board of directors until 1954. He continued

#12 Paul W. Beck

Paul Ward Beck (1 December 1876   – 4 April 1922) was an officer in the United States Army , an aviation pioneer, and one of the first military pilots. Although a career Infantry officer, Beck twice was part of the first aviation services of the U.S. Army, as de facto head of the flying section of t

#13 Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.

Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. ( / ˈ ʃ w ɔːr t s k ɒ f / ; August 22, 1934   – December 27, 2012) was a United States Army general . While serving as the commander of United States Central Command , he led all coalition forces in the Gulf War . United States Army general (1934–2012) "Norman Schwarzk

#14 John Stringfellow

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

#15 Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho

Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho , GCTE , GCC , generally known simply as Gago Coutinho ( Portuguese pronunciation:   [ˈkaɾluʒ ˈvjeɣɐʒ ˈɣaɣu koˈtĩɲu] ; 17 February 1869 – 18 February 1959) was a Portuguese geographer, cartographer, naval officer, historian and aviator. An aviation pioneer, Gago Coutinho

#16 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

#17 Clyde Fenton

Clyde Cornwall Fenton OBE (16 May 1901 – 28 February 1982) was the Northern Territory's first flying doctor. Unlike the other doctors with the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia , Fenton was also his own pilot. [1] Fenton was a self-taught pilot, and flew without the aid of any navigation equi

#18 Pat Fillingham

William Patrick Ingram Fillingham FRAeS (27 February 1914 – 17 July 2003) was an English test pilot for the de Havilland company. Fillingham flew 120 different types of aircraft during his career including all variants of the de Havilland Mosquito . [1] English test pilot for the de Havilland compan

#19 Hans Georg Friedrich Groß

Hans Georg Friedrich Groß , (4 May 1860 – 27 February 1924), was a German balloonist and airship constructor. [1] "Hans Groß" redirects here. For the Austrian jurist and criminologist, see Hans Gross . Hans Georg Friedrich Groß Born ( 1860-05-04 ) 4 May 1860 Samter Died 27 February 1924 (1924-02-27)

#20 Samuel Langley

Samuel Pierpont Langley (August 22, 1834 – February 27, 1906) was an American aviation pioneer, astronomer and physicist who invented the bolometer . He was the third secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and a professor of astronomy at the University of Pittsburgh , where he was the director of

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Engine / Engine

#1 Snecma M88

The Snecma M88 is a French afterburning turbofan engine developed by Snecma (now known as Safran Aircraft Engines ) for the Dassault Rafale fighter. French afterburning turbofan engine M88 M88-2 engine at Paris Air Show 2007 Type Turbofan National origin France Manufacturer Safran Aircraft Engines M

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Event / Event

#1 2002 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2002: Wikimedia list article Years in aviation : 1999   2000   2001   2002   2003   2004   2005 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s Years : 1999   2000   2001   2

#2 Air Mail scandal accidents and incidents

In 1934, all United States commercial air mail carrying contracts were cancelled due to controversy over how the contracts had been awarded. The United States Army Air Corps was charged with carrying air mail service, beginning 19 February 1934. Due in part to extremely bad weather, inadequate prepa

#3 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1980s

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

#4 Talia Airways Flight 2H79

Talia Airways Flight 2H79 was a passenger flight which crashed into the Kyrenian mountain range on approach to Northern Cyprus on 27 February 1988. All 15 occupants on board the aircraft died in the crash and fire that followed. Aircraft crash in Northern Cyprus in 1988 Talia Airways Flight 2H79 TC-

#5 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

#6 1948 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1948: Years in aviation : 1945   1946   1947   1948   1949   1950   1951 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s Years : 1945   1946   1947   1948   1949   1950   19

#7 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

#8 Operation Ganga

Operation Ganga was an evacuation operation by the Government of India to evacuate the Indian citizens amidst the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine , who had crossed over to neighboring countries. This involved transport assistance from the neighboring countries of Romania, Hungary, Poland, Moldova,

#9 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 ;

#10 Aeroflot Flight 1802

Aeroflot Flight 1802 ( Russian : Рейс 1802 Аэрофлота Reys 1802 Aeroflota ) was a commercial flight from Vinnytsia to Moscow that crashed after the rudder deflected sharply and the propellers feathered on 15 May 1976. [1] All 52 passengers and crew aboard the aircraft perished in the crash. [1] Aerof

#11 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

#12 1991 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1991: Aviation-related events from 1991 Years in aviation : 1988   1989   1990   1991   1992   1993   1994 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s Years : 1988   198

#13 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

#14 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]

#15 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

#16 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

#17 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

#18 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.

#19 2007 in aviation

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

#20 2020 Calabasas helicopter crash

On January 26, 2020, a Sikorsky S-76B helicopter crashed in the city of Calabasas, California , around 30   mi (48   km) northwest of Downtown Los Angeles , while en route from John Wayne Airport to Camarillo Airport . [1] All nine people on board were killed: retired professional basketball player

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Glider / Glider

#1 Schweizer SGS 2-12

The Schweizer SGS 2-12 is a United States two-seat, low-wing, training glider built by Schweizer Aircraft of Elmira, New York . [2] Two-seat low-wing training glider SGS 2-12, TG-3 TG-3A preserved at the National Museum of the United States Air Force Role Training sailplane Type of aircraft National

#2 General Aircraft GAL.56

The General Aircraft GAL.56 was a family of 1940s British experimental tailless swept wing glider designs. GAL.56 GAL.56/01 Role Experimental tailless gliders Type of aircraft National origin United Kingdom Manufacturer General Aircraft Ltd First flight November 1944 Number built 4

#3 Lommatzsch FES-530 Lehrmeister

The Lommatzsch FES-530 Lehrmeister is a two-seat trainer glider that was built in the German Democratic Republic in the 1950s. Over 300 were built, with a mixture of 17   m and 15   m spans. FES-530 Lehrmeister Lehrmeister II, spoilers extended Role Two seat trainer glider Type of aircraft National

#4 Lommatzsch Libelle

The Lommatzsch Libelle or VBAL Libelle was an advanced, high performance training glider built in the GDR in the 1950s. There were several variants and over 100 were built. German single-seat glider, 1957 Lommatzsch 58/II Libelle Lommatzsch 58/II Libelle-Laminar Role Advanced training and aerobatic

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 Mil Mi-17

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

#2 Bell 429 GlobalRanger

The Bell 429 GlobalRanger is a light, twin-engine helicopter developed by Bell Helicopter and Korea Aerospace Industries . First flight of the Bell 429 prototype took place on February 27, 2007, [4] and the aircraft received type certification on July 1, 2009. [5] The Bell 429 is capable of single-p

#3 Ingenuity (helicopter)

Ingenuity, nicknamed Ginny, is a small robotic coaxial rotor helicopter operating on Mars as part of NASA 's Mars 2020 mission along with the Perseverance rover , which landed on February 18, 2021. Two months later, on April 19, Ingenuity successfully completed the first powered controlled extraterr

#4 MD Helicopters MD 500

The MD Helicopters MD 500 series is an American family of light utility civilian and military helicopters . The MD 500 was developed from the Hughes 500 , a civilian version of the US Army's OH-6A Cayuse/Loach . The series currently includes the MD 500E , MD 520N , and MD 530F . Light utility helico

#5 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-blade, twin-engine, medium-lift utility military helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft . Sikorsky submitted the S-70 design for the United States Army 's Utility Tactical Transport Aircraft System (UTTAS) competition in 1972. The Army designated the pro

#6 Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil

The Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil (or Squirrel ), now Airbus Helicopters H125 , is a single-engine light utility helicopter originally designed and manufactured in France by Aérospatiale and Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters). In North America, the AS350 is marketed as the AStar . The AS355 Ecureuil 2

#7 Sikorsky S-76

The Sikorsky S-76 is a medium-size commercial utility helicopter designed and produced by the American helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft . It is the company's first helicopter specifically developed for the civilian market. American medium-size commercial utility helicopter "S-76" redirects

#8 Hughes OH-6 Cayuse

The Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (nicknamed " Loach ", after the requirement acronym LOH— Light Observation Helicopter ) is a single-engine light helicopter with a four-bladed main rotor used for personnel transport, escort and attack missions, and observation. The helicopter derives its name from the Cayuse

#9 MD Helicopters MH-6 Little Bird

The Boeing MH-6M Little Bird (nicknamed the Killer Egg ) and its attack variant, the AH-6 , are light helicopters used for special operations in the United States Army . Originally based on a modified OH-6A , it was later based on the MD 500E , with a single five-bladed main rotor . The newest versi

#10 Boeing Chinook (UK variants)

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

#11 List of helicopter prison escapes

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

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 Fokker

Fokker was a Dutch aircraft manufacturer named after its founder, Anthony Fokker . The company operated under several different names. It started out in 1912 in Schwerin , Germany, and mainly got famed for its fighter aircraft in World War I . After the war, it moved to the Netherlands in 1919. For

#2 Parnall

Parnall was a British aircraft manufacturer that evolved from a wood-working company before the First World War to a significant designer of military and civil aircraft into the 1940s. [1] [2] [3] It was based in the west of England and was originally known as George Parnall & Co. Ltd. [4]

#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 General Aircraft Limited

General Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer from its formation in 1931 to amalgamation with Blackburn Aircraft in 1949 to become Blackburn and General . Its main products were military gliders and light transport aircraft. British aircraft manufacturer For the American aircraft manu

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 MIM-104 Patriot

The MIM-104 Patriot is a surface-to-air missile (SAM) system, the primary of its kind used by the United States Army and several allied states. It is manufactured by the U.S. defence contractor Raytheon and derives its name from the radar component of the weapon system. The AN/MPQ-53 at the heart of

#2 Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme

The Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme ( IGMDP ) was an Indian Ministry of Defence programme for the research and development of the comprehensive range of missiles . The programme was managed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Ordnance Factories Board [1] i

#3 SC1000 bomb

The SC 1000 ( Sprengbombe Cylindrisch 1000 ) was a large air-dropped general-purpose thin-cased high explosive demolition bomb used by Germany during World War II . Weighing more than 1,000   kg (2,200   lb) , it was nicknamed the Hermann by the Germans in reference to the fat Luftwaffe commander, H


The AIM-120 [lower-alpha 1] Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile , or AMRAAM (pronounced AM -ram ), is an American beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) capable of all-weather day-and-night operations. It is 7 inches (18   cm) in diameter, and employs active transmit-receive radar guid

#5 FIM-92 Stinger

The FIM-92 Stinger is an American man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) that operates as an infrared homing surface-to-air missile (SAM). It can be adapted to fire from a wide variety of ground vehicles, and from helicopters as the Air-to-Air Stinger (ATAS). It entered service in 1981 and is use

#6 9K38 Igla

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

#7 R-73 (missile)

The R-73 ( NATO reporting name AA-11 Archer ) is a short-range air-to-air missile developed by Vympel NPO that entered service in 1984. [4] Air-to-air missile R-73 AA-11 Archer A mock up of RVV-MD - the newest available export variant of the R-73 Type Short-range air-to-air missile Place   of   orig

#8 SCR-602

The SCR-602 (Set Complete Radio model 602) also known as the AN/TPS-3, was a mobile, lightweight, medium-range, early-warning radar utilized by the United States and its allies during World War II . The radar was originally designed for use during the initial stages of an amphibious assault or milit

#9 Man-portable air-defense system

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

#10 MIM-23 Hawk

The Raytheon MIM-23 HAWK ("Homing All the Way Killer, commonly referred to as "Hawk") [2] [ disputed – discuss ] is an American medium-range surface-to-air missile . It was designed to be a much more mobile counterpart to the MIM-14 Nike Hercules , trading off range and altitude capability for a muc


The SPYDER ("Surface-to-air Python and Derby") is an Israeli short and medium range mobile air defence system developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems with assistance from Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Rafael is the prime contractor and IAI is the major subcontractor for the SPYDER program.

#12 H-4 SOW

The H-4 SOW (Stand-Off Weapon) is a precision-guided glide bomb manufactured by NESCOM and deployed by the Pakistan Air Force , capable of striking targets at stand-off range. It has a terminal guidance system based on an infrared homing seeker, which identifies the target during the final stage of

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