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#1 Second World War RAAF Buildings, Maryborough Airport

Second World War RAAF Buildings is a heritage-listed group of air force base buildings at Saltwater Creek Road, Maryborough , Fraser Coast Region , Queensland , Australia. It was built from c.   1941 to c.   1944 . It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 23 March 2007. [1] Historic site

#2 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

#3 Mitchel Air Force Base

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

#4 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

#5 Bù Đốp Camp

Bù Đốp Camp (also known as Bù Đốp Special Forces Camp ) is a former U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) base in Bù Đốp District , Bình Phước Province near the Vietnam - Cambodia border. Bù Đốp Camp Bù Đốp Camp, 23 September 1967 Bù Đốp Camp Coordinates 12.017°N 106.813°E  / 12.017;

#6 Hunsdon Airfield

Hunsdon Airfield is an airfield near Hunsdon , Hertfordshire and 2.8 miles (4.5   km) north of Harlow , Essex , England . As of 2021, it is used by a local microlight club. Airport in Near Ware, Hertfordshire Hunsdon Airfield RAF Hunsdon Air Ministry Map of RAF Hunsdon IATA : none ICAO : none Summar

#7 RAF Thornaby

Royal Air Force Thornaby or more simply RAF Thornaby was a former Royal Air Force Station located near the town of Thornaby-on-Tees , in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England. Fighter Command , Bomber Command and Coastal Command all operated from the base over its history, but its stint under Coast

#8 RAF Fairwood Common

Royal Air Force Fairwood Common or more simply RAF Fairwood Common ( IATA : EGFH , ICAO : SWS ) is a former Royal Air Force Sector station located at Fairwood Common on the Gower Peninsula to the west of Swansea . It is now the location of Swansea Airport . This article includes a list of general re

#9 Tweed New Haven Airport

Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport [2] ( IATA : HVN , ICAO : KHVN , FAA LID : HVN ) is a public airport located three miles southeast of downtown New Haven , in New Haven County, Connecticut , United States. [3] The airport is partly located in the City of New Haven, which owns the airport, [3] and pa

#10 Fresno Chandler Executive Airport

Fresno Chandler Executive Airport ( IATA : FCH , ICAO : KFCH , FAA LID : FCH ) is a public use airport 1.5 miles (2.4   km) west of the central business district of Fresno, California , United States. It is owned by the City of Fresno and managed by the city’s Airports Division. [2] Airport Fresno C

#11 Victoria Regional Airport

Victoria Regional Airport ( IATA : VCT , ICAO : KVCT , FAA LID : VCT ) is a county-owned, public-use airport located five   nautical miles (6   mi , 9   km ) northeast of the central business district of Victoria , a city in Victoria County, Texas , United States. [1] It is mostly used for military

#12 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

#13 Penshurst Airfield

Penshurst Airfield was an airfield in operation between 1916–36 and 1940–46. Initially a military airfield, after the First World War it was used as an alternate destination to Croydon Airport , with some civil flying taking place. The airfield closed following the crash of a Flying Flea at an air d

#14 San Isidro Air Base

The San Isidro Air Base ( Spanish : Base Aérea de San Isidro ) ( ICAO : MDSI ) became operational on March 23, 1953 and is located 25   km east of Santo Domingo . It was named Base Aérea Trujillo until 1961, when the name was changed to San Isidro. Most of the units, aircraft, and helicopters of the

#15 Juwata International Airport

Juwata International Airport ( Indonesian : Bandar Udara Internasional Juwata ) ( IATA : TRK , ICAO : WAQQ ) [1] is an international airport in Tarakan , North Kalimantan , Indonesia . It is located on the island of Tarakan which is off the coast of Borneo . The airport was the main Allied objective

#16 Alghero–Fertilia Airport

Alghero - Riviera del Corallo Airport ( Italian : Aeroporto di Alghero - Riviera del Corallo ; Catalan : L'Aeroport de l'Alguer-Fertília ) [1] ( IATA : AHO , ICAO : LIEA ) is an international airport situated 4.3   NM (8.0   km; 4.9   mi) north-northwest of the city of Alghero , in northern Sardinia

#17 Albert Whitted Airport

Albert Whitted Airport ( IATA : SPG , ICAO : KSPG , FAA LID : SPG ) is a public airport in St. Petersburg , Pinellas County , Florida , United States. [1] It is on the west edge of Tampa Bay , just southeast of downtown St. Petersburg and east of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg . Airp

#18 Shaw Air Force Base

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

#19 Southampton Airport

Southampton Airport ( IATA : SOU , ICAO : EGHI ) is an international airport located in Eastleigh , Hampshire in the United Kingdom. The airport is located 3.5 nautical miles (6.5   km; 4.0   mi) north-north-east of central Southampton . [1] The southern tip of the runway lies within the Southampton

#20 Mercedita International Airport

Mercedita International Airport [5] ( AIM , [6] Aeropuerto Internacional Mercedita ) ( IATA : PSE , ICAO : TJPS , FAA LID : PSE ) is a public use international airport [7] located three   nautical miles (6   km ) east of the central business district of Ponce , Puerto Rico . [1] The airport covers 2


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#1 Gloster Meteor

The Gloster Meteor was the first British jet fighter and the Allies ' only jet aircraft to engage in combat operations during the Second World War . The Meteor's development was heavily reliant on its ground-breaking turbojet engines, pioneered by Frank Whittle and his company, Power Jets Ltd . Deve

#2 Boeing 747

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

#3 Piaggio P.2

The Piaggio P.2 was an Italian fighter prototype of advanced design built by Piaggio in 1923. Piaggio P.2 Role Fighter Type of aircraft Manufacturer Pegna-Bonmartini and Piaggio Designer Ing Giovanni Pegna First flight 1923 Introduction 1924 Primary   user Regia Aeronautica Number built 2

#4 McDonnell F2H Banshee

The McDonnell F2H Banshee (company designation McDonnell Model 24 ) is an American single-seat carrier-based jet fighter aircraft deployed by the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps from 1948 to 1961. A development of the FH Phantom , it was one of the primary American fighters used du

#5 Extra EA-300

The Extra Flugzeugbau EA300 is a two-seat aerobatic monoplane capable of Unlimited category competition . It was designed in 1987 by Walter Extra , a German aerobatic pilot, and built by Extra Flugzeugbau . German aerobatic aircraft This article needs additional citations for verification . ( May 20

#6 Northrop XP-56 Black Bullet

The Northrop XP-56 Black Bullet was a unique prototype fighter interceptor built by the Northrop Corporation . It was one of the most radical of the experimental aircraft built during World War II . Ultimately, it was unsuccessful and did not enter production. Experimental fighter intercepter aircra

#7 LTV L450F

The LTV L450F , also known as the L45ØF , [1] was a prototype quiet reconnaissance aircraft , developed by Ling-Temco-Vought in the late 1960s for use in the Vietnam War by the United States . Based on the airframe of a Schweizer 2-32 sailplane, the aircraft flew in 1970, and was developed into the

#8 Beechcraft Premier I

The Beechcraft Premier I is a light business jet aircraft manufactured by the Beechcraft division of Hawker Beechcraft . The aircraft was designed to compete with the Cessna CitationJet series of aircraft. [2] Beechcraft 390 (Premier I/IA) Role Business Jet Type of aircraft Manufacturer Raytheon / H

#9 Bell P-59 Airacomet

The Bell P-59 Airacomet was a single-seat, twin jet -engine fighter aircraft that was designed and built by Bell Aircraft during World War II , the first produced in the United States. As the British were further along in jet engine development, they donated an engine for the United States to copy i

#10 LWD Żak

The LWD Żak was a Polish touring and trainer aircraft of the late 1940s, designed in the LWD and built in a short series. 1940s Polish light aircraft LWD Żak Role Touring and trainer aircraft Type of aircraft Manufacturer LWD Designer Tadeusz Sołtyk First flight 23 March 1947 Introduction 1947 Retir

#11 Tupolev Tu-22M

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

#12 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

#13 Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint STARS

The Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System ( Joint STARS ) is a United States Air Force airborne ground surveillance , battle management and command and control aircraft. It tracks ground vehicles and some aircraft, collects imagery, and relays tactical pictures to ground

#14 List of surviving Consolidated B-24 Liberators

The Consolidated B-24 Liberator was an American four-engine heavy bomber used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) and other allied air forces during World War II . Of the 19,256 B-24, PB4Y-1, LB-30 and other model variants in the Liberator family produced, thirteen complete examples survive

#15 Boeing KC-46 Pegasus

The Boeing KC-46 Pegasus is an American military aerial refueling and strategic military transport aircraft developed by Boeing from its 767 jet airliner . In February 2011, the tanker was selected by the United States Air Force (USAF) as the winner in the KC-X tanker competition to replace older Bo

#16 Beechcraft Musketeer

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

#17 Jagdgeschwader III

Jagdgeschwader III (Fighter Wing III, or JG III) was a fighter wing of the Imperial German Air Service during World War I. It was founded on 2 February 1918, as a permanent consolidation of four established jagdstaffeln (fighter squadrons)— 2 , 26 , 27 , and 36 . JG III was formed as a follow-on of

#18 PAC/CAC JF-17 Thunder

The PAC JF-17 Thunder ( Urdu : جے ایف-17 گرج ), or CAC FC-1 Xiaolong ( pinyin : Xiāo Lóng ; lit. 'Fierce Dragon' ), is a lightweight, single-engine, fourth-generation [3] [4] [5] multi-role combat aircraft developed jointly by the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) and the Chengdu Aircraft Corporat

#19 Alenia C-27J Spartan

The Alenia C-27J Spartan is a military transport aircraft developed and manufactured by Leonardo 's Aircraft Division (formerly Alenia Aermacchi until 2016). [3] It is an advanced derivative of Alenia Aeronautica 's earlier G.222 (C-27A Spartan in U.S. service), equipped with the engines and various

#20 Ilyushin Il-76

The Ilyushin Il-76 ( Russian : Илью́шин Ил-76 ; NATO reporting name : Candid ) is a multi-purpose, fixed-wing, four-engine turbofan strategic airlifter designed by the Soviet Union 's Ilyushin design bureau. It was first planned as a commercial freighter in 1967, as a replacement for the Antonov An-


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#1 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

#2 HMS Nairana (D05)

HMS Nairana ( / n aɪ ˈ r ɑː n ə / ) was the lead ship of the Royal Navy 's Nairana -class escort carriers that saw service in the Second World War . She was built at John Brown & Company shipyards in Clydebank , Scotland . When construction started in 1941 she was intended as a merchant ship , but w

#3 USS Carl Vinson

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the United States Navy 's third Nimitz -class supercarrier . She is named for Carl Vinson (1883-1981), a congressman from Georgia , in recognition of his contributions to the U.S. Navy. The ship was launched during Vinson's lifetime in 1980, undertook her maiden voyage in

#4 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 .

#5 HMS Warrior (R31)

HMS Warrior was a Colossus -class light aircraft carrier which was ordered in 1942 by the British Royal Navy during World War II . Construction was finished in 1945 and upon completion, the aircraft carrier was loaned to the Royal Canadian Navy from 1946 to 1948 as HMCS Warrior . Warrior was returne

#6 USS Hornet (CV-12)

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

#7 USS Yorktown (CV-10)

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

#8 USS Intrepid (CV-11)

USS Intrepid (CV/CVA/CVS-11) , also known as The Fighting "I" , is one of 24 Essex -class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy . She is the fourth US Navy ship to bear the name. Commissioned in August 1943, Intrepid participated in several campaigns in the Pacific T

#9 HMCS Magnificent

HMCS Magnificent (CVL 21) was a Majestic -class light aircraft carrier that served the Royal Canadian Navy from 1948–1957. Initially ordered by the Royal Navy during World War II , the Royal Canadian Navy acquired the Magnificent while waiting for another aircraft carrier to be completed to their ne

#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 Japanese aircraft carrier Chūyō

Chūyō (冲鷹, "hawk which soars") was a Taiyō -class escort carrier originally built as Nitta Maru ( 新田 丸 ) , the first of her class of three passenger-cargo liners built in Japan during the late 1930s. She was requisitioned by the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) in late 1941 and was converted into an esc

#12 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

#13 USS Nassau (CVE-16)

USS Nassau (CVE-16) (originally AVG-16 then ACV-16 ) was laid down 27 November 1941 by the Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation of Tacoma, Washington , as M.C. Hull No. 234; launched 4 April 1942; sponsored by Mrs. G. H. Hasselman, Tongue Point, Oregon ; acquired by the Navy 1 May, towed to the P

#14 USS America (CV-66)

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

#15 Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier

The Queen Elizabeth class is a class of two aircraft carriers of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy which are the central components of the UK Carrier Strike Group . [13] The lead ship, HMS   Queen Elizabeth , was named on 4 July 2014, [14] in honour of Elizabeth I . [15] She was commissioned on 7 Dece

#16 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

#17 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

#18 USS Coral Sea (CV-43)

USS Coral Sea (CV/CVB/CVA-43) , a Midway -class aircraft carrier , was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Battle of the Coral Sea . She earned the affectionate nickname " Ageless Warrior " through her long career. Initially classified as an aircraft carrier with hull classi

#19 Japanese battleship Ise

Ise ( Japanese : 伊勢 ) was the lead ship of her class of two dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the 1910s. Although completed in 1917, she played no role in World War I . Ise supported Japanese forces in the early 1920s during the Siberian Intervention in the Ru

#20 USS Ronald Reagan

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) is a Nimitz -class , nuclear-powered supercarrier in the service of the United States Navy . The ninth ship of her class, [5] she is named in honor of Ronald W. Reagan , President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. She was built at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport


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#1 EasyJet Switzerland

EasyJet Switzerland SA , styled as easyJet , is a Swiss low-cost airline based in Meyrin , canton of Geneva . [3] [4] [5] It operates scheduled flights as an EasyJet franchisee from Geneva Airport and EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg . [6] Low-cost airline of Switzerland For the UK affiliate airl

#2 Panair do Brasil

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

#3 Ariana Afghan Airlines

Ariana Afghan Airlines Co. Ltd. ( Pashto : د آريانا افغان هوايي شرکت ; Dari : هواپیمایی آریانا ), also known simply as Ariana , is the flag carrier and largest airline of Afghanistan . [3] [4] Founded in 1955, Ariana is the oldest airline in the country and is state owned . [5] [6] The company has i

#4 Líneas Aéreas Azteca

Líneas Aéreas Azteca [ˈlineas aˈeɾeas asˈteka] was an airline based in Mexico City , Mexico . It operated domestic scheduled services and international services to the USA . Its main base was Mexico City International Airport , with a hub at General Abelardo L. Rodríguez International Airport , Tiju

#5 History of Braathens (1994–2004)

Braathens SAFE 's domestic market was deregulated on 1 April 1994. Since then, any airline within the European Economic Area is free to operate any domestic or international route. Braathens rejected a proposal from the main competitor Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) for a merger; instead the hel

#6 IndiGo

InterGlobe Aviation Ltd. , doing business as IndiGo , is an Indian low-cost airline headquartered in Gurgaon , Haryana , India . It is the largest airline in India by passengers carried and fleet size, with a 57.7% domestic market share as of August 2022. [5] [ non-primary source needed ] It is also

#7 British United Airways

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

#8 Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd. ( HNA , Chinese : 海南航空公司 ; pinyin : Hǎinán Hángkōnggōngsī ; Hainanese : Hái-nâm Hang-khun-kông-si ) is an airline headquartered in Haikou , Hainan , People's Republic of China . The airline is rated as a 5-star airline by Skytrax . It is the largest civilian-run and majorit

#9 Kenmore Air

Kenmore Air Harbor, Inc. , doing business as Kenmore Air , is an American airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Kenmore Air Harbor in Kenmore, Washington , United States, north of Seattle . [3] [4] It operates scheduled and charter seaplane and landplane service to destinations throughout

#10 OLT Express

OLT Express Poland (ICOA: YAP) was a Polish charter airline , formally known as Yes Airways . On 31 July 2012 it suspended all charter services, less than a week after the scheduled sister airline OLT Express Regional cancelled all its services. Stranded customers were returned home on LOT services.

#11 Amakusa Airlines

Amakusa Airlines Co., Ltd. ( 天草エアライン株式会社 , Amakusa Earain Kabushiki-gaisha ) is an airline based in Amakusa , Kumamoto Prefecture , Japan. [3] It operates regional services from and to Amakusa. Its main base is Amakusa Airfield , with a focus city in Kumamoto Airport . [4] Amakusa Airlines Co., Ltd.

#12 Meridiana

Meridiana Fly S.p.A. , operating as Meridiana (formerly named Meridiana S.p.A. ), [1] was a privately owned Italian airline headquartered in Olbia with its main base at Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport . It operated scheduled and charter flights to domestic, European and intercontinental destinations fr

#13 US Airways

US Airways (formerly USAir ) was a major American airline that operated from 1937 until its merger with American Airlines in 2015. It was originally founded in Pittsburgh as a mail delivery airline called All American Aviation , which soon became a commercial passenger airline. In 1953, it was renam

#14 West Wing Aviation

West Wing Aviation is a Queensland based airline that was founded in 2000 and commenced operations later on May 2, 2000. [1] Australian companies established in 2000 This article needs to be updated . ( April 2022 ) West Wing Aviation IATA ICAO Callsign - - - Founded 2000 Commenced operations 2 May

#15 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

#16 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

#17 Western Airways

Western Airways was an airline based in Weston-super-Mare , Somerset , England between 1932 and 1978. Before World War II , for a short period, it was the world's busiest airline. It survived WWII by using its aircraft engineering expertise. Defunct British airline and engineering company Western Ai

#18 TransAVIAexport Airlines

TAE Avia , formerly named TransAVIAexport Airlines , [1] is a Belarusian national cargo airline . It is based at Minsk International Airport in Belarus , with a hub at Sharjah International Airport , in the United Arab Emirates . Belarusian national cargo airline TAE Avia IATA ICAO Callsign AL TXC T

#19 Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian Airlines ( Arabic : الملكيَّة الأردنيَّة ‎ ; transliterated : Al-Malakiyyah al-'Urduniyyah ), formerly known as Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines , is the flag carrier airline of Jordan with its head office in the capital, Amman . [5] The airline operates scheduled international services

#20 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


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#1 81st Training Wing

The 81st Training Wing is a wing of the United States Air Force and the host wing at Keesler Air Force Base , Mississippi. The 81st Training Wing has the Air Force's largest Technical Training Group and trains more than 40,000 students annually. Training includes weather, basic electronics, communic

#2 Jagdstaffel 46

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 46 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 20 confirmed aerial victories over enemy observation balloons, [1]

#3 450th Bombardment Group

The 450th Fighter-Day Group is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 450th Fighter-Day Wing of Tactical Air Command (TAC) at Foster AFB , Texas. It was inactivated on 11 December 1957. 450th Bombardment Group B-24s of the 450th Bomb Group Active 1943-1945, 1954-1957 C

#4 179th Fighter Squadron

The 179th Fighter Squadron (179 FS) is a unit of the Minnesota Air National Guard 148th Fighter Wing located at Duluth Air National Guard Base , Minnesota. The 179th is equipped with the General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon . 179th Fighter Squadron 179th FS F-16CM 91-0420 taking off from Nellis AF

#5 460th Fighter-Interceptor Training Squadron

The 460th Fighter-Interceptor Training Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with Tactical Air Command 's 325th Fighter Weapons Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base , Florida, where it was inactivated on 15 October 1982. This article includes a list of general refer

#6 119th Wing

The 119th Wing (119 WG) is a composite unit of the North Dakota Air National Guard , stationed at Fargo Air National Guard Base , North Dakota. If activated to federal service, elements of the Wing are gained by the United States Air Force Air Combat Command . 119th Wing 178th Reconnaissance Squadro

#7 47th Flying Training Wing

The 47th Flying Training Wing is a United States Air Force pilot training wing based at Laughlin Air Force Base , near Del Rio, Texas . It is one of five pilot training units in the Air Force's Air Education and Training Command which conducts joint specialized undergraduate pilot training for the U

#8 148th Aero Squadron

The 148th Aero Squadron was a unit of the United States Army Air Service that fought on the Western Front during World War I . 148th Aero Squadron 148th Aero Squadron preparing for a daylight raid on German trenches and cities, Petite Synthe , France, 6 August 1918 Active 11 November 1917 – 24 March

#9 No. 28 Squadron IAF

No. 28 Squadron, Indian Air Force , nicknamed The First Supersonics is a squadron of the Indian Air Force (IAF). It is currently based in Jamnagar , Gujarat with South Western Air Command and flies Mikoyan MiG-29s . [1] No. 28 Squadron IAF Active 23 March 1963- Present Country Republic of India Bran

#10 No. 543 Squadron RAF

No. 543 Squadron RAF was a photographic reconnaissance squadron of the Royal Air Force , active in two periods between 1942 and 1974. No. 543 Squadron RAF Squadron badge Active 19 October 1942 – 18 October 1943 24 September 1955 – 24 May 1974 Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Role Photog

#11 457th Fighter Squadron

The 457th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force Reserve Command unit, assigned to the 301st Operations Group , 301st Fighter Wing at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth , Texas. The squadron flies the General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon . If mobilized, the Wing is gained by the

#12 175th Wing

The 175th Wing (175 WG) is a unit of the Maryland Air National Guard , stationed at Warfield Air National Guard Base , Middle River , Maryland. If activated to federal service, components of the Wing are gained by the two separate major commands of the United States Air Force : Air Combat Command (A

#13 List of wings of the Royal Air Force

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

#14 107th Fighter Squadron

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

#15 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

#16 Blue Angels

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

#17 INAS 312

The INAS 312 is an Indian naval air squadron based at INS Rajali . [3] INAS 312 INAS 312 Insignia Active 18 November 1976 - present [1] Country   India Branch Indian Navy Garrison/HQ INS Rajali Nickname(s) The Albatross [2] Aircraft flown Patrol P-8I Neptune Military unit

#18 516th Strategic Fighter Squadron

The 516th Strategic Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 407th Strategic Fighter Wing at Great Falls Air Force Base , Montana, where it was inactivated on 1 July 1957. 516th Strategic Fighter Squadron 407th Wing RF-84F Thunderstreaks Active 1

#19 100th Air Refueling Wing

The 100th Air Refueling Wing (100th ARW), nicknamed the Bloody Hundredth , is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Third Air Force , United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa . It is stationed at RAF Mildenhall , Suffolk, United Kingdom. It is also the host wing at RAF Mildenh

#20 106th Rescue Wing

The 106th Rescue Wing (106th RQW) is a unit of the New York Air National Guard , stationed at Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base , Westhampton Beach, New York. If activated to federal service, the Wing is gained by the United States Air Force Air Combat Command . This article needs addition


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Design / Design


#1 Brownout (aeronautics)

In aviation, a brownout (or brown-out ) is an in-flight visibility restriction due to dust or sand in the air. [1] In a brownout, the pilot cannot see nearby objects which provide the outside visual references necessary to control the aircraft near the ground. [2] This can cause spatial disorientati

#2 Wright brothers

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

#3 Terrain awareness and warning system

In aviation, a terrain awareness and warning system ( TAWS ) is generally an on-board system aimed at preventing unintentional impacts with the ground, termed " controlled flight into terrain " accidents, or CFIT. [1] The specific systems currently in use are the ground proximity warning system (GPW

#4 Stall (fluid dynamics)

In fluid dynamics , a stall is a reduction in the lift coefficient generated by a foil as angle of attack increases. [1] This occurs when the critical angle of attack of the foil is exceeded. The critical angle of attack is typically about 15°, but it may vary significantly depending on the fluid ,

#5 AN/APS-20

The AN/APS-20 was an airborne early warning , anti-submarine , maritime surveillance and weather radar developed in the United States in the 1940s. Entering service in 1945, it served for nearly half a century, finally being retired in 1991. Initially developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technolo


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Designer / Designer


#1 Petro Balabuyev

Petro Vasylovych Balabuyev ( Ukrainian : Петро Васильович Балабуєв , 23 March 1931 in Valuisk, Luhansk Oblast , Ukrainian SSR   – 17 May 2007) was a Ukrainian aircraft designer, engineer, Doctor of Engineering (1988), professor, chief designer of the Antonov Design Bureau (1984   – May 2005), Hero o

#2 Ernest Archdeacon

Ernest Archdeacon (23 March 1863   – 3 January 1950) was a French lawyer and aviation pioneer before the First World War . He made his first balloon flight at the age of 20. He commissioned a copy of the 1902 Wright No.   3 glider but had only limited success. He was regarded as France's foremost pr

#3 Nikolai Tikhomirov (chemical engineer)

Nikolai Ivanovich Tikhomirov ( Russian : Николай Иванович Тихомиров ; birthname - Nikolai Viktorovich Slyotov; November 1859 - 28 April 1930) was a Russian Soviet chemical engineer, inventor, founder of the Gas Dynamics Laboratory , specialist in rocket technology and one of the inventors of the Kat

#4 Moriba Jah

Moriba Kemessia Jah (born 1971) is an American space scientist , aerospace engineer and space environmentalist [1] specializing in orbit determination and prediction, especially as related to space situational awareness and space traffic monitoring. He is currently an associate professor of Aerospac

#5 Robert Thelen

( corresponding article on Robert Thelen is at German Wikipedia --> deutsch ) Robert Thelen German aviation pioneer and designer Robert Thelen (23 March 1884, Nürnberg - 23 February 1968, Berlin) was a German aviation pioneer and designer. He was a chief designer of Albatros Flugzeugwerke , responsi

#6 Jurgis Dobkevičius

Jurgis Dobkevičius (born March 23, 1900 in Saint Petersburg , died testing his own construction airplane Dobi-III in a crash June 8, 1926 in Kaunas ) was a Lithuanian aviator and aircraft designer. This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks sufficient corresponding inline cita

#7 John Young (astronaut)

John Watts Young (September 24, 1930   – January 5, 2018) was an American astronaut , naval officer and aviator , test pilot , and aeronautical engineer . He became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972. He is the only astronaut to fly on four different c

#8 Rocket Raccoon

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

#9 Albert H. Crews

Albert Hanlin "Al" Crews Jr. (born March 23, 1929), ( Col , USAF , Ret.), is a former American chemical and aeronautical engineer , and U.S. Air Force astronaut , who was briefly included in the X-20 Dyna-Soar program. American astronaut and test pilot This biography of a living person needs additio

#10 Linious "Mac" McGee

Linious McGee (March 23, 1897 – June 13, 1988) was an Alaskan aviation pioneer and founder of McGee Airways , which, through a long series of mergers and acquisitions became Alaska Airlines . [1] [2] Linious McGee Born March 23, 1897 Francesville, Indiana Died June 13, 1988 (1988-06-13) (aged   91)

#11 Klapmeier brothers

The Klapmeier brothers , Alan Lee Klapmeier (born October 6, 1958) [1] and Dale Edward Klapmeier (born July 2, 1961), [1] are retired American aircraft designers and aviation entrepreneurs who together founded the Cirrus Design Corporation in 1984. Under the leadership of the Klapmeiers, Cirrus was

#12 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

#13 Scott D. Anderson

Major Scott Douglas Anderson (May 2, 1965 – March 23, 1999) was an American aviator, engineer, inventor, football player , musician, outdoor adventurer , and award-winning author. He flew F-16s and instructed pilots for the Air National Guard , and was a general aviation test pilot and flight operat

#14 L. E. Baynes

Leslie Everett Baynes , AFRAeS (23 March 1902 – 13 March 1989) was an English aeronautical engineer . Leslie Everett Baynes AFRAeS At Heston Airport 3 October 1935; L. E. Baynes on left, Sir John Carden in centre, Stephen Appleby on right Born ( 1902-03-23 ) 23 March 1902 Barnes , Surrey, England Di

#15 Wernher von Braun

Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (23 March 1912   – 16 June 1977) was a German-American aerospace engineer [3] and space architect . He was a member of the Nazi Party and Allgemeine SS , as well as the leading figure in the development of rocket technology in Nazi Germany and a pioneer o

#16 Martin Schempp

This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations . ( February 2013 ) Martin Schempp photo by Friedel Schempp Born 23 March 1905 Stuttgart , Germany Died 9 July 1984 Citizenship German Known   for Schempp

#17 Alexander Baumann (aeronautical engineer)

Alexander Baumann (15 May 1875 – 23 March 1928) was a German aeronautical engineer and aircraft designer. He is credited with being the first full professor of aeronautical engineering in aviation history as the Chair of Airship Aviation, Flight Technology, and Motor Vehicles at the Royal Institute

#18 Javaid Laghari

Javaid Laghari ( Urdu : جاويد لغارى; TI is a Pakistani American who has served as senator, science and technology administrator, president of a university, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and is the author of five books and over 600 publications, and numerous invited talks and inte

#19 Heriberto Gil Martínez

Heriberto Gil Martinez (24 November 1903 – May 21, 1933) was a Colombian soldier. Heriberto Gil Martínez Born ( 1903-11-24 ) November 24, 1903 Tulua (Valle del Cauca) , Colombia Died May 21, 1933 (1933-05-21) (aged   29) Caucayá (now Puerto Leguizamo ) -( Putumayo Department ), Colombia Cause   of d

#20 Hart O. Berg

Hart Ostheimer Berg (1865–1941) was an American-born engineer and businessman. Celebrated for his transatlantic promotion of innovative industrial products in the early twentieth century, he is best known for having represented the Wright Brothers ’ aviation interests in Europe.


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Engine / Engine


#1 Allison T56 variants

The Allison T56 turboprop engine has been developed extensively throughout its production run, the many variants are described by the manufacturer as belonging to four main series groups. Range of American turboprop aircraft engines Allison T56 variants Allison T-56 on display at the National Naval

#2 Scramjet

A scramjet ( supersonic combustion ramjet ) is a variant of a ramjet airbreathing jet engine in which combustion takes place in supersonic airflow . As in ramjets, [1] a scramjet relies on high vehicle speed to compress the incoming air forcefully before combustion (hence ram jet), but whereas a ram

#3 Rolls-Royce Merlin

The Rolls-Royce Merlin is a British liquid-cooled V-12 piston aero engine of 27- litres (1,650   cu in ) capacity . Rolls-Royce designed the engine and first ran it in 1933 as a private venture. Initially known as the PV-12 , it was later called Merlin following the company convention of naming its

#4 Lycoming IO-580

The Lycoming IO-580 engine is a horizontally opposed , six-cylinder aircraft engine featuring three cylinders per side, manufactured by Lycoming Engines . [1] This article is about the 1997 era fuel-injected, six-cylinder aircraft engine series. For the 1959 eight-cylinder, geared, supercharged engi

#5 De Havilland Ghost

The de Havilland Ghost (originally Halford H-2 ) was the de Havilland Engine Company 's second design of a turbojet engine to enter production and the world's first gas turbine engine to enter airline service (with BOAC ). The Ghost powered the de Havilland Venom , de Havilland Comet and SAAB 29 Tun

#6 Rolls-Royce AE 3007

The Rolls-Royce AE 3007 (US military: F137 ) is a turbofan engine produced by Rolls-Royce North America , sharing a common core with the Rolls-Royce T406 (AE 1107) and AE 2100 . The engine was originally developed by the Allison Engine Company , hence the "AE" in the model number. AE 3007 AE 3007 on


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Event / Event


#1 Green Ramp disaster

The Green Ramp disaster was a 1994 mid-air collision and subsequent ground collision at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina . It killed twenty-four members of the U.S. Army 's 82nd Airborne Division preparing for an airborne training operation. [1] [2] [3] 1994 collision of U.S. Air Force aircraft

#2 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

#3 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

#4 Flydubai Flight 981

Flydubai Flight 981 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Dubai International Airport , in the United Arab Emirates, to Rostov-on-Don Airport , Russia. On 19 March 2016, the Boeing 737-800 aircraft serving the flight crashed during a go-around , killing all 62 passengers and crew on bo

#5 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 ;

#6 1999 in aviation

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

#7 Montreal Convention

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

#8 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

#9 Cubana de Aviación accidents and incidents

Cubana de Aviación , the national carrier of Cuba , [1] has been involved in 51 incidents and accidents between 1934 and 2018, 27 of which had 1 fatality or more, with 708 fatalities. Included are ground and collision fatalities and hijackings.

#10 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

#11 List of air rage incidents

This is a list of air rage incidents in commercial air travel that have been covered in the media. Air rage occurs when air travelers or airline personnel act violently, abusively or disruptively towards others in the course of their travel. When these incidents have occurred in flight, they have of

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

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

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

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

#14 List of 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

#15 All Nippon Airways Flight 61

On July 23, 1999, an All Nippon Airways Boeing 747-481D with 503 passengers on Flight 61, including 14 children and 14 crew members on board, took off from Tokyo Haneda Airport in Ōta, Tokyo , Japan and was en route to New Chitose Airport in Chitose , Japan, near Sapporo [1] when it was hijacked by

#16 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

#17 2012 in aviation

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

#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 BOAC Flight 781

BOAC Flight 781 was a scheduled British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) passenger flight from Singapore to London. On 10 January 1954, a de Havilland Comet passenger jet operating the flight suffered an explosive decompression at altitude and crashed, killing all 35 people on board. The aircraft

#20 2018 New York City helicopter crash

On March 11, 2018, a sightseeing helicopter crashed into the East River off the Upper East Side of Manhattan , New York City , killing 5 people. Two passengers died at the scene, and three others were pronounced dead at the hospital. The pilot escaped the helicopter following the crash. The aircraft


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Glider / Glider


#1 FVA-1 Schwatze Düvel

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


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Helicopter / Helicopter


#1 Mil Mi-10

The Mil Mi-10 ( NATO reporting name Harke ), given the product number izdeliye 60 , is a Soviet military transport helicopter of flying crane configuration, developed from the Mi-6 , entering service in 1963 . [2] While most versions had been retired by 2009, the short-legged Mi-10K was still in ser

#2 Westland Lynx

The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose twin-engined military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil . Originally intended as a utility craft for both civil and naval usage, military interest led to the development of both battlefield and naval variants.

#3 List of flights by Ingenuity helicopter on Mars

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

#4 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

#5 AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat

The AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat (previously called the Future Lynx and Lynx Wildcat ) is a British military helicopter. It is an improved version of the Westland Super Lynx designed to serve in the battlefield utility , search and rescue and anti-surface warfare roles. In British service, common va

#6 Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne

The Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne was an attack helicopter developed by Lockheed for the United States Army . It rose from the Army's Advanced Aerial Fire Support System (AAFSS) program to field the service's first dedicated attack helicopter. Lockheed designed the Cheyenne using a four-blade rigid-rotor

#7 List of Ingenuity flights

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

#8 Sud-Ouest Ariel

The Sud-Ouest Ariel is a French two-seat light helicopter designed and built by Sud-Ouest . The helicopter rotors were driven by compressed-air jets at the end of each blade. [1] Ariel Role Experimental light helicopter Type of aircraft National origin France Manufacturer Sud-Ouest First flight 1947

#9 Boeing X-50 Dragonfly

The Boeing X-50A Dragonfly, formerly known as the Canard Rotor/Wing Demonstrator, was a VTOL rotor wing experimental unmanned aerial vehicle that was developed by Boeing and DARPA to demonstrate the principle that a helicopter's rotor could be stopped in flight and act as a fixed wing, enabling it t


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Manufacturer / Manufacturer


#1 Fleet Canada

Fleet Canada Inc. , the successor to the Fleet Aerospace Inc division of Magellan Aerospace Inc , is a manufacturer of aerospace structures, component parts, and assemblies to approved design data. It is located in Fort Erie, Ontario , Canada , where it has operated from the same site for more than

#2 Honda

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. [3] ( Japanese : 本田技研工業株式会社 , Hepburn : Honda Giken Kōgyō KK , IPA:   [honda] ( listen ) ; / ˈ h ɒ n d ə / ; commonly known as simply Honda ) is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate manufacturer of automobiles, motorcycles, and power equipment, headquartered in Minato,

#3 Renault

Groupe Renault ( UK : / ˈ r ɛ n oʊ / REN -oh , US : / r ə ˈ n ɔː l t , r ə ˈ n oʊ / rə- NAWLT , rə- NOH , [7] [8] French:   [ɡʁup ʁəno] , also known as the Renault Group in English; legally Renault S.A. ) is a French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899. [9] The company produces

#4 Maybach

Maybach ( German: [ˈmaɪbax] , MY -bokh ) [1] is a German luxury car brand that exists today as a part of Mercedes-Benz . The original company was founded in 1909 by Wilhelm Maybach and his son Karl Maybach, originally as a subsidiary of Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH , and it was known as Luftfahrzeug-

#5 BMW

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG , abbreviated as BMW ( German pronunciation: [ˌbeːʔɛmˈveː] ( listen ) ), is a German multinational manufacturer of performance luxury vehicles and motorcycles headquartered in Munich , Bavaria , Germany. The corporation was founded in 1916 as a manufacturer of aircraft en

#6 Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation

The Nihon Aircraft Manufacturing Corporation ( Japanese : 日本航空機製造株式会社 Nihon Kōkūki Seizō Kabushiki-gaisha ), or NAMC , was the manufacturer of Japan's only successful civilian airliner , the YS-11 . "NAMC" redirects here. For the Chinese aircraft manufacturer, see Nanchang Aircraft Manufacturing Cor

#7 Pakistan Aeronautical Complex

The Pakistan Aeronautical Complex ( Urdu : پاکستان مستقر برائے ہوا پیمائیِ بحری ), or PAC ) is a major defense contractor and an aerospace manufacturer that is headquartered in Kamra , Punjab , Pakistan . [1] Aircraft manufacturing Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Official logo of Pakistan Aeronautical

#8 Terrafugia

Terrafugia [2] ( / ˌ t ɛr ə ˈ f uː dʒ i ə / ) is a Chinese-owned corporation, based in Woburn, Massachusetts , United States that is developing a roadable aircraft called the Transition and a flying car called the TF-X . The Transition and TF-X are designed to be able to fold their wings, enabling t

#9 Society of British Aerospace Companies

The Society of British Aerospace Companies , formerly Society of British Aircraft Constructors , known as SBAC , was the UK's national trade association representing companies supplying civil air transport, aerospace defence, homeland security and space. As of October 2009 SBAC merged with the Defen


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Museum / Museum


#1 Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum

The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum is based at Duxford in Cambridgeshire and tells the story of the Parachute Regiment and other airborne forces. Regimental museum Airborne Assault The Airborne Assault Hangar at Duxford Shown in Cambridgeshire Established 1946 Coordinates 52.093°N 0.1


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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 M247 Sergeant York

The M247 Sergeant York DIVAD (Division Air Defense) was a self-propelled anti-aircraft gun (SPAAG), developed by Ford Aerospace in the late 1970s. Based on the M48 Patton tank, it replaced the Patton's turret with a new one that featured twin radar -directed Bofors 40 mm rapid-fire guns. The vehicle

#3 9K33 Osa

The 9K33 Osa ( Russian : 9К33 «Оса» , literally " wasp "; NATO reporting name SA-8 Gecko ) is a highly mobile, low-altitude, short-range tactical surface-to-air missile system developed in the Soviet Union in the 1960s and fielded in 1972. Its export version name is Romb . [6] Vehicle-launched surfa

#4 SC250 bomb

The SC 250 ( Sprengbombe Cylindrisch 250 ) was an air-dropped general purpose high-explosive bomb built by Germany during World War II and used extensively during that period. It could be carried by almost all German bomber aircraft , and was used to notable effect by the Junkers Ju 87 Stuka ( Sturz

#5 BrahMos

The BrahMos (also designated as PJ-10 ) [15] is a medium-range stealth [10] ramjet supersonic cruise missile that can be launched from submarine, ships, aircraft or land, notably being the fastest supersonic cruise missile in the world. [16] It is a joint-venture between the Indian Defence Research

#6 Mistral (missile)

The Missile Transportable Anti-aérien Léger (English: Transportable lightweight anti-air missile), commonly called Mistral , is a French infrared homing short range air defense system manufactured by MBDA France (formerly by Matra Defence and then Matra BAe Dynamics ). Based on the French SATCP ( So

#7 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]

#8 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

#9 RSE Kriens (missile)

RSE Kriens was a Swiss-developed air defence missile . It never entered service. It was named Kriens after Kriens , a village located in the canton of Lucerne . This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline cit

#10 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.

#11 Grand Slam (bomb)

The Bomb, Medium Capacity, 22,000 lb ( Grand Slam ) was a 22,000   lb (10   t) earthquake bomb used by RAF Bomber Command against German targets towards the end of the Second World War . The bomb was originally called Tallboy Large until the term Tallboy got into the press and the code name was repl

#12 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 . "

#13 M53/59 Praga

The M53/59 Praga is a Czechoslovak self-propelled anti-aircraft gun developed in the late 1950s. It consists of a heavily modified Praga V3S six-wheel drive truck chassis , armed with a twin 30 mm AA autocannon mounted on the rear for which the vehicle typically carries 900 rounds of ammunition, eac

#14 Ra'ad-II

The Ra'ad-II ( Urdu : رعد-۲ ,"thunder-2") missile is a Pakistani long-range ALCM which is derived from the Ra'ad ALCM . [1] [2] [3] [4] It was first publicly unveiled on the Pakistan Day military parade on 23 March 2017, [5] The missile was tested continuously with improvement in range from initial


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