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#1 Advanced Landing Ground

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

#2 RAF Upottery

RAF Upottery (also known as Smeatharpe) is a former World War II airfield in East Devon , England . The airfield is located near the village of Upottery , approximately 6 miles (9.7   km) north-northeast of the town of Honiton . RAF Upottery USAAF Station AAF-462 Located Near Honiton , Devon , Engla

#3 Narvik Airport, Framnes

Narvik Airport, Framnes ( Norwegian : Narvik lufthavn, Framnes ; IATA : NVK , ICAO : ENNK ) is a former public regional airport closed down in 2017 in Narvik Municipality in Nordland county, Norway . It was located at Framnes in the town of Narvik , along the Ofotfjorden . It was operated by the sta

#4 Port Moresby Airfield Complex

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

#5 Naval Air Station Albany

Naval Air Station Albany (formerly Turner Air Force Base and Turner Field ) is a former United States Air Force and United States Navy military airfield located in Albany, Georgia . United States Navy military airfield in Albany, Georgia Naval Air Station Albany Turner Field Albany , Georgia in   th

#6 Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport ( IATA : PBM , ICAO : SMJP ) , also known as Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport , and locally referred to simply as JAP , is an airport located in the town of Zanderij and hub for airline carrier Surinam Airways , 45 kilometres (28   mi) south of Param

#7 Alexai Point Army Airfield

Alexai Point Army Airfield is an abandoned World War II airfield with two runways laid across Alexai Point on Attu Island , Alaska. The remains of the Seabee built airbase are located about 4 miles east of the closed Casco Cove Coast Guard Station , directly across Massacre Bay. Alexai Point Army Ai

#8 Whitsunday Coast Airport

Proserpine Airport ( IATA : PPP , ICAO : YBPN ) (also known as Whitsunday Coast Airport) is located in Gunyarra , Whitsunday Region , Queensland , Australia, 14 kilometres (8.7   mi) south of Proserpine . The airport serves the mainland and offshore islands with flights to Brisbane ( Alliance Airlin

#9 Henderson Field (Guadalcanal)

Henderson Field is a former military airfield on Guadalcanal , Solomon Islands during World War II . Originally built by the Japanese Empire , the conflict over its possession was one of the great battles of the Pacific War . Today it is Honiara International Airport . WWII military airfield in Guad

#10 Naval Base Merauke

Naval Base Merauke was a United States Navy base built during World War II at city of Merauke in the South Papua province of Indonesia , then Papua New Guinea . The base was 2 miles from the mouth of the Merauke River. The US Navy built a PT boat base and base dock with anchorage to support the Paci

#11 Moss Airport, Rygge

Moss Airport, Rygge ( Norwegian : Moss lufthavn, Rygge ; IATA : RYG [4] , ICAO : ENRY ) was [5] an international airport serving Moss , Oslo and Eastern Norway . It is located in Rygge , 10 kilometres (6.2   mi) outside Moss and 60 kilometres (37   mi) outside Oslo. It also served as a regional airp

#12 RAF Machrihanish

Royal Air Force Machrihanish or RAF Machrihanish (formerly ICAO : EGQJ ) is a former Royal Air Force station located near the town of Machrihanish and 3.5 miles (5.6   km) west of Campbeltown , at the tip of the Kintyre peninsula , Argyll and Bute , in Scotland. Former RAF station in Argyll and Bute

#13 Kempegowda International Airport

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

#14 Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

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

#15 Aeroparque Jorge Newbery

Jorge Newbery Airfield ( Spanish: Aeroparque "Jorge Newbery" , IATA : AEP , ICAO : SABE ) is an international airport 2   km (1   nmi) northeast of downtown Buenos Aires , Argentina. [2] The airport covers an area of 138 hectares (341 acres) and is operated by Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 S.A. [3] It

#16 INS Garuda

INS Garuda ( ICAO : VOCC ) , is an Indian naval air station located in Kochi , in the state of Kerala . [3] Commissioned on 11 May 1953, it is the oldest operating air station of the Indian Navy . Airport in Kochi, India INS Garuda IATA : none ICAO : VOCC Summary Airport type Naval Air Station Opera

#17 Second World War Hangar No. 7

Second World War Hangar No. 7 is a heritage-listed hangar at 116 Lamington Avenue, Eagle Farm , City of Brisbane , Queensland , Australia. It was designed by the United States Army and built from 1942 to c.   1952 by Manuel Richard Hornibrook . It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 7 F

#18 List of Play destinations

This is a list of destinations that Play has operated to as of October   2022 [update] . [1] Originally established in July 2019, the Icelandic low-cost airline launched flights from its hub at Keflavík International Airport in June 2021, initially with flights to Europe. Starting in April 2022, the

#19 Imam Khomeini International Airport

Imam Khomeini International Airport is the primary international airport of Tehran , the capital city of Iran , located 30 kilometres (19   mi) southwest of Tehran, near the localities of Robat Karim and Eslamshahr and spread over an area of 13,500 hectares (33,000 acres) of land. Along with Mehraba

#20 Hilversum Airfield

Hilversum Airfield ( Dutch : Vliegveld Hilversum ) ( ICAO : EHHV ) is a general aviation aerodrome 2.2   NM (4.1   km; 2.5   mi) south-southwest of Hilversum , [1] a municipality and town in the Gooi region and the province of North Holland in the Netherlands . The airfield is used for general aviat

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#1 North American XB-70 Valkyrie

The North American Aviation XB-70 Valkyrie was the prototype version of the planned B-70 nuclear -armed, deep-penetration supersonic strategic bomber for the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command . Designed in the late 1950s by North American Aviation (NAA), the six-engined Valkyrie was capa

#2 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21

The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 ( Russian : Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-21 ; NATO reporting name : Fishbed ) is a supersonic jet fighter and interceptor aircraft , designed by the Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau in the Soviet Union . Its nicknames include: "balalaika", because its planform resembles the stringe

#3 Fokker D.XXI

The Fokker D.XXI fighter was designed in 1935 by Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker in response to requirements laid out by the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army Air Force ( Militaire Luchtvaart van het Koninklijk Nederlands-Indisch Leger , ML-KNIL). [1] 1936 Dutch fighter aircraft D.XXI Role Fight

#4 Avro Vulcan

The Avro Vulcan (later Hawker Siddeley Vulcan [1] from July 1963) [2] is a jet-powered , tailless , delta-wing , high-altitude, strategic bomber , which was operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) from 1956 until 1984. Aircraft manufacturer A.V. Roe and Company ( Avro ) designed the Vulcan in response

#5 Bastianelli P.R.B.

The Bastianelli P.R.B was a 1920s Italian flying-boat , the first product of Societá Industriale l'Aviazone . [1] Bastianelli P.R.B Role Four-engined flying-boat Type of aircraft National origin Italy Manufacturer Societá Industriale l'Aviazone First flight 11 May 1921 Number built 1

#6 Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk is an American single-engined, single-seat, all-metal fighter and ground-attack aircraft that first flew in 1938. The P-40 design was a modification of the previous Curtiss P-36 Hawk which reduced development time and enabled a rapid entry into production and operational ser

#7 Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an American family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole combat aircraft that is intended to perform both air superiority and strike missions. It is also able to provide electronic warfare and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissa

#8 Lavochkin La-15

The Lavochkin La-15 ( Plant 21 product code Izdeliye 52 , USAF reporting name Type 21 , [2] NATO reporting name Fantail [3] ), was an early Soviet jet fighter and a contemporary of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 . [1] La-15 La-15 at Central Air Force Museum, Monino Role Fighter Type of aircraft Manufac

#9 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

#10 Boeing XB-15

The Boeing XB-15 ( Boeing 294 ) was a United States bomber aircraft designed in 1934 as a test for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) to see if it would be possible to build a heavy bomber with a 5,000   mi (8,000   km) range. For a year beginning in mid-1935 it was designated the XBLR-1 . Whe

#11 Fairchild C-123 Provider

The Fairchild C-123 Provider is an American military transport aircraft designed by Chase Aircraft and then built by Fairchild Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force . In addition to its USAF service, which included later service with the Air Force Reserve and the Air National Guard , it also went on to se

#12 General Aircraft Monospar ST-25

The General Aircraft Monospar ST-25 was a British 1930s light twin-engined utility aircraft. Monospar ST-25 Monospar ST-25 Jubilee of Eloy Fernández Navamuel during the Spanish Civil War [1] Role Type of aircraft National origin United Kingdom Manufacturer General Aircraft Ltd, Hanworth First flight

#13 Tipsy S.2

The Tipsy S.2 was the production version of the Tipsy S , a single seat, low wing sports monoplane designed by Ernest Oscar Tips in Belgium in the mid-1930s. It was produced in both the Belgium and the UK. Tipsy S.2 Role Two seat sports aircraft Type of aircraft National origin Belgium Manufacturer

#14 Bloch MB.120

The Bloch MB.120 was a French three-engine colonial transport aircraft built by Société des Avions Marcel Bloch during the 1930s. MB.120 Bloch MB.120 Ville de Tananarive flown by the Régie Malgache Role Transport/ airliner / mail plane Type of aircraft Manufacturer Société des Avions Marcel Bloch Fi

#15 Boeing 737

The Boeing 737 is a narrow-body aircraft produced by Boeing at its Renton Factory in Washington . Developed to supplement the Boeing 727 on short and thin routes, the twinjet retains the 707 fuselage width and six abreast seating with two underwing turbofans . Envisioned in 1964, the initial 737-100

#16 Bye Aerospace eFlyer 2

The Bye Aerospace eFlyer 2 (formerly the Sun Flyer 2 ) [1] is a light electric aircraft designed and under development by Bye Aerospace of Denver, Colorado . eFlyer 2 Role Electric training aircraft Type of aircraft National origin United States Manufacturer Bye Aerospace First flight 10 April 2018

#17 Yakovlev Yak-3

The Yakovlev Yak-3 ( Russian : Яковлев Як-3 ) was a single-engine, single-seat World War II Soviet fighter . Robust and easy to maintain, it was much liked by both pilots and ground crew. [2] One of the smallest and lightest combat fighters fielded by any combatant during the war, its high power-to-

#18 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft that was developed for the United States Air Force (USAF) from the 1980s to the early 1990s by McDonnell Douglas . The C-17 carries forward the name of two previous piston-engined military cargo aircraft, the

#19 Polikarpov I-15

The Polikarpov I-15 ( Russian : И-15 ) was a Soviet biplane fighter aircraft of the 1930s. Nicknamed Chaika ( Russian : Чайка , "Seagull") because of its gulled upper wings, [2] [3] it was operated in large numbers by the Soviet Air Force, and together with the Polikarpov I-16 monoplane, was one of

#20 Tupolev Tu-144

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

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Aircraft carrier / Aircraft carrier

#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 Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer

The Hyūga -class helicopter destroyer ( ひゅうが型護衛艦 , Hyūga-gata-goei-kan ) is a class of helicopter carrier built for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). Two - Hyūga and Ise - were built; upon completion the class were the largest ships built for the Japanese navy since the Second World War

#3 USS Wasp (CV-7)

USS Wasp (CV-7) was a United States Navy aircraft carrier commissioned in 1940 and lost in action in 1942. She was the eighth ship named USS   Wasp , and the sole ship of a class built to use up the remaining tonnage allowed to the U.S. for aircraft carriers under the treaties of the time. As a redu

#4 French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle

Charles de Gaulle is the flagship of the French Navy . The ship, commissioned in 2001, is the tenth French aircraft carrier , first French nuclear-powered surface vessel, as well as the only nuclear-powered carrier completed outside of the United States Navy . She is named after French statesman and

#5 USS Wright (CVL-49)

USS Wright (CVL-49/AVT-7) was a Saipan -class light aircraft carrier of the U.S. Navy , later converted to the command ship CC-2 . It is the second ship named "Wright". The first Wright   (AV-1) was named for Orville Wright; the second honored both Wright brothers: Orville and Wilbur . [1] Saipan-cl

#6 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

#7 Ise-class battleship

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

#8 USS Bunker Hill (CV-17)

USS Bunker Hill (CV/CVA/CVS-17, AVT-9) was one of 24 Essex -class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy . The ship was named for the Battle of Bunker Hill in the American Revolutionary War. Commissioned in May 1943 and sent to the Pacific Theater of Operations, the s

#9 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

#10 HMS Biter (D97)

HMS Biter was a Royal Navy escort carrier during the Second World War . She was laid down as a merchant ship at the Sun Shipbuilding & Drydock Company yard at Chester, Pennsylvania . Laid down on 28 December 1939, she was converted to an escort carrier and commissioned in the Royal Navy on 6 May 194

#11 HMS Ocean (L12)

HMS Ocean was a Landing Platform Helicopter , formerly the UK's helicopter carrier and the fleet flagship of the Royal Navy . [6] She was designed to support amphibious landing operations and to support the staff of Commander UK Amphibious Force and Commander UK Landing Force. She was constructed in

#12 USS Shamrock Bay

USS Shamrock Bay (CVE-84) was the thirtieth of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was named after Shamrock Bay, located within Baranof Island , of the Territory of Alaska . The ship was launched in February 1944, commissioned in March,

#13 Japanese aircraft carrier Zuihō

Zuihō ( 瑞鳳 , "Auspicious Phoenix" or "Fortunate Phoenix") was the name ship of her class of two light aircraft carriers built for the Imperial Japanese Navy . Originally laid down as the submarine tender Takasaki , she was renamed and converted while under construction into an aircraft carrier. The

#14 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

#15 HMS Shah (D21)

USS Jamaica (CVE-43) (originally AVG-43 then later ACV-43 ), was an escort carrier of World War II that served in the British Royal Navy as HMS Shah (D21) . Returned to the United States at war's end, she was converted into a merchant vessel and she was sold into civilian service in 1946 as Salta .

#16 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 .

#17 Brazilian aircraft carrier Atlântico

NAM Atlântico (A140) (previously PHM Atlântico (A140)) is a landing ship and current flagship of the Brazilian Navy . [7] Originally constructed in the United Kingdom for service with the Royal Navy as landing platform helicopter , she was commissioned on 30 September 1998 as HMS   Ocean , serving u

#18 USS Hoggatt Bay

USS Hoggatt Bay (CVE-75) was the twenty-first of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was named after Hoggatt Bay, which was named in 1895 by Lieutenant commander E. K. Moore after Wilford Bacon Hoggatt , an ensign serving in Moore's part

#19 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

#20 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)

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Airline / Airline

#1 AirTran Airways

AirTran Airways (stylized as ɑir Tran ) was an American low-cost airline that was originally headquartered in Orlando, Florida , and ceased operation following its acquisition by Southwest Airlines . American low-cost airline from 1993 to 2014 "AirTran" redirects here. For other uses, see AirTran (d

#2 Delta Connection

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

#3 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 (

#4 Braniff International Airways

Braniff Airways, Inc. , operating as Braniff International Airways from 1948 until 1965, and then Braniff International from 1965 until air operations ceased, is an American airline that once flew air carrier operations and conducted other travel related businesses from 1928 until 1982 and continues

#5 Hinterland Aviation

Hinterland Aviation is a regional airline and charter company based at Cairns Airport in Queensland , Australia . The airline operates scheduled flights from Cairns Airport and Townsville Airport . Hinterland Cessna Caravan at Cairns Airport in 2012 Regional airline and charter company based at Cair

#6 French Bee

French Bee SAS , styled as French bee , and formerly named French Blue , is a French low-cost, long-haul airline based at Paris Orly Airport . It operates a scheduled network between France and worldwide leisure destinations with a fleet of Airbus A350s . Its head office is in parent company Groupe

#7 Atlantic Southeast Airlines

Atlantic Southeast Airlines ( ASA ) was an American airline based in the A-Tech Center in College Park, Georgia , flying to 144 destinations as a Delta Connection carrier on behalf of Delta Air Lines via a code sharing agreement and, as of February 2010, commenced service as a United Express carrier

#8 British Caledonian in the 1970s

British Caledonian (BCal) came into being in November 1970 when the Scottish charter airline Caledonian Airways , at the time Britain's second-largest, wholly privately owned, independent [nb 1] airline , took over British United Airways (BUA), then the largest British independent airline as well as

#9 List of Airbus A350 operators

The following is a list of current commercial operators of the Airbus A350 .

#10 Gilpin Airlines

Gilpin Airlines , formally re-incorporated in 1932 as G & G Gilpin Air Lines Company is an air charter and airline company operated in California , Arizona , and the Mexican states of Sonora and Baja California from 1929 to 1934. A residual of the company persisted in Arizona as a flight school and

#11 ValuJet Airlines

ValuJet Airlines , later known as AirTran Airlines after joining forces with AirTran Airways , was an American ultra low-cost airline , headquartered in unincorporated Clayton County, Georgia , [2] that operated regularly scheduled domestic and international flights in the Eastern United States and

#12 USGlobal Airways

USGlobal Airways , formerly known as Baltia Air Lines, Inc. , [1] is a publicly traded American corporation that is currently undergoing Part 121 Air Carrier Certification. It was founded in August 1989 with the aim of flying from New York City to the then- Soviet Union . As of 2020, it has not yet

#13 Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways ( Arabic : شَرِكَة ٱلْاِتِّحَاد لِلطَّيْرَان , romanized :   sharikat al-ittiḥād li-ṭ-ṭayarān ) is one of two flag carriers of the United Arab Emirates (the other being Emirates ). Its head office is in Khalifa City , Abu Dhabi , near Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad commenced

#14 Norwegian Air International

Norwegian Air International was an Irish airline and fully integrated subsidiary of Norwegian Air Shuttle , using its corporate identity . It operated flights to destinations in Europe and the Middle East from various European bases, and was headquartered at Dublin Airport . [1] Between 2017 and 201

#15 Alitalia

Alitalia - Società Aerea Italiana S.p.A. , [4] [5] operating as Alitalia ( Italian pronunciation:   [aliˈtaːlja] ), was an airline which was once the flag carrier and largest airline of Italy. [6] The company had its head office in Fiumicino , Metropolitan City of Rome Capital . [7] The airline was

#16 Midland & Scottish Air Ferries

Midland & Scottish Air Ferries was Scotland 's first airline, operating from 1933 to 1934. It is particularly noted for pioneering flights to the Inner Hebrides Defunct early Scottish airline Midland & Scottish Air Ferries Ltd. Founded 10 March 1933 Ceased operations 30 September 1934 Operating base

#17 Skyways Coach-Air Limited

Skyways Coach-Air Limited was the world's first low-cost airline. Skyways Coach-Air Ltd IATA ICAO Callsign SX Founded 1956 Ceased operations 1971 Hubs Lympne Airport Gatwick Airport Fleet size 8 aircraft (5 Hawker Siddeley 748 Series 1 , 3 Douglas DC-3 (as of March 1970)) Destinations United Kingdom

#18 Island Air (Hawaii)

Island Air (officially Hawaii Island Air ) was a commuter airline based in Honolulu, Hawaii . [1] It operated scheduled inter-island passenger services in Hawaii. Its main base was the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport [2] on Oahu . For the Cayman Islands airline, see Island Air (Cayman Islands

#19 Aero Costa Rica

Aero Costa Rica was an airline based in San José , Costa Rica . [1] In 1997 it ceased operations. Aero Costa Rica IATA ICAO Callsign ML (211) AEK ACORISA Commenced operations May   11,   1992   ( 1992-05-11 ) Ceased operations September   30,   1997   ( 1997-09-30 ) Operating bases Juan Santamaría I

#20 Air Italy (2018–2020)

Air Italy (registered as AIR ITALY S.p.A. ) [2] was [3] a privately owned Italian airline, headquartered in Olbia , Sardinia . In 2019, the company was the second largest airline in Italy, behind Italian flag carrier Alitalia , and the 40th largest in Europe by number of passengers in 2019. The airl

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Airship / Airship

#1 Zeppelin LZ 23

The Zeppelin LZ 23 was the 2nd improved L-class Zeppelin , and the eleventh airship of the Imperial German Army , first flown on 21 February 1914 and shot-down by anti-aircraft fire on 23 August 1914. [2] LZ 23 Zeppelin LZ 23 after crashing in the Forest of Badonviller Role improved L-Class reconnai

#2 LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin ( Deutsches Luftschiff Zeppelin 127 ) was a German passenger-carrying, hydrogen -filled rigid airship that flew from 1928 to 1937. It offered the first commercial transatlantic passenger flight service. Named after the German airship pioneer Ferdinand von Zeppelin , a count ( Gr

#3 Norge (airship)

The Norge was a semi-rigid Italian-built airship that carried out the first verified trip of any kind to the North Pole , an overflight on 12 May 1926. It was also the first aircraft to fly over the polar ice cap between Europe and America. The expedition was the brainchild of polar explorer and exp

#4 List of Zeppelins

This is a complete list of Zeppelins constructed by the German Zeppelin companies from 1900 until 1938. Other rigid airships that are also sometimes referred to as zeppelins but not built by Zeppelin are not included. For other uses of "Zeppelin", see Zeppelin (disambiguation) . This article needs a

#5 Zeppelin LZ 24

The Imperial German Navy Zeppelin LZ 24 (L 3) was a M-class World War I zeppelin. LZ 24 (L 3) LZ 24 (L 3) Role M-class reconnaissance-bomber rigid airship Type of aircraft National origin German Empire Manufacturer Luftschiffbau Zeppelin Designer Ludwig Dürr First flight 11 May 1914 Retired Last see

#6 Italia (airship)

The Italia was a semi-rigid airship belonging to the Italian Air Force . It was designed by Italian engineer and General Umberto Nobile who flew the dirigible in his second series of flights around the North Pole . The Italia crashed in 1928, with one confirmed fatality from the crash, one fatality

#7 The Skywhale

The Skywhale is a hot air balloon designed by the sculptor Patricia Piccinini as part of a commission to mark the centenary of the city of Canberra . It was built by Cameron Balloons in Bristol , United Kingdom , and first flew in Australia in 2013. The balloon's design received a mixed response aft

#8 List of airship accidents

The following is a partial list of airship accidents . This list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items . ( July 2013 ) This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items . ( October 2021 ) This article needs additional citations for verification . ( July

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Air Forces / Air Forces

#1 No. 85 Squadron RAAF

No 85 Squadron was a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fighter squadron which provided air defence to Western Australia during World War II . It was formed in 1943 and disbanded in 1945. The squadron did not see combat during the war, although it attempted to intercept Japanese aircraft on several o

#2 330th Bombardment Group (VH)

The 330th Bombardment Group ("Empire Busters") was a bomber group of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II . It was formed on 1 July 1942 at Salt Lake City Army Air Base, Utah . Initially, the group was equipped with the Consolidated B-24 Liberator , and served as a training unit wit

#3 513th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

The 513th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 86th Air Division , based at Phalsbourg-Bourscheid Air Base , France, where it was inactivated on 8 January 1961. 513th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron 513th Fighter Interceptor Squadron

#4 25th Aero Squadron

The 25th Aero Squadron was a United States Army Air Service unit that fought on the Western Front during World War I . For subsequent history and lineage, see 25th Space Range Squadron . 25th Aero Squadron Austin -built 25th Aero Squadron British S.E.5a, British s/n F8005, with 200 hp Wolseley Viper

#5 Jagdgeschwader 26

Jagdgeschwader 26 (JG   26) Schlageter was a German fighter - wing of World War II . It was named after Albert Leo Schlageter , a World War I veteran, Freikorps member, and posthumous Nazi martyr, arrested and executed by the French for sabotage in 1923. The wing fought predominantly against the Wes

#6 List of LTV A-7 Corsair II operators

The following is a list of operators of the LTV A-7 Corsair II attack aircraft.

#7 86th Airlift Wing

The 86th Airlift Wing (86 AW) is a United States Air Force wing, currently assigned to the Third Air Force , United States Air Forces in Europe – Air Forces Africa . The 86th AW is stationed at Ramstein Air Base , Germany. United States Air Force wing "86th Fighter Wing" redirects here. For the 86th

#8 526th Fighter Squadron

The 526th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 86th Operations Group , based at Ramstein Air Base , Germany . It was inactivated on 1 July 1994. This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks sufficient corresponding inline

#9 No. 503 Squadron RAF

No. 503 (City of Lincoln) Squadron RAuxAF was an auxiliary squadron of the Royal Air Force . It operated as a bomber squadron in the 1920s and 1930s, but was disbanded before the outbreak of the Second World War . No. 503 (County of Lincoln) Squadron RAuxAF Active 5 October 1926 – 1 November 1938 Co

#10 466th Fighter Squadron

The 466th Fighter Squadron is the 419th Fighter Wing 's operational flying squadron. It is located at Hill Air Force Base , Utah . 466th Fighter Squadron 466th Fighter Squadron F-16C Fighting Falcon over the Great Salt Lake [note 1] Active 1944–1945; 1952–1956; 1972–present Country   United States B

#11 List of Royal Flying Corps squadrons

A list of Royal Flying Corps squadrons with date and location of foundation. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2016 ) The Royal Flying Corps (RFC) was the aviation arm of the British Army . Squadrons were the main form of flying unit from its foundation on 13 Apri

#12 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

#13 No. 74 Squadron RAF

Number 74 Squadron , also known as "Tiger Squadron" from its tiger-head motif, was a squadron of the Royal Air Force . It operated fighter aircraft from 1917 to the 1990s, and then trainers until its disbandment in 2000. It was the Royal Air Force's member of the NATO Tiger Association from 1961 unt

#14 486th Fighter Squadron

The 486th Fighter Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It activated during World War II and was assigned to the 352nd Fighter Group of VIII Fighter Command . After training in the United States, it deployed to the European Theater of Operations , where it earned a Distinguished Unit

#15 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

#16 354th Fighter Squadron

The 354th Fighter Squadron ( 354 FS ) is part of the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis–Monthan Air Force Base , Arizona . It operates A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft conducting close air support missions. US Air Force unit 354th Fighter Squadron An A-10 Thunderbolt from the 354th Fighter Squadron [1] Active

#17 325th Fighter Wing

The 325th Fighter Wing ( 325 FW ) is a wing of the United States Air Force based in Tyndall Air Force Base , Florida . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( December 2012 ) 325th Fighter Wing An F-22 Raptor and two F-15 Eagles from Tyndall Air Force Base refuel from a KC-135 S

#18 113th Wing

The 113th Wing , known as the "Capital Guardians", is a unit of the District of Columbia Air National Guard , stationed at Joint Base Andrews , Maryland. If activated to federal service, the fighter portion of the Wing is gained by the United States Air Force 's Air Combat Command , while the airlif

#19 525th Fighter Squadron

The 525th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to the 3d Operations Group at Joint Base Elmendorf–Richardson , Alaska. The squadron was first activated as the 309th Bombardment Squadron in February 1942. After training in the United States, it deployed to the Mediterran

#20 No. 18 Squadron RAF

No. 18 Squadron of the Royal Air Force operates the Boeing Chinook from RAF Odiham . Owing to its heritage as a bomber squadron, it is also known as No. 18 (B) Squadron. Flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No. 18 Squadron RAF Squadron badge Active 11   May   1915   ( 1915-05-11 ) – present Countr

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Design / Design

#1 John Joseph Montgomery

John Joseph Montgomery (February 15, 1858 – October 31, 1911) was an American inventor, physicist , engineer , and professor at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California , who is best known for his invention of controlled heavier-than-air flying machines. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] American

#2 Gerald Bull

Gerald Vincent Bull (March 9, 1928 – March 22, 1990 [1] ) was a Canadian engineer who developed long-range artillery . He moved from project to project in his quest to economically launch a satellite using a huge artillery piece , to which end he designed the Project Babylon " supergun " for Saddam

#3 Automatic Gun-Laying Turret

The Automatic Gun-Laying Turret (AGLT), also known as the Frazer-Nash FN121 , was a radar -directed, rear gun turret fitted to some British bombers from 1944. AGLT incorporated both a low-power tail warning radar and fire-control system , which could detect approaching enemy fighters , aim and autom

#4 Theodore von Kármán

Theodore von Kármán ( Hungarian : ( Szőlőskislaki ) Kármán Tódor [(søːløːʃkiʃlɒki) ˈkaːrmaːn ˈtoːdor] ; 11 May 1881   – 6 May 1963) was a Hungarian-American mathematician , aerospace engineer , and physicist who was active primarily in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics . He was responsible

#5 John Owen (Formula One)

John Owen is a British Formula One engineer. He is currently the chief designer at the Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula One team. [1] British engineer John Owen Born 11 May 1973 Nationality British Citizenship British Occupation Engineer Employer Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Known   for

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Designer / Designer

#1 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

#2 Henry Haberfield Thomas

Henry Haberfield Thomas (11 May 1886 – 17 October 1918) was an English aircraft designer and chief designer at S.E. Saunders Limited. Only one of his designs flew before he was killed by the 1918 flu pandemic . Henry Haberfield Thomas Born ( 1886-05-11 ) 11 May 1886 Bristol, England Died 17 October

#3 Gordon Cooper

Leroy Gordon " Gordo " Cooper Jr. (March 6, 1927   – October 4, 2004) was an American aerospace engineer , test pilot , United States Air Force pilot , and the youngest of the seven original astronauts in Project Mercury , the first human space program of the United States. Cooper learned to fly as

#4 Gregory C. Johnson

Gregory Carl "Ray J" Johnson (born July 30, 1954), ( Capt , USNR , Ret.), is a retired American naval officer and naval aviator , test pilot , aerospace engineer , and NASA astronaut . He spent his military career in both the regular United States Navy and the Navy Reserve . Johnson was the Pilot on

#5 Vance D. Brand

Vance DeVoe Brand (born May 9, 1931) is an American naval officer , aviator , aeronautical engineer , test pilot , and NASA astronaut . He served as command module pilot during the first U.S.-Soviet joint spaceflight in 1975, and as commander of three Space Shuttle missions . American former naval o

#6 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

#7 Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen

Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen (7 June 1890 – 3 June 1965) was a Norwegian aviation pioneer , military officer, polar explorer and businessman. Among his achievements, he is generally regarded a founder of the Royal Norwegian Air Force . [1] Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen Riiser-Larsen in 1953 Born 7 June 1890 Norway

#8 Joaquín Loriga

Joaquín Loriga Taboada ( Lalín , 23 September 1895 – Cuatro Vientos Airport 18 July 1927) was a Galician aviation pioneer. In 1926 as a Captain promoted, together with two pilots and three mechanical engineers, and completed the first long-distance flight from Madrid to Manila of over eleven thousan

#9 Owen Maynard

Owen Eugene Maynard (October 27, 1924 – July 15, 2000) was a Canadian engineer who contributed to the designs of the Canadian CF-105 Avro Arrow jet interceptor, and of NASA 's Apollo Lunar Module (LM). Maynard was a member of the group of 32 Canadian and British engineers from Avro Canada who joined

#10 Sefton Brancker

Air Vice Marshal Sir William Sefton Brancker , KCB , AFC (22 March 1877 – 5 October 1930) was a British pioneer in civil and military aviation and senior officer of the Royal Flying Corps and later Royal Air Force . He was killed in an airship crash in 1930, exactly 20 years after his first flight.

#11 Else Haugk

Else Haugk (10 June 1889 – 6 December 1973) was the first Swiss woman to earn a pilot's licence. After training in the north of Germany, she received Swiss licence No. 48 on 11 May 1914 and German licence No. 785 on 6 June 1914. [1] [2] Pioneering Swiss aviator Else Haugk Born ( 1889-06-10 ) June 10

#12 Édouard Nieuport

Édouard de Niéport , usually known as Édouard Nieuport (1875–1911) [1] was the co-founder with his brother Charles of the eponymous Nieuport aircraft manufacturing company, Société Anonyme Des Établissements Nieuport , formed in 1909 at Issy-les-Moulineaux . An engineer and sportsman, Édouard was al

#13 Umberto Nobile

Umberto Nobile ( Italian pronunciation:   [umˈbɛrto ˈnɔːbile] ; 21 January 1885 – 30 July 1978) was an Italian aviator, aeronautical engineer and Arctic explorer. Nobile was a developer and promoter of semi-rigid airships during the years between the two World Wars . He is primarily remembered for d

#14 Grigore Sturdza

Grigore Mihail Sturdza , first name also Grigorie or Grigori , last name also Sturza , Stourdza , Sturd̦a , and Stourza (also known as Muklis Pasha , George Mukhlis , and Beizadea Vițel ; May 11, 1821 – January 26, 1901), was a Moldavian , later Romanian soldier, politician, and adventurer. He was t

#15 Andrew George Board

Air Commodore Andrew George Board CMG DSO DL (11 May 1878 – 25 February 1973) was an English soldier and airman. He was a pioneer aviator , first gaining a licence in 1910, who later became an air commodore in the Royal Air Force . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( March 2

#16 Glidden Doman

Glidden Doman (January 28, 1921 – June 6, 2016) was an American aeronautical engineer and pioneer in helicopters and modern wind turbines. [1] He founded one of America's original six helicopter companies (Doman Helicopters, Inc.) after making major contributions to the use of Sikorsky helicopters d

#17 James Floyd Smith

James Floyd Smith (17 October 1884 – 18 April 1956) was an inventor, aviation pioneer, and parachute manufacturer. With borrowed money, he built, then taught himself to fly his own airplane. American Test Pilot Parachute Manufacturer For the jazz musician, see Floyd Smith (musician) . James Floyd Sm

#18 Carl Cover

Carl Anson Cover (26 April 1893 – 27 November 1944) was the chief test pilot and first to fly the Douglas Aircraft Company DC-1 , DC-2 , DC-3 , DC-4 , and the DC-5 airliners. Cover became Senior Vice President and general manager for Douglas Aircraft and later Vice President of Bell Aircraft . Ameri

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

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

#20 Alberto Santos-Dumont

Alberto Santos-Dumont ( Palmira , 20 July 1873 — Guarujá , 23 July 1932) was a Brazilian aeronaut , sportsman, inventor, [1] [2] and one of the few people to have contributed significantly to the early development of both lighter-than-air and heavier-than-air aircraft. The heir of a wealthy family o

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Engine / Engine

#1 Shenyang WS-10

The Shenyang WS-10 ( Chinese : 涡扇-10 ; pinyin : Wōshàn-10 ; lit. 'turbofan-10' ), codename Taihang , is a turbofan engine designed and built by the People's Republic of China . Chinese fighter turbofan engine This article is about a modern Chinese jet engine. For the British WWII-era microwave relay

#2 Sunbeam Sikh

The Sunbeam Sikh was a large slow running V-12 piston engine, intended to power airships, under development at the time of the Armistice . [1] 1920s British piston aircraft engine Sikh A Sunbeam Sikh at the 1919 Paris Aero Salon Type V-12 water-cooled piston engine National origin Britain Manufactur

#3 Flader J55

The Flader J55 , also known as the 124 within the company, was a small turbojet engine notable for its use of a supersonic axial-flow compressor . Development started at Fredric Flader Inc. in 1947, with the first examples being delivered in 1949. However, these delivered far lower power than predic

#4 Bristol Phoenix

The Phoenix was an experimental version of the Bristol Aeroplane Company 's Pegasus engine, adapted to run on the Diesel cycle . Only a few were built between 1928 and 1932, although samples fitted to a Westland Wapiti held the altitude record for diesel-powered aircraft at 27,453   ft (8,368 m) fro

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Event / Event

#1 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1980s

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

#2 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1970s

Aeroflot , the Soviet Union 's national carrier , experienced a number of serious accidents and incidents during the 1970s. The airline's worst accident during the decade took place in August   1979   ( 1979-08 ) , when two Tupolev Tu-134s were involved in a mid-air collision over the Ukrainian city

#3 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 ;

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

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

#5 Singapore Airlines Flight 117

Singapore Airlines Flight 117 was a Singapore Airlines flight that was hijacked en route by four Pakistani terrorists on 26 March 1991. Midair plane hijacking Singapore Airlines Flight 117 The aircraft involved in the hijacking, photographed in 1999, 8 years after the incident Hijacking Date 26 to 2

#6 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

#7 Air route authority between the United States and China

There are bilateral treaties that govern aviation rights between the United States and China, which cover both passenger services and cargo services. The United States has liberal aviation agreements with many countries but not China, Japan, South Africa, and some South American countries. [1] Howev

#8 CHC Helikopter Service Flight 241

On 29 April 2016, a CHC Helikopter Service Eurocopter EC225 Super Puma helicopter, carrying oil workers from the Gullfaks B platform in the North Sea , crashed near Turøy , a Norwegian coastal island 36 kilometres (22   mi) from the city of Bergen . The main rotor assembly detached from the aircraft

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

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving the Douglas DC-3 A that occurred in 1952, including aircraft based on the DC-3 airframe such as the Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Lisunov Li-2 . Military accidents are included; and hijackings and incidents of terrorism are covered, although acts of wa

#10 1974 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1974: Years in aviation : 1971   1972   1973   1974   1975   1976   1977 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s Years : 1971   1972   1973   1974   1975   1976   19

#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 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]

#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 Robert E. Gross (businessman)

Robert Ellsworth Gross (May 11, 1897 – September 3, 1961) was an American businessman involved in the field of aviation . His first venture, the Viking Flying Boat Company, failed with the loss of the aircraft market brought on by the Great Depression . American businessman For other people named Ro

#15 List of accidents and incidents involving the Vickers Viscount

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

#16 1997 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1997: Years in aviation : 1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   2000 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s Years : 1994   1995   1996   1997   1998   1999   20

#17 2015 Seville Airbus A400M crash

On 9 May 2015, an Airbus A400M Atlas cargo plane on a test flight crashed at La Rinconada , Spain , less than 5 kilometres (3.1   mi) from Seville Airport at around 1:00 pm local time, killing 4 of the 6 crew. [1] [2] [3] [4] This article needs to be updated . The reason given is: Results of the off

#18 1951 in aviation

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

#19 1944 in aviation

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

#20 List of accidents and incidents involving the Lockheed Constellation

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

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Glider / Glider

#1 Slingsby Skylark 3

The Slingsby T.43 Skylark 3 was a single seat Open Class sailplane developed from the Skylark 2 with an extended wingspan. It won the 1960 World Gliding Championships . British single-seat glider, 1957 Skylark 3 Role Open class sailplane Type of aircraft National origin United Kingdom Manufacturer S

#2 IS-1 Sęp

The IS-1 Sęp was a single-seat high-performance glider designed and built in Poland from 1947. It was the first post-war Polish glider. [1] IS-1 Sęp IS-1 Sęp prototype (SP-443) Role Glider Type of aircraft National origin Poland Manufacturer Glider Workshop in Jeżów Sudecki Design group Instytut Szy

#3 Sheremetev Sh-5

The Sheremetev Sh-5 (Шереметьев Ш-5) was a two-seat sailplane designed by Boris Nikolayevich Sheremetev and produced in the Soviet Union in the 1930s. [1] It was an unorthodox design, with a pod-and-boom layout and a cruciform tail that had its horizontal stabiliser mounted atop the boom with a larg

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 Aérospatiale Gazelle

The Aérospatiale Gazelle (company designations SA 340 , SA 341 and SA 342 ) is a French five-seat helicopter , commonly used for light transport, scouting and light attack duties. It is powered by a single Turbomeca Astazou turbine engine and was the first helicopter to feature a fenestron tail inst

#2 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

#3 Mil Mi-14

The Mil Mi-14 ( Russian : Миль Ми-14 , NATO reporting name : Haze ) is a Soviet shore-based nuclear-capable amphibious anti-submarine helicopter derived from the earlier Mi-8 . Mi-14 Polish Navy Mil Mi-14PL in 2011 Role Anti-submarine helicopter Type of aircraft Manufacturer Mil Moscow Helicopter Pl

#4 Boeing AH-64 Apache

The Boeing AH-64 Apache ( / ə ˈ p æ tʃ i / ) is an American twin- turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement and a tandem cockpit for a crew of two. It features a nose-mounted sensor suite for target acquisition and night vision systems . It is armed with a 30   mm (

#5 University of Maryland Gamera I

The University of Maryland Gamera I is a human-powered helicopter designed to win the $250,000 Sikorsky Prize . [1] University of Maryland Gamera I One of four Gamera Rotors on Display at College Park Air Museum Role Human-powered helicopter National origin United States of America Manufacturer Univ

#6 Mitsubishi H-60

The Mitsubishi H-60 series is twin- turboshaft engine helicopter based on the Sikorsky S-70 helicopter family for use by the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF). The SH-60J/K/L are anti-submarine patrol versions for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). [1] The UH-60J is a search and rescue ve

#7 Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk

The Sikorsky SH-60/MH-60 Seahawk (or Sea Hawk ) is a twin turboshaft engine, multi-mission United States Navy helicopter based on the United States Army UH-60 Black Hawk and a member of the Sikorsky S-70 family. The most significant modifications are the folding main rotor and a hinged tail to reduc

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 Rohde & Schwarz

Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG ( / ˈ r oʊ d ə   ...   ˈ ʃ w ɔːr t s / , German: [ˈʁoːdə ʔʊnt ˈʃvaʁts] ) is an international electronics group specializing in the fields of electronic test equipment , broadcast & media, cybersecurity , radiomonitoring and radiolocation , and radiocommunication . The co

#2 Comac

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. ( COMAC , Chinese : 中国商用飞机有限责任公司 ) is a Chinese state-owned aerospace manufacturer established on 11 May 2008 in Shanghai . [3] The headquarters are in Pudong , Shanghai. [4] The company has a registered capital of RMB 19 billion ( US$2.7 billion as

#3 Cunliffe-Owen Aircraft

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

#4 Martinsyde

Martinsyde was a British aircraft and motorcycle manufacturer between 1908 and 1922, when it was forced into liquidation by a factory fire. [1] British aircraft and motorcycle manufacturer Martinsyde Type Private Industry Motorcycle, Aviation Founded 1908 Founder H.P. Martin and George Handasyde Def

#5 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,

#6 Maple & Co.

Maple & Co. was a British furniture and upholstery manufacturer established in 1841 which found particular success during the Victorian and Edwardian eras . [1] [2] The company became one of the prime makers and suppliers of furniture to the aristocracy and royalty in both the United Kingdom and aro

#7 AMX International

AMX International Ltd was a joint venture company established to develop, manufacture and market the AMX ground attack aircraft . AMX International Ltd Industry Aerospace Founded 1980 Products Aircraft Owners Alenia , Aermacchi and Embraer Established during the late 1970s specifically to produce th

#8 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

#9 Pilatus Aircraft

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. is an aerospace manufacturer located in Stans , Switzerland . In June 2016, the company employed 1,905 people. [2] Aircraft manufacturer located in Switzerland Pilatus Aircraft Industry Aerospace Founded 10 December 1939 Headquarters Stans , Switzerland Area served worldwide Ke

#10 Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd . is an Israel-based international defense electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs throughout the world. The company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace , land and naval systems, command, control, communications, co

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 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

#2 Tabas (air defense system)

The Tabas ( Persian : طبس ) missile-system is an Iranian medium range road-mobile Aerial defense system that was first revealed on 11 May 2014. [2] It is believed to be another version of the Ra'ad air defense system along with Sevom Khordad . [1] [2] The name of the air defense system refers to Ope

#3 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]

#4 Hormuz-2 (missile)

Hormuz-2 (missile) ( Persian : موشک هرمز-2) [2] [3] is an Iranian [4] [5] naval (strike) ballistic missile [6] which is able to hit floating-targets at sea with high accuracy. The range of this Iranian missile is approximately 300   km. [7] It was revealed in a defense exhibition on 11 May 2014 [1]

#5 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

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

#6 Sevom Khordad

The Sevom Khordad or 3rd Khordad is an Iranian road-mobile medium range air defense missile system that was first unveiled on 11 May 2014. [2] It is believed to be an upgraded version of the Ra'ad air defense system [2] and somewhat superior to the other version of Ra'ad , Tabas (air defense system)

#7 Kh-22

The Kh-22 ( Russian : Х-22 ; AS-4 'Kitchen') is a large, long-range anti-ship missile developed by MKB Raduga in the Soviet Union . It was designed for use against aircraft carriers and carrier battle groups , with either a conventional or nuclear warhead . Soviet anti-ship missile Kh-22 ( NATO repo

#8 Ya-Ali (missile)

The Ya-Ali ( Persian : یاعلی) is an air-launched cruise missile (ALCM) built by Iran . [1] The missile was first unveiled on 11 May 2014 when Iranian leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei visited the Aerospace Force of the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution . According to Janes Defence, t

#9 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 . "

#10 9K35 Strela-10

The 9K35 Strela-10 ( Russian : 9К35 «Стрела-10» ; English: arrow ) is a Soviet highly mobile, short-range surface-to-air missile system. It is visually aimed, and utilizes optical/ infrared-guidance. The system is primarily intended to engage low-altitude threats, such as helicopters. " 9K35 " is it

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