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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 Ie Shima Airfield

Ie Shima Auxiliary Airfield ( 伊江島補助飛行場 , Iejima Hojo Hikōjō ) is a training facility, managed by the United States Marine Corps and a former World War II airfield complex on Ie Shima , an island located off the northwest coast of Okinawa Island in the East China Sea . The airfield as such was inacti

#3 Anduki Airfield

Anduki Airfield ( Malay : Lapangan Terbang Anduki ) ( ICAO : WBAK ) is a domestic airfield and heliport located in Seria , a town in the Belait District of Brunei Darussalam . [1] It is operated by Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP), and uses Sikorsky S-92 and AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters in support o

#4 Ockenburg

During May 10 to May 12, 1940, Ockenburg , a small Dutch auxiliary airfield near The Hague , was the scene of bitter fighting between German airborne forces and Dutch defenders during World War II . Main article: Battle for The Hague A German formation of one airborne company of Fallschirmjaeger Reg

#5 Corfu International Airport

Corfu International Airport "Ioannis Kapodistrias" ( Greek : Κρατικός Αερολιμένας Κέρκυρας "Ιωάννης Καποδίστριας" ) or Ioannis Kapodistrias (Capodistrias) International Airport ( IATA : CFU , ICAO : LGKR ) is a government-owned airport on the Greek island of Corfu at Kerkyra , serving both scheduled

#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 Long Tieng

Long Tieng (also spelled Long Chieng , Long Cheng , or Long Chen ) is a Laotian military base in Xaisomboun Province . [1] During the Laotian Civil War , it served as a town and airbase operated by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States . [2] During this time, it was also referred to a

#8 PAF Base Samungli

PAF Base Samungli is a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) airbase located near Quetta , in the Balochistan province of Pakistan. [1] Originally used as a forward operating location during exercises and wartime, it was converted into a main operating base during the 1970s. Samungli currently houses two PAF squ

#9 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

#10 George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport ( Irish : Aerfort Chathair Bhéal Feirste George Best ( IATA : BHD , ICAO : EGAC ) is a single-runway airport in Belfast , Northern Ireland. Situated in County Down , it is adjacent to the Port of Belfast [1] and is 3 miles (4.8km) from Belfast City Centre . It shares

#11 Breighton Aerodrome

Breighton Aerodrome is a private aerodrome primarily used for general aviation flying located on the former Royal Air Force Breighton or more simply RAF Breighton , a former Royal Air Force station located near to the village of Breighton , East Riding of Yorkshire , England . Royal Air Force base i

#12 Saint-Dizier – Robinson Air Base

Saint-Dizier-Robinson Air Base ( French : Base aérienne 113 Saint-Dizier ) ( ICAO : LFSI ) is a front-line French Air and Space Force (Armée de l'air et de l'espace) fighter aircraft base located approximately 4   km (2 nautical miles ) west of Saint-Dizier , in the Haute-Marne department of the Cha

#13 RAF Shipdham

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

#14 Navi Mumbai International Airport

Navi Mumbai International Airport , officially Dinkar Balu Patil International Airport , is an international airport being constructed in Navi Mumbai , Maharastra , India . It will serve in parallel as an alternative with Mumbai 's existing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA),

#15 Blythe Airport

Blythe Airport ( IATA : BLH , ICAO : KBLH , FAA LID : BLH ) is seven miles west of Blythe , in Riverside County, California , United States. [1] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a general aviation facility. [2] Airport Blythe Airport (former Blythe Army

#16 Pittsburgh International Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport ( IATA : PIT , ICAO : KPIT , FAA LID : PIT ) , formerly Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, is a civil–military international airport in Findlay Township and Moon Township , Pennsylvania . Located about 10 miles (15   km) west of downtown Pittsburgh , it is the

#17 Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport ( IATA : LUN , ICAO : FLKK ) is an international airport located in Chongwe District , off the Great East Road , approximately 27 kilometres (17   mi) northeast of the city centre of Lusaka , the capital and largest city of Zambia. [4] The airport has a capacity

#18 IWK Health Centre

The IWK Health Centre is a major pediatric hospital and trauma centre in Halifax , Nova Scotia that provides care to maritime youth, children and women from Nova Scotia , New Brunswick , Prince Edward Island and beyond. The IWK is the largest facility in Atlantic Canada caring for children, youth an

#19 RAF Bentley Priory

RAF Bentley Priory was a non-flying Royal Air Force station near Stanmore in the London Borough of Harrow . It was the headquarters of Fighter Command in the Battle of Britain and throughout the Second World War . During the war, two enemy bombs destroyed a wooden hut near the married quarters, a bl

#20 Berane Airport

Berane Airport ( Serbian and Montenegrin : Аеродром Беране / Aerodrom Berane ), also known as Dolac Airport ( Montenegrin : Аеродром Долац / Aerodrom Dolac ) ( IATA : IVG , ICAO : LYBR ) , is an airport located near Berane , Montenegro . Berane was known as Iv an g rad from July 1949 to March 1992,

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Aeroplane / Aeroplane

#1 Fokker C.VIII

The Fokker C.VIII was a reconnaissance aircraft built in the Netherlands in the late 1920s. Intended primarily for the photographic reconnaissance role, it was a larger machine than other Fokker reconnaissance types of the period, with space for a third crew member, who acted as camera operator. It

#2 Yermolayev Yer-2

The Yermolayev Yer-2 ( Russian : Ермолаев Ер-2 ) was a long-range Soviet medium bomber used during World War II . It was developed from the Bartini Stal-7 prototype airliner before the war. It was used to bomb Berlin from airbases in Estonia after Operation Barbarossa began in 1941. Production was t

#3 Cessna A-37 Dragonfly

The Cessna A-37 Dragonfly , or Super Tweet , is an American light attack aircraft developed from the T-37 Tweet basic trainer in the 1960s and 1970s by Cessna of Wichita, Kansas . The A-37 was introduced during the Vietnam War and remained in peacetime service afterward. American light attack aircra


The LACAB GR.8 Doryphore was a prototype Belgian multi-role combat aircraft of the 1930s. A twin-engined biplane , it was intended to carry out bombing and reconnaissance missions, as well as act as an escort fighter. It was already obsolete when completed and no more were built. GR.8 Doryphore Role

#5 I.Ae. 22 DL

The I.Ae. 22 DL was an Argentine advanced training aircraft designed by the Instituto Aerotecnico (AeroTechnical Institute) in 1943, with a wooden structure, which resembled the North American NA-16. This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks sufficient corresponding inline ci

#6 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

#7 FICON project

The FICON (Fighter Conveyor) program was conducted by the United States Air Force in the 1950s to test the feasibility of a Convair B-36 Peacemaker bomber carrying a Republic F-84 Thunderflash parasite fighter in its bomb bay. Earlier wingtip coupling experiments included Tip Tow , which were attemp

#8 Ilyushin Il-20 (1948)

The Ilyushin Il-20 was a Soviet prototype for a heavily armored ground-attack aircraft to replace the Ilyushin Il-10 . It featured a number of innovative concepts including a cockpit mounted on top of the engine, directly behind the propeller , and wing-mounted autocannon that could be adjusted on t

#9 Fairey Battle

The Fairey Battle is a British single-engine light bomber that was designed and manufactured by the Fairey Aviation Company . It was developed during the mid-1930s for the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a monoplane successor to the Hawker Hart and Hind biplanes. The Battle was powered by the same high-per

#10 Boeing EA-18G Growler

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

#11 Boeing 707

The Boeing 707 is an American, long-range, narrow-body airliner , the first jetliner developed and produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes . Developed from the Boeing 367-80 prototype first flown in 1954, the initial 707-120 first flew on December 20, 1957. Pan American World Airways began regular 7

#12 Grumman F-14 Tomcat

The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is an American carrier-capable supersonic , twin-engine , two-seat, twin-tail, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft . The Tomcat was developed for the United States Navy 's Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program after the collapse of the General Dynamics-Grumman F-111B proj

#13 List of aircraft (I)

This is a list of aircraft in alphabetical order by manufacturer which begin with "I". Lists of aircraft 0–Ah Ai–Am An–Az B–Be Bf–Bo Br–Bz C–Cc Cd–Cn Co–Cz D-De Df-Dz E F G-Gn Go-Gz H–He Hf–Hz I J K La–Lh Li–Lz M N O P-Ph Pi-Pz Q R S T U V W X Y Z pre-1914 Gliders Rotorcraft Human-powered aircraft (

#14 Hawker Hart

The Hawker Hart is a British two-seater biplane light bomber aircraft that saw service with the Royal Air Force (RAF). It was designed during the 1920s by Sydney Camm and manufactured by Hawker Aircraft . The Hart was a prominent British aircraft in the inter-war period, but was obsolete and already

#15 Farman F.60 Goliath

The Farman F.60 Goliath was a French airliner and bomber produced by the Farman Aviation Works from 1919 . It was instrumental in the creation of early airlines and commercial routes in Europe after World War I . F.60 Goliath Farman F-68BN4 Goliath of the Polish Air Force Role Airliner Type of aircr

#16 Sukhoi Su-7

The Sukhoi Su-7 ( NATO designation name : Fitter-A ) is a swept wing , supersonic fighter aircraft developed by the Soviet Union in 1955. Originally, it was designed as a tactical, low-level dogfighter , but was not successful in this role. On the other hand, the soon-introduced Su-7B series became

#17 Miles Whitney Straight

The Miles M.11 Whitney Straight was a 1930s twin-seat cabin monoplane designed and produced by the British aircraft manufacturer Miles Aircraft . It was named after Whitney Straight , a Grand Prix motor racing driver, aviator and businessman. [2] [3] The aircraft was the first combine a side-by-side

#18 Ilyushin Il-28

The Ilyushin Il-28 ( Russian : Илью́шин Ил-28 ; NATO reporting name : Beagle ) is a jet bomber of the immediate postwar period that was originally manufactured for the Soviet Air Forces . It was the Soviet Union 's first such aircraft to enter large-scale production. It was also licence-built in Chi

#19 Sud Aviation Caravelle

The Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle is a French jet airliner produced by Sud Aviation . It was developed by SNCASE in the early 1950s and made its maiden flight on 27 May 1955. It included some de Havilland designs and components developed for the de Havilland Comet . SNCASE merged into the larger Sud

#20 Thulin K

The Thulin K was a Swedish naval fighter aircraft in the 1910s. It was operated by both the Swedish and Dutch armed forces. 1910s Swedish fighter aircraft Thulin K Role Single- or two-seat fighter Type of aircraft National origin Sweden Manufacturer AB Thulinverken Designer Enoch Thulin First flight

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Aircraft carrier / Aircraft carrier

#1 SS Himalaya (1892)

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

#2 USS Tarawa (LHA-1)

USS Tarawa (LHA-1) , the lead ship of her class , is an amphibious assault ship that served in the United States Navy from 1976 to 2009. She is the second ship to be named for the Battle of Tarawa , fought during World War II . Tarawa was decommissioned on 31 March 2009, at San Diego Naval Base. [2]

#3 HMS Emperor (D98)

USS Pybus (CVE-34) was initially a United States Navy Bogue -class escort carrier . The ship was transferred to the United Kingdom for service in the Royal Navy as the Ruler-class escort carrier HMS Emperor (D98) as part of the Lend-Lease program of World War II . Entering service in 1943, the ship

#4 HMS Battler (D18)

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

#5 USS 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

#6 USS St. Lo

USS St. Lo (AVG/ACV/CVE–63) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy during World War II . On 25 October 1944, St. Lo became the first major warship to sink as the result of a kamikaze attack. The attack occurred during the Battle off Samar , part of the larger Battle of Leyt

#7 USS Steamer Bay

USS Steamer Bay (CVE-87) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . She was named after Steamer Bay, located within Etolin Island , Alaska . Launched in February 1944, and commissioned in April, she served in support of the Invasion of Lingayen Gulf , the Invasion of Iwo Jima

#8 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

#9 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)

#10 USS Mission Bay

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

#11 USS Forrestal

USS Forrestal (CV-59) (later CVA-59 , then AVT-59 ), was a supercarrier named after the first United States Secretary of Defense James Forrestal . Commissioned in 1955, she was the United States' first completed supercarrier, and was the lead ship of her class . The other carriers of her class were

#12 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

#13 USS Lunga Point

USS Lunga Point (CVE-94) , originally named Alazon Bay , was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . It was named for Lunga Point on the northern coast of Guadalcanal , the site of a naval battle during World War II . The ship notably participated in support of the landings on

#14 Commencement Bay-class escort carrier

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

#15 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

#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 Bataan (CVL-29)

USS Bataan (CVL-29/AVT-4) , originally planned as USS Buffalo (CL-99) and also classified as CV-29 , was an 11,000 ton Independence -class light aircraft carrier which was commissioned in the United States Navy during World War II on 17 November 1943. Serving in the Pacific Theatre for the entire wa

#19 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

#20 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

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Airline / Airline

#1 British Midland International

British Midland Airways Limited (trading at various times throughout its history as British Midland , bmi British Midland , bmi or British Midland International ) [1] was an airline with its head office in Donington Hall in Castle Donington , close to East Midlands Airport , in the United Kingdom. T

#2 Breeze Airways

Breeze Airways is an American airline headquartered in Cottonwood Heights, Utah . The airline was founded by David Neeleman , who previously co-founded Morris Air , WestJet , JetBlue , and Azul Linhas Aereas . [4] Breeze's operations launched on May 27, 2021, with its inaugural flight from Tampa Int

#3 Iran Airtour

Iran Airtour ( Persian : ایران ایرتور , Iran Airtur ) is an airline based in Tehran, Iran . Iran Airtour's hubs are at Mehrabad International Airport and Mashhad International Airport . In total, the group has 11 aircraft in service. It operates scheduled domestic and international passenger service

#4 Royal Brunei Airlines

Royal Brunei Airlines Sdn Bhd ( RB ) ( Malay : Penerbangan DiRaja Brunei , Jawi : ڤنربڠن دراج بروني ‎ ) is the national flag carrier airline of Brunei Darussalam , headquartered in the RB Campus in Bandar Seri Begawan . [4] [5] It is wholly owned by the Government of Brunei Darussalam . Its hub is B

#5 Aurigny

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

#6 Zambia Airways

Zambia Airways is the flag carrier of the Republic of Zambia . The airline is based in Lusaka , Zambia with its hub at Kenneth Kaunda International Airport . Former Zambian airline (1964–1995) Not to be confused with Zambian Airways . Zambia Airways IATA ICAO Callsign ZN AZB AIR ZAMBIA Founded April

#7 Peruvian International Airways

Peruvian International Airways ( PIA ) was the first international airline from Peru and operated from 1947 to 1949. Peruvian airline For the Pakistani flag carrier also known as PIA, see Pakistan International Airlines . Not to be confused with Aerolíneas Peruanas or Peruvian Airlines . Peruvian In

#8 Star Alliance

Star Alliance is the world's largest global airline alliance . [2] Founded on 14 May 1997, its CEO is Jeffrey Goh [4] [6] and its headquarters is located in Frankfurt am Main , Germany . [3] As of April   2018 [update] , Star Alliance is the largest of the three global alliances by passenger count w

#9 Silver State Helicopters

Silver State Helicopters was a helicopter flight training, sight seeing tours and charter air operator. The company was founded in 1999 by Jerry Airola, flying Robinson R22 helicopters . [1] Silver State Helicopters expanded rapidly and reported revenues of US $40.7 million in 2005 and US$78.1 milli

#10 Noar Linhas Aéreas

Noar Linhas Aéreas S/A ( No rdeste A viação R egional Linhas Aéreas) was a Brazilian domestic airline with headquarters in Caruaru , Brazil . Regular scheduled services started on June 14, 2010. [1] Brazilian airline Noar Linhas Aéreas S/A IATA ICAO Callsign – NRA NOAR Founded 2009 Commenced operati

#11 Direct Air

Southern Sky Air Tours, d/b/a Direct Air was an airline business based in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina , United States. [2] [3] Direct Air started in 2007 and leased aircraft with charter airlines . Its main base was Myrtle Beach International Airport . Direct Air's flights were operated by Sky King

#12 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

#13 Air Union

Air Union was a French airline established January 1, 1923, as the result of a merger between the airlines Compagnie des Messageries Aériennes and Compagnie des Grands Express Aériens . Air Union was merged with four other French airlines to become Air France on 7 October 1933. 1923–1933 airline in

#14 ATA Airlines

ATA Airlines, Inc. – formerly known as American Trans Air and commonly referred to as ATA – was an American low-cost scheduled service and charter airline based in Indianapolis, Indiana . [1] ATA operated scheduled passenger flights throughout the U.S. mainland and Hawaii , Puerto Rico and Portugal

#15 Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways Company Q.C.S.C. ( Arabic : القطرية , al-Qaṭariya ), [4] operating as Qatar Airways , is the state-owned flag carrier airline of Qatar . [5] Headquartered in the Qatar Airways Tower in Doha , [6] the airline operates a hub-and-spoke network, flying to over 150 [7] international destina

#16 Czech Airlines

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

#17 Agni Air

Agni Air Pvt. Ltd. ( Nepali : अग्नि एयर प्रा. ली.) was an airline based in Kathmandu , operating domestic services within Nepal . It started operations in March 2006. [3] [4] The airline ceased operations in November 2012. [5] Defunct Nepali airline Agni Air अग्नि एयर IATA ICAO Callsign AG [lower-al

#18 Thai Airways International

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

#19 History of Singapore Airlines

This article explores into the History of Singapore Airlines , the flag carrier of the Republic of Singapore and based at the Singapore Changi Airport . Singapore Airlines , also known by its abbreviations of SIA or SQ , has often been ranked throughout its history as either amongst the best or the

#20 Flybmi

Flybmi , styled as flybmi , legally British Midland Regional Limited and formerly branded as bmi Regional , was a British regional airline that operated scheduled passenger services across the UK and Europe. The head office of the airline was at East Midlands Airport in North West Leicestershire , a

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Airship / Airship

#1 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

#2 Dixmude (airship)

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

#3 Zeppelin LZ 64

The Imperial German Navy Zeppelin LZ 64 , given the tactical number L 22 , was a Q-class / L20-class World War I zeppelin of the Imperial German Navy . LZ 64 (L 22) Zeppelin LZ 64 (L 22) damaged in Toska Role X-class reconnaissance-bomber rigid airship Type of aircraft National origin German Empire

#4 LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin operational history

LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin was a German passenger-carrying, hydrogen-filled rigid airship which flew from 1928 to 1937. It was designed and built to show that intercontinental airship travel was practicable. Its operational history included several long flights, such as a polar exploration mission, a roun

#5 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

#6 Zeppelin

A Zeppelin is a type of rigid airship named after the German inventor Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin ( German pronunciation: [ˈt͡sɛpəliːn] ) who pioneered rigid airship development at the beginning of the 20th century. Zeppelin's notions were first formulated in 1874 [1] and developed in detail in 189

#7 C-5 (blimp)

C-5 was a hydrogen inflated C class blimp operated by the U.S. Navy in 1918 and 1919. It was one of ten C class non-rigid airships constructed by Goodyear and Goodrich primarily for patrol duty and training for the navy during World War I . This article includes a list of references , related readin

#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 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 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 No. 75 Squadron RAAF

No.   75 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fighter unit based at RAAF Base Tindal in the Northern Territory . The squadron was formed in 1942 and saw extensive action in the South West Pacific theatre of World War II , operating P-40 Kittyhawks . It was disbanded in 1948, but reformed

#4 Jagdgeschwader 26

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

#5 91st Fighter-Bomber Squadron

The 91st Fighter-Bomber Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 439th Fighter-Bomber Group , based at Selfridge Air Force Base , Michigan. It was inactivated on 1 Apr 1954. This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links ,

#6 157th Fighter Squadron

The 157th Fighter Squadron (157 FS) is a unit of the South Carolina Air National Guard 169th Fighter Wing located at McEntire Joint National Guard Base , Columbia, South Carolina. The 157th FS is one of the few Air National Guard squadrons to operate the HARM Targeting System (HTS)-equipped F-16C Bl

#7 131st Fighter Squadron

The 131st Fighter Squadron is a unit of the Massachusetts Air National Guard 104th Fighter Wing located at Barnes Air National Guard Base , Westfield, Massachusetts . The 131st is equipped with the F-15C/D Eagle . Unit of the Massachusetts Air National Guard, US 131st Fighter Squadron 131st Fighter

#8 Escadrille C46

Escadrille 46 (variously known as Escadrille R46 and Escadrille Let46 ) was a highly decorated French World War bombing squadron. Although serving ordinarily as a reconnaissance and bombardment role, they also flew as gunships to escort bombing missions. The squadron was credited with destroying 37

#9 No. 183 Squadron RAF

No. 183 (Gold Coast) Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron that was a fighter-bomber unit in World War II . Defunct flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No. 183 (Gold Coast) Squadron RAF Active 1 November 1942 – 15 November 1945 Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Nickname(s) Gold

#10 Jagdgeschwader 53

Jagdgeschwader 53 (JG 53) was a Luftwaffe fighter - wing of World War II . It operated in Western Europe and in the Mediterranean . Jagdgeschwader 53 - or as it was better known, the "Pik As" (Ace of Spades) Geschwader - was one of the oldest German fighter units of World War II with its origins goi

#11 88th Fighter-Bomber Squadron

The 88th Fighter-Bomber Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the 438th Fighter-Bomber Group , based at General Mitchell Field , Milwaukee , Wisconsin. It was inactivated on 16 November 1957. 88th Fighter-Bomber Squadron F-80 as flown by the group in the

#12 VA-55 (U.S. Navy)

VA-55 was an Attack Squadron of the U.S. Navy . It was established as Torpedo Squadron VT-5 on 15 February 1943, redesignated VA-6A on 15 November 1946, and finally designated VA-55 on 16 August 1948. The squadron was disestablished on 12 December 1975. It was the first squadron to be designated VA-

#13 Escadrille Spa.77

Escadrille Spa.77 (originally Escadrille N.77 ) was a French fighter and photo reconnaissance squadron active from 1916 to 1918 during the First World War. They were credited with the destruction of 34 German airplanes and observation balloons , as well as extensive photo intelligence coverage of en

#14 No. 21 Squadron IAF

No. 21 Squadron IAF (Ankush) , is an Air Defence and Ground Attack unit of the Indian Air Force , operating from Sirsa AFS, as part of 12 Wing of Western Air Command. [1] The squadron was number plated on an unspecified date. [2] Unit of the Indian Air Force No. 21 Squadron Crest of No. 21 Squadron

#15 Escadrille Spa.92

Escadrille Spa.92 was a French fighter squadron active during the First World War from mid-1917 until the Armistice. Independent in operations until June 1918, they then became part of Groupe de Combat 22 . By war's end, Escadrille Spa.92 was credited with destroying 11 enemy airplanes. Escadrille S

#16 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

#17 Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven

Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven (HC-7) was a helicopter squadron of the United States Navy established on 1 September 1967 and disestablished on 30 June 1975. [1] Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven HC-7 Emblem Active 1967–1975 Branch   United States Navy Nickname(s) Sea Devils Engagem

#18 No. 460 Squadron RAAF

No. 460 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force intelligence unit active within the Defence Imagery and Geospatial Organisation (DIGO). It was first formed as a heavy bomber squadron during World War II on 15 November 1941 and disbanded on 10 October 1945 after seeing extensive combat over Europe.

#19 19th Intelligence Squadron

The United States Air Force 's 19th Intelligence Squadron (19th IS) is an intelligence unit located at Pope Air Force Base , North Carolina . The 19th IS is associated with United States Army airborne and ground operations. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( December 2012 )

#20 336th Fighter Squadron

The 336th Fighter Squadron (336th FS), nicknamed the Rocketeers , is a United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to the 4th Operations Group and stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base , North Carolina . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2015 ) 336th Fighte

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Design / Design

#1 Helicopter

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

#2 Hypersonic flight

Hypersonic flight is flight through the atmosphere below altitudes of about 90   km at speeds greater than Mach 5 , a speed where dissociation of air begins to become significant and high heat loads exist. Speeds of Mach 25+ have been achieved below the thermosphere as of 2020. Reentry vehicle (RV)

#3 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

#4 Jet pack

A jet pack , rocket belt , or rocket pack is a device worn on the back which uses jets of gas or liquid to propel the wearer through the air. The concept has been present in science fiction for almost a century and became widespread in the 1960s. Real jet packs have been developed using a variety of

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Designer / Designer

#1 Art Smith (pilot)

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

#2 Bill Lear

William Powell Lear (June 26, 1902 – May 14, 1978) was an American inventor and businessman. He is best known for founding Learjet , a manufacturer of business jets . He also invented the battery eliminator for the B battery , and developed the car radio and the 8-track cartridge , an audio tape sys

#3 Dumitru Prunariu

Dumitru-Dorin Prunariu ( Romanian pronunciation:   [duˈmitru doˈrin pruˈnarju] ( listen ) ; born 27 September 1952) is a Romanian cosmonaut . He flew in space aboard Soyuz 40 spacecraft and Salyut 6 space laboratory. He teamed with the Soviet cosmonaut Leonid Popov . The backup crew was made of Roma

#4 Ronald Evans (astronaut)

Ronald Ellwin Evans Jr. (November 10, 1933   – April 7, 1990) was an American electrical engineer , aeronautical engineer , officer and aviator in the United States Navy , and NASA astronaut . As Command Module Pilot on Apollo 17 he was one of the 24 astronauts to have flown to the Moon, and one of

#5 Claude Dornier

Claude (Claudius) Honoré Désiré Dornier (born in Kempten im Allgäu on 14 May 1884 – 5 December 1969) was a German-French airplane designer and founder of Dornier GmbH . His notable designs include the 12-engine Dornier Do X flying boat, for decades the world's largest and most powerful airplane. He

#6 Robert Ludvigovich Bartini

Robert Ludvigovich Bartini ( Russian : Роберт Людвигович Бартини ; 14 May 1897 – 6 December 1974) was an Italian -born Soviet aircraft designer and scientist , involved in the development of numerous successful and experimental aircraft projects. A pioneer of amphibious aircraft and ground effect ve

#7 Charles Rumney Samson

Air Commodore Charles Rumney Samson , CMG , DSO & Bar , AFC (8 July 1883   – 5 February 1931) was a British naval aviation pioneer. He was one of the first four officers selected for pilot training by the Royal Navy and was the first person to fly an aircraft from a moving ship. He also commanded th

#8 Werner Kuers

Werner Richard Kuers (April 18, 1907 - May 14, 1983) [2] was a German-American engineer and expert in guided missiles. [2] Kuers worked at Peenemünde Army Research Center in manufacturing and later, as part of the " von Braun rocket group" through Operation Paperclip , at White Sands V-2 Launching S

#9 John Cyril Porte

Lieutenant Colonel John Cyril Porte , CMG , FRAeS (26 February 1884 – 22 October 1919) was a British flying boat pioneer associated with the First World War Seaplane Experimental Station at Felixstowe . [3] British aviator John Cyril Porte Porte on 22 June 1914, day of the naming ceremony for Wanama

#10 Jesco von Puttkamer

Jesco Hans Heinrich Max Freiherr von Puttkamer ( 22 September 1933   – 27 December 2012 ) was a German-American aerospace engineer , senior manager at NASA , and a pulp science fiction writer. For the colonial official, see Jesko von Puttkamer . Jesco von Puttkamer Jesco von Puttkamer at ZDF (2009)

#11 Cecil Pashley

Cecil Lawrence Pashley MBE AFC (1891–1969) was a British aviation pioneer. Cecil Lawrence Pashley Born ( 1891-05-14 ) 14 May 1891 Great Yarmouth , Norfolk , England Died 10 December 1969 (1969-12-10) (aged   78) Shoreham-by-Sea , Sussex , England Known   for Aviation pioneer DH Tiger Moth named Spir

#12 Arthur Barratt

Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Sheridan Barratt , KCB , CMG , MC , DL (25 February 1891 – 4 November 1966) was an officer in the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War and a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War . He acquired the nickname "Ugly". Sir Arthur Barratt

#13 Ary Abramovich Sternfeld

Ary Sternfeld (14 May 1905 – 5 July 1980) was co-creator of the modern aerospace science . He was a Polish engineer of Jewish origin, who studied in Poland and France. From 1935 until his death he worked in Moscow. Polish-Russian early spaceflight scientist This article includes a list of general re

#14 Victor Mahl

Victor Mahl (28 October 1889 – 2 April 1915) was an early English aviator and Chief Mechanic of the Sopwith Aviation Company . Victor Mahl Born ( 1889-10-28 ) 28 October 1889 Twickenham, Middlesex, England Died 2 April 1915 (1915-04-02) (aged   25) Southampton, Hampshire, England Nationality British

#15 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

#16 Basil Smallpeice

Sir Basil Smallpeice , KCVO (18 September 1906   – 12 July 1992) was an English accountant and businessman, who served as a director of several companies, including the state owned airline British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), the shipping company Cunard and the mining based conglomerate Lonr

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

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

#18 William E. Boeing

William Edward Boeing ( / ˈ b oʊ ɪ ŋ / ; October 1, 1881 – September 28, 1956) was an American aviation pioneer who founded the Pacific Airplane Company in 1916, which a year later was renamed to The Boeing Company , now the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value and among the largest

#19 Tadija Sondermajer

Tadija R. Sondermajer (Serbian Cyrillic: Тадија Сондермајер; 19 February 1892 – 10 October 1967) was a Serbian aviator, aeronautical engineer and a pioneer of Yugoslav aviation. Serbian and Yugoslav fighter pilot Tadija Sondermajer Тадија Сондермајер Sondermajer c. 1923 Born ( 1892-02-19 ) 19 Februa

#20 Dick Merrill

Henry Tyndall " Dick " Merrill (February 1, 1894 – October 31, 1982) was an early aviation pioneer. Among his feats he was the highest paid air mail pilot, flew the first round-trip transatlantic flight in 1936, was Dwight D. Eisenhower 's personal pilot during the 1952 presidential elections , set

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Engine / Engine

#1 Delage 12C.E.D.irs

The Delage 12 CEDirs was a French racing aero-engine designed and built especially to power the Kellner-Béchereau 28VD for racing in the 1933 Coupe Deutsch de la Meurthe air races. 12 CEDirs Type Inverted 60° V-12 water-cooled supercharged piston engine National origin France Manufacturer Delage Fir

#2 Powered paragliding

Powered paragliding , also known as paramotoring or PPG , is a form of ultralight aviation where the pilot wears a back-pack motor (a paramotor ) which provides enough thrust to take off using a paraglider. It can be launched in still air, and on level ground, by the pilot alone — no assistance is r

#3 Rolls-Royce R

The Rolls-Royce R is a British aero engine that was designed and built specifically for air racing purposes by Rolls-Royce Limited . Nineteen R engines were assembled in a limited production run between 1929 and 1931. Developed from the Rolls-Royce Buzzard , it was a 37-litre (2,240   cu in) capacit

#4 Kuznetsov NK-93

The Kuznetsov NK-93 was a civilian aircraft engine , a hybrid between a turbofan and a turboprop known as a propfan . The engine was also unique in having a separate duct around the contra-rotating propellers , as most other propfans are unducted. Once described in a respected aviation encyclopedia

#5 SNECMA Atar Volant

The SNECMA Atar Volant or C.400 P1 was a French turbojet engine produced by SNECMA as part of their " Atar " series. Encased in a basic fairing which could hold fuel and remote-control equipment, the unit weighed 5,600   pounds (2550   kg) and generated a thrust of approximately 6,200 pounds-force (

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Event / Event

#1 May 1923 Air Union Farman Goliath crash

The May 1923 Air Union Farman Goliath crash occurred on 14 May 1923 when Farman F.60 Goliath F-AEBY of Air Union crashed at Monsures , Somme, France following the structural failure of a wing in flight. All six people on board were killed. May 1923 Air Union Farman Goliath crash A Farman Goliath, si

#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 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

#4 Sichuan Airlines Flight 8633

Sichuan Airlines Flight 8633 was a flight from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport to Lhasa Gonggar Airport on 14 May 2018, which was forced to make an emergency landing at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport after the cockpit windshield failed. [3] The aircraft involved was an Airbus A319-

#5 Montreal Convention

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

#6 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.

#7 Aero Trasporti Italiani Flight 460

Aero Trasporti Italiani Flight 460 was a scheduled passenger flight between Milan Linate Airport in Milan , Italy and Cologne Bonn Airport in Cologne , Germany on 15 October, 1987. The flight was operated by Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI), a subsidiary of Alitalia , using an ATR-42 turboprop aircraft

#8 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

#9 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

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

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

#11 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

#12 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

#13 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.

#14 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

#15 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

#16 List of accidents and incidents involving the Avro Shackleton

List of accidents and incidents involving the Avro Shackleton four-engined maritime patrol and later airborne early warning aircraft. Shackleton MR.3 WR970 crashed in 1956 in Derbyshire.

#17 List of air show accidents and incidents in the 21st century

This is a year-by-year list of aviation accidents that have occurred at airshows worldwide in the 21st century. F-16 Ejection at Mountain Home, Idaho September 15, 2003 This article contains dynamic lists that may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by adding

#18 List of fatal accidents to commercial cargo aircraft

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

#19 Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701

Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701 was the flight involved in a fatal air accident on 5 January 1969, when a Boeing 727 with 62 people on board [1] crashed into a house on its approach to London Gatwick Airport in heavy fog. Due to pilot error the flaps were not extended to maintain flight at final a

#20 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

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Glider / Glider

#1 Bréguet 902 Cinzano

The Bréguet Br 902 Cinzano was a French training glider produced in the 1950s by Société anonyme des Ateliers d'aviation Louis Bréguet Two-seat French glider, 1957 Br 902 Cinzano Role Glider Type of aircraft National origin France Manufacturer Société anonyme des Ateliers d'aviation Louis Bréguet De

#2 Colditz Cock

The Colditz Cock was a glider built by British prisoners of war for an escape attempt from Oflag IV-C ( Colditz Castle ) in Germany. This article uses bare URLs , which are uninformative and vulnerable to link rot . ( September 2022 ) Colditz Cock The only known photograph of the original "Cock" gli

#3 OMRE OE-01

The OMRE OE-1 (a.k.a. Rubik R-20 ) was an experimental high performance sailplane designed and built in Hungary during 1950–1951. [1] OE-1 Role Glider Type of aircraft National origin Hungary Manufacturer MRSz Központi Repülögépjavító Üzem, Dunakeszi (Central Aircraft Repair Plant of the MRSz, Dunak

#4 Grob G103a Twin II

The G103 Twin II (originally designated the G 118 ) is a high-performance two-seat sailplane manufactured in Germany by Grob Aircraft . The aircraft is of T-tail configuration, and is fitted with upper-surface airbrakes and a non-retractable undercarriage. Of fiberglass construction, it is designed

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 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.

#2 Westland Scout

The Westland Scout is a light helicopter developed by Westland Helicopters . Developed from the Saro P.531 , it served as a land-based general purpose military helicopter, sharing a common ancestor and numerous components with the naval-orientated Westland Wasp helicopter. The type's primary operato

#3 Eurocopter AS350 Écureuil

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

#4 Boeing A160 Hummingbird

The Boeing A160 Hummingbird (military designation: YMQ-18A ) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) helicopter . Its design incorporates many new technologies never before used in helicopters, allowing for greater endurance and altitude than any helicopter currently in operation. Unmanned aerial vehicl

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 Technify Motors

Technify Motors GmbH is an aircraft Diesel engine manufacturer based in Sankt Egidien , Germany. In July 2013, Chinese state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) acquired the aircraft Diesel engine designs and manufacturing assets of the former Thielert Aircraft Engines GmbH and added

#2 Glasair Aviation

Glasair Aviation USA, LLC is a Chinese-owned aircraft manufacturer based in Arlington, Washington that produces the Glasair and Sportsman 2+2 line of homebuilt aircraft . More than 3000 Glasair kits have been delivered worldwide. Glasair Aviation USA, LLC Industry Aerospace Founded 2001 Founder Tom

#3 Irkut Corporation

The JSC Irkut Corporation ( MCX :   IRKT ) ( Russian : Иркут ) is a Russian aircraft manufacturer , [4] headquartered in the Aeroport District , Northern Administrative Okrug , Moscow , [5] and is best known as being the manufacturer of the Sukhoi Su-30 family of interceptor / ground-attack aircraft

#4 Rotron Power

Rotron Power Limited is a British aircraft engine manufacturer based in Semley, Wiltshire . The company specializes in the design and manufacture of Wankel engines for unmanned aerial vehicles , light aircraft and helicopters . [1] Rotron Power Limited Type Privately held company Industry Aerospace

#5 Eurofighter GmbH

Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH ( English: Eurofighter fighter aircraft GmbH ) is a multinational company that coordinates the design, production and upgrade of the Eurofighter Typhoon , this includes incorporating the jet engines designed and manufactured by EuroJet Turbo GmbH . Anglo-Franco-German-I

#6 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

#7 American Eagle Aircraft Corporation

The American Eagle Aircraft Corporation was an American aircraft design and manufacturing company which existed briefly in Kansas , but which was a victim of the Great Depression , after building some 500 light airplanes, many of which were the Model A-129, a design attributed to noted aviation pion

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Museum / Museum

#1 National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is a non-profit organization with a museum facility located in Pooler, Georgia , in the western suburbs of Savannah . It educates visitors through the use of exhibits, artifacts, archival materials, and stories, most of which are dedicated to the hi

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 RIM-162 ESSM

The RIM-162 Evolved SeaSparrow Missile ( ESSM ) is a development of the RIM-7 Sea Sparrow missile used to protect ships from attacking missiles and aircraft. [7] ESSM is designed to counter supersonic maneuvering anti-ship missiles . ESSM also has the ability to be "quad-packed" in the Mark 41 Verti

#2 B83 nuclear bomb

The B83 is a variable-yield thermonuclear gravity bomb developed by the United States in the late 1970s and entered service in 1983 . With a maximum yield of 1.2 megatonnes of TNT (5.0   PJ) , it has been the most powerful nuclear weapon in the United States nuclear arsenal since October 25, 2011. [

#3 MIM-3 Nike Ajax

The United States Army 's Nike Ajax was the world's first operational guided surface-to-air missile (SAM), [1] entering service in 1954. Nike Ajax was designed to attack conventional bomber aircraft flying at high subsonic speeds and altitudes above 50,000 feet (15   km) . Nike was initially deploye

#4 Barak 8

Barak 8 ( Hebrew : בָּרָק , lit. "Lightning"), also known as LR-SAM or as MR-SAM, [9] [10] [11] is an Indo-Israeli jointly developed surface-to-air missile (SAM) system, designed to defend against any type of airborne threat including aircraft, helicopters, anti-ship missiles , and UAVs as well as b

#5 FAB-500

The FAB-500 is a Soviet -designed 500-kilogram (1,100   lb) general purpose air-dropped bomb with a high-explosive warhead , primarily used by the Russian Air Force , former Soviet republics and customer countries. The original M-54 model was rolled out in 1954, shaped for internal carriage by heavy

#6 Mark 24 mine

The Mark 24 mine (also known as FIDO or Fido ) is an air-dropped anti- submarine warfare weapon (ASW) incorporating passive acoustic homing system and torpedo integration. It was used by the United States, the British and Canadian forces during the Second World War and entered service in March 1943

#7 AGM-158 JASSM

The AGM-158 JASSM ( Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile ) is a low observable standoff air-launched cruise missile developed by Lockheed Martin for the United States Armed Forces . [5] It is a large, stealthy long-range weapon with a 450-kilogram (1,000   lb) armor piercing warhead. It completed t

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