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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 Mitiga International Airport

Mitiga International Airport ( IATA : MJI , ICAO : HLLM ) (مطار معيتيقة الدولي) is an airport in Libya , located about 8 kilometres (5 miles) east of Tripoli 's city centre. International airport serving Tripoli, Libya This article needs additional citations for verification . ( September 2011 ) Mit

#3 Tonopah Test Range Airport

Tonopah Test Range Airport ( IATA : XSD , ICAO : KTNX , FAA LID : TNX ) , [2] [3] [4] at the Tonopah Test Range (Senior Trend project site PS-66 ) [5] is 27   NM (50   km; 31   mi) southeast of Tonopah , Nevada and 140   mi (230   km) northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada . It is a major airfield with a 12

#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 RAF Great Ashfield

Royal Air Force Great Ashfield or more simply RAF Great Ashfield is a former Royal Air Force station located 10 miles (16   km) east of Bury St. Edmunds and 2 miles (3.2   km) south of Great Ashfield , Suffolk , England. This article includes a list of general references , but it lacks sufficient co

#6 Miami Executive Airport

Miami Executive Airport , formerly known until 2014 as Kendall-Tamiami Executive Airport , ( IATA : TMB , ICAO : KTMB , FAA LID : TMB ) is a public airport in unincorporated Miami-Dade County , Florida , [3] 13 miles (21   km) southwest of Downtown Miami . [2] It is operated by the Miami-Dade Aviati

#7 Shek Kong Airfield

The Shek Kong Airfield (ICAO: VHSK ), formerly Royal Air Force Station Sek Kong or Sek Kong Airfield , is an airfield ( airbase ) located in Shek Kong , New Territories , Hong Kong . A military airbase in Hong Kong Shek Kong Airfield 石崗機場 approach view of Shek Kong Airfield runway IATA : none ICAO :

#8 Gray Army Airfield

Gray Army Airfield ( IATA : GRF , ICAO : KGRF , FAA LID : GRF ) , also known as Gray AAF , is a military airfield located within Joint Base Lewis–McChord (formerly Fort Lewis ) near Tacoma , in Pierce County, Washington , United States. [1] Military airfield located within Joint Base Lewis-McChord N

#9 RAF Newton

Royal Air Force station Newton or more simply RAF Newton ( ICAO : EGXN ) is a former Royal Air Force station located 7 miles (11   km) east of Nottingham , Nottinghamshire and 10.7 miles (17.2   km) south west of Newark-on-Trent , Nottinghamshire, England. It was used briefly as a bomber base for sq

#10 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

#11 Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

Arnold Palmer Regional Airport ( IATA : LBE [2] , ICAO : KLBE , FAA LID : LBE ) is in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania , United States, two miles (3   km) southwest of Latrobe and about 33 miles (53   km) southeast of Pittsburgh . It was formerly Westmoreland County Airport ; it was renamed in Sept

#12 Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport ( IATA : MAN , ICAO : EGCC ) is an international airport at Ringway, Manchester , England, 7.5 nautical miles (13.9   km; 8.6   mi) south-west of Manchester city centre . [1] [3] In 2019, it was the third busiest airport in the United Kingdom in terms of passenger numbers and the

#13 Lympne Airport

Lympne Airport / ˈ l ɪ m / , was a military and later civil airfield ( IATA : LYM , ICAO : EGMK ) , at Lympne , Kent , United Kingdom , which operated from 1916 to 1984. During the First World War RFC Lympne was originally an acceptance point for aircraft being delivered to, and returning from, Fran

#14 Piedmont Triad International Airport

Piedmont Triad International Airport ( IATA : GSO , ICAO : KGSO , FAA LID : GSO ) (commonly referred to as "PTI") is an airport located in unincorporated Guilford County, North Carolina , west of Greensboro , serving the Piedmont Triad region of Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem as well as th

#15 St Vincents Hall

St Vincents Hall is a Gothic Revival mansion in Grantham , Lincolnshire , England. It is a Grade II listed building . [1] Gothic Revival mansion in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England Front entrance of St Vincents Hall Cochrane , Gibson , King George VI and Whitworth discussing the Dambusters Raid.

#16 RAF Greencastle

Royal Air Force Greencastle or more simply RAF Greencastle is a former Royal Air Force airfield located 2 miles (3.2   km) south of the fishing village of Kilkeel and took in a large part of Cranfield Bay. RAF Greencastle USAAF Station 237 Kilkeel , County Down in   Northern Ireland A-20G of the USA

#17 University of Illinois Willard Airport

University of Illinois Willard Airport ( IATA : CMI , ICAO : KCMI , FAA LID : CMI ) is south of Savoy in Tolono Township, Champaign County, Illinois , United States. It is owned and operated by the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and is named for former University of Illinois president Arthu

#18 Calzada Larga Airport

Calzada Larga Airport is a general aviation airport serving Caimitillo , a town in the Panamá Province of Panama . Airport Calzada Larga Airport IATA : none ICAO : none LID : MP23 Summary Airport type Public Serves Caimitillo , Panama Elevation   AMSL 394   ft / 120   m Coordinates 9°10′00″N 79°32′4

#19 Hickory Regional Airport

Hickory Regional Airport ( IATA : HKY , ICAO : KHKY , FAA LID : HKY ) is three miles (5   km) west of Hickory , in Catawba County , North Carolina . It is owned by the City of Hickory. [1] Airport in Hickory, NC Hickory Regional Airport IATA : HKY ICAO : KHKY FAA LID : HKY Summary Airport type Publi

#20 RAF Tarrant Rushton

Royal Air Force Tarrant Rushton or more simply RAF Tarrant Rushton is a former Royal Air Force station near the village of Tarrant Rushton east of Blandford Forum in Dorset , England from 1943 to 1947. It was used for glider operations during World War II and later revived for civilian operations. I


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#1 Gloster Meteor

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

#2 Dudley Watt D.W.2

The Dudley Watt D.W.2 was a 1930s British two-seat light biplane designed by K.N. Pearson for Dudley Watt. [1] [2] The D.W.2 was built at Brooklands and was a wood and fabric biplane with a tailskid landing gear . It had two open cockpits and was powered by a 90   hp (67   kW) ADC Cirrus III piston

#3 Fairey F.2

The Fairey F.2 was a British fighter prototype in the late 1910s. It was the first aircraft designed entirely by the Fairey Aviation Company . British fighter prototype in the late 1910s Fairey F.2 Role Fighter Type of aircraft National origin United Kingdom Manufacturer Fairey Aviation Company Firs

#4 Volocopter VoloConnect

The VoloConnect is an electrically powered aircraft that can take off and land vertically ( eVTOL ). It is being developed by the German company Volocopter . [1] Proposed personal air vehicle VoloConnect model 2021 Role e VTOL Type of aircraft National origin Germany Manufacturer Volocopter GmbH Int

#5 Monnett Sonerai

The Sonerai is a small, VW -powered homebuilt aircraft , [1] designed by John Monnett . [2] The Sonerai began to compete as a single-seat, mid-wing, tailwheel [3] Formula-V racer class formed in 1972. The Sonerai soon evolved into a two-seat model called the Sonerai II. [3] [4] American homebuilt ai

#6 Rendition aircraft

This page describes several aircraft that are alleged in media reports to have been used in the practice of extraordinary rendition , the extralegal transfer of prisoners from one country to another. This article is about specific aircraft alleged to have been used in rendition flights. For general

#7 Grumman F2F

The Grumman F2F was a single-engine, biplane fighter aircraft with retractable undercarriage , serving as the standard fighter for the United States Navy between 1936 and 1940. It was designed for both carrier- and land-based operations. US Navy biplane F2F An F2F-1 of fighter squadron VF-2B , aboar

#8 Bearhawk Companion

The Bearhawk Companion is an American amateur-built aircraft , designed by Bob Barrows, that is produced by Bearhawk Aircraft of Austin, Texas , introduced in August 2019. The aircraft is supplied as a kit for amateur construction, with first customer deliveries in October 2019. [1] Homebuilt kit ai

#9 Spaceplane

A spaceplane is a vehicle that can fly and glide like an aircraft in Earth's atmosphere and maneuver like a spacecraft in outer space . [1] To do so, spaceplanes must incorporate features of both aircraft and spacecraft. Orbital spaceplanes tend to be more similar to conventional spacecraft, while s

#10 Airbus A330

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

#11 List of surviving Consolidated B-24 Liberators

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

#12 Messerschmitt Me 163 Komet

The Messerschmitt Me   163 Komet is a German interceptor aircraft designed for point-defence . It is the only operational rocket-powered fighter aircraft in history and the first piloted aircraft of any type to exceed 1,000 kilometres per hour (620   mph) in level flight. Designed by Alexander Lippi

#13 Caudron C.460

The Caudron C.450 and C.460 were French racing aircraft built to participate in the Coupe Deutsch de la Meurthe race of 1934. C.450 and C.460 Flying replica of the Caudron C.460 at Paris Air Show 2009. Role Racing aircraft Type of aircraft Manufacturer Caudron Designer Marcel Riffard First flight 19

#14 Supermarine Spitfire

The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during, and after World War II . Many variants of the Spitfire were built, from the Mk 1 to the Rolls-Royce Griffon engined Mk 24 using several wing configurations and gu

#15 Vickers Vellore

The Vickers Vellore was a large biplane designed as a freight and mail carrier, in single-engined and twin-engined versions, which saw limited use as freighters and long-range experimental aircraft. A final variant with a broader fuselage, the Vellox , was built as an airliner. Vellore / Vellox Vick

#16 Antonov An-74

The Antonov An-74 ( NATO reporting name : Coaler ) is a Soviet / Ukrainian transport aircraft developed by Antonov . It is a variant of the An-72 . Soviet/Ukrainian military transport aircraft This article needs additional citations for verification . ( July 2013 ) An-74 An An-74T of formerly of Ant

#17 Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra

The Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra was an American civil passenger and cargo aircraft built by the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation during the late 1930s. An outgrowth of the earlier Model 10 Electra , the Model 14 was also developed into larger, more capable civil and military versions. 1930s America

#18 PAC/CAC JF-17 Thunder

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

#19 Learjet 25

The Learjet 25 is an American ten-seat (two crew and eight passengers), twin-engine, high-speed business jet aircraft manufactured by Learjet . It is a stretched version of the Learjet 24 . This article needs additional citations for verification . ( May 2016 ) Learjet 25 A NASA Learjet 25 Role Busi

#20 BAE Systems Hawk

The BAE Systems Hawk is a British single-engine, jet-powered advanced trainer aircraft. It was first flown at Dunsfold , Surrey, in 1974 as the Hawker Siddeley Hawk , and subsequently produced by its successor companies, British Aerospace and BAE Systems . It has been used in a training capacity and


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#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 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

#3 Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov

Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov ( Russian : Адмира́л фло́та Сове́тского Сою́за Кузнецо́в , romanized :   Admiral Flota Sovetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov or "Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov", originally the name of the fifth Kirov -class battlecruiser ) is an aircraft carrier (

#4 Type B1 submarine

The Type B1 submarine ( 巡潜乙型潜水艦 , Junsen Otsu-gata sensuikan , lit. "Cruiser submarine type B") , also called I-15 -class submarine ( 伊一五型潜水艦 , I-jū-go-gata sensuikan ) was the first group of boats of the Type B cruiser submarines built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the 1940s. In total

#5 USS Saratoga (CV-3)

USS Saratoga (CV-3) was a Lexington -class aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy during the 1920s. Originally designed as a battlecruiser , she was converted into one of the Navy's first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. The ship en

#6 HMS Eagle (1918)

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

#7 USS Badoeng Strait

USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116) was a Commencement Bay -class escort carrier of the United States Navy during the Korean War . Commencement Bay-class escort carrier of the US Navy USS Badoeng Strait off the coast of Korea in 1952 History United States Name Badoeng Strait Namesake Battle of Badung Strai

#8 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)

#9 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

#10 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

#11 List of aircraft carrier operations during World War II

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

#12 Japanese aircraft carrier Shōkaku

Shōkaku ( Japanese : 翔鶴 , "Soaring Crane") was the lead ship of her class of two aircraft carriers for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) shortly before the Pacific War . Along with her sister ship Zuikaku , she took part in several key naval battles during the war, including the attack on Pearl Harbo

#13 HMS Speaker (D90)

HMS Speaker (D90) , a Ruler -class escort carrier , based on a "C3" hull, was originally the Bogue -class USS Delgada (AVG/ACV/CVE-40) , which was transferred to the United Kingdom under the Lend-Lease program. For other ships with the same name, see HMS Speaker . History United Kingdom Name HMS Spe

#14 USS Ronald Reagan

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

#15 USS Tripoli (LPH-10)

USS Tripoli (LPH-10) , an Iwo Jima -class amphibious assault ship , was laid down on 15 June 1964 at Pascagoula, Mississippi , by the Ingalls Shipbuilding Corporation ; launched on 31 July 1965; sponsored by Jane Cates, the wife of General Clifton B. Cates , former Commandant of the Marine Corps ; a

#16 USS Rehoboth (AVP-50)

The second USS Rehoboth (AVP-50/AGS-50) was in commission in the United States Navy as a seaplane tender from 1944 to 1947 and as an oceanographic survey ship from 1948 to 1970. Oceanographic survey ship from 1948 to 1970 For other ships with the same name, see USS Rehoboth . USS Rehoboth (AVP-50) o

#17 USS George H.W. Bush

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz -class supercarrier of the United States Navy . [1] She is named for the 41st President of the United States and former Director of Central Intelligence George H. W. Bush , who was a naval aviator during World War II . The vessel's callsign

#18 USS Okinawa (LPH-3)

USS Okinawa (LPH–3) was the second Iwo Jima -class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy . She was the second Navy ship assigned the name "Okinawa", in honor of the World War II Battle of Okinawa . Iwo Jima–class amphibious assault ship For other ships with the same name, see USS Okinawa

#19 USS Gillis (DD-260)

USS Gillis (DD-260/AVD-12) was a Clemson -class destroyer in the United States Navy . She was named for Commodore John P. Gillis and Rear Admiral James Henry Gillis . Tender of the United States Navy Gillis as a seaplane tender in 1941 History United States Namesake John P. Gillis Builder Bethlehem

#20 HMS Victorious (R38)

HMS Victorious was the third Illustrious -class aircraft carrier after Illustrious and Formidable . Ordered under the 1936 Naval Programme, she was laid down at the Vickers-Armstrong shipyard at Newcastle upon Tyne in 1937 and launched two years later in 1939. Her commissioning was delayed until 194


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#1 History of United Airlines

United Airlines is the third largest airline in the world, with 86,852 employees (which includes the entire holding company United Airlines Holdings) and 721 aircraft. It was the brainchild of William Boeing and emerged from his consolidation of numerous carriers and equipment manufacturers from 192

#2 Adam Air

Adam Air (incorporated as PT. Adam SkyConnection Airlines ) was a privately owned airline based in West Jakarta, Jakarta , Indonesia. [1] It operated scheduled domestic services to over 20 cities and international services to Penang and Singapore . Its main base was Soekarno-Hatta International Airp

#3 Trans Polar

Trans Polar A/S was a Norwegian charter airline which operated between June 1970 and May 1971. The airline operated a fleet of three Boeing 720s and had a close cooperation with Aer Lingus for maintenance. Trans Polar was established by Thor Tjøntveit , although he never held any management position

#4 Galaxy Airlines (Japan)

Galaxy Airlines Co. Ltd., ( ギャラクシーエアラインズ株式会社 , Gyarakushī Earainzu Kabushiki-gaisha ) was a Japanese cargo airline headquartered in the ARC Building in Ōta , Tokyo . [1] It operated domestic cargo services. Its main base was Tokyo International Airport . [2] Former cargo airline This article needs a

#5 Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines, Inc. , typically referred to as Delta , is one of the major airlines of the United States and a legacy carrier . One of the world's oldest airlines in operation , Delta is headquartered in Atlanta , Georgia . [1] The airline, along with its subsidiaries and regional affiliates, incl

#6 North Eastern Airways

North Eastern Airways (NEA) was a British airline which operated from 1935 until the outbreak of World War II in 1939. Based initially in Newcastle upon Tyne , it operated routes from Scotland to London in competition with the railways, retaining its independence to the end. Defunct 1930s British in

#7 Branson Air Express

FlyBranson Travel, LLC , branded as Branson Air Express , is a defunct air travel marketing brand, based at Branson Airport near Branson, Missouri . It commenced operations in the fall of 2009. From that date until October 31, 2010, flights were operated by ExpressJet Airlines utilizing two Embraer

#8 Air Dolomiti

Air Dolomiti S.p.A. is an Italian regional airline with its head office in Dossobuono , Villafranca di Verona , Italy , [3] operating base at Verona Villafranca Airport and focus cities at Munich Airport and Frankfurt Airport in Germany . [1] It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa . Italian re

#9 Pamir Airways

Pamir Airways was a privately owned airline headquartered in Kabul , Afghanistan , [1] operating scheduled passenger flights out of Kabul International Airport . The company name is derived from the Pamir Mountains and translates "roof of the world". Pamir Airways IATA ICAO Callsign PM PIR PAMIR Fou

#10 Atlas Air

Atlas Air, Inc. , a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings , is a major American cargo airline , passenger charter airline , and aircraft lessor based in Purchase, New York . The airline was named after Atlas , a figure in Greek mythology, who carries the sky on his shoulders. Atlas

#11 Flydubai

Flydubai ( Arabic : فلاي دبي ), legally Dubai Aviation Corporation ( Arabic : مؤسسة دبي للطيران [2] ), is an Emirati government-owned low-cost airline in Dubai , United Arab Emirates with its head office and flight operations in Terminal 2 of Dubai International Airport . [3] The airline operates a

#12 Level (airline brand)

Fly LEVEL SL , trading as Level , is an airline brand under which airlines owned by the International Airlines Group (IAG) operate low-cost flights. [3] The brand has a registered office in Madrid , Spain . [1] Level IATA ICAO Callsign IB IBE IBERIA Founded 15   March   2017   ( 2017-03-15 ) Commenc

#13 Tamir Airways

Tamir Airways was an airline based in Tel Aviv , Israel . It operated domestic scheduled and air taxi flights from Sde Dov Airport , Tel Aviv to Rosh Pina Airport as well as owning the rights to fly to the defunct Kiryat Shmona Airport . [1] [2] Tamir Airways operated private international charter s

#14 Blue Air

Blue Air is a Romanian low-cost airline headquartered in Bucharest , [6] with its hub at Henri Coandă International Airport . It is the largest Romanian airline by scheduled passengers flown. [7] In 2017, Blue Air carried over 5 million passengers, a 40% increase over the 3.6 million passengers flow

#15 Tanzania Government Flight Agency

Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) is one of the executive agencies of Tanzania . It provides VIP flight services to government officials. [1] [2] The Tanzania Government Flight Agency supports and manages all Tanzanian government aircraft, which it leases to Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL

#16 SAPSAN

[1] SAPSAN was an airline of Kazakhstan, named after the peregrine falcon (Сапсан in Russian). It was founded in 2009 and that started operations in 2010. Based in Almaty International Airport and owned by the same parent company that owns Irtysh Air , the airline leased its aircraft to Irtysh Air t

#17 Jet Airways

Jet Airways (India) Ltd is an Indian airline based in Delhi NCR , with a training and developmental center in Mumbai . Incorporated in April 1992 as a limited liability company , the airline began operations as an air taxi operator in 1993. It began full-fledged operations in 1995 with international

#18 Chrono Aviation

Chrono Aviation Inc. , and its wholly owned subsidiary Chrono Jet Inc. , is a charter airline headquartered at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport . It operates aircraft in passenger (9 to 120), cargo and combi roles. It has bases at Montreal Saint-Hubert Longueuil Airport , Québec City Je

#19 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

#20 ITA Airways

Italia Trasporto Aereo S.p.A. , trading as ITA Airways , is the state-owned flag carrier airline of Italy . [5] It is fully owned by the Government of Italy via the Ministry of Economy and Finance . [6] The airline flies to over 41 scheduled domestic, European, and a few intercontinental destination


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#1 Zeppelin LZ 39

The Imperial German Army Zeppelin LZ 39 was an O-class World War I Zeppelin . LZ 39 Imperial German Army Zeppelin LZ 39 under attack. Picture from the 17 May 1915, Night time edition of the Evening Public Ledger [A 1] Role O-class reconnaissance-bomber rigid airship Type of aircraft National origin

#2 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

#3 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


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#1 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

#2 No. 28 Squadron RAF

No. 28 Squadron of the Royal Air Force operates the Puma and Chinook helicopters from RAF Benson . Flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No. 28 Squadron RAF Squadron badge Active 7   November   1915   ( 1915-11-07 ) – present Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Type Operational Conversion

#3 1st Ferrying Group

The 1st Ferrying Group was a unit of the Army Air Forces during World War II . It was the first transport group to deploy overseas and the first to fly transport missions over the Hump . It was redesignated the 1st Transport Group , then disbanded in December 1943, when the India-China Wing, Air Tra

#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 352nd Fighter Group

The 352nd Fighter Group was a unit of the Eighth Air Force that was located in the European Theater of Operations during World War II . [1] [2] [3] The unit served as bomber escort , counter-air patrols, and attacking ground targets. It initially flew P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft before converting to P

#6 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

#7 Ferry Squadron RAF

Ferry Squadron is a former Royal Air Force squadron which operated between 1956 and 1958 at RAF Benson , the squadron was formed by the replacements, disbandments and mergers dating back to 1943. Ferry Squadron Active 16 April 1956 – 1 December 1958 Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Role

#8 20th Intelligence Squadron

The 20th Intelligence Squadron is a United States Air Force unit, assigned to the 363d Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group at Offutt Air Force Base , Nebraska. It has served at Offutt since June 1992, when it was activated as the 20th Air Intelligence Squadron . "20th Tactical Recon

#9 Marine Aircraft Group 24

Marine Aircraft Group 24 (MAG-24) is a United States Marine Corps aviation unit based at Marine Corps Air Facility Kaneohe Bay . MAG-24 is subordinate to the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing [2] and the III Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF) . [3] Marine Aircraft Group 24 MAG-24 Insignia Active 1 March 19

#10 No. 135 Squadron RAF

No. 135 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed to be a bomber unit in the First World War and reformed as a fighter unit in Second World War . Defunct flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No. 135 Squadron RAF Active 1 April 1918 – 4 July 1918 15 August 1941 – 10 June 1945 Country Unite

#11 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-

#12 Escadrille 65

Escadrille 65 of the French Air Force was established during World War I. It was founded at Lyon-Bron Airport on 2 August 1915. Escadrille N 65 - SPA 65 Active 1915 Country   France Branch   French Air Service Type Fighter Squadron Engagements World War I Military unit

#13 240th Fighter Aviation Division

The 240th Fighter Aviation Division (240 IAD) was a fighter aircraft formation of the Soviet Air Forces during World War II. It saw its most eventful actions during that war, and in 1949 became the 119th Fighter Aviation Division .

#14 No. 84 Squadron RAAF

No. 84 Squadron was a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) fighter squadron of World War II . It was established in February 1943 and was part of the defences of the Torres Strait area from April 1943 until May the next year. After being withdrawn from the Torres Strait the squadron was reduced to a ca

#15 No. 500 Squadron RAF

No. 500 (County of Kent) Squadron AAF was a Royal Air Force flying squadron. It was initially formed in 1931 as a Special Reserve squadron and in 1936 became part of the Auxiliary Air Force , at this time based at Manston and Detling . Royal Air Force flying squadron No. 500 (County of Kent) Squadro

#16 120th Fighter Squadron

The 120th Fighter Squadron (120 FS) is a unit of the Colorado Air National Guard 140th Wing located at Buckley Space Force Base , Aurora, Colorado. The 120th is equipped with the F-16C/D Fighting Falcon . 120th Fighter Squadron F-16C Fighting Falcon, 120th Fighter Squadron (FS), 140th Wing (WG), Col

#17 106th Rescue Wing

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

#18 101st Intelligence Squadron

The United States Air Force 's 101st Intelligence Squadron ( 101 IS ), Massachusetts Air National Guard , is an intelligence unit assigned to the 102nd Intelligence Wing and located at Otis Air National Guard Base , Massachusetts . From its creation in 1921 to its mission change in 2008, the 101st w

#19 146th Airlift Wing

The 146th Airlift Wing (146 AW) is a unit of the California Air National Guard , stationed at Channel Islands Air National Guard Station , Oxnard, California. If activated to federal service, the Wing is gained by the United States Air Force Air Mobility Command . Unit of the California Air National

#20 1st Fighter Wing

The 1st Fighter Wing (1 FW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Combat Command Ninth Air Force . It is stationed at Langley Air Force Base , VA. where it is a tenant unit, being supported by the 633d Air Base Wing . United States Air Force flying unit 1st Fighter Wing Formation of


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Design / Design


#1 AI Mark VIII radar

Radar, Airborne Interception, Mark VIII , or AI Mk. VIII for short, was the first operational microwave -frequency air-to-air radar . It was used by Royal Air Force night fighters from late 1941 until the end of World War II . The basic concept, using a moving parabolic antenna to search for targets

#2 Martin-Baker Mk.10

The Martin-Baker Mk.10 is a British rocket-assisted ejection seat designed and built by Martin-Baker . Introduced in the 1970s, the zero-zero capable Mk.10 has been installed in many combat aircraft types. A lightweight version is known as the Mk.10L . British ejection seat Mk.10 Martin-Baker Mk.10L


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Designer / Designer


#1 Petro Balabuyev

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

#2 Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt

Air Chief Marshal Sir Edgar Rainey Ludlow-Hewitt , GCB , GBE , CMG , DSO , MC , DL (9 June 1886 – 15 August 1973) was a senior Royal Air Force commander. Sir Edgar Ludlow-Hewitt Air Chief Marshal Ludlow-Hewitt Born ( 1886-06-09 ) 9 June 1886 Died 15 August 1973 (1973-08-15) (aged   87) Allegiance Un

#3 Hans Multhopp

Hans Multhopp (17 May 1913 – 30 October 1972) was a German aeronautical engineer/designer . Receiving a degree from the University of Göttingen, Multhopp worked with the famous designer Kurt Tank at the Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG during World War II , and was the leader of the team responsible for th

#4 Thomas Scott Baldwin

Thomas Scott Baldwin (June 30, 1854 – May 17, 1923) was a pioneer balloonist and U.S. Army major during World War I . [1] He was the first American to descend from a balloon by parachute . US Army aviator and balloonist (1854–1923) Thomas Scott Baldwin Born ( 1854-06-30 ) June 30, 1854 Marion County

#5 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

#6 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Royal Aero Club in 1913

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

#7 Blanche Scott

Blanche Stuart Scott (April 8, 1884 – January 12, 1970), also known as Betty Scott , was possibly the first American woman aviator . [1] American aviator (1884–1970) Blanche Stuart Scott Blanche Scott in her biplane, circa 1910-1916 Born ( 1884-04-08 ) April 8, 1884 Rochester , New York , U.S. Died

#8 Farnum Fish

Farnum Thayer Fish (5 October 1896 – 30 July 1978) was an early American airplane pilot known as the "Boy Aviator". [1] [2] He was, at the age of 15, the "youngest licensed aviator in the world". [1] [3] [4] Farnum Thayer Fish Born ( 1896-10-05 ) October 5, 1896 Los Angeles, California Died July 3,

#9 Georg Wulf

Georg Wulf (1895-1927) was a German aviation pioneer and aircraft manufacturer.

#10 Walter Haeussermann

Walter Haeussermann (also spelled Häussermann ; March 2, 1914 – December 8, 2010) [3] was a German-American aerospace engineer and member of the " von Braun rocket group", both at Peenemünde and later at Marshall Space Flight Center , where he was the director of the guidance and control laboratory.

#11 Laura Bromwell

Laura Bromwell (May 17, 1897 – June 5, 1921) was an early 20th-century American aviatrix. She held the loop the loop record and a speed record. She was killed in an aviation accident in 1921. [1] [2] Laura Bromwell Born ( 1897-05-17 ) May 17, 1897 Cincinnati , Ohio Died June 5, 1921 (1921-06-05) (ag

#12 Norman Blackburn

Captain Norman William George Blackburn (25 May 1896 – 27 January 1966), was a British pilot and flying instructor during the First World War, and afterwards a director of Blackburn Aircraft . Norman William George Blackburn Nickname(s) Blackie Born ( 1896-05-25 ) 25 May 1896 Leeds , Yorkshire , Eng

#13 William H. McAvoy

William H. "Bill" McAvoy was a civilian test pilot in the 1920s and 1930s for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) at the Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory , Langley Field , Virginia, and in 1940 helped start the flight operations division at the Ames Research Center , Calif

#14 Bill Sadler (engineer)

William George Sadler (3 September 1931 – 5 April 2022) designed, built, and drove his own sports racing cars , some of which anticipated the later Formula 5000 and Can-Am cars. [1] [2] [3] He left racing and earned a Masters of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, then went on to design and buil

#15 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 .

#16 Jay Greene

Jay Henry Greene (May 17, 1942 – October 8, 2017) was a NASA engineer . Between 2000 and 2004, he served as Chief Engineer at Johnson Space Center , where his role consisted primarily of advising the Center Director. [1] He worked as a FIDO flight controller during the Apollo Program and a flight di

#17 List of pilots awarded an Aviator's Certificate by the Aéro-Club de France in 1910

The Aéro-Club de France issued Aviators Certificates from 1909. These were internationally recognised under the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale .

#18 William C. Ocker

Colonel William Charles Ocker (June 18, 1880 – September 15, 1942) was an American aviation pioneer. He was known as the "Father of Instrument Flying". [1] American aviation pioneer This article uses bare URLs , which are uninformative and vulnerable to link rot . ( August 2022 ) William Charles Ock

#19 Early Birds of Aviation

Organization devoted to the history of early pilots 39 aviators who died between 1908 and 1912 38 more aviators who died between 1908 and 1912 1936 signatures of Early Birds in recognition of the contribution of Earl Ovington to the First Regular Air Mail service, formally presented to his wife afte

#20 Gerald D. Griffin

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


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Engine / Engine


#1 Rolls-Royce Trent

The Rolls-Royce Trent is a family of high-bypass turbofans produced by Rolls-Royce . It continues the three spool architecture of the RB211 with a maximum thrust ranging from 61,900 to 97,000   lbf (275 to 431   kN ) . Launched as the RB-211-524L in June 1988, the prototype first ran in August 1990.

#2 Rolls-Royce Trent 900

The Rolls-Royce Trent 900 is a high-bypass turbofan produced by Rolls-Royce plc to power the Airbus A380 , competing with the Engine Alliance GP7000 . Initially proposed for the Boeing 747-500/600X in July 1996, this first application was later abandoned but it was offered for the A3XX , launched as

#3 General Electric GEnx

The General Electric GEnx ("General Electric Next-generation") is an advanced dual rotor, axial flow , high-bypass turbofan jet engine in production by GE Aviation for the Boeing 787 and 747-8 . The GEnx is intended to succeed the CF6 in GE's product line. Turbofan jet engine Not to be confused with


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Event / Event


#1 2020 Snowbirds crash

On May 17, 2020, a Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds plane crashed in Kamloops , British Columbia . One person, Captain Jennifer Casey, was killed, and the pilot was seriously injured after ejecting . [1] Canadian Air Force accident 2020 Snowbirds crash CF-114 Tutor, the type of plane that crashed

#2 2010 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2010: Years in aviation : 2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   2013 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 1980s   1990s   2000s   2010s   2020s   2030s   2040s Years : 2007   2008   2009   2010   2011   2012   201

#3 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1980s

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

#4 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

#5 Harold Geiger

Major Harold Geiger (October 7, 1884 – May 17, 1927) was US military aviator number 6, who was killed in an airplane crash in 1927. He was also a balloonist. [1] Spokane International Airport is designated with the International Air Transport Association airport code GEG in his memory. American avia

#6 1934 London, Scottish & Provincial Airways Airspeed Courier crash

On 29 September 1934, an Airspeed Courier of London, Scottish & Provincial Airways Ltd crashed just north of Shoreham, Kent . The aircraft was on a scheduled international passenger flight from Heston Aerodrome west of London to Le Bourget Airport , Paris . All four people on board were killed. Two

#7 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 ;

#8 List of accidents and incidents involving the DC-3 in 1946

This is a List of accidents and incidents involving Douglas DC-3 A variants that have taken place in the year 1946 , 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 cover

#9 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

#10 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.

#11 Flash Airlines Flight 604

Flash Airlines Flight 604 was a charter flight provided by Egyptian private charter company Flash Airlines . On 3 January 2004, the Boeing 737-300 that was operating the route crashed into the Red Sea shortly after takeoff from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport , killing all 135 passengers, most

#12 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident

On 29 August 2007, six AGM-129 ACM cruise missiles , each loaded with a W80-1 variable yield nuclear warhead , were mistakenly loaded onto a United States Air Force (USAF) B-52H heavy bomber at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota and transported to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana . The nuclea

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

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

#14 List of Trans World Airlines accidents and incidents

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving American airlines Trans World Airlines and Transcontinental & Western Air. The airlines suffered a combined total of 106 accidents. [1] [2]

#15 1920 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1920: Years in aviation : 1917   1918   1919   1920   1921   1922   1923 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1890s   1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s Years : 1917   1918   1919   1920   1921   1922   19

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

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

#17 2015 Fox Glacier helicopter crash

On 21 November 2015, a Eurocopter AS350 Astar helicopter, operated by Alpine Adventures on a sightseeing flight, crashed on Fox Glacier in the South Island of New Zealand. All seven people on board died. [1] [2] Aviation accident 2015 Fox Glacier helicopter crash Example of a Eurocopter AS350 Accide

#18 Pamir Airways Flight 112

Pamir Airways Flight 112 was a scheduled passenger flight from Kunduz Airport , Kunduz to Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. On 17 May 2010, the flight was operated by an Antonov An-24 carrying 39 passengers and 5 crew when it crashed onto terrain. [2] No one onboard made it out aliv

#19 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.

#20 2007 in aviation

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


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Glider / Glider


#1 Działowski Bydgoszczanka

The Działowski Bydgoszczanka , named after Bydgoszcz , the city where it was built in 1925, was a Polish glider designed to compete in the Second National Gliding Contest. Bydgoszczcanka Role Single-seat glider National origin Poland Designer Stansław and Mieczyław Działowski First flight on or befo

#2 List of gliders (C)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .

#3 List of gliders (B)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .

#4 List of gliders (P)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .

#5 List of gliders (G)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .

#6 Wallis S.1

The Wallis S.1 , sometimes known as Walis S-1 or Wallisa S-I , was a Polish glider designed to compete in the Second Polish Glider Contest, held in 1925 where it won two prizes. Polish sailplane S.1 Role Single-seat glider National origin Poland Designer Józef Wallis (or Walis) First flight 1925 Num

#7 List of gliders (D)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .

#8 Czechowski Śpiesz się powoli

The Śpiesz się powoli ( transl.   Hasten slowly ), was a Polish glider which gained second place at the Second Polish Glider Contest, held in 1925. Śpiesz się powoli Role Single-seat glider National origin Poland Designer Czechowski First flight May 1925 Number built 1

#9 Avia 60-MP

The Avia 60-MP was a French motor glider with a wing based on that of the Avia 32-E , an advanced training glider . It was intended as both an advanced trainer and as an atmospheric research aircraft. Single-seat French motor glider, 1936 Avia 60-MP Role Motor glider ; advanced training glider Type

#10 List of gliders (W)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .

#11 Bohatyrew Miś

The Bohatyrew Miś (English: Bear or Teddy bear ) was a Polish glider which in 1925 won the Second Polish Glider Contest. Miś Role glider National origin Poland Manufacturer W.W.S. Samolot Designer Michal Bohatyrew First flight Spring 1925 Number built 1

#12 Avia 50-MP

The Avia 50-MP was a French motor glider based on that of the Avia XV-A training glider . First flown in 1934, it was intended to introduce pilots to motor-gliders. Single-seat French glider, 1934 Avia 50-MP Role Introductory Motor glider Type of aircraft National origin France Designer Raymond Jarl

#13 List of gliders (J)

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists most gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items

#14 List of Polish gliders

This is a list of gliders / sailplanes of the world, (this reference lists all gliders with references, where available) [1] Note: Any aircraft can glide for a short time, but gliders are designed to glide for longer. This transport-related list is incomplete ; you can help by adding missing items .


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Helicopter / Helicopter


#1 Denel Rooivalk

The Denel Rooivalk (previously designated AH-2 and CSH-2 ) is an attack helicopter manufactured by Denel Aviation of South Africa . Rooivalk is Afrikaans for "Red Falcon ", which refers to the true kestrels . [2] Development of the type began in 1984 by the Atlas Aircraft Corporation , its developme

#2 AgustaWestland Apache

The AgustaWestland Apache is a licence-built version of the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter for the British Army Air Corps . The first eight helicopters were built by Boeing ; the remaining 59 were assembled by Westland Helicopters (later AgustaWestland ) at Yeovil , Somerset in Engla

#3 Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk

The Sikorsky MH-60G/HH-60G Pave Hawk is a twin- turboshaft engine helicopter in service with the United States Air Force . It is a derivative of the UH-60 Black Hawk and incorporates the US Air Force PAVE electronic systems program. The HH-60/MH-60 is a member of the Sikorsky S-70 family. Combat Sea

#4 Westland Wessex

The Westland Wessex is a British-built turbine-powered development of the Sikorsky H-34 (in US service known as Choctaw). It was developed and produced under licence by Westland Aircraft (later Westland Helicopters ). One of the main changes from Sikorsky's H-34 was the replacement of the piston-eng

#5 Avicopter AC313

The Avicopter AC313 (also known as the Changhe Z-8F-100 ) is a civilian helicopter built [2] by Avicopter (AVIC Helicopter Company). [3] It is a development of the earlier Harbin Z-8, itself a locally produced version of the Aerospatiale Super Frelon . Chinese civilian helicopter AC313 The AC313 mak

#6 AgustaWestland AW101

The AgustaWestland AW101 is a medium-lift helicopter in military and civil use. First flown in 1987, it was developed by a joint venture between Westland Helicopters in the United Kingdom and Agusta in Italy in response to national requirements for a modern naval utility helicopter. Several operator


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Manufacturer / Manufacturer


#1 Clément-Bayard

Clément-Bayard , Bayard-Clément , [1] was a French manufacturer of automobiles, aeroplanes and airships founded in 1903 by entrepreneur Gustave Adolphe Clément . [2] [3] Clément obtained consent from the Conseil d'Etat to change his name to that of his business in 1909. The extra name celebrated the

#2 Coventry Victor

Coventry Victor was a British motorcycle and car manufacturer. Originally Morton & Weaver , a proprietary engine manufacturer in Hillfields, Coventry , founded in 1904, the company changed its name to Coventry Victor Motors in 1911. The company closed in 1971. The Coventry Victor Motor Co Limited In

#3 British Aircraft Corporation

The British Aircraft Corporation ( BAC ) was a British aircraft manufacturer formed from the government-pressured merger of English Electric Aviation Ltd. , Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) , the Bristol Aeroplane Company and Hunting Aircraft in 1960. Bristol, English Electric and Vickers became "paren

#4 Fowler Airplane Corporation

The Fowler Airplane Corporation was an aircraft manufacturing company that operated in San Francisco , California, from 1918 into the 1920s. It was founded by Robert G. Fowler , the first person to make a west-to-east transcontinental flight in stages.

#5 Brown Aeronautical Company

Brown Aeronautical Company was an American aircraft manufacturer in the pioneering era of flight between 1900 and 1914. [1] Brown Aeronautical Company Industry Aircraft manufacturer Founded 1910 Defunct 1911 Fate Dissolved in 1911 Headquarters Baltimore, Maryland Key people Edward R Brown, Don Swann

#6 Airco

The Aircraft Manufacturing Company Limited ( Airco ) was an early British aircraft manufacturer. Established during 1912, it grew rapidly during the First World War , referring to itself as the largest aircraft company in the world by 1918. British aircraft manufacturer For other uses, see Air condi


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Museum / Museum


#1 Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Museum is a motoring and aviation museum occupying part of the former Brooklands motor-racing track in Weybridge , Surrey, England. Aviation museum, Motor museum in Weybridge, Surrey Brooklands Museum Established 1991 ; 31   years ago   ( 1991 ) Location Weybridge , Surrey Type Aviation m


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Weapon / Weapon


#1 Iron Dome

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

#2 3-inch anti-aircraft gun M3

The 3-inch anti-aircraft gun M3 was an anti-aircraft gun which served throughout the 1930s and possibly into early World War II. [2] Developed from the earlier 3-inch M1917 and 3-inch M1918 guns, it was in the process of being replaced by the time of the US entry into World War II , but was subseque

#3 S-300 missile system

The S-300 ( NATO reporting name SA-10 Grumble ) is a series of long range surface-to-air missile systems developed and operated by the former Soviet Union , now fielded by the militaries of Russia as well as several former Eastern Bloc countries. It was produced by NPO Almaz , based on the initial S

#4 Takbir bomb

The Takbir bomb is a smart bomb developed by Pakistan. It is a winged glide bomb , with internal guidance and was revealed to the public in 2014. Takbir Smart Bomb Type Smart Bomb Place   of   origin Pakistan Service history In   service 2017–present Used   by Pakistan Wars 2019 Jammu and Kashmir ai

#5 Bouncing bomb

A bouncing bomb is a bomb designed to bounce to a target across water in a calculated manner to avoid obstacles such as torpedo nets , and to allow both the bomb's speed on arrival at the target and the timing of its detonation to be pre-determined, in a similar fashion to a regular naval depth char

#6 Mark 54 Lightweight Torpedo

The Mark 54 Lightweight Torpedo (formerly known as Lightweight Hybrid Torpedo , or LHT ) is a standard 12.75-inch (324   mm) anti-submarine warfare (ASW) torpedo used by the United States Navy . American torpedo Mark 54 Lightweight Torpedo Mark 54 Torpedo aboard the USS Ross (DDG-71) in March 2008.

#7 Phalanx CIWS

The Phalanx CIWS (often spoken as "sea-wiz") is a gun-based close-in weapon system to defend military watercraft automatically against incoming threats such as aircraft, missiles , and small boats. It was designed and manufactured by the General Dynamics Corporation, Pomona Division , [3] later a pa


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