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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 Hamad International Airport

Hamad International Airport ( IATA : DOH , ICAO : OTHH ) ( Arabic : مطار حمد الدولي , Maṭār Ḥamad al-Duwalī ) is an international airport in the state of Qatar , and the home of Qatar’s flag carrier airline, Qatar Airways . Located south of its capital, Doha , it replaced the nearby Doha Internation

#3 RAF Wittering

Royal Air Force Wittering or more simply RAF Wittering ( ICAO : EGXT ) is a Royal Air Force station within the unitary authority area of Peterborough , Cambridgeshire and the unitary authority area of North Northamptonshire . Although Stamford in Lincolnshire is the nearest town, the runways of RAF

#4 Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport

Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport ( IATA : PKB [2] , ICAO : KPKB , FAA LID : PKB ) is seven miles northeast of Parkersburg , in Wood County, West Virginia . [1] It is owned by the Wood County Airport Authority [1] and is also known as Wood County Airport or Gill Robb Wilson Field . It serves the Mid-

#5 Base Y-75 Frankfurt

Y-75 Frankfurt airfield was a German military airport. It was where No. 665 Squadron RCAF maintained one aircraft section from May to July, 1945. [1] This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2022 )

#6 Naval Air Station Pensacola

Naval Air Station Pensacola or NAS Pensacola ( IATA : NPA , ICAO : KNPA , FAA LID : NPA ) (formerly NAS/KNAS until changed circa 1970 to allow Nassau International Airport, now Lynden Pindling International Airport , to have IATA code NAS), "The Cradle of Naval Aviation", is a United States Navy bas

#7 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

#8 Baltimore Municipal Airport

Baltimore Municipal Airport ("Harbor Field") is a former airport and United States Air Force airfield about 6 miles southeast of Baltimore, Maryland on an artificial peninsula. Construction began in 1929 [1] with a seaplane base and was completed in 1941. It closed on 30 December 1960. The western h

#9 Tromsø Airport, Skattøra

Tromsø Airport, Skattøra ( Norwegian : Tromsø sjøflyhavn, Skattøra ), also known by its military designation Skattøra Naval Air Station (Norwegian: Skattøra sjøflystasjon , German : Seefliegerhorst Tromsö ) was a water aerodrome and air base situated at Skattøra in the city of Tromsø in Tromsø Munic

#10 Tenzing–Hillary Airport

Tenzing–Hillary Airport ( IATA : LUA , ICAO : VNLK ) , also known as Lukla Airport , is a domestic airport and altiport in the town of Lukla , [2] in Khumbu Pasanglhamu , Solukhumbu District , Province No. 1 of Nepal . It gained worldwide fame as it was rated the most dangerous airport in the world

#11 Zweibrücken Airport

Zweibrücken Airport ( IATA : ZQW , ICAO : EDRZ ) , or Flughafen Zweibrücken in German , is a regional airport and former minor international airport in Zweibrücken , Germany . It was the smaller of the two passenger airports in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate , the other being Frankfurt-Hahn Airpo

#12 Seefliegerhorst Aalborg

Seefliegerhorst Aalborg was a German seaplane base at Aalborg during the occupation of Denmark 1940 to 1945 This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations . ( December 2021 ) Seefliegerhorst Aalborg Aa

#13 List of Breeze Airways destinations

This is a list of destinations that Breeze Airways has operated to as of August   2022 [update] . [1] Originally established in July 2018, the American low-cost airline launched operations in May 2021. It operates a fleet of Airbus A220 and Embraer E-Jet aircraft on routes within the United States.

#14 Sulur Air Force Station

Sulur Air Force Station is an air base of the Indian Air Force located at Sulur near Coimbatore , Tamil Nadu and is India's second largest air base after Hindon AFS . It is the base which is responsible for protection of India's sea area. It is the only base in India which handles both fighter and t

#15 Nellis Air Force Base

Nellis Air Force Base (" Nellis " colloq. ) is a United States Air Force installation in southern Nevada . Nellis hosts air combat exercises such as Exercise Red Flag and close air support exercises such as Green Flag-West flown in " Military Operations Area (MOA) airspace ", [3] associated with the

#16 Kelowna General Hospital

Kelowna General Hospital ( KGH ) is a tertiary referral hospital located in Kelowna , British Columbia operated by Interior Health that offers medical care in the Central Okanagan . In British Columbia, Kelowna General is the only hospital outside the Lower Mainland or Vancouver Island that performs

#17 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

#18 Katum Camp

Katum Camp (also known as Katum Special Forces Camp or Firebase Katum ) is a former U.S. Army and Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) base northeast of Tây Ninh in southern Vietnam . Katum Camp Coordinates 11.667°N 106.216°E  / 11.667; 106.216  ( Katum Camp ) Type Army Base Site history Built 1

#19 RAF Sullom Voe

Royal Air Force Sullom Voe or more simply RAF Sullom Voe is a former Royal Air Force station near the village of Brae , in the Shetland Isles of Scotland . It was a Flying boat base and was closely associated with the adjacent airfield of RAF Scatsta . [2] This article needs additional citations for

#20 RAF Lossiemouth

Royal Air Force Lossiemouth or more commonly RAF Lossiemouth or Lossie ( IATA : LMO , ICAO : EGQS ) is a military airfield located on the western edge of the town of Lossiemouth in Moray , north-east Scotland . Royal Air Force main operating base in Moray, Scotland RAF Lossiemouth Near Lossiemouth ,


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#1 North American NA-16

The North American Aviation NA-16 was the first trainer aircraft built by North American Aviation , and was the beginning of a line of closely related North American trainer aircraft that would eventually number more than 17,000 examples, notably the T-6 Texan family. American single-engined trainer

#2 Northrop YF-17

The Northrop YF-17 (nicknamed "Cobra" ) is a prototype lightweight fighter aircraft designed by Northrop aviation for the United States Air Force 's Lightweight Fighter (LWF) technology evaluation program. The LWF was initiated because many in the fighter community believed that aircraft like the F-

#3 Avro Shackleton

The Avro Shackleton is a British long-range maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) which was used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the South African Air Force (SAAF). It was developed by Avro from the Avro Lincoln bomber , which itself had been a development of the famous wartime Avro Lancaster bomber. Brit

#4 Fairey Seafox

The Fairey Seafox was a 1930s British reconnaissance floatplane designed and built by Fairey for the Fleet Air Arm . It was designed to be catapulted from the deck of a light cruiser and served in the Second World War . Sixty-six were built, with two finished without floats and used as landplanes. "

#5 Teledyne Ryan 410

The Teledyne Ryan Model 410 was a surveillance UAV designed in the United States in the late 1980s. [1] [2] In configuration, it was a high-wing cantilever monoplane with twin tails carried on booms and linked by a common horizontal stabilizer. [3] The engine was mounted pusher-fashion at the rear o

#6 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

#7 Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster

The Douglas XB-42 Mixmaster was an experimental bomber aircraft , designed for a high top speed. The unconventional approach was to mount the two engines within the fuselage driving a pair of contra-rotating propellers mounted at the tail in a pusher configuration , leaving the wing and fuselage cle

#8 De Havilland Flamingo

The de Havilland DH.95 Flamingo was a British twin-engined high-wing monoplane airliner first flown on 22 December 1938. During the Second World War some were used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a transport and general communications duties. British passenger and transport aircraft DH.95 Flamingo L

#9 Dassault Mirage 2000N/2000D

The Dassault Mirage 2000N is a variant of the Mirage 2000 designed for nuclear strike. It formed the core of the French air-based strategic nuclear deterrent . The Mirage 2000D is its conventional attack counterpart. French nuclear and conventional strike aircraft This article needs additional citat

#10 Douglas C-133 Cargomaster

The Douglas C-133 Cargomaster is an American large turboprop cargo aircraft built between 1956 and 1961 by the Douglas Aircraft Company for use with the United States Air Force . The C-133 was the USAF's only production turboprop-powered strategic airlifter , entering service shortly after the Lockh

#11 Bombardier CRJ700 series

The Bombardier CRJ700 , CRJ900 , and CRJ1000 are a family of regional jet airliners that were designed and manufactured by Canadian transportation conglomerate Bombardier (formerly Canadair ) between 1999 and 2020. Their design was derived from the smaller CRJ100 and 200 airliners, the other members

#12 Caproni Ca.1 (1910)

The Caproni Ca.1 was an experimental biplane built in Italy in 1910. It was the first aircraft to be designed and built by aviation pioneer Gianni Caproni , although he had previously collaborated with Henri Coandă on sailplane designs. This article is about the pioneering biplane of 1910. Not to be

#13 Ilyushin Il-62

The Ilyushin Il-62 ( Russian : Илью́шин Ил-62 ; NATO reporting name : Classic ) is a Soviet long-range narrow-body jetliner conceived in 1960 by Ilyushin . As successor to the popular turboprop Il-18 and with capacity for almost 200 passengers and crew, the Il-62 was the world's largest jet airliner

#14 Piper PA-28 Cherokee

The Piper PA-28 Cherokee is a family of two-seat or four-seat light aircraft built by Piper Aircraft and designed for flight training, air taxi and personal use. [2] The PA-28 family of aircraft comprises all-metal, unpressurized, single-engined, piston-powered airplanes with low-mounted wings and t

#15 Airbus A321

The Airbus A321 is a member of the Airbus A320 family of short to medium range, narrow-body , commercial passenger twin engine jet airliners ; [lower-alpha 2] it carries 185 to 236 passengers. It has a stretched fuselage which was the first derivative of the baseline A320 and entered service in 1994

#16 Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six

The Piper PA-32 Cherokee Six is a series of single-engine, fixed landing gear , light aircraft manufactured in the United States by Piper Aircraft between 1965 and 2007. [1] [2] Family of light single engine aircraft PA-32 Cherokee Six 1973 model Piper PA-32-300 Cherokee Six Role personal use and ai

#17 Renard R.31

The Renard R.31 was a Belgian reconnaissance aircraft of the 1930s. A single-engined parasol monoplane , 32 R.31s were built for the Belgian Air Force , the survivors of which, although obsolete, remained in service when Nazi Germany invaded Belgium in 1940. The Renard R.31 was the only World War II

#18 Jagdgeschwader III

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

#19 De Havilland Sea Vixen

The de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen is a British twin-engine , twin boom -tailed, two-seat, carrier-based fleet air-defence fighter flown by the Royal Navy 's Fleet Air Arm during the 1950s through to the early 1970s. The Sea Vixen was designed by the de Havilland Aircraft Company during the late 1940

#20 Airbus A400M Atlas

The Airbus A400M Atlas [nb 2] is a European four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft . It was designed by Airbus Military (now Airbus Defence and Space ) as a tactical airlifter with strategic capabilities to replace older transport aircraft, such as the Transall C-160 and the Lockheed C-13


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#1 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

#2 USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60)

USS Guadalcanal (CVE-60) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy , which served during and after World War II . She was the first ship to carry her name. She was the flagship of Task Group 22.3 , a hunter-killer group which captured the German submarine U-505 in 1944. US Nav

#3 USS Manila Bay

USS Manila Bay (CVE-61) was a Casablanca -class escort carrier of the United States Navy . Casablanca-class escort carrier of the US Navy USS Manila Bay (CVE-61) underway whilst operating as an attack carrier in the Pacific, circa 1944. History United States Name Manila Bay Namesake Battle of Manila

#4 USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is the fifth Nimitz -class aircraft carrier in the United States Navy . She is the second Navy ship to have been named after the former President Abraham Lincoln . Her home port is NAS North Island , San Diego, California; she is a member of the United States Pacific Fle

#5 USS Wasp (LHD-1)

USS Wasp (LHD-1) is a United States Navy multipurpose amphibious assault ship , and the lead ship of her class . She is the tenth USN vessel to bear the name since 1775, with the last two ships named Wasp being aircraft carriers . She was built by the Ingalls Shipbuilding division of Litton in Pasca

#6 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

#7 HMS Formidable (67)

HMS Formidable was an Illustrious -class aircraft carrier ordered for the Royal Navy before the Second World War. After being completed in late 1940, she was briefly assigned to the Home Fleet before being transferred to the Mediterranean Fleet as a replacement for her crippled sister ship Illustrio

#8 USS Thornton (DD-270)

USS Thornton (DD-270/AVD-11) was a Clemson -class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War II . She was named for James and Ryan Thornton , naval officers during the American Civil War , and was the second ship to bear this name. Tender of the United States Navy For other ships with the

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

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

#10 USS Peleliu

USS Peleliu (LHA-5) is a Tarawa -class amphibious assault ship of the United States Navy , named for the Battle of Peleliu of World War II . Entering service in 1980, she has been deployed to the Persian Gulf on several occasions, performed an evacuation of U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay following the er

#11 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

#12 Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier

The Gerald R. Ford class is a class of nuclear powered aircraft carriers currently being constructed for the United States Navy . The class, with a planned total of ten ships, will replace the Navy's current carriers on a one-for-one basis, starting with the lead ship , Gerald R. Ford , replacing En

#13 Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga

Kaga ( 加賀 ) was an aircraft carrier built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) and was named after the former Kaga Province in present-day Ishikawa Prefecture . Originally intended to be one of two Tosa -class battleship s, Kaga was converted under the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty to an airc

#14 USS Ranger (CV-61)

The seventh USS Ranger (CV/CVA-61) was the third of four Forrestal -class supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1950s. Although all four ships of the class were completed with angled decks , Ranger had the distinction of being the first US carrier built from the beginning as an angle

#15 French cruiser Jeanne d'Arc (R97)

Jeanne d'Arc was a helicopter cruiser of the French Navy . She was the sixth vessel of the French Navy named after Joan of Arc ("Jeanne d'Arc" in French ), a national heroine of France and saint of the Catholic Church who distinguished herself in the Hundred Years' War by helping France turn the tid

#16 USS Yorktown (CV-5)

USS Yorktown (CV-5) was an aircraft carrier that served in the United States Navy during World War II . Named after the Battle of Yorktown in 1781, she was commissioned in 1937. Yorktown was the lead ship of the Yorktown class , which was designed on the basis of lessons learned from operations with

#17 HMS Illustrious (87)

HMS Illustrious was the lead ship of her class of aircraft carriers built for the Royal Navy before World War II. Her first assignment after completion and working up was with the Mediterranean Fleet , in which her aircraft's most notable achievement was sinking one Italian battleship and badly dama

#18 USS Albemarle (AV-5)

USS Albemarle (AV-5) was one of only two Curtiss -class seaplane tenders built for the United States Navy just prior to the United States ' entry into World War II . Named for Albemarle Sound on the North Carolina coast, she was the third U.S. Naval vessel to bear the name. Albemarle was laid down o

#19 Casablanca-class escort carrier

The Casablanca -class escort carrier were a series of escort carriers constructed for the United States Navy during World War II . They are the most numerous class of aircraft carriers ever built. Fifty were laid down, launched and commissioned within the space of less than two years – 3 November 19

#20 French aircraft carrier Béarn

Béarn was an aircraft carrier converted from an incomplete Normandie -class battleship for the Marine Nationale (French Navy) during the 1920s. Entering service in 1928, the navy intended to use her to develop tactics and techniques for carrier aviation. The only aircraft carrier France produced unt


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#1 Peau Vavaʻu

Peau Vavaʻu Ltd (or Air Waves of Vavaʻu ) was an airline based at the Pacific Royale Hotel in Nuku ʻ alofa , Tongatapu , Tonga . [1] It operated domestic services. Its main base was Fua ʻ amotu International Airport , Tongatapu, with hubs at Lifuka Island Airport and Vava ʻ u International Airport .

#2 Rex Airlines

Regional Express Pty. Ltd. , trading as Rex Airlines (and as Regional Express Airlines on regional routes), is an Australian airline based in Mascot, New South Wales . It operates scheduled regional and domestic services. It is Australia's largest regional airline outside the Qantas group of compani

#3 GoJet Airlines

GoJet Airlines LLC is a regional airline headquartered in Bridgeton , Missouri , United States. Wholly owned by Trans States Holdings , it has 1,670 employees. [2] [3] It operates commuter feeder services under the United Express brand of United Airlines . United Express flights are currently operat

#4 Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus ( / ˌ ɛər ˈ l ɪ ŋ ɡ ə s / air LING -gəs ; an anglicisation of the Irish aerloingeas [ˌeːɾˠˈl̪ˠɪɲɟəsˠ] , meaning "air fleet") [lower-alpha 1] is the flag carrier of Ireland . Founded by the Irish Government, it was privatised between 2006 and 2015 and it is now a wholly owned subsidiary of

#5 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

#6 South African Airways

South African Airways ( SAA ) is the flag carrier airline of South Africa . [4] Founded in 1934, the airline is headquartered in Airways Park at O. R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and operated a hub-and-spoke network, serving ten destinations in Africa. [1] The carrier joined Star All

#7 British United Airways

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

#8 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

#9 MidAtlantic Airways

MidAtlantic Airways was a regional airline based at Pittsburgh International Airport in Findlay Township , Pennsylvania , USA . [2] [3] It was a subsidiary of US Airways and operated the Embraer 170 medium-jet aircraft as a US Airways Express carrier. It ceased operations on May 27, 2006. [4] This a

#10 Atlantic Express (airline)

Atlantic Express (a trading name of Skyblue Airways ) is an airline based at Exeter International Airport in the United Kingdom . It started operations in 2008 following the collapse in 2007 of the original airline which flew the route from Jersey Airport to London Stansted Airport . Services termin

#11 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

#12 CLASSA

Compañía de Líneas Aéreas Subvencionadas , meaning 'Subsidized Airlines Company', mostly known as CLASSA , was a Spanish airline based in Madrid , Spain . [1] [2] Former Spanish airline, 1929–1933 CLASSA CLASSA Fokker F.VII 3M IATA ICAO Callsign - - CLASSA Founded March   13,   1929   ( 1929-03-13 )

#13 British Caledonian in the 1970s

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

#14 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

#15 Caribbean Airlines

Caribbean Airlines Limited is the state-owned airline and flag carrier of Trinidad and Tobago . The airline is also the flag carrier of Jamaica and Guyana . Headquartered in Iere House in Piarco , the airline operates flights to the Caribbean, North America and South America from its base at Piarco

#16 Concorde aircraft histories

Twenty Concorde aircraft were built, six for development and 14 for commercial service. Two prototypes Two pre-production aircraft Two development aircraft 14 production aircraft Wikimedia list article This article needs additional citations for verification . ( May 2013 ) Concorde British Airways C

#17 Sunworld International Airways

Sunworld International Airways was a small, all-jet airline that operated in the western USA from 1983 until liquidated in 1988. Towards the end of operations it was known as Sunworld Airlines . Sunworld International Airways IATA ICAO Callsign JK SWI Sunworld Founded 1981 Commenced operations 1983

#18 Vietnam Airlines

Vietnam Airlines ( Vietnamese : Hãng Hàng không Quốc gia Việt Nam , lit.   ' Vietnam National Airlines ' ) is the flag carrier of Vietnam . [10] The airline was founded in 1956 and later established as a state-owned enterprise in April 1989. Vietnam Airlines is headquartered in Long Biên District ,

#19 Constellation Airlines

Constellation International Airlines was a Belgian airline that operated during the 1990s. See also: Constellation (disambiguation) This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2022 ) Constellation International Airlines IATA ICAO Callsign CQ CIN CONSTELLATION Founded 27 May

#20 Ohana by Hawaiian

ʻ Ohana by Hawaiian was a regional subsidiary carrier of Hawaiian Airlines . The service was operated using four ATR 42 turboprop airplanes owned by Hawaiian and operated under contract by Empire Airlines . The new service was slated to begin in summer 2013 initially flying to Moloka'i and Lana'i; h


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#1 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

#2 Balloon (aeronautics)

In aeronautics , a balloon is an unpowered aerostat , which remains aloft or floats due to its buoyancy . A balloon may be free, moving with the wind, or tethered to a fixed point. It is distinct from an airship , which is a powered aerostat that can propel itself through the air in a controlled man


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#1 81st Training Wing

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

#2 No. 213 Squadron RAF

No. 213 Squadron was a squadron of the Royal Air Force . The squadron was formed on 1 April 1918 from No. 13 (Naval) Squadron of the Royal Naval Air Service . [4] This RNAS squadron was itself formed on 15 January 1918 from the Seaplane Defence Flight which, since its creation in June 1917, had had

#3 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

#4 No. 23 Group RAF

No. 23 Group RAF was a group of the Royal Air Force , first established in 1918, and finally disbanded in 1975. Former Royal Air Force flying training group No. 23 Group RAF Active 1918 1926–1975 Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Role Flying training Part   of RAF Training Command , RAF

#5 148th Aero Squadron

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

#6 Marine Aviation Training Support Group 22

Marine Aviation Training Support Group 22 (MATSG-22) is a United States Marine Corps aviation training group that was originally established during World War II as Marine Aircraft Group 22 (MAG-22). Squadrons from MAG-22, were decimated at the Battle of Midway and after reconstituting fought during

#7 Second VA-66 (U.S. Navy)

VA-66 was an Attack Squadron of the U.S. Navy ; it was the second squadron to be so named. The squadron was called to duty and established as Reserve Fighter Squadron VF-671 on 1 February 1951. It was redesignated Fighter Squadron VF-81 on 4 February 1953, and finally as VA-66 on 1 July 1955. The sq

#8 Jagdgeschwader 5

Jagdgeschwader 5 (JG 5) was a German Luftwaffe fighter wing during World War II . It was created to operate in the far north of Europe, namely Norway , Scandinavia and northern parts of Finland , all nearest the Arctic Ocean , with Luftflotte 5 , created specifically to be based in occupied Norway ,

#9 VP-30

Patrol Squadron 30 (VP-30) is a maritime patrol squadron of the United States Navy , established on 30 June 1960. It is based at Naval Air Station Jacksonville , Florida . [1] United States Navy aviation squadron This article uses bare URLs , which are uninformative and vulnerable to link rot . ( Se

#10 Blue Angels

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

#11 100th Air Refueling Wing

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

#12 22nd Fighter Squadron

The 22nd Fighter Squadron , sometimes written as 22d Fighter Squadron , ( 22 FS ) is an inactive United States Air Force unit. It was last assigned to the 52nd Operations Group and stationed at Spangdahlem Air Base , Germany. 22nd Fighter Squadron 22nd Fighter Squadron - McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagl

#13 7th Fighter Training Squadron

The 7th Fighter Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit, assigned to the 1st Operations Group . [1] It is stationed at Langley Air Force Base , Virginia. [4] 7th Fighter Training Squadron 7th Fighter Squadron F-22A Raptor takes off from Holloman AFB [note 1] Active 1941–2006; 2008–2014; 2

#14 No. 616 Squadron RAF

No. 616 (South Yorkshire) Squadron is an active Reserve unit of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force (RAuxAF) assigned to the RAF ISTAR Force at RAF Waddington. It was originally formed as a unit of the British Auxiliary Air Force in 1938, active throughout World War 2 as a fighter unit, becoming the 1st o

#15 No. 263 Squadron RAF

No 263 Squadron was a Royal Air Force fighter squadron formed in Italy towards the end of the First World War . After being disbanded in 1919 it was reformed in 1939 flying mainly strike and heavy fighter aircraft until becoming No 1 Squadron in 1958. Former flying squadron of the Royal Air Force No

#16 Jagdstaffel 50

Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 50 , commonly abbreviated to Jasta 50 , was a "hunting group" (i.e., fighter squadron) of the Luftstreitkräfte , the air arm of the Imperial German Army during World War I . The squadron would score over 45 aerial victories during the war, including 14 observation balloons

#17 No. 21 Group RAF

No. 21 Group RAF is a former Royal Air Force group that existed from April-July 1918; 1926-1934, a redesignation of No. 1 Group RAF ; after which it was merged into Inland Area ; and from 1938 to 1955. [1] No. 21 Group RAF Active 1 April–1 July 1918 12 April 1926–1 February 1934 1 December 1938–1 Ma

#18 442nd Fighter Wing

The 442d Fighter Wing is an Air Reserve Component of the United States Air Force . It is assigned to Tenth Air Force , Air Force Reserve Command , stationed at Whiteman Air Force Base , Missouri. 442d Fighter Wing 442d Fighter Wing – Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II – 79-0164 Active 1949–1951;

#19 VP-56

VP-56 , nicknamed the Dragons , was a long-lived Patrol Squadron of the U.S. Navy . It was originally established as Patrol Squadron VP-900 on 1 July 1946, redesignated Medium Patrol Squadron (Landplane) VP-ML-71 on 15 November 1946, redesignated VP-661 in February 1950, redesignated VP-56 on 4 Febr

#20 119th Fighter Squadron

The 119th Fighter Squadron is a unit of the New Jersey Air National Guard 177th Fighter Wing located at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base , New Jersey. The 119th is equipped with the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft and is the oldest active flying fighter squadron in the Air National Guard. 119th F


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Design / Design


#1 Robert H. Scanlan

Robert H. Scanlan (1914-2001) was an American civil and aeronautical engineer who came to be widely recognized as a leader in the analysis of wind effects on large structures. [1] Scanlan created the concept of flutter derivatives to aid in the representation of self-excited forces in theoretical mo

#2 Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast

Automatic Dependent Surveillance–Broadcast ( ADS-B ) is a surveillance technology and form of Electronic Conspicuity in which an aircraft determines its position via satellite navigation or other sensors and periodically broadcasts it, enabling it to be tracked. The information can be received by ai

#3 H2S (radar)

H2S was the first airborne , ground scanning radar system . It was developed for the Royal Air Force 's Bomber Command during World War II to identify targets on the ground for night and all-weather bombing. This allowed attacks outside the range of the various radio navigation aids like Gee or Oboe


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Designer / Designer


#1 Francis Stewart Briggs

Francis Stewart Briggs (18 September 1897 – 21 July 1966) was a pioneering Australian aviator. Frank Briggs learnt to fly with the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War . During the Peace Conference in 1919 he flew delegates between London and Paris and was the personal pilot of Australia's Prim

#2 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

#3 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 .

#4 Joaquín Loriga

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

#5 Thomas Kerr (engineer)

Thomas Henry Kerr CB (18 June 1924 – 9 September 2004) was a British aerospace engineer . He served as a Royal Air Force pilot during World War II . He later served as the Director of the Royal Aircraft Establishment and Director of Research and Development at Royal Ordnance . He was President of th

#6 Traian Vuia

Traian Vuia or Trajan Vuia ( Romanian pronunciation:   [traˈjan ˈvuja] ; August 17, 1872 – September 3, 1950) was a Romanian inventor and aviation pioneer who designed, built and tested the first tractor monoplane . He was the first to demonstrate that a flying machine could rise into the air by run

#7 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 .

#8 Hermann Ganswindt

Hermann Ganswindt (12 June 1856, Voigtshof bei Seeburg , East Prussia – 25 October 1934) was a German inventor and spaceflight scientist , whose inventions (such as the dirigible , the helicopter , and the internal combustion engine ) are thought to have been ahead of his time. [1] Lettering of the

#9 Charles Lindbergh

Charles Augustus Lindbergh (February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974) was an American aviator, military officer, author, inventor, and activist. On May 20–21, 1927, Lindbergh made the first nonstop flight from New York City to Paris, a distance of 3,600 miles (5,800   km) , flying alone for 33.5 hours. Hi

#10 Walter Blume (aircraft designer)

Walter Blume (10 January 1896 – 27 May 1964) was a German fighter ace of World War I. During World War I, he flew with two fighter squadrons, Jagdstaffel 26 and Jagdstaffel 9 gaining 28 aerial victories and earning the Iron Cross , Royal House Order of Hohenzollern , and the Pour le Merite . [1] Thi

#11 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 .

#12 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

#13 G. V. R. Rao

Gadicharla V.R. Rao (G. V. R. Rao) , D.Sc. (June 24, 1918- May 27, 2005) was an American aerospace engineer of Indian origin who worked in the jet engine and rocket propulsion fields. [2] Rao worked for General Electric in their Gas Turbine Division department and was a research scientist at Marquar

#14 Frank Whittle

Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle , OM , KBE , CB , FRS , FRAeS [1] (1 June 1907 – 8 August 1996) was an English engineer, inventor and Royal Air Force (RAF) air officer . He is credited with inventing the turbojet engine. A patent was submitted by Maxime Guillaume in 1921 for a similar invention whic

#15 Robert Marsland Groves

Air Commodore Robert Marsland Groves , CB , DSO , AFC (3 January 1880 – 27 May 1920) was a Royal Navy officer involved with naval aviation during the First World War . He was awarded his Aviator's Certificate no. 969 on 15 November 1914. After transferring to the Royal Air Force in 1918, he served a

#16 List of firsts in aviation

This is a list of firsts in aviation . For a comprehensive list of women's records, see Women in aviation . Period drawing of Montgolfier hot air balloon that made the first confirmed flight by man in 1783

#17 William C. Mentzer

William C. Mentzer (May 27, 1907 – December 23, 1971) was an aeronautical engineer noted for his contributions to the airline industry, dealing particularly with aircraft maintenance and economics. [1] [2] He was born on May 27, 1907 in Knoxville, Iowa. After graduating from MIT in 1934, he worked f

#18 Marga von Etzdorf

Margarete (Marga) von Etzdorf (1 August 1907 - 28 May 1933) [1] was a German aircraft pilot , notable for being the first woman hired to fly for an airline, and the first woman to fly solo across Siberia , from Germany to Tokyo , Japan . [2] German aviator Margarete von Etzdorf von Etzdorf, 1932 Bor

#19 Giovanni Battista Caproni

Giovanni Battista Caproni, 1st Count of Taliedo (July 3, 1886 – October 27, 1957), known as "Gianni" Caproni , was an Italian aeronautical engineer , civil engineer , electrical engineer , and aircraft designer who founded the Caproni aircraft-manufacturing company. Italian plane designer Giovanni B

#20 Louis Blériot

Louis Charles Joseph Blériot ( / ˈ b l ɛr i oʊ / BLERR -ee-oh , [3] [4] also US : / ˈ b l eɪ r i oʊ , ˌ b l eɪ r i ˈ oʊ , b l ɛər ˈ j oʊ / BLAY -ree-oh, - ⁠ OH , blair- YOH , [5] [6] [7] French:   [lwi bleʁjo] ; 1 July 1872 – 1 August 1936) was a French aviator , inventor , and engineer . He develop


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Engine / Engine


#1 Daimler-Benz DB 007

The Daimler-Benz DB 007 , ( RLM ( Reichsluftfahrtministerium - Reich Air Ministry) designation ZTL 109-007 , company designation ZTL6001 ), was an early German jet engine design stemming from design work carried out by Karl Leist from 1939. This was a complex design featuring contra-rotating stages

#2 Scramjet

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

#3 Europrop TP400

The Europrop International TP400-D6 is an 11,000   shp (8,200   kW) powerplant, developed and produced by Europrop International for the Airbus A400M Atlas military transport aircraft . The TP400 is the most powerful single-rotation turboprop in service; only the contra-rotating Kuznetsov NK-12 is l

#4 Pratt & Whitney PW4000

The Pratt & Whitney PW4000 is a family of dual-spool, axial-flow , high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines produced by Pratt & Whitney as the successor to the JT9D . It was first run in April 1984, was FAA certified in July 1986, and was introduced in June 1987. With thrust ranging from 50,000 to 99,0

#5 Rolls-Royce Griffon

The Rolls-Royce Griffon is a British 37- litre (2,240   cu in ) capacity , 60-degree V-12 , liquid-cooled aero engine designed and built by Rolls-Royce Limited . In keeping with company convention, the Griffon was named after a bird of prey , in this case the griffon vulture . 1930s British piston a


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Event / Event


#1 Aeroflot accidents and incidents in the 1980s

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

#2 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 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 ;

#5 List of Deutsche Luft Hansa accidents and incidents

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving German airline Deutsche Luft Hansa (1926-1945). The airline suffered a total of 58 accidents. [1]

#6 EgyptAir Flight 804

EgyptAir Flight 804 was a regularly scheduled international passenger flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Cairo International Airport , operated by EgyptAir . On 19 May 2016 at 02:33   Egypt Standard Time ( UTC+2 ), the Airbus A320 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea , killing all 56 passe

#7 Air route authority between the United States and China

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

#8 CHC Helikopter Service Flight 241

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

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

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

#10 1979 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1979: Years in aviation : 1976   1977   1978   1979   1980   1981   1982 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s Years : 1976   1977   1978   1979   1980   1981   19

#11 List of air rage incidents

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

#12 List of 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

#13 1910 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1910: Years in aviation : 1907   1908   1909   1910   1911   1912   1913 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1880s   1890s   1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s Years : 1907   1908   1909   1910   1911   1912   19

#14 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

#15 List of accidents and incidents involving the DC-3 in 1953

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving the Douglas DC-3 A that occurred in 1953, including aircraft based on the DC-3 airframe such as the Douglas C-47 Skytrain and Lisunov Li-2 . Military accidents are included; and hijackings and incidents of terrorism are covered, although acts of wa

#16 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

#17 1919 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1919: Wikimedia list article Years in aviation : 1916   1917   1918   1919   1920   1921   1922 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1880s   1890s   1900s   1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s Years : 1916   1917   1918  

#18 2021 in aviation

Many aviation-related events took place in 2021 . The aviation industry was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic . Aviation-related events during the year 2021 Years in aviation : 2018   2019   2020   2021   2022   2023   2024 Centuries : 20th century   ·   21st century   ·   22nd century Decades : 199

#19 1944 in aviation

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

#20 List of accidents and incidents involving the Bristol Freighter

This is a list of accidents and incidents involving the Bristol Freighter , a twin-engined transport aircraft used as both a freighter and airliner as well as a troop transport and car ferry. A Bristol Freighter Mk.32 of British United Airways Sixty-eight of the 214 Freighters built were destroyed o


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Glider / Glider


#1 Buxton Hjordis

The Buxton Hjordis was a single-seat sailplane built by Slingsby Sailplanes Ltd. in the UK to a design by G.M Buxton . Only one was constructed and was flown by Philip Wills at competitions in Europe between 1935-7. British single-seat glider, 1935 Hjordis Role Competition sailplane National origin

#2 Moore Gypsy

The Moore Gypsy or Birmingham Guild BG 100/12 and BG 135 is an early all-metal single-seat glider designed in the UK in the late 1960s. Several longer span variants were produced by various manufacturers. The first BG 135 was still flying in 2011. British single-seat glider, 1970 Gypsy Role Single s


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Helicopter / Helicopter


#1 Bell OH-58 Kiowa

The Bell OH-58 Kiowa is a family of single-engine single- rotor military helicopters used for observation, utility, and direct fire support. It was produced by the American manufacturer Bell Helicopter and is closely related to the Model 206A JetRanger civilian helicopter. 1967 scout helicopter seri

#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 Boeing CH-47 Chinook

The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is a tandem rotor helicopter developed by American rotorcraft company Vertol and manufactured by Boeing Vertol . The Chinook is a heavy-lift helicopter that is among the heaviest lifting Western helicopters. Its name, Chinook, is from the Native American Chinook people of Or

#4 Kellett K-2

The Kellett K-2 was a two-seat autogyro developed in the United States in the early 1930s. Later examples were designated K-3 and K-4 when equipped with more powerful engines. K-3 NC 12691 is seen in the 1934 movie, It Happened One Night . Two-seat autogyro K-2, K-3, and K-4 Role Utility autogyro Ty

#5 Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk

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

#6 EHang

Guangzhou EHang Intelligent Technology Co. Ltd is a company based in Guangzhou , China that develops and manufactures autonomous aerial vehicles (AAVs) and passenger AAVs [2] [3] which have entered service in China for aerial cinematography, photography, emergency response, and survey missions. [4]

#7 List of Ingenuity flights

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


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Manufacturer / Manufacturer


#1 Airbus Defence and Space

Airbus Defence and Space is the division of Airbus SE responsible for the development and manufacturing of the corporation's defence and space products, while also providing related services. The division was formed in January 2014 during the corporate restructuring of European Aeronautic Defence an

#2 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

#3 Telefunken

Telefunken was a German radio and television apparatus company, founded in Berlin in 1903, as a joint venture of Siemens & Halske and the Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft (AEG) ('General electricity company'). German radio and television apparatus company Telefunken Telefunken's current logo si

#4 Sud Aviation

Sud Aviation ( French pronunciation:   ​ [syd avjasjɔ̃] , Southern Aviation ) was a French state-owned aircraft manufacturer , originating from the merger of Sud-Est ( SNCASE , or Société nationale des constructions aéronautiques du sud-est ) and Sud-Ouest ( SNCASO or Société nationale des construct

#5 Airbus Military

Airbus Military was a business unit of Airbus , which was part of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) from 2009 to 2013. Airbus Military Industry Defense Predecessor Aérospatiale-Matra , DASA , and CASA Founded 2009 Defunct January 2014 Fate Reorganised Successor Airbus Defence and

#6 Régnier Motor Company

Régnier Motor Company (Fr: Société anonyme des établissments Emile Regnier ) was a French aircraft engine manufacturer founded by Émile Régnier in the 1920s. French aircraft engine manufacturer Régnier was a World War I flying ace . Postwar, he became the French agent for de Havilland . He displayed

#7 Aviation Technology Group

Aviation Technology Group (ATG) was an American aerospace company, the developer of the ATG Javelin very light jet (VLJ). It was founded in June 2000 by George Bye and has since gone out of business. American Aerospace Company Aviation Technology Group Type Private Industry Aerospace Founded June 20

#8 Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters SAS (formerly Eurocopter Group ) is the helicopter manufacturing division of Airbus . It is the largest in the industry in terms of revenues and turbine helicopter deliveries. Its head office is located at Marseille Provence Airport in Marignane , France , near Marseille . [3] The


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Museum / Museum


#1 American Airpower Museum

The American Airpower Museum is an aviation museum located on the former site of Republic Aviation at Republic Airport in East Farmingdale, New York . It maintains a collection of aviation artifacts and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory's history. Aviation museum i


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Weapon / Weapon


#1 AMES Type 7

The AMES Type 7 , also known as the Final GCI , was a ground-based radar system introduced during World War II by the Royal Air Force (RAF). The Type 7 was the first truly modern radar used by the Allies, providing a 360 degree view of the airspace around the station out to a distance of about 90 mi

#2 List of Syrian civil war barrel bomb attacks

A barrel bomb is a type of improvised explosive device used extensively by the Syrian Air Force during the Syrian civil war . They are typically made from a barrel that has been filled with High Explosives , along with shrapnel and/or oil . In Syria they are typically dropped from a helicopter . [1]

#3 Anza (missile)

The Anza (عنزہ Anza ) is a series of shoulder-fired , man-portable surface-to-air missiles produced by Pakistan. Guided by an infrared homing seeker, the Anza is used for short range air defence. [7] [8] Man-portable air-defence system (MANPADS) Anza Anza Mk-II Type Man-portable air-defence system (

#4 RIM-174 Standard ERAM

The RIM-174 Standard Extended Range Active Missile ( ERAM ), or Standard Missile 6 ( SM-6 ) is a missile in current production for the United States Navy . It was designed for extended range anti-air warfare (ER-AAW) purposes providing capability against fixed and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aeri

#5 BGM-71 TOW

The BGM-71 TOW ("Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided ") [7] is an American anti-tank missile . TOW replaced much smaller missiles like the SS.10 and ENTAC , offering roughly twice the effective range, a more powerful warhead, and a greatly improved semi-automatic guidance system that could

#6 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

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

#7 Man-portable air-defense system

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

#8 Akash (missile)

Akash ( IAST : Ākāśa , lit.   ' Sky ' ) is a medium-range mobile surface-to-air missile (SAM) system developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and produced by Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL). Surveillance and Fire control radar, tactical control and command center and missi

#9 Oerlikon GDF

The Oerlikon GDF [4] or Oerlikon 35   mm twin cannon is a towed anti-aircraft gun made by Oerlikon Contraves (renamed as Rheinmetall Air Defence AG following the merger with Rheinmetall in 2009). The system was originally designated as 2 ZLA/353 ML but this was later changed to GDF-001 . It was deve

#10 Mark 17 nuclear bomb

The Mark 17 and Mark 24 were the first mass-produced hydrogen bombs deployed by the United States . The two differed in their "primary" stages. They entered service in 1954, and were phased out by 1957. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( July 2007 ) The Mark 17 Mark 17 bomb

#11 B41 nuclear bomb

The B-41 (also known as Mk-41 ) was a thermonuclear weapon deployed by the United States Strategic Air Command in the early 1960s. It was the most powerful nuclear bomb ever developed by the United States, with a maximum yield of 25 megatons of TNT (100 petajoules ) . The B-41 was the only three-sta


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