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Aerodrome / Aerodrome

#1 Picton Airport

Picton Airport ( TC LID : CNT7 ) is located on the southeast side of Picton , Ontario , Canada , near the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario . The airport is used for general aviation , including glider flying. The runway is also used for competitive, amateur automobile racing events such as arm-drop dra

#2 Military Transport Air Command (Colombian Air Force)

Air Command for Military Transportation (English for Comando Aéreo de Transporte Militar , CATAM ) is major military airfield for the use of the Colombian Air Force . Is located in the outskirts of Bogotá within the vicinity of El Dorado International Airport . "CATAM" redirects here. For Computer A

#3 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

#4 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

#5 Alexai Point Army Airfield

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

#6 Útila Airport

Útila Airport ( IATA : UII , ICAO : MHUT ) is an airport serving Útila , Islas de la Bahía , Honduras . It handles regional and international air traffic for the town of Útila. The airport is served by several airlines on a daily schedule, [3] as well as numerous private and charter flights. Airport

#7 Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport ( IATA : HAM , ICAO : EDDH ) , known in German as Flughafen Hamburg , is a major international airport in Hamburg , the second-largest city in Germany . Since November 2016 the airport has been christened after the former German chancellor Helmut Schmidt . It is located 8.5   km (5.3

#8 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.

#9 Madurai Airport

Madurai Airport ( IATA : IXM , ICAO : VOMD ) is a customs airport [4] serving Madurai and its adjoining districts in Tamil Nadu , India . It is the 36th busiest airport in India, both in terms of passengers handled and aircraft movement. The airport is located near State Highway 37, about 12   km (7

#10 RAF Gaydon

Royal Air Force Gaydon or more simply RAF Gaydon is a former Royal Air Force station located 5.2 miles (8.4   km) east of Wellesbourne , Warwickshire and 10.8 miles (17.4   km) north west of Banbury , Oxfordshire , England. Former RAF station in Warwickshire, England This article needs additional ci

#11 Foggia Airfield Complex

The Foggia Airfield Complex was a series of World War II military airfields located within a 40   km (25   mi) radius of Foggia , in the Province of Foggia , Italy . The airfields were used by the United States Army Air Force Fifteenth Air Force as part of the strategic bombardment campaign against

#12 Naval Air Station South Weymouth

Naval Air Station South Weymouth was an operational United States Navy airfield from 1942 to 1997 in South Weymouth, Massachusetts . It was first established as a regular Navy blimp base during World War II . During the postwar era the base became part of the Naval Air Reserve Training Command, host

#13 Georgia World War II Army Airfields

During World War II , the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) established numerous airfields in Georgia for antisubmarine defense in the Gulf of Mexico and for training pilots and aircrews of USAAF fighters and bombers. Georgia World War II Army Airfields Part of World War II Map of Major Georgia

#14 Huntsville Regional Airport

Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport [2] [3] ( IATA : HTV , ICAO : KUTS , FAA LID : UTS ) , also known as Huntsville Municipal Airport , [1] [4] is a city-owned, public-use airport located two   nautical miles (4   km ) northwest of the central business district of Huntsville , a city in Walke

#15 An Thoi Naval Base

An Thoi Naval Base is a former Republic of Vietnam Navy (RVNN), United States Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard base in the town of An Thới , Phú Quốc island in southwest Vietnam . [1] Coast Guard Base An Thoi Naval Base Swift boats at An Thoi, 1966 An Thoi Naval Base Coordinates 10.019°N 104.018°E  / 10.

#16 Simón Bolívar International Airport (Venezuela)

Simón Bolívar International Airport or Maiquetía "Simón Bolívar" International Airport ( IATA : CCS , ICAO : SVMI , Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetía "Simón Bolívar" ) [1] is an international airport located in Maiquetía , Vargas , Venezuela, about 21 kilometres (13   mi) west of downto

#17 Manhattan Regional Airport

Manhattan Regional Airport ( IATA : MHK , ICAO : KMHK , FAA LID : MHK ) in Riley County, Kansas , United States, is the second-busiest commercial airport in Kansas. [2] It is owned by the city of Manhattan, Kansas , and is about five miles southwest of downtown Manhattan. [1] American Airlines serve

#18 Burlington Executive Airport

Burlington Executive Airport ( ICAO : CZBA ) is a small, privately operated general aviation registered aerodrome in rural Burlington , Ontario west of Toronto . The possible closure of Buttonville Municipal Airport is expected to lead to an increase in traffic. [2] Airport in Burlington, Ontario Bu

#19 El Dorado International Airport

El Dorado International Airport ( IATA : BOG , ICAO : SKBO ) is an international airport serving Bogotá , Colombia and its surrounding areas. The airport is located mostly in the Fontibón district of Bogotá, although it partially extends into the Engativá district and the municipality of Funza in th

#20 RAF Deenethorpe

Royal Air Force Deenethorpe or more simply RAF Deenethorpe is a former Royal Air Force station located 2 miles (3.2   km) east of Corby , Northamptonshire , England . It has one remaining tarmac runway at 1200m (3937ft) long. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( February 2013

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Aeroplane / Aeroplane

#1 Yakovlev Yak-55

The Yakovlev Yak-55 is a single-seat aerobatic aircraft. Pilots flying the Yak-55 have won several world aerobatic championships. [1] Soviet aerobatic aircraft Yak-55 Yak-55 performing low-level airshow aerobatics (pilot Mark Hensman) Role Aerobatic aircraft Type of aircraft National origin Soviet U

#2 Sukhoi Su-9 (1946)

The Sukhoi Su-9 ( Russian : Самолёт K , lit.   ' Aircraft K ' ; USAF/DoD designation : Type 8 ) [1] was an early jet fighter built in the Soviet Union shortly after World War II . The design began in 1944 and was intended to use Soviet-designed turbojet engines. The design was heavily influenced by

#3 Blackburn Roc

The Blackburn Roc (company designation B-25 ) was a naval fighter aircraft designed and produced by the British aviation company Blackburn Aircraft . It took its name from the mythical bird of the tales of the Arabian Nights, the Roc . It was operated by the Fleet Air Arm (FAA) and was active during

#4 Dassault Rafale

The Dassault Rafale ( French pronunciation:   ​ [ʁafal] , literally meaning "gust of wind", [2] and "burst of fire" in a more military sense) [3] is a French twin-engine , canard delta wing , multirole fighter aircraft designed and built by Dassault Aviation . Equipped with a wide range of weapons,

#5 Convair NB-36H

The Convair NB-36H was an experimental aircraft that carried a nuclear reactor . It was nicknamed "The Crusader". [1] It was created for the Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion program, or the ANP, to show the feasibility of a nuclear-powered bomber . [2] Its development ended with the cancellation of the A

#6 Avro Vulcan

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

#7 FMA IA 58 Pucará

The FMA IA 58 Pucará ( Quechua : Fortress ) is an Argentine ground-attack and counter-insurgency (COIN) aircraft manufactured by the Fábrica Militar de Aviones . It is a low-wing twin- turboprop all-metal monoplane with retractable landing gear , capable of operating from unprepared strips when oper

#8 Dornier Do 26

The Dornier Do 26 was an all-metal gull-winged flying boat produced before and during World War II by Dornier Flugzeugwerke of Germany . It was operated by a crew of four and was intended to carry a payload of 500   kg (1,100   lb) or four passengers on the Lisbon to New York route. 1938 multi-role

#9 McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo is a supersonic jet fighter which served the United States Air Force (USAF) and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF). Family of 1950s jet fighter aircraft F-101 Voodoo McDonnell F-101B Voodoo Role Fighter aircraft Type of aircraft Manufacturer McDonnell Aircraft Corporation

#10 Antonov An-225 Mriya

The Antonov An-225 Mriya ( Ukrainian : Антонов Ан-225 Мрія , lit.   ' dream' or 'inspiration ' ; NATO reporting name : Cossack ) was a strategic airlift cargo aircraft designed in the 1980s by the Antonov Design Bureau in the Soviet Union . It was originally developed as an enlargement of the Antono

#11 Cessna 172

The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is an American four-seat, single-engine, high wing , fixed-wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company . [2] First flown in 1955, [2] more 172s have been built than any other aircraft . [3] It was developed from the 1948 Cessna 170 but with tricycle landing gear rather t

#12 Rutan Voyager

The Rutan Model 76 Voyager was the first aircraft to fly around the world without stopping or refueling. It was piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager . The flight took off from Edwards Air Force Base 's 15,000 foot (4,600 m) runway in the Mojave Desert on December 14, 1986, and ended 9 days, 3 minu

#13 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

#14 Keystone LB-5

The Keystone LB-5 (originally ordered under the Huff-Daland name) was a bomber aircraft produced in the United States in the late 1920s. Its manufacturer nicknamed it the Pirate , but this name was not officially adopted by the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). 1927 bomber aircraft series by Key

#15 Bell X-1

The Bell X-1 ( Bell Model 44 ) is a rocket engine–powered aircraft , designated originally as the XS-1 , and was a joint National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics – U.S. Army Air Forces – U.S. Air Force supersonic research project built by Bell Aircraft . Conceived during 1944 and designed and bui

#16 LFG V 42

The V 42 was a one off, single-engine, two-seat sports monoplane , built in Germany in 1925. 1920s German sports aircraft V 42 Role Two-seat sports aircraft Type of aircraft National origin Germany Manufacturer LFG ( Luft-Fahrzeug-Gesellschaft ) First flight 1925 Number built 1

#17 SNCASE SE.161 Languedoc

The SNCASE SE.161 Languedoc was a French four-engined airliner produced by SNCASE (Sud-Est). Developed from the Bloch MB.160 and known in the late 1930s as the (SNCSO) Bloch MB.161, the SE.161 was in service with Air France and the French military after World War II . This article needs additional c

#18 Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.9

The Marinens Flyvebaatfabrikk M.F.9 Høverjager ("Høver fighter"), also known as the Høver M.F.9 after its designer, was a fighter seaplane built in Norway in the 1920s. [1] [2] Fighter seaplane built in Norway in the 1920s M.F.9 Høverjager The M.F.9B fighter aircraft F.126. Role Fighter seaplane Typ

#19 Sopwith Triplane

The Sopwith Triplane was a British single seat fighter aircraft designed and manufactured by the Sopwith Aviation Company during the First World War . It has the distinction of being the first military triplane to see operational service. British WW1 triplane fighter aircraft Sopwith Triplane Tripla

#20 List of B-47 units of the United States Air Force

The Boeing B-47 Stratojet was operational with the United States Air Force Strategic Air Command beginning in May 1951 with the first operational B-47Bs to the 306th Bombardment Wing , Medium, based at MacDill AFB , Florida . Main article: B-47 Stratojet Boeing B-47B-20-BW Stratojet, AF Ser. No. 50-

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Aircraft carrier / Aircraft carrier

#1 List of aircraft carriers of the United States Navy

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft . In the United States Navy , these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (air

#2 French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle

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

#3 Independence-class aircraft carrier

The Independence -class aircraft carriers were a class of light carriers built for the United States Navy that served during World War II. Light aircraft carrier class of the US Navy For the class of littoral combat ships, see Independence-class littoral combat ship . This article needs additional c

#4 Pacific Theater 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

#5 USS Wright (CVL-49)

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

#6 Japanese aircraft carrier Chitose

Chitose ( 千歳 ) was a warship of the Imperial Japanese Navy that served from 1938 to 1944, seeing service as a seaplane carrier and later as a light aircraft carrier during World War II . In her initial guise as a seaplane carrier, she first saw service during the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1938, an

#7 Ise-class battleship

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

#8 HMS Ocean (L12)

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

#9 USS Shamrock Bay

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

#10 HMS Nairana (D05)

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

#11 USS Hornet (CV-8)

USS Hornet (CV-8) , the seventh U.S. Navy vessel of that name, was a Yorktown -class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy . During World War II in the Pacific Theater , she launched the Doolittle Raid on Tokyo and participated in the Battle of Midway and the Buin-Faisi-Tonolai raid. In the Sol

#12 USS Hornet (CV-12)

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

#13 USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)

USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) , formerly CVA-63 , is a decommissioned United States Navy supercarrier . She was the second naval ship named after Kitty Hawk, North Carolina , the site of the Wright brothers ' first powered airplane flight. Kitty Hawk was the first of the three Kitty Hawk -class aircraft ca

#14 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)

#15 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

#16 ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (V-2)

ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (V-2) was an aircraft carrier in the Argentine Navy from 1969 to 1997. The English translation of the name is Twenty-fifth of May , which is the date of Argentina 's May Revolution in 1810. Colossus-class aircraft carrier For other ships with the same name, see ARA Veinticinc

#17 USS Mission Bay

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

#18 USS Intrepid (CV-11)

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

#19 USS Thetis Bay

USS Thetis Bay (CVE-90) was the thirty-sixth of fifty Casablanca -class escort carriers built for the United States Navy during World War II . She was launched in March 1944, commissioned in April, and served as a transport carrier in the Pacific, as well as a replenishment carrier supporting the Al

#20 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

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Airline / Airline

#1 Cebu Pacific

Cebu Pacific Air, Inc. , operating as Cebu Pacific ( PSE :   CEB ), is a Philippine low-cost airline based on the grounds of Mactan–Cebu International Airport (Terminal 2), Lapu-Lapu City, Metro Cebu , Philippines. Founded in 1988, [2] it is Asia's oldest low-cost airline. [6] It offers scheduled fl

#2 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

#3 Royal Air Maroc

Royal Air Maroc ( French pronunciation:   ​ [ʁwajal ɛʁ maʁɔk] ; Arabic : الخطوط الملكية المغربية , al-Khuṭūṭu l-Malakiyyatu l-Maghribiyyah , literally Royal Moroccan Lines or Royal Moroccan Airlines ; Berber languages : ⴰⵎⵓⵏⵉ ⴰⵢⵍⴰⵍ ⴰⴳⵍⴷⴰⵏ ⵏ ⴰⵎⵓⵔⴰⴽⵓⵛ , Amuni Aylal Ageldan n Amurakuc ), more commonly

#4 Freedom Air Services

Freedom Air Services was an airline based in Kaduna , Nigeria . It operated scheduled domestic services and charter flights within West Africa . Its main bases were Mallam Aminu International Airport , Kano and Murtala Mohammed International Airport , Lagos . [1] Freedom Air Services IATA ICAO Calls

#5 Envoy Air

Envoy Air Inc. is an American regional airline headquartered in Irving, Texas . The airline is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the American Airlines Group and it is paid by fellow group member American Airlines to staff, operate and maintain aircraft used on American Eagle flights that are scheduled, m

#6 Congo Airways

Congo Airways S.A. is the state-owned flag carrier airline of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). With a paid-up capital of US$ 90   million, it started operations on 20 October 2015, using two Airbus A320 aircraft acquired from Alitalia . Airline of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Not

#7 AirGotland

AirGotland is the trading name of the Swedish Virtual airline Air Gotland Express AB . Air Gotland Express AB ( Virtual airline ) Founded 2020 Commenced operations 13 August 2020 Hubs Visby Focus cities Stockholm Bromma Fleet size 1 Destinations 2 Headquarters Visby Key people Tiina Mykkänen ( CEO )

#8 Belavia

Belavia , formally Belavia Belarusian Airlines ( Belarusian : ААТ «Авіякампанія «Белавія» ; Russian : ОАО «Авиакомпания «Белавиа» ), is the flag carrier and national airline of Belarus , headquartered in Minsk . [3] The state-owned company had, as of 2007, 1,017 employees. [4] Belavia serves a netwo

#9 ETF Airways

ETF Airways is a Croatian airline carrying out charter flights and ACMI operations. The ETF in ETF Airways stands for “Enjoy The Flight" . Croatian airline ETF Airways ETF Airways Boeing 737-800 registered 9A-ABC IATA ICAO Callsign LI EZZ ENTERPRISE Founded 2020 Commenced operations 2021 AOC   # HR-

#10 Vincent Aviation

Vincent Aviation was an airline based in Wellington , New Zealand . It operated air charter , freight and subcontract flights with a hub at Wellington International Airport . It was founded by Peter Vincent in 1992. On 28 May 2014 the Australian business (Vincent Aviation Australia) was placed into

#11 FlyMontserrat

Montserrat Airways Ltd ( MA LTD ), trading as FlyMontserrat , [1] is an airline with its headquarters at John A. Osborne Airport in Gerald's , Montserrat , British West Indies . [2] The airline flies from Montserrat to and from Antigua , with their Britten Norman BN-2 aircraft. [3] FlyMontserrat Bri

#12 Atlas Blue

Atlas Blue was a low-cost airline with its head office on the grounds of Marrakech-Menara Airport in Marrakech , Morocco , operating out of Menara International Airport . [1] This article is about airline. For butterfly, see Polyommatus atlantica . Atlas Blue IATA ICAO Callsign 8A BMM ATLAS BLUE Fou

#13 Korea Express Air

Korea Express Air ( KEA ) was an air taxi airline, with its head office in Nam-myeon ( KO ), Taean , South Chungcheong Province , [1] and with flight operations based in Yangyang International Airport . Airline of South Korea Korea Express Air 코리아 익스프레스 에어 IATA ICAO Callsign KW KEA Korea Express Air

#14 Simrik Air

Simrik Air Pvt. Ltd. is a helicopter airline based at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal . It operates chartered helicopter services. The company was established in 2001. It was a partner of Simrik Airlines , which operates scheduled fixed-wing services, [2] [3] until latter airline

#15 Astraeus Airlines

Astraeus Limited , trading as Astraeus Airlines , was a British airline based at Astraeus House in Crawley , West Sussex , England . [1] Founded in 2002, and named after the Greek God of the dusk , it entered administration on 21 November 2011, ceasing operations the same day. Defunct British airlin

#16 Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas

Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas S.A.S ( LAS Cargo ) is a cargo airline based in Bogotá , Colombia . It operates scheduled and chartered cargo flights to Latinoamerica and the Caribbean. Its main base is El Dorado International Airport , Bogotá. [2] Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas (LAS Cargo) IATA ICAO Calls

#17 Astar Air Cargo

ASTAR Air Cargo was an American cargo airline based in Miami , Florida , USA . Its main base was Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Kentucky , with hubs at Miami International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport . [2] ASTAR Air Cargo IATA ICAO Callsign ER DHL DAH

#18 Brindabella Airlines

Brindabella Airlines was an Australian regional airline established in 1994. Its headquarters were at Canberra International Airport . On 15 December 2013 the airline was placed in receivership . Australian regional airline established in 1994 IATA ICAO Callsign FQ BRI Brindabella Founded 1994 Cease

#19 Modern Air Transport

Modern Air Transport, Inc. (originally Modern Air Transport/MAT , subsequently Modern Air ) was a United States -based non-scheduled and supplemental carrier [nb 1] founded in 1946. At different stages in its history its operations were based in Newark and Trenton, New Jersey , Baltimore , and Miami

#20 Sunair

Sunair is an airline based in New Zealand . For other airlines known as Sun Air, see Sun Air . Sunair IATA ICAO Callsign ZU SAV SUNAIR Founded 1985 Commenced operations 2006 as Sunair Hubs Tauranga Airport Fleet size 11 Destinations 7 Headquarters Tauranga, New Zealand Key people Daniel Power (CEO)

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Airship / Airship

#1 Lawnchair Larry flight

On July 2, 1982, Larry Walters (April 19, 1949 – October 6, 1993) made a 45-minute flight in a homemade airship made of an ordinary patio chair and 45 helium -filled weather balloons . The aircraft rose to an altitude of about 16,000 feet (4,900   m) , drifted from the point of liftoff in San Pedro,

#2 High-altitude balloon

High-altitude balloons are crewed or uncrewed balloons , usually filled with helium or hydrogen , that are released into the stratosphere , generally attaining between 18 and 37   km (11 and 23   mi; 59,000 and 121,000   ft) above sea level . In 2002, a balloon named BU60-1 reached a record altitude

#3 Zeppelin R Class

The Zeppelin R Class was a type of rigid airship developed by Zeppelin Luftschiffbau in 1916 for use by the Imperial German Navy and the German Army for bombing and naval patrol work. Introduced in July 1916 at a time when British air defences were becoming increasingly capable, several were lost in

#4 K-class blimp

The K -class blimp was a class of blimps (non-rigid airship) built by the Goodyear Aircraft Company of Akron, Ohio for the United States Navy . These blimps were powered by two Pratt & Whitney Wasp nine-cylinder radial air-cooled engines, each mounted on twin-strut outriggers , one per side of the c

#5 List of Zeppelins

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

#6 Italia (airship)

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

#7 US Navy airships during World War II

The United States Navy proposed to the U.S. Congress the development of a lighter-than-air station program for anti-submarine patrolling of the coast and harbors. This program proposed, in addition to the expansion at Naval Air Station and Lakehurst, the construction of new stations. The original co

#8 Zeppelin L 30

Zeppelin "L 30" (factory number "LZ 62" ) was the first R-class " Super Zeppelin " of the German Empire . It was the most successful airship of the First World War with 31 reconnaissance flights and 10 bombing runs carrying a total of 23,305   kg of bombs, [1] with the first ones targeting England ,

#9 Airship

An airship or dirigible balloon is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft that can navigate through the air under its own power . [1] Aerostats gain their lift from a lifting gas that is less dense than the surrounding air. Dirigible airships compared with related aerostats, from a turn-of-

#10 Cluster ballooning

Cluster ballooning is a form of ballooning where a harness attaches a balloonist to a cluster of helium -inflated rubber balloons. Form of ballooning Cluster ballooning Unlike traditional hot-air balloons , where a single large balloon is equipped with vents enabling altitude control, cluster balloo

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Air Forces / Air Forces

#1 122nd Fighter Wing

The 122nd Fighter Wing ( 122 FW sometimes 122nd) is a unit of the Indiana Air National Guard , stationed at Fort Wayne Air National Guard Station , Fort Wayne, Indiana. If activated to federal service, the wing is gained by the United States Air Force Air Combat Command . Unit of the Indiana Air Nat

#2 No. 605 Squadron RAF

No. 605 Squadron was formed as an Auxiliary Air Force Squadron. Initially formed as a bomber unit, it was one of the most successful participants of the Battle of Britain . It also had the distinction of being active during the Second World War at two fronts at a time, when the squadron was split up

#3 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

#4 57th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron

The 57th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron , also known as "The Black Knights of Keflavik", [ citation needed ] is an inactive United States Air Force unit. The 57 FIS was last stationed at Naval Air Station Keflavik , Iceland . It was inactivated on 1 March 1995. 57th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron 57th F

#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 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

#7 VFA-115

Strike Fighter Squadron 115 (VFA-115) is known as the "Eagles", callsign "Talon", a United States Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet strike fighter squadron stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni . Their tail code is NF . It was established as Torpedo Squadron VT-11 on 10 October 1942, redesignated VA

#8 33rd Fighter Wing

The 33rd Fighter Wing , sometimes written 33d Fighter Wing , ( 33 FW ) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to Air Education and Training Command 's Nineteenth Air Force . It is stationed at Eglin Air Force Base , Florida where it is a tenant unit. United States Air Force unit This article nee

#9 45th Fighter Squadron

The 45th Fighter Squadron is a United States Air Force Reserve unit. It is assigned to the Air Force Reserve Command 's (AFRC) 924th Fighter Group and stationed at Davis–Monthan Air Force Base , Arizona. The squadron currently flies the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II . US Air Force Reserve u

#10 25th Fighter Squadron

The 25th Fighter Squadron is part of the US Air Force 's 51st Operations Group , 51st Fighter Wing , at Osan Air Base , South Korea. It operates the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft conducting close air support missions. This article's lead section may be too short to adequately summa

#11 550th Fighter Squadron

The 550th Fighter Squadron is an active United States Air Force unit. Its current assignment is with 56th Operations Group , at Kingsley Field , Oregon. 550th Fighter Squadron 550th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron F-15E Strike Eagle [note 1] Active 1944–1946; 1970-1991; 1994-1995, 2017- Country  

#12 No. 681 Squadron RAF

No. 681 Squadron RAF was a photo-reconnaissance squadron of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War . No. 681 Squadron RAF Active 2 January 1943 – 1 August 1946 Country United Kingdom Branch Royal Air Force Role photo-reconnaissance Part   of No. 221 Group RAF , RAF India Command [1] No. 231

#13 139th Aero Squadron

The 139th Aero Squadron was a United States Army Air Service unit that fought on the Western Front during World War I . US Army Air Service unit 139th Aero Squadron 139th Aero Squadron, Souilly Aerodrome, France, November 1918 Active 21 September 1917 – 17 June 1919 Country   United States Branch  

#14 134th Fighter Squadron

The 134th Fighter Squadron (134th FS), nicknamed the Green Mountain Boys , is a unit of the Vermont Air National Guard 158th Fighter Wing located at Burlington Air National Guard Base , Burlington, Vermont. From 1986 to 2019, the 134th FS were equipped with the General Dynamics F-16C/D Fighting Falc

#15 Jagdgeschwader 2

Jagdgeschwader 2 (JG   2) "Richthofen" was a German fighter wing during World War II . JG   2 operated the Messerschmitt Bf 109 and Focke-Wulf Fw 190 single-seat, single-engine Interceptor aircraft . This article is about the Second World War military unit. For the First World War military unit, see

#16 81st Fighter Squadron

The 81st Fighter Squadron (81 FS) is a training squadron of the United States Air Force 's Air Education and Training Command (AETC), stationed at Moody Air Force Base , Georgia. It is a Geographically Separate Unit of the 14th Operations Group , 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base

#17 No. 666 Squadron RCAF

No. 666 Squadron RCAF was originally an RCAF Air Observation Post (AOP) squadron formed during the Second World War . It was manned principally by Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) personnel. [1] No. 666 Squadron RCAF Active 5 March – 31 October 1945 Country   Canada

#18 357th Fighter Squadron

The 357th Fighter Squadron is part of the 355th Fighter Wing at Davis–Monthan Air Force Base , Arizona. It operates Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft training pilots for close air support missions. US Air Force unit 357th Fighter Squadron 357th Fighter Squadron Fairchild Republic A-10

#19 No. 255 Squadron RAF

No. 255 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron formed as an anti-submarine unit in First World War and a night-fighter unit in Second World War . The First World War squadron was formed from former Royal Naval Air Service coastal flights and was responsible for coastal anti-submarine patrols. I

#20 No. 11 Squadron (Pakistan Air Force)

No. 11 Squadron , named the Arrows , is a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter squadron assigned to the No. 39 Multi-Role Wing of the PAF Southern Air Command. It operates the Block 15 MLU model of the F-16 Fighting Falcon with a multi-role tasking and is also an Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) . Paki

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Design / Design

#1 Tiltrotor

A tiltrotor is an aircraft which generates lift and propulsion by way of one or more powered rotors (sometimes called proprotors ) mounted on rotating shafts or nacelles usually at the ends of a fixed wing . Almost all tiltrotors use a transverse rotor design, with a few exceptions that use other mu

#2 Herbert A. Wagner

Herbert Alois Wagner (22 May 1900 – 28 May 1982) was an Austrian scientist who developed numerous innovations in the fields of aerodynamics , aircraft structures and guided weapons . He is most famous for Wagner's function describing unsteady lift on wings and developing the Henschel Hs 293 glide bo

#3 Robert Thomas Jones (engineer)

Robert T. Jones , (May 28, 1910   – August 11, 1999), was an aerodynamicist and aeronautical engineer for NACA and later NASA . He was known at NASA as "one of the premier aeronautical engineers of the twentieth century". [1] [2] American engineer For other people named Robert Jones, see Robert Jone

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Designer / Designer

#1 Willy Ley

Willy Otto Oskar Ley (October 2, 1906 – June 24, 1969) was a German-American science writer and proponent of cryptozoology . The crater Ley on the far side of the Moon is named in his honor. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( June 2022 ) Willy Ley (left to right) Heinz Habe

#2 Carl Richard Nyberg

Carl Richard Nyberg (28 May 1858 – 25 March 1939) was a Swedish inventor and industrialist. Nyberg was a pioneer in mechanical engineering. He received a patent for a blow lamp and was an aviation pioneer. [1] Carl Richard Nyberg Born ( 1858-05-28 ) 28 May 1858 Arboga , Sweden Died 25 March 1939 (19

#3 Juan Bielovucic

Juan Bielovucic (30 July 1889 – 14 January 1949) was a Peruvian aviator of Croatian and French descent who set several speed and altitude aviation records in 1910–13. He was also the first person to complete a successful powered aircraft crossing of the Alps in 1913, following a 1910 attempt by his

#4 Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart ( / ˈ ɛər h ɑːr t / AIR -hart , born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937; declared dead January 5, 1939) was an American aviation pioneer and writer. [2] [Note 1] Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean . [4] She set many other records, [3]

#5 Finn Lützow-Holm

Finn Trond Lützow-Holm (28 May 1890 – 4 June 1950) was a Norwegian military officer, aviation pioneer and polar explorer . Finn Lützow-Holm Lützow-Holm in the 1930s Born 1890 Nesseby , Norway Died 1950 Allegiance Norway Years   of service 1912-1950 Commands held Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service Othe

#6 Camille du Gast

Camille du Gast ( Marie Marthe Camille Desinge du Gast , Camille Crespin du Gast , 30 May 1868 – 24 April 1942) [1] was one of a trio of pioneering French female motoring celebrities of the Belle Epoque , together with Hélène de Rothschild (Baroness Hélène van Zuylen ) and Anne de Rochechouart de Mo

#7 Larry Reithmaier

Larry Reithmaier (May 28, 1921 – January 31, 2015) was an American engineer and author. "Private Pilot's Guide" won the top award presented by the Aviation/Space Writers Association for excellence in writing on the subject of general aviation in 1974. Larry graduated from the University of Illinois

#8 Luca Parmitano

Colonel Luca Parmitano (born 27 September 1976 in Paternò , Sicily ) is an Italian astronaut in the European Astronaut Corps for the European Space Agency (ESA). He was selected as an ESA astronaut in May 2009. Parmitano is also a Colonel and test pilot for the Italian Air Force . [2] Italian engine

#9 Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.

Herbert Norman Schwarzkopf Jr. ( / ˈ ʃ w ɔːr t s k ɒ f / ; August 22, 1934   – December 27, 2012) was a United States Army general . While serving as the commander of United States Central Command , he led all coalition forces in the Gulf War . United States Army general (1934–2012) "Norman Schwarzk

#10 Paul Milford Muller

Paul Milford Muller FRAS (1937–2013) was an American aerospace engineer , fiction author, and the co-founder of Sage Group , the United Kingdom's largest software business. American aerospace engineer and author Paul Milford Muller Born ( 1937-09-30 ) September 30, 1937 [1] Los Angeles , California

#11 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 .

#12 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

#13 Caroline Aigle

Commandant Caroline Aigle ( French pronunciation:   [kaʁɔlin ɛɡl] ( listen ) ) (12 September 1974 – 21 August 2007) was a French aviator who achieved a historical first when, at the age of 25, she became the first woman fighter pilot in the French Air Force . Her promising military career was cut sh

#14 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

#15 Serge Dassault

Serge Dassault ( French:   [sɛʁʒ daso] ; born Serge Paul André Bloch ; 4 April 1925   – 28 May 2018) was a French engineer, businessman and politician. [1] He was the chairman and chief executive officer of Dassault Group , and a conservative politician. According to Forbes , Dassault's net worth wa

#16 Carl G. Cromwell

Carl G. Cromwell (January 26, 1889 – September 27, 1931) was a Texas oil driller and aviation pioneer. [1]

#17 Nikolai Polikarpov

Nikolai Nikolaevich Polikarpov ( Russian : Никола́й Никола́евич Полика́рпов ; 9 June   [ O.S. 28 May ]   1892 – 30 July 1944) was a Soviet aeronautical engineer and aircraft designer, known as the "King of Fighters". He designed the I-15 series of fighters, and the I-16 Ishak ( Russian : ишак , lit.

#18 Ariulf "Eric" Hampe

Ariulf "Eric" Hampe (22 November 1922 – 28 May 2009) was a German immigrant, who migrated to the United States. He was instrumental in designing the Saturn V rocket , along with Dr. Wernher von Braun , which landed the first man on the moon. [1] [2]

#19 Léo Valentin

Léon Alfred Nicolas Valentin (22 March 1919, Épinal ( Vosges ), France - 21 May 1956, Liverpool , England ) was a French adventurer, who attempted to achieve human flight using bird-like wings. Léo Valentin is widely considered to be the most famous "birdman" of all time. [1] [2] [3] He was billed a

#20 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

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Engine / Engine

#1 Rolls-Royce BR700

The Rolls-Royce BR700 family of turbofan engines powers regional jets and corporate jets . It was developed by BMW and Rolls-Royce plc through the joint venture BMW Rolls-Royce AeroEngines GmbH, established in 1990. The BR710 first ran in 1995. [1] It is manufactured in Dahlewitz , Germany . Rolls-R

#2 General Electric GE90

The General Electric GE90 is a family of high-bypass turbofan aircraft engines built by GE Aviation for the Boeing 777 , with thrust ratings from 81,000 to 115,000   lbf (360 to 510   kN) . It entered service with British Airways in November 1995. It is one of three options for the 777-200, -200ER,

#3 Packard DR-980

The Packard DR-980 is an American nine- cylinder air-cooled aircraft Diesel engine first certificated in 1930. The engine was unpopular despite its economy and reliability due to the unpleasant nature of its diesel exhaust fumes and considerable vibration when running; approximately 100 were built.

#4 Boeing 8C

The Boeing 8C was a gas turbine that was tested in a Ford Thunderbird [1] [2] The turbine was capable at 175hp and required exhaust pipes to be installed at the front out the side. It was developed around August 1955 to March 1956 after the Ford Thunderbird was released to the public. However the pr

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Event / Event

#1 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

#2 1948 in aviation

This is a list of aviation -related events from 1948: Years in aviation : 1945   1946   1947   1948   1949   1950   1951 Centuries : 19th century   ·   20th century   ·   21st century Decades : 1910s   1920s   1930s   1940s   1950s   1960s   1970s Years : 1945   1946   1947   1948   1949   1950   19

#3 List of Soviet aircraft losses during the Soviet–Afghan War

The following is a partial and unofficial list of helicopter and airplane crashes, accidents and shotdowns that occurred during the Soviet–Afghan War of 1979–89. In total, at least 333 helicopters and 118 Soviet jets were reported lost during the war. [1] This transport-related list is incomplete ;

#4 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

#5 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

#6 1947 BOAC Douglas C-47 crash

The 1947 BOAC Douglas C-47 Crash occurred on 11 January 1947 when Douglas C-47A G-AGJX of British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) crashed into a hill at Stowting , Kent, in southeast England, killing five people outright, with a further three dying from injuries received. The aircraft had been o

#7 List of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline (A–C)

This list of accidents and incidents involving airliners by airline summarizes airline accidents and all kinds of minor incidents by airline company with flight number, location, date, aircraft type, and cause. This article needs additional citations for verification . ( June 2012 ) JetBlue Flight 2

#8 Pan Am Flight 799

Pan Am Flight 799 was an international cargo flight from Los Angeles International Airport to Cam Ranh Airport in South Vietnam that crashed on December 26, 1968, near Anchorage, Alaska. The aircraft involved was a Boeing 707-321C aircraft operated by Pan American World Airways . All three crew memb

#9 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

#10 Pan Am Clipper Panama

Pan Am Flight Clipper Panama , Douglas DC-6B N5026K, was a cargo flight from Frankfurt to New York City . On 22 June 1959 it caught fire on takeoff and was destroyed. All six flight crew and two passengers survived. 1959 aviation accident Pan Am Flight Clipper Panama Pan Am Douglas DC-6B similar to

#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 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

#13 Japan Air Lines Flight 472 (1972)

Japan Air Lines Flight 472 was a flight from London to Tokyo via Frankfurt , Rome , Beirut , Tehran , Bombay , Bangkok and Hong Kong . On September 24, 1972, the flight landed at Juhu Aerodrome near Bombay , India instead of the city's much larger Santacruz Airport (now Chhatrapati Shivaji Internati

#14 1997 in aviation

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

#15 Air India Flight 112 plot

In May 1986, five Canadian Sikhs were charged with plotting to blow up Air India Flight 112 in New York City . [1] [2] Ostensibly members of Babbar Khalsa , two were convicted and given life sentences , while three others were released. [3] However, years later, the courts overturned the sentences a

#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 United Airlines Flight 93

United Airlines Flight 93 was a domestic scheduled passenger flight that was hijacked by four al-Qaeda terrorists on board as part of the September 11 attacks . The plane eventually crashed in Somerset County , Pennsylvania following an attempt by the passengers and crew to regain control of the pla

#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 2014 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 2014 : Mediterranean Sea (16 March 2014) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 prepares to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61). Ramage is on a scheduled deployment suppor

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Glider / Glider

#1 Glide bomb

A glide bomb or stand-off bomb is a standoff weapon with flight control surfaces to give it a flatter, gliding flight path than that of a conventional bomb without such surfaces. This allows it to be released at a distance from the target rather than right over it, allowing a successful attack witho

#2 Akaflieg Stuttgart fs33

The Akaflieg Stuttgart fs33 Gavilán (Spanish: Hawk ) is a high-performance two-seater class sailplane designed and built by Akaflieg Stuttgart . Two-seat German glider, 1992 fs33 Gavilán The fs33 in flight. Role Glider Type of aircraft National origin Germany Manufacturer Akaflieg Stuttgart First fl

#3 Schleicher Ka 2 Rhönschwalbe

The Schleicher Ka-2 Rhönschwalbe is a tandem two-seat training glider designed and built in Germany , in 1952. German two-seat glider, 1953 This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page . ( Learn how and when to remove these template messages ) Thi

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Helicopter / Helicopter

#1 Mil Mi-10

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

#2 Mil Mi-8

The Mil Mi-8 ( Russian : Ми-8 , NATO reporting name : Hip ) is a medium twin-turbine helicopter , originally designed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s and introduced into the Soviet Air Force in 1968. It is now produced by Russia. [ not verified in body ] In addition to its most common role as a tra

#3 Guépard II XJ01

The Guépard II XJ01 ( transl.   Cheetah ) is a Belgian autogyro that was designed by Joel Tilquin and produced by Guépard II Team of Boncelles , first flown on 28 May 2009 at the Bois-de-la-Pierre fly-in. Now out of production, when it was available the aircraft was supplied as a kit for amateur con

#4 Meridionali/Agusta EMA 124

The Meridionali/Agusta EMA 124 was a light utility helicopter flown in prototype form in Italy in 1970. [1] The design was undertaken by Agusta for production in a joint venture with Elicotteri Meridionali , based on the Bell 47 that Agusta was building under licence at the time. [2] EMA 124 Role Ut

#5 Schweizer S300

The Schweizer S300 series (formerly Hughes 300 , Schweizer 300 , and Sikorsky S-300 ) family of light utility helicopters was originally produced by Hughes Helicopters , as a development of the Hughes 269 . Later manufactured by Schweizer Aircraft , and currently produced by Schweizer RSG, the basic

#6 List of helicopter prison escapes

There have been multiple prison escapes where an inmate escapes by means of a helicopter . One of the earliest instances was the escape of Joel David Kaplan, nicknamed "Man Fan", on August 19, 1971, from the Santa Martha Acatitla in Mexico. [3] Kaplan was a New York businessman who not only escaped

#7 Aérospatiale SA 321 Super Frelon

The Aérospatiale (formerly Sud Aviation ) SA 321 Super Frelon ("Super Hornet") is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by aerospace manufacturer Sud Aviation of France . It held the distinction of being the most powerful helicopter to be built in Europe at one point, as well as being

#8 Pitcairn PCA-2

The Pitcairn PCA-2 was an autogyro (designated as "autogiro" by Pitcairn) developed in the United States in the early 1930s. [1] It was Harold F. Pitcairn 's first autogyro design to sell in quantity. It had a conventional design for its day – an airplane-like fuselage with two open cockpits in tand

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Manufacturer / Manufacturer

#1 Lange Aviation

Lange Aviation GmbH is a German company that manufactures gliders and develops electric power-plants for other aircraft. It was founded by its present managing director, Axel Lange, in 1996 as Lange Flugzeugbau GmbH in Zweibrücken . The company currently has 42 employees. At the end of September 200

#2 Fiat S.p.A.

Fiat S.p.A. , or Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (Italian Automobile Factory of Turin), was an Italian holding company whose original and core activities were in the automotive industry , and that was succeeded by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA). The Fiat Group contained many brands such as F

#3 Irkut Corporation

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

#4 Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Corporation is an American aerospace , arms, defense , information security , and technology corporation with worldwide interests. It was formed by the merger of Lockheed Corporation with Martin Marietta in March 1995. It is headquartered in North Bethesda, Maryland , in the Washingt

#5 United Aircraft Corporation

The PJSC United Aircraft Corporation ( UAC ) ( Russian : Объединённая авиастроительная корпорация , tr. Obyedinyonnaya Aviastroitelnaya Korporatsiya (OAK) ) is a Russian aerospace and defense corporation . With a majority stake belonging to the Russian government , it consolidates Russian private an

#6 Bristol Aeroplane Company

The Bristol Aeroplane Company , originally the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company , was both one of the first and one of the most important British aviation companies, designing and manufacturing both airframes and aircraft engines . Notable aircraft produced by the company include the 'Boxkite'

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Museum / Museum

#1 Internationales Luftfahrt-Museum

The Internationales Luftfahrt-Museum is an aviation museum located in the German town of Villingen-Schwenningen in Baden-Württemberg . Many aerospace exhibits are on display including fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and aircraft engines . The main display is contained within one hangar with other a

#2 Classic Flyers Museum

The Classic Flyers Museum is an aviation museum located at the Tauranga Airport , Mount Maunganui , New Zealand , owned by a registered New Zealand charitable trust, the Bay of Plenty Classic Aircraft Trust . [1] [2] [3] [4] Aviation Museum in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand The Classic Flyers Museum E

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Weapon / Weapon

#1 GB-1

The GB-1 , also known as the "Grapefruit bomb" and as XM-108 , [1] was a glide bomb produced by Aeronca Aircraft for the United States Army Air Forces during World War II . Intended to allow bombers to release bombs from outside the range of enemy defenses, over one thousand GB-1s were used in comba

#2 ShVAK cannon

The ShVAK ( Russian : ШВАК: Шпитальный-Владимиров Авиационный Крупнокалиберный, Shpitalnyi-Vladimirov Aviatsionnyi Krupnokalibernyi , "Shpitalny-Vladimirov large-calibre for aircraft") was a 20 mm autocannon used by the Soviet Union during World War II . It was designed by Boris Shpitalniy and Semyo

#3 3M22 Zircon

The 3M22 Zircon [15] also spelled as 3M22 Tsirkon ( Russian : Циркон , NATO reporting name : SS-N-33 ) [16] is a scramjet powered maneuvering anti-ship hypersonic cruise missile produced by Russia. [17] [18] Type of anti-ship missile This article is about the Russian hypersonic missile. For other us

#4 RP-3

The RP-3 (from Rocket Projectile 3 inch ) was a British air to ground rocket projectile introduced during the Second World War . The "3 inch" designation referred to the nominal diameter of the rocket motor tube. The use of a 60-pound (27   kg) warhead gave rise to the alternative name of the "60-po

#5 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

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

#6 2K12 Kub

The 2K12 "Kub" ( Russian : 2К12 "Куб" ; English: cube ) ( NATO reporting name : SA-6 "Gainful" ) mobile surface-to-air missile system is a Soviet low to medium-level air defence system designed to protect ground forces from air attack. "2К12" is the GRAU designation of the system. "SA-6" redirects h

#7 Nike Zeus

Nike Zeus was an anti-ballistic missile (ABM) system developed by the US Army during the late 1950s and early 1960s that was designed to destroy incoming Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile warheads before they could hit their targets. It was designed by Bell Labs' Nike team, and was initially

#8 Ship gun fire-control system

Ship gun fire-control systems ( GFCS ) are analogue fire-control systems that were used aboard naval warships prior to modern electronic computerized systems, to control targeting of guns against surface ships, aircraft, and shore targets, with either optical or radar sighting. Most US ships that ar

#9 Operation Bumblebee

Operation Bumblebee was a US Navy effort to develop surface to air missiles (SAMs) to provide a mid-range layer of anti-aircraft defence, between anti-aircraft guns in the short range and fighter aircraft operating at long range. A major reason for the Bumblebee efforts was the need to attack bomber

#10 Meteor (missile)

The Meteor is a European active radar guided beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) developed and manufactured by MBDA . It offers a multi-shot capability (multiple launches against multiple targets), and has the ability to engage highly maneuverable targets, such as jets, and small targets

#11 Blowpipe (missile)

The Shorts Blowpipe is a man-portable (MANPADS) surface-to-air missile that was in use with the British Army and Royal Marines from 1975. It also saw service in other military forces around the world. Most examples were retired by the mid-1990s. It is unique among MANPADS in that it is manually guid

#12 KN-06

The KN-06 ( Korean :   번개 5호 ; MR :   Pon'gae-5 ) is a North Korean surface-to-air missile system. The system was first shown publicly at the 65th anniversary of the Workers’ Party of Korea on October 10, 2010. [1] Surface-to-air missile KN-06 Pon'gae 5 번개 5호 Type Surface-to-air missile Place   of  

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