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Sikorsky S-76

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The Sikorsky S-76 is a medium-size commercial utility helicopter designed and produced by the American helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft. It is the company’s first helicopter specifically developed for the civilian market. The S-76 was developed during the mid-1970s, originally being designated S-74 but renamed in honor of the U.S. Bicentennial. Drawing upon its recently-developed S-70…

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BHC-2-Beaver

DHC 2 Beaver Argentina

The de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver is a single-engined high-wing propeller-driven short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft developed and manufactured by de Havilland Canada. It has been primarily operated as a bush plane and has been used for a wide variety of utility roles, such as cargo and passenger hauling, aerial application (crop dusting and…

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Horten HOXVIII

Horten Ho XVIII

In 1944 the RLM issued a requirement for an aircraft with a range of 11000 km (6835 miles) and a bomb load of 4000 kg (8818 lbs). This bomber was to be able to fly from Germany to New York City and back without refueling. Five of Germany’s top aircraft companies had submitted designs, but…

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BHC-2-Beaver

DHC 2 Beaver Austria

The de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver is a single-engined high-wing propeller-driven short takeoff and landing (STOL) aircraft developed and manufactured by de Havilland Canada. It has been primarily operated as a bush plane and has been used for a wide variety of utility roles, such as cargo and passenger hauling, aerial application (crop dusting and…

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North American F-86 Sabre

North American F-86F Sabre

Paper Tiger January 25, 1953 – U.S. Air Force Capt. Harold E. Fischer Jr., of the 51st Fighter-Interceptor Wing, becomes the 25th ace of the Korean War, flying his F-86 named “Paper Tiger.” Fischer’s success as a fighter pilot becomes well-known throughout Korean folklore, but as luck would have it, he also ended up a…

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Bf 109 G6

Bf 109 G6

Originally the aircraft was designated as Bf 109 by the RLM, since the design was submitted by the Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (literally “Bavarian Aircraft Works”, meaning “Bavarian Aircraft Factory”; sometimes abbreviated B.F.W., akin to BMW) during 1935. The company was renamed Messerschmitt AG after 11 July 1938 when Erhard Milch finally allowed Willy Messerschmitt to acquire the company. All Messerschmitt aircraft that originated after that date, such as…

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Northrop-N31

Northrop-N31

Nord Erno Mistral 1000 580 admin

Nord Erno Mistral

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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIVc

spitfire XIVc

The Rolls-Royce Griffon engine was designed in answer to Royal Naval specifications for an engine capable of generating good power at low altitudes. Concepts for adapting the Spitfire to take the new engine had begun as far back as October 1939; Joseph Smith felt that “The good big ‘un will eventually beat the good little…

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Boeing B52G Stratofortress

Boeing b-52 stratofortress

The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, which has continued to provide support and upgrades. It has been operated by the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950s. The bomber is capable of carrying up to 70,000 pounds (32,000 kg) of…

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