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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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DHC 2 Beaver Austria 1002 580 admin
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

McDonnell Douglas FA 18 Hornet 1000 580 admin
McDonnell Douglas FA 18 Hornet

McDonnell Douglas FA 18 Hornet

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation). Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing) and Northrop (now part of Northrop Grumman), the F/A-18 was derived from the latter’s YF-17 in the 1970s for use by…

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Mitsubishi A6 M5 Zero

Mitsubishi A6 M5 Zero

The Mitsubishi A6M “Zero” was a long-range carrier-based fighter aircraft formerly manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Company, a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, and operated by the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1940 to 1945. The A6M was designated as the Mitsubishi Navy Type 0 carrier fighter (零式艦上戦闘機, rei-shiki-kanjō-sentōki), or the Mitsubishi A6M Rei-sen. The A6M was…

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