The Douglas C-47 Dakota.
Please reply to this quiz by commenting. Here are the possibilities: A) The Beriev Be-103 B) The Lockheed Super Constellation C) The C-47 Dakota D) The Spartan Executive E) The Grumman F8F Bearcat Don’t cheat by looking online or in a book. Think about what the answer could be… Take into account military aircraft, transport […]
Please reply to this quiz via the comments section. Choices: A) Handley-Page Halifax B) Vickers Wellington C) Short Stirling D) Armstrong Whitworth Whitley E) Avro Lancaster Don’t cheat by going online or looking in a book! Take a deep breath and think hard! Good luck!
By 1944, the RAF was looking for a piston-engined aircraft that would replace its aging Spitfire, that had been the main British fighter aircraft since the beginning of the Battle of Britain in 1940. Although later versions of the Spitfire became more powerful, with updated engines and better aerodynamics, there was a need for a […]
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has received its 30th Lockheed Martin II F-35 A (Conventional Takeoff and Landing version) after the termination of Exercise Lightning Storm (a series of tests performed by the RAAF to test the capabilities of the F-35 A and its capacities to function with other aircraft, such as the KC-30 […]
Exactly 81 years ago (in 1939), the Lockheed Model 18 Lodestar took off to the skies, powered by 2 875hp Pratt & Whitney Hornet S1E2-Gs. Based on the Lockheed Model 14 Super Electra (which first flew in 1937), the Model 18 was an enlarged version of its predecessor, carrying 18 passengers instead of 14, as […]
Boeing Australia has tested the engine of its Loyal Wingman project (the 1st Australian military aircraft made in 50 years), in preparation for ground testing and its 1st flight. The unmanned military aircraft is to take off later on this year. Dr Shane Arnott, the director of the Loyal Wingman project, has announced: “This engine […]
The Argentinian government, which defaulted on its national debt in May, is now going to use its military pension and retirement fund to restart the development of its new 2-seat trainer aircraft, the IA-100 ‘Malvina’. The Argentian defence department has also announced that the aircraft would be called ‘Malvina’, which is the Argentinian name for […]
Here is a video resuming the main events that have taken place in aviation this week, although I have also written about some:
France’s military procurement agency, the DGA (Direction Général de l’armement) has taken delivery of its 1st ISR (Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) King Air 350. The aircraft was specifically modified to perform these duties. It was modified at Bordeaux Mérignac Airport in France by Sabena Technics. The aircraft will be flown to support the French military […]
Here is a video to do with the main events that have occurred in aviation this week, even though I have written about some important ones as well:
The Avro 504.
A) The Sopwith Camel B) The Bristol F2B C) The Royal Air Factory S.E.5 D) The Avro 504 E) The Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter Please reply by writing a comment and do not cheat by looking for the answer in a book or online. It’s better to guess wrong! 25th of July 2020.
Here is a video that is about the main events that went on in aviation this week, even though I have also written about some important ones:
The U.S. State Department announced on Thursday that it approved the possible sale of 105 Lockheed Martin F-35s to Japan at an estimated cost of $23 billion. 63 of the aircraft involved in the sale are F-35As and 42 are F-35Bs. The difference between the A model and the B model is that the A […]
Yesterday, Lockheed Martin F-35 IIs from the Dambusters squadron landed on the decks of HMS Elizabeth. This marks the 1st time that the Dambusters, also called 617 Squadron, has fully joined HMS Elizabeth, as the UK is preparing to deploy the next generation squadron of fighter aircraft. There are 3 versions of the Lockheed Martin […]
Boeing has revealed the 1st of 3 prototypes of its Australian-made Loyal Wingman program, the 1st military aircraft to be designed, manufactured and engineered in Australia for over 50 years. The Prime Minister (an important political function, the Prime Minister is usually the political leader of a country) of Australia, Scott Morrison, has announced : […]