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The Rafale is a mach 2.5 plane and comes in a number of roles. Its versatility can be seen from the fact that it can also be adapted for operation from an aircraft carrier. The plane needs a crew of 2 and has a twin engine power plant. The IAF plans a long term role for the Rafale that could well last till 2045. Selling the plane is a coup of sorts by the French
Published by Madan G Singh 57 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +0 votes | 0 comments
It is not a rare case that two or more nations would collaborate on each other to join their forces in developing a technology which will be of common benefit for their needs. Just like the case of the Concorde which brought the partnership of France and United Kingdom, a similar case led to the inception of the Panavia Tornado Multirole fighter. The alliance of nations which used to have their differences in time of war somehow resulted to a viable solution in time of peace.
Published by deepblue 59 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +3 votes | 0 comments
This article aims to present the early bulbous approach in designing airplanes which contributed to the development of present day airliners. Decades before, these bulbous designs started as conversions of an existing aircraft design and despite their awkward appearance, they were able to fill up the need for transporting outsized cargo. Little had been known about these early bulbous aircraft designs and their significance is being emphasized in this article.
Published by deepblue 68 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +28 votes | 14 comments
This article aims to educate the reader about the de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver, the first all metal bush plane manufactured by de Havilland Canada which is a familiar aircraft that could be seen in small airports around the world. As it gained screen appearance in the 1998 adventure film Six Days Seven Nights, knowledge of this type of aircraft will also update the knowledge of film viewers of the significance of the presence of the type of aircraft on the film.
Published by deepblue 68 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +19 votes | 7 comments
As most people unfamiliar with the advances made in aviation, seeing a passenger bus on sling hoist from a flying helicopter would be highly unlikely. Most of us may even doubt if it is possible. But that was how the story goes in the film Swordfish (2001) which stars Hugh Jackman, John Travolta and Halle Berry where the type of helicopter was utilized to hoist a bus full of hostages at the course of the film. This article is addressed to answer speculations whether that particular scene was act...
Published by deepblue 70 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +26 votes | 17 comments
This article aims to acquaint the reader with the Cessna Skymaster, a type of aircraft manufactured by Cessna and at one time utilized for military applications with operational roles in the Vietnam War and other civilian functions as a search and rescue aircraft and in fighting forest fires. It also relates how the aircraft gained screen appearance in the movie BAT 21 made in 1980 which stars Gene Hackman and Danny Glover.
Published by deepblue 70 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +18 votes | 14 comments
Airwolf was a famous TV series aired from 1984 to 1987. This article aims to provide the reader how an ordinary Bell 222 type of helicopter became the basis for the storyline used in the show, a high tech helicopter which captured the heart of viewers by flying combat missions employing sophisticated equipments and weaponry imaginable.
Published by deepblue 71 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +21 votes | 12 comments
5 Deadly German Jet -Powered Aircraft of World War II
Published by deepblue 72 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +25 votes | 11 comments
The Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde: A Supersonic Transport Aircraft
Published by deepblue 72 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +28 votes | 17 comments
The Cessna Citation Mustang: An Entry Level Business Jet
Published by deepblue 73 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +18 votes | 10 comments
Published by deepblue 230 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Boeing 777, The Triple Seven: Boeing's Trusted Twinjet
Published by deepblue 73 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +25 votes | 18 comments
Trains are some of the most efficient haulers in the world.
Published by Dustin LaBarge 73 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +6 votes | 3 comments
The SA 341/342 Gazelle: The Helicopter from Blue Thunder
Published by deepblue 76 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +23 votes | 7 comments
Hawker Hunter: Once Upon A Magnificent British Post War Fighter
Published by deepblue 77 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +33 votes | 12 comments
The Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II
Published by deepblue 78 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +33 votes | 10 comments
The Go 229: HitlerÂ’s Stealth Fighter, The Horten Ho 229 German Stealth Fighter
Published by deepblue 82 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +24 votes | 13 comments
The Edgley EA7 Optica: An Observation Aircraft, Edgley EA7 Optica
Published by deepblue 82 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +13 votes | 7 comments
North American XB-70 Valkyrie: Once Upon A Mach 3 Bomber, XB-70 Valkyrie World's Fastest Bomber
Published by deepblue 82 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +11 votes | 7 comments
Winglets: A Novel Design with a Purpose, Winglets and fuel efficiency in aircraft
Published by deepblue 83 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +27 votes | 13 comments
Air disasters can be really worse and here is this article where it is listed the 10 worst air disasters that has occurred so far.
Published by Nischal Gurung 230 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +0 votes | 0 comments
The Dornier Do X, Dornier Do X: A Massive Flying Boat
Published by deepblue 84 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +21 votes | 10 comments
The Granville BrothersÂ’ Gee Bee Racers, Gee Bee Racers
Published by deepblue 85 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +18 votes | 6 comments
Bell XV-15: Tilt Rotor Technology Realized
Published by deepblue 86 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +13 votes | 7 comments
The Kyushu J7W1 Shinden: JapanÂ’s Last Secret Fighter
Published by deepblue 87 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +12 votes | 4 comments
5 Swedish Jet Fighters
Published by deepblue 88 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +12 votes | 4 comments
The Britten-Norman Islander: An Airplane Design Through The Years
Published by deepblue 88 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +15 votes | 3 comments
5 British Post War Jet Fighters: English Electric Lightning, Hawker Hunter, Blackburn Buccaneer and Others
Published by deepblue 89 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +18 votes | 8 comments
5 First Jet Fighters of the World, the Me-262 Schwalbe, Gloster G.40 Meteor, Bell P-59 Airacomet and Others
Published by deepblue 89 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +11 votes | 7 comments
The CMC Leopard: A Jet Beside the Highway
Published by deepblue 91 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +14 votes | 6 comments
10 Worst Mid-Air Collisions in the History of Commercial Airlines
Published by deepblue 91 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +21 votes | 15 comments
Anti-Torque Configurations in Helicopters
Published by deepblue 91 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +11 votes | 6 comments
Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA: RussiaÂ’s 5th Generation Fighter
Published by deepblue 92 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +9 votes | 5 comments
The Aircraft Designs of Burt Rutan, Burt Rutan and Scaled Composites
Published by deepblue 92 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +17 votes | 13 comments
Wings of the Kamikaze: 10 Dreaded Japanese Fighters of World War II
Published by deepblue 230 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +0 votes | 0 comments
Engine Mount Designs in Jet Aircraft, Engine Locations in Jet Aircraft
Published by deepblue 94 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +18 votes | 7 comments
The BD-5J , a jet from the movie "Octopussy"
Published by deepblue 94 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +9 votes | 9 comments
Top Ten Applications of Aviation through the years
Published by deepblue 94 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +12 votes | 7 comments
German Flying Wing and Stealth Technology
Published by deepblue 94 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +9 votes | 8 comments
The Cessna 150 as a choice of training aircraft of most pilots
Published by deepblue 95 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +8 votes | 3 comments
Facts about the Airbus Beluga.The Airbus Beluga A300 600 supertransporter is the world's most volumetrically cavernous aircraft. Unusual aircraft. Airplane that look like a dolphin / whale.Large commercial aircraft. Airbus Beluga facts.
Published by DeeBee 95 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +7 votes | 4 comments
An aviation unit of the United States Navy established in 1943, the “Jolly Rogers” squadron with the insignia of skull and crossbones, and a proud war-fighting legacy in the professional performance of duty, are always prepared for combat to fight and protect, and for victory.
Published by Alma Galvez 96 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +15 votes | 0 comments
The Antonov An-225 has been the largest plane in existence since 1988, but it has recently been dethroned by Airbus' new model in its stretch and cargo versions: the A380.
Published by Dustin LaBarge 97 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +5 votes | 4 comments
The Fw 190 was Germany's premier piston-engined air superiority fighter and interceptor.
Published by Dustin LaBarge 96 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +4 votes | 1 comments
The P-51 Mustang long range interceptor is one of the most iconic aircraft of World War II, and it destroyed more aircraft than any other during the war.
Published by Dustin LaBarge 96 months ago in Airplanes & Aircraft | +5 votes | 10 comments