Lockheed YO-3A Quiet Star
Lockheed YO-3
RollSpaning — Natt
Första flygning fl1969

Den Lockheed YO-3 “Quiet Star” was an American single-engined, propeller-driven aircraft that was developed for battlefield observation during the Vietnam War. It was designed to be as quiet as possible, and was intended to observe troop movements in near-silence during the hours of darkness.

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Douglas O-38F
Douglas O-38
RollObservation plan

Den Douglas O-38 was an observation airplane used by the United States Army Air Corps. Between 1931 and 1934, Douglas built 156 O-38s for the Air Corps, eight of which were O-38Fs. Some were still in service at the time of the Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941. The O-38 is a modernized derivative of the O-25, itself a re-engined variant of the earlier Douglas O-2.

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de Haviland Kanada C-7A
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
RollSTOL Transport
Första flygningen30 July 1958

Den de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (designated by the United States military as the CV-2 and later C-7 Caribou) is a Canadian-designed and produced specialized cargo aircraft with short takeoff and landing (STOL) capability. The Caribou was first flown in 1958 and although mainly retired from military operations, is still in use in small numbers as a rugged “bush” aircraft.

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Twin 40mm GMC M19
M19 Multiple Gun Motor Carriage
RollSjälvgående anti-aircraft vapen
I tjänsten1945–1953

Den M19 Flera Gun Motor Carriage (MGMC) was a World War II United States Army self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon on the M24 light tank chassis. It was equipped with two Bofors 40 mm (1.6 in) guns. It was produced by Cadillac and Massey-Ferguson of Canada near the end of 1944. The M19 was developed from the T65 which was based on the M5 light tank chassis. The original design was improved upon and designated the T65E1. It was accepted into service in May 1944 as the M19 MGMC, equipping several U.S. Army anti-aircraft units during World War II. The M19A1 was an improved variant with an auxiliary engine and spare barrels for the 40 mm Bofors guns.

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ZPU anti-aircraft
I tjänsten1949–presentera

Den ZPU (Russian: зенитная пулемётная установка, meaning “anti-aircraft machine gun mount”) is a family of towed anti-aircraft gun based on the Soviet 14.5×114mm KPV heavy machine gun. It entered service with the Soviet Union in 1949 and is used by over 50 countries worldwide. Quadruple (ZPU-4), double- (ZPU-2 and ZU-2) and single-barreled (ZPU-1) versions of the weapon exist.

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Curtiss-Wright A-22 Falcon
Curtiss-Wright CW-22
RollScout och avancerade tränare
Första flygningen1940

Den Curtiss-Wright CW-22 was a 1940s American general-purpose advanced training monoplane aircraft built by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. It was operated by the United States Navy as a scout trainer with the designation SNC-1 Falcon.. It was operated by the United States Navy as a scout trainer with the designation SNC-1 Falcon.

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Alenia C-27A Spartan
Aeritalia G.222
RollMilitära transportflygplan
Första flygningen18 July 1970

Den Aceitalia G. 222 (formerly Fiat Aviazione, later Alenia Aeronautica) is a medium-sized STOL military transport aircraft. It was developed to meet a NATO specification, but Italy was initially the only NATO member to adopt the type. The United States purchased a small number of G.222s, designating them the C-27A Spartan. A modernised variant, the Alenia C-27J Spartan, has been developed. While it retains many aspects of the original aircraft, the C-27J adopts the same engines and many of the systems used on the larger Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules.

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Sud Aviation SO.6000 Triton
Sud-Ouest Triton
RollExperimentella skolflygplan
Första flygningen11 November 1946

Den Sud-Ouest SÅ.6000 Triton was the first French jet aircraft to be manufactured and was completed during the 1940s by SNCASO. The SO.6000 design began in 1943, as a clandestine project due to the German occupation, under engineer Lucien Servanty. Shortly after the war, the French government required five prototypes to be built.

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Nimrod MR2
Hawker Siddeley Nimrod
RollMaritime patrol, ELINT, AEW
Första flygningen23 May 1967

Den Hawker Siddeley Nimrod was a maritime patrol aircraft developed and operated by the United Kingdom. It was an extensive modification of the de Havilland Comet, the world’s first operational jet airliner. It was originally designed by de Havilland’s successor firm, Hawker Siddeley; further development and maintenance work was undertaken by Hawker Siddeley’s own successor companies, British Aerospace and BAE Systems, respectively.

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