Hughes H-4 Hercules

Hughes H-4 Hercules

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelDe transporte pesado barco volador
Primer vueloNovember 2, 1947

El Hughes H-4 Hercules (also known as the Spruce Goose; registration NX37602) is a prototype strategic airlift flying boat designed and built by the Hughes Aircraft Company. Intended as a transatlantic flight transport for use during World War II, it was not completed in time to be used in the war. The aircraft made only one brief flight on November 2, 1947, and the project never advanced beyond the single example produced. Built from wood because of wartime restrictions on the use of aluminum and concerns about weight, it was nicknamed by critics the Spruce Goose, although it was made almost entirely of birch. The Hercules is the largest flying boat ever built, and it has the largest wingspan of any aircraft that has ever flown.

Fuente: Hughes H-4 Hercules en la Wikipedia

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JB-2 Loon

Republic-Ford JB-2

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelMisil de crucero
En el servicio1945–50

El República-Ford JB-2, also known as the KGW and LTV-N-2 Loon, was a United States copy of the German V-1 flying bomb. Developed in 1944, and planned to be used in the United States invasion of Japan (Operation Downfall), the JB-2 was never used in combat. It was the most successful of the United States Army Air Forces Jet Bomb (JB) projects (JB-1 through JB-10) during World War II. Postwar, the JB-2 played a significant role in the development of more advanced surface-to-surface tactical missile systems such as the MGM-1 Matador and later MGM-13 Mace.

Fuente: República-Ford JB-2 en la Wikipedia

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Grumman G-73 Mallard

Grumman G-73 Mallard

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelAvión anfibio
Primer vuelo30 April 1946

El Grumman G-73 Mallard is a medium, twin-engined amphibious aircraft. Many have been modified by replacing the original Pratt & Whitney Wasp H radial engines with modern turboprop engines. Manufactured from 1946 to 1951, production ended when Grumman’s larger SA-16 Albatross was introduced.

Fuente: Grumman G-73 Ánade real en la Wikipedia

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Boeing Model 247D

Boeing 247

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelLos pasajeros comprar
Primer vueloFebruary 8, 1933

El Boeing Model 247 was an early United States airliner, considered the first such aircraft to fully incorporate advances such as all-metal (anodized aluminium) semimonocoque construction, a fully cantilevered wing and retractable landing gear. Other advanced features included control surface trim tabs, an autopilot and de-icing boots for the wings and tailplane.

Fuente: Boeing 247 on Wikipedia

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PzH M109

M109 howitzer

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelLa auto-propulsión de arma de fuego
Producido1963 – Today

El M109 is an American 155 mm turreted self-propelled howitzer, first introduced in the early 1960s. It has been upgraded a number of times, most recently to the M109A7. The M109 family is the most common western indirect-fire support weapon of maneuver brigades of armored and mechanized infantry divisions.

Fuente: M109 obús en la Wikipedia

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Valentine Archer

Valentine Archer

PaísReino unido
PapelArtillería autopropulsada cañón anti-tanque
ProducidoDe Marzo De 1943 – Mayo De 1945

El autopropulsada 17pdr, San valentín, El Mk I, Archer fue un Británico autopropulsada cañón anti-tanque de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, basado en el día de san Valentín de infantería chasis del tanque equipado con un Ordnance QF de 17 libras de armas. Diseñado y fabricado por Vickers-Armstrongs, 655 fueron producidos entre Marzo de 1943 y Mayo de 1945. Fue utilizado en el noroeste de Europa y en Italia durante la guerra; después de la guerra, sirvió con el Ejército Egipcio. El vehículo era único como su arma estaba montado hacia la parte posterior del chasis, en lugar de la parte delantera.

Fuente: Valentine Archer on Wikipedia

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Convair C-131D Samaritan

Convair C-131 Samaritan

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelDe transporte militar
Primer vuelo1972

El Convair C-131 Samaritano was an American twin-engined military transport produced from 1954 to 1956 by Convair. It was the military version of the Convair CV-240 family of airliners.

Fuente: Convair C-131 Samaritano en la Wikipedia

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A-90 Orlenok Ekranoplan

A-90 Orlyonok

PaísUnión Soviética
Primer vuelo1972

The A-90 Orlyonok (Russian: Орлёнок, English: “Eaglet”) is a Soviet ekranoplan (a ground effect vehicle) that was designed by Rostislav Evgenievich Alexeyev of the Central Hydrofoil Design Bureau. The A-90 uses ground effect to fly a few meters above the surface. The Russians classify it as Ekranoplan Class B – it can achieve an altitude of 3,000 m (9,800 ft), placing between Class A – which is limited to ground effect, and Class C, which exploits the ground effect only during take-offs and landings.

Fuente: A-90 Orlyonok en la Wikipedia

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Lockheed MC-130P

Lockheed MC-130

PaísEstados UNIDOS
PapelEspecial de operaciones de aviones de transporte militar
Primer vueloApril 2011

El Lockheed MC-130 is the basic designation for a family of special mission aircraft operated by the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), a wing of the Air Education and Training Command, and an AFSOC-gained wing of the Air Force Reserve Command. Based on the Lockheed C-130 Hercules transport, the MC-130s’ missions are the infiltration, exfiltration, and resupply of special operations forces, and the air refueling of (primarily) special operations helicopter and tilt-rotor aircraft.

Fuente: Lockheed MC-130 en la Wikipedia

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