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Admiral is one of the highest ranks in some navies, and in many navies is the highest rank.
Aeroplane (formerly Aeroplane Monthly) is a British magazine devoted to aviation, with a focus on aviation history and preservation.
The Afghan Air Force (AAF; دافغانستان هوائی ځواک; قوای هوائی افغانستان) is the aerial warfare branch of the Afghan Armed Forces.
Air Enthusiast was a British, bi-monthly, aviation magazine, published by the Key Publishing group.
The Air Force Museum of New Zealand, formerly called The Royal New Zealand Air Force Museum, is located at Wigram, the RNZAF's first operational base, in Christchurch, in the South Island of New Zealand.
The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.
Air Pictorial was a British aviation magazine covering defence aerospace and civil aviation topics.
The Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) was a British civilian organisation set up during the Second World War and headquartered at White Waltham Airfield that ferried new, repaired and damaged military aircraft between factories, assembly plants, transatlantic delivery points, Maintenance Units (MUs), scrap yards, and active service squadrons and airfields, but not to naval aircraft carriers.
An aircraft is a machine that is able to fly by gaining support from the air.
The Airspeed AS.10 Oxford was a twin-engine monoplane aircraft developed and manufactured by Airspeed.
The Alberta Aviation Museum is a museum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The Armed forces of Paraguay (Fuerzas Armadas de Paraguay) consist of the Paraguayan army, navy (including naval aviation and marine corps) and air force.
The Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah is a seven-cylinder British air-cooled aircraft radial engine of 834 cu in (13.65 L) capacity introduced in 1935 and produced until 1948.
Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd was a major British manufacturing company of the early years of the 20th century.
The Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley was one of three British twin-engined, front line medium bomber types that were in service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) at the outbreak of the Second World War.
The Aviation Heritage Museum is a museum created and maintained by the RAAF Association of Western Australia.
Avro was a British aircraft manufacturer.
The Avro 652 was a 1930s British light airliner, built by A.V. Roe and Company.
The Avro Anson Memorial, also known as the RAAF Anson Aircraft Memorial, Air Disaster Memorial, or Mokine Memorial, commemorates four Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) airmen killed when their Avro Anson aircraft crashed near Clackline, Western Australia on 9 October 1942.
The Avro Lancaster is a British four-engined Second World War heavy bomber.
Baldonnel, is a townland, and industrial/agricultural area near Clondalkin, Tallaght, Lucan, Saggart and Naas, in west County Dublin.
Barrow/Walney Island Airport (formerly RAF Walney Island) is located on Walney Island, northwest of the centre of Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England.
The Belgian Air Component (Luchtcomponent, Composante air) is the air arm of the Belgian Armed Forces, and until January 2002 it was officially known as the Belgian Air Force (Belgische Luchtmacht; Force aérienne belge).
Blackpool is a seaside resort on the Lancashire coast in North West England.
Blackpool Airport is an airport on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, England, in the Borough of Fylde, just outside the Borough of Blackpool.
A bombardier or bomb aimer is the crew member of a bomber aircraft responsible for the targeting of aerial bombs.
A bomber is a combat aircraft designed to attack ground and naval targets by dropping air-to-ground weaponry (such as bombs), firing torpedoes and bullets or deploying air-launched cruise missiles.
A bombsight is a device used by military aircraft to accurately drop bombs.
Bradda Head is a rugged headland in the south-west of the Isle of Man, in the British Isles, rising to a height of.
Brandon is the second-largest city in the province of Manitoba, Canada.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
The Bristol Aeroplane Company, originally the British and Colonial Aeroplane Company, was both one of the first and one of the most important British aviation companies, designing and manufacturing both airframes and aircraft engines.
The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company (Bristol) which was used extensively in the first two years and in some cases throughout the Second World War.
The British Columbia Aviation Museum is located in Sidney, British Columbia, Canada.
The British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP), or Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) often referred to as simply "The Plan", was a massive, joint military aircrew training program created by the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, during the Second World War.
British European Airways (BEA), formally British European Airways Corporation, was a British airline which existed from 1946 until 1974.
Brocklesby is a town in the Riverina region of south west New South Wales, Australia.
Bull Creek is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the local government area of City of Melville.
An electronic calculator is typically a portable electronic device used to perform calculations, ranging from basic arithmetic to complex mathematics.
Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
Camden is a historic town, south-west of Sydney, New South Wales, located 65 kilometres from the Sydney central business district.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Canada Aviation and Space Museum (Musée de l'Aviation et de l'Espace du Canada) (formerly the Canada Aviation Museum and National Aeronautical Collection) is Canada's national aviation history museum.
The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum is a Canadian aviation museum located at the John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport in Hamilton, Ontario.
Carew (Caeriw) is a village and community on an inlet of Milford Haven in the former Hundred of Narberth, Pembrokeshire, West Wales, 7 km east of Pembroke.
The Cessna AT-17 Bobcat was a twin-engined advanced trainer aircraft designed and made in the United States, and used during World War II to bridge the gap between single-engined trainers and twin-engined combat aircraft.
Classic Air Force was a charitably-based aircraft preservation organisation sited in Coventry, West Midlands.
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is an aviation museum located at Brandon Municipal Airport, Brandon, Manitoba.
Companhia Meridional de Transportes was a Brazilian airline founded in 1944.
A compass is an instrument used for navigation and orientation that shows direction relative to the geographic cardinal directions (or points).
Cornwall Airport Newquay is the main commercial airport for Cornwall.
A corporation is a company or group of people or an organisation authorized to act as a single entity (legally a person) and recognized as such in law.
Cosford is a village in Shropshire, England.
Croydon Airport, also known as London Terminal Aerodrome or London Airport (ICAO: EGCR) was the UK's major international airport during the interwar period, located in South London, England.
The Czechoslovak Air Force (Československé letectvo) or the Czechoslovak Army Air Force (Československé vojenské letectvo) was the air force branch of the Czechoslovak Army formed in October 1918.
De Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London.
The de Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide was a 1930s short-haul biplane airliner developed and produced by British aircraft company de Havilland.
The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito is a British twin-engine shoulder-winged multi-role combat aircraft.
A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a lifeboat by a larger vessel.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
A dogfight, or dog fight, is an aerial battle between fighter aircraft, conducted at close range.
Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group Ltd was formed in 1998 from the assets of BTR Aerospace Group when they were purchased by Doughty Hanson & Co.
Duxford is a village in Cambridgeshire, England, about south of Cambridge.
East Fortune is a village in East Lothian, Scotland, located 2 miles (3 km) north west of East Linton.
Edmonton (Cree: Amiskwaciy Waskahikan; Blackfoot: Omahkoyis) is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) (القوات الجوية المصرية), is the aviation branch of the Egyptian Armed Forces, is responsible for all airborne defence missions and operates all military aircraft, including those used in support of the Egyptian Army, Egyptian Navy and the Egyptian Air Defense Forces, created as a separate command in the 1970s, coordinates with the Air Force to integrate air and ground-based air defense operations.
Elektron is the registered trademark of a wide range of magnesium alloys manufactured by a British company Magnesium Elektron Limited.
Elevators are flight control surfaces, usually at the rear of an aircraft, which control the aircraft's pitch, and therefore the angle of attack and the lift of the wing.
Elvington is a village and civil parish situated approximately south-east of York, England, on the B1228 York-Howden road.
The Estonian Air Force (Eesti Õhuvägi) is the aviation branch of the Estonian Defence Forces.
The Ethiopian Air Force (ETAF) (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ አየር ሃይል, Ye Ithopya Ayer Hayl) is the air arm of the Ethiopian National Defense Forces and is tasked with protecting the national air space, providing support to ground forces, as well as assisting civil operations during national emergencies.
The Fairey Aviation Company Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer of the first half of the 20th century based in Hayes in Middlesex and Heaton Chapel and RAF Ringway in Lancashire.
The Fairey Battle was a British single-engine light bomber designed and manufactured by the Fairey Aviation Company.
The Finnish Air Force (FAF or FiAF) (Ilmavoimat ("Air Forces"), Flygvapnet) ("Air Arm") is one of the branches of the Finnish Defence Forces.
The Finnish Airforce Museum (Suomen Ilmavoimamuseo), formerly the Aviation Museum of Central Finland (Keski-Suomen ilmailumuseo), is an aviation museum located near Jyväskylä Airport in Tikkakoski, Jyväskylä, Finland.
A fishing trawler is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls.
Flaps are a type of high-lift device used to increase the lift of an aircraft wing at a given airspeed.
A flare, also sometimes called a fusee, is a type of pyrotechnic that produces a brilliant light or intense heat without an explosion.
The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.
Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.
Flixton is a village and civil parish located in the district of Waveney, in the English county of Suffolk.
A flying boat is a fixed-winged seaplane with a hull, allowing it to land on water, that usually has no type of landing gear to allow operation on land.
The Focke-Wulf Fw 58 Weihe ("Harrier") was a German aircraft, built to fill a request by the Luftwaffe for a multi-role aircraft, to be used as an advanced trainer for pilots, gunners and radio operators.
The French Air Force (Armée de l'Air Française), literally Aerial Army) is the air force of the French Armed Forces. It was formed in 1909 as the Service Aéronautique, a service arm of the French Army, then was made an independent military arm in 1934. The number of aircraft in service with the French Air Force varies depending on source, however sources from the French Ministry of Defence give a figure of 658 aircraft in 2014. The French Air Force has 241 combat aircraft in service, with the majority being 133 Dassault Mirage 2000 and 108 Dassault Rafale. As of early 2017, the French Air Force employs a total of 41,160 regular personnel. The reserve element of the air force consisted of 5,187 personnel of the Operational Reserve. The Chief of Staff of the French Air Force (CEMAA) is a direct subordinate of the Chief of the Defence Staff (CEMA).
French Naval Aviation (often abbreviated in French to: « l'Aéronavale », or « Aviation navale » or more simply « l'Aéro ») is the naval air arm of the French Navy.
The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.
Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762), was a Royal Navy officer.
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2,782,100.
The Greenwood Military Aviation Museum is an aviation museum located in Greenwood, Nova Scotia.
Greenwood is a village located in the western part of Kings County in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.
Groningen (Gronings: Grunnen) is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands.
Gulf Aviation was a Bahrain-based charter and scheduled airline that evolved into Gulf Air.
Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian province of Ontario.
Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.
The Handley Page HP.52 Hampden was a British twin-engine medium bomber of the Royal Air Force (RAF).
The Hellenic Air Force (HAF; Πολεμική Αεροπορία, Polemikí Aeroporía, literally "War Aviation", sometimes abbreviated as ΠΑ) is the air force of Greece (with Hellenic being a synonym for Greek).
The history of the Iranian Air Force can be divided into two phases—before the Islamic Revolution, and after it.
HMS Sultan is a shore base of the Royal Navy in Gosport, Hampshire, England.
Imperial War Museum Duxford is a branch of the Imperial War Museum near Duxford in Cambridgeshire, England.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
The Indian Air Force (IAF; IAST: Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces.
The Indian Independence Act 1947 (1947 c. 30 (10 & 11. Geo. 6.)) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that partitioned British India into the two new independent dominions of India and Pakistan.
Instrument flight rules (IFR) is one of two sets of regulations governing all aspects of civil aviation aircraft operations; the other is visual flight rules (VFR).
The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF or IrAF; Arabic: القوات الجوية العراقية, Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Iraqiya) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Iraqi Armed Forces, responsible for the policing of international borders and surveillance of national assets.
The Air Corps (An tAerchór) is the air component of the Defence Forces of Ireland.
The Isle of Man (Ellan Vannin), also known simply as Mann (Mannin), is a self-governing British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland.
Isle of Man Airport (also known as Ronaldsway Airport, Manx: Purt Aer Vannin), is the main civilian airport on the Isle of Man.
The Israeli Air Force (IAF; זְרוֹעַ הָאֲוִיר וְהֶחָלָל, Zroa HaAvir VeHahalal, "Air and Space Arm", commonly known as, Kheil HaAvir, "Air Corps") operates as the aerial warfare branch of the Israel Defense Forces.
Itaipu is a Brazilian district within the municipality of Niterói, in Rio de Janeiro state.
The Jacobs Aircraft Engine Company was formed in 1929 in Philadelphia.
The Jacobs R-915 or L-6 is a seven-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine for aircraft manufactured in the United States, production started in 1936.
The Kyūshū Q1W Tokai (東海 "Eastern Sea"), was a land-based anti-submarine patrol bomber aircraft developed for the Imperial Japanese Navy in World War II.
Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft and may be used for either takeoff or landing.
Landing lights are lights, mounted on aircraft, that illuminate the terrain and runway ahead during takeoff and landing.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
The Lewis gun (or Lewis automatic machine gun or Lewis automatic rifle) is a First World War-era light machine gun of US design that was perfected and mass-produced in the United Kingdom, and widely used by British and British Empire troops during the war.
This is a list of aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA).
Many aircraft types have served in the British Royal Air Force since its formation in April 1918 from the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.
The List of aircraft of World War II includes all the aircraft used by those countries, which were at war during World War II from the period between their joining the conflict and the conflict ending for them.
The Lockheed Hudson was an American-built light bomber and coastal reconnaissance aircraft built initially for the Royal Air Force shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War and primarily operated by the RAF thereafter.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.
The M1919 Browning is a.30 caliber medium machine gun that was widely used during the 20th century, especially during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.
The maiden flight of an aircraft is the first occasion on which an aircraft leaves the ground under its own power.
Manchester Airport is an international airport in Ringway, Manchester, England, south-west of Manchester city centre.
A maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), also known as a patrol aircraft, maritime reconnaissance aircraft, or by the older American term patrol bomber, is a fixed-wing aircraft designed to operate for long durations over water in maritime patrol roles — in particular anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-ship warfare (AShW), and search and rescue (SAR).
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 is a German World War II fighter aircraft that was the backbone of the Luftwaffe's fighter force.
A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.
The Montrose Air Station Heritage Centre is located to the North of Montrose, Angus, Scotland.
Moose Jaw is the fourth largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Nanton is a town in southern Alberta, Canada.
The National Museum of Flight is Scotland's national aviation museum, at East Fortune Airfield, just south of the village of East Fortune, in East Lothian.
Nelson (Whakatū) is a city on the eastern shores of Tasman Bay.
The Netherlands Naval Aviation Service (Marineluchtvaartdienst, shortened to MLD) is the naval aviation branch of the Royal Netherlands Navy.
Newark Air Museum is an air museum located on a former Royal Air Force station at Winthorpe, near Newark-on-Trent in Nottinghamshire, England.
Newark-on-Trent or Newark is a market town and civil parish in the Newark and Sherwood district of the county of Nottinghamshire, in the East Midlands of England.
Nhill is a town in the Wimmera, in western Victoria, Australia.
Niterói is a municipality of the state of Rio de Janeiro in the southeast region of Brazil.
No. 6 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) training and bomber squadron.
The Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum is a museum collection of aircraft and aviation-related artefacts, located near the former RAF Bungay airfield on the outskirts of Flixton in the United Kingdom.
The North East Land, Sea and Air Museums (NELSAM), formerly the North East Aircraft Museum, is a volunteer-run aviation museum situated on the site of the former RAF Usworth/Sunderland Airport, between Washington and Sunderland, England.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Plywood is a sheet material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated up to 90 degrees to one another.
Pneumatics (From Greek: πνεύμα) is a branch of engineering that makes use of gas or pressurized air.
Port Adelaide is a port-side region of Adelaide, approximately northwest of the Adelaide CBD.
Port Erin (Purt Çhiarn, meaning lord's port) is a seaside village in the south of the Isle of Man.
Port Renfrew is a community on the west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located about a 2-hour drive west of Victoria, British Columbia.
The Portuguese Air Force (Força Aérea Portuguesa) is the aerial warfare force of Portugal.
The Pratt & Whitney R-985 Wasp Junior is a series of nine-cylinder, air-cooled, radial aircraft engines built by the Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Company from the 1930s to the 1950s.
Prone position is a body position in which one lies flat with the chest down and the back up.
A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.
RAAF Base Richmond is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) military air base located within the City of Hawkesbury, approximately north-west of the Sydney central business district in New South Wales, Australia.
The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.
RAF Bomber Command controlled the RAF's bomber forces from 1936 to 1968.
RAF Nutts Corner is a former Royal Air Force station located east of Crumlin, County Antrim, Northern Ireland and north west of Belfast.
Railway Air Services (RAS) was a British airline formed in March 1934 by four railway companies and Imperial Airways.
A request for tenders (RFT) is a formal, structured invitation to suppliers to submit a bid to supply products or services.
The Rhodesian Air Force (RhAF) was an air force based in Salisbury (now Harare) which represented several entities under various names between 1935 and 1980: originally serving the British self-governing colony of Southern Rhodesia, it was the air arm of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland between 1953 and 31 December 1963; of Southern Rhodesia once again from 1 January 1964; and of the unrecognised nation of Rhodesia following its Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Britain on 11 November 1965.
In an aircraft, ribs are forming elements of the structure of a wing, especially in traditional construction.
Riverstone (postcode: 2765) is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford, located in Cosford in Shropshire, is a museum dedicated to the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force in particular.
The Royal Air Force Museum London, commonly called the RAF Museum, is located on the former Hendon Aerodrome, with five major buildings and hangars dedicated to the history of aviation and the Royal Air Force.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.
The Royal Canadian Navy (RCN; French: Marine royale canadienne) is the naval force of Canada.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF; Koninklijke Luchtmacht (KLu), "Royal Air Force"), is the military aviation branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces.
The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) (Maori: Te Tauaarangi o Aotearoa, "New Zealand Warriors of the Sky"; previously Te Hokowhitu o Kahurangi, "War Party of the Blue") is the air force component of the New Zealand Defence Force.
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) (Luftforsvaret) is the air force of Norway.
The Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF; القوات الجوية الملكية الـسعودية), is the aviation branch of the Saudi Arabian armed forces.
The Saskatchewan Western Development Museum is a network of four museums in Saskatchewan, Canada preserving and recording the social and economic development of the province.
Sharjah (الشارقة; Gulf Arabic: aš-šārja) is the third largest and third most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, forming part of the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area.
The Shuttleworth Collection is an aeronautical and automotive museum located at the Old Warden Aerodrome, Old Warden in Bedfordshire, England.
Sidney is a town located at the northern end of the Saanich Peninsula, on Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
The Siebel Si 204 was a small twin-engined transport and trainer aircraft developed in World War II.
The South African Air Force (SAAF) is the air force of South Africa, with headquarters in Pretoria.
The South Australian Aviation Museum displays aircraft, aircraft engines and rockets of relevance to South Australia, and the history of aviation and the aerospace industry in Australia.
The Colony of Southern Rhodesia was a self-governing British Crown colony in southern Africa from 1923 to 1980, the predecessor state of modern Zimbabwe.
A spruce is a tree of the genus Picea, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal (taiga) regions of the Earth.
Starways was a British airline which operated from 1948 until 1963.
Steel is an alloy of iron and carbon and other elements.
Sunderland is a city at the centre of the City of Sunderland metropolitan borough, in Tyne and Wear, North East England, 10 miles southeast of Newcastle upon Tyne, 12 miles northeast of Durham, 101 miles southeast of Edinburgh, 104 miles north-northeast of Manchester, 77 miles north of Leeds, and 240 miles north-northwest of London.
The Syrian Air Force, officially the Syrian Arab Air Force (القوات الجوية العربية السورية, Al Quwwat al-Jawwiyah al Arabiya as-Souriya), is the air force branch of the Syrian Armed Forces.
The Tachikawa Ki-54 Otsu (Fish) was a Japanese twin-engine advanced trainer used during World War II.
A tailplane, also known as a horizontal stabiliser, is a small lifting surface located on the tail (empennage) behind the main lifting surfaces of a fixed-wing aircraft as well as other non-fixed-wing aircraft such as helicopters and gyroplanes.
A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).
The Hangar Flight Museum, formerly known as the Aero Space Museum of Calgary is a museum in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Tikkakoski is a northernmost residential area of Jyväskylä, Finland, about north of the city centre.
A tire (American English) or tyre (British English; see spelling differences) is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel's rim to transfer a vehicle's load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface traveled over.
A trainer is a class of aircraft designed specifically to facilitate flight training of pilots and aircrews.
The Turkish Air Force (Türk Hava Kuvvetleri) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Turkish Armed Forces.
U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".
The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.
Vancouver Island is in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Canada.
Not to be confused with the Vickers light machine gun The Vickers K machine gun, known as the Vickers Gas Operated (Vickers G.O.) in British service, was a rapid-firing machine gun developed and manufactured for use in aircraft by Vickers-Armstrongs.
The Vickers machine gun or Vickers gun is a name primarily used to refer to the water-cooled.303 British (7.7 mm) machine gun produced by Vickers Limited, originally for the British Army.
The Vickers Wellington was a British twin-engined, long-range medium bomber.
Victory Aircraft Limited was a Canadian manufacturing company that, during the Second World War, built mainly British-designed aircraft under licence.
The small New Zealand community of Wakefield is situated some 25 km south west of Nelson at the top of the South Island.
Welding is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing fusion, which is distinct from lower temperature metal-joining techniques such as brazing and soldering, which do not melt the base metal.
Wigram is a suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand.
The wing box of an airplane is the structural component from which the wings extend.
Wireless communication, or sometimes simply wireless, is the transfer of information or power between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.
Woodford Aerodrome or Manchester Woodford Aerodrome is a former private airfield and aircraft factory located at Woodford, Greater Manchester.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Wright R-975 Whirlwind was a series of nine-cylinder air-cooled radial aircraft engines built by the Wright Aeronautical division of Curtiss-Wright.
The Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial is an air museum in England on the site of the former RAF Elvington airfield.
The Air Force and Air Defence (Ratno vazduhoplovstvo i protivvazdušna odbrana / Ратно ваздухопловство и противваздушна одбрана; abbr. RV i PVO / РВ и ПВО), was one of three branches of the Yugoslav People's Army, the Yugoslav military.
The.303 British (designated as the 303 British by the C.I.P. and SAAMI) or 7.7×56mmR, is a calibre (with the bore diameter measured between the lands as is common practice in Europe) rimmed rifle cartridge first developed in Britain as a black-powder round put into service in December 1888 for the Lee–Metford rifle.
On 29 September 1940, a mid-air collision occurred over Brocklesby, New South Wales, Australia.