101 relations: Aeritalia G.222, Air Force of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Air International, Airways (magazine), Alenia Aermacchi, Alenia C-27J Spartan, Ames Research Center, Antonov An-32, Bien Hoa Air Base, Blown flap, Boeing, Boeing CH-47 Chinook, Brazil, Brazilian Air Force, Buffalo 461, Calgary, Cameroon Air Force, CASA/IPTN CN-235, CFB Comox, CFB Greenwood, CFB Trenton, Chilean Air Force, Coandă effect, De Havilland Canada, De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou, EADS CASA C-295, Ecuadorian Air Force, Ecuadorian Army, Egypt, Egyptian Air Force, Ethiopian Airlines, Fairchild Aircraft, Fairchild C-123 Provider, Farnborough Airshow, Flight International, Gabon, General Electric T64, Glass cockpit, Indonesian Army, Indonesian Navy, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, John W. R. Taylor, Johnson-McConnell agreement of 1966, Kenya, Kenya Air Force, Larry Milberry, Letter of intent, Libreville, Light aircraft, List of active Canadian military aircraft, ..., List of non-carrier aircraft flown from aircraft carriers, Lockheed C-130 Hercules, Lycoming ALF 502, Mauritania Islamic Air Force, Mexican Navy, Middle East, Moi Air Base, NASA, Nautical mile, Night vision device, Northrop YA-9, Ottawa, Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport, Paris Air Show, Peru, Peruvian Air Force, Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100, Pratt & Whitney R-2000 Twin Wasp, Reciprocating engine, Rolls-Royce Spey, Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Oman Police, Search and rescue, South Vietnam, STOL, Sudanese Air Force, Summit Air, Supercritical airfoil, Surface-to-air missile, Swept wing, Syria, Tanzania Air Force Command, Tarma, Togolese Armed Forces, Transall C-160, Turbofan, Turboprop, United Arab Emirates Air Force, United Nations, United States Air Force, United States Army, USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), Utility aircraft, Victoria, British Columbia, Viking Air, Zambian Air Force, 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron, 424 Transport and Rescue Squadron, 426 Transport Training Squadron, 429 Transport Squadron, 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron. Expand index (51 more) » « Shrink index
The Aeritalia G.222 (formerly Fiat Aviazione, later Alenia Aeronautica) is a medium-sized STOL military transport aircraft.
The Congolese Air Force (Force Aérienne Congolaise, or FAC) is the air force branch of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa).
AIR International is a British aviation magazine covering current defence aerospace and civil aviation topics.
Airways is distributed through news stands in North America and 35 nations worldwide, reaching subscribers in more than 60 countries.
Alenia Aermacchi was a subsidiary of Leonardo (formerly Finmeccanica) active in the Aeronautics sector, with offices and plants in Venegono Superiore, Varese, Turin Caselle Airport in San Maurizio Canavese, Province of Turin and Pomigliano d'Arco, Province of Naples. From 1 January 2016, the activities of Alenia Aermacchi merged into Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s Aircraft and Aerostructures Divisions, within the Aeronautics Sector.
The Alenia C-27J Spartan is a military transport aircraft developed and manufactured by Leonardo's Aircraft Division (formerly Alenia Aermacchi until 2016).
Ames Research Center (ARC), also known as NASA Ames, is a major NASA research center at Moffett Federal Airfield in California's Silicon Valley.
The Antonov An-32 (NATO reporting name: Cline) is a twin-engined turboprop military transport aircraft.
Bien Hoa Air Base is a Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) (Không quân Nhân dân Việt Nam) military airfield located in South-Central southern Vietnam about from Saigon near the city of Biên Hòa within Đồng Nai Province.
Blown flaps, or jet flaps, are powered aerodynamic high-lift devices used on the wings of certain aircraft to improve their low-speed flight characteristics.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
The Boeing CH-47 Chinook is an American twin-engine, tandem-rotor, heavy-lift helicopter developed by American rotorcraft company Vertol and manufactured by Boeing Vertol (later known as Boeing Rotorcraft Systems).
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
The Brazilian Air Force (Força Aérea Brasileira, FAB) is the air branch of the Brazilian Armed Forces and one of the three national uniformed services.
Buffalo 461 was a Canadian military de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo assigned to the second United Nations Emergency Force force in Syria in support of United Nations Security Council Resolution 340.
Calgary is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
The Cameroon Air Force (Armée de l'Air du Cameroun, AdAC) is the air force of Cameroon.
The CASA/IPTN CN-235 is a medium-range twin-engined transport aircraft that was jointly developed by Construcciones Aeronáuticas SA (CASA) of Spain and Indonesian manufacturer IPTN, as a regional airliner and military transport.
Canadian Forces Base Comox, commonly referred to as CFB Comox or 19 Wing is a Canadian Forces Base located north northeast of Comox, British Columbia.
Canadian Forces Base Greenwood, or CFB Greenwood, is a Canadian Forces Base located east of Greenwood, Nova Scotia.
Canadian Forces Base Trenton (also CFB Trenton) is a Canadian Forces base located within the city of Quinte West, Ontario.
The Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile, FACh) is the air force of Chile, a branch of the Chilean military.
The Coandă effect is the tendency of a fluid jet to stay attached to a convex surface.
de Havilland Aircraft of Canada Ltd. was an aircraft manufacturer with facilities based in what is now the Downsview area of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The 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 EADS CASA C-295 is a twin-turboprop tactical military transport aircraft, and is currently manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space in Spain.
The Ecuadorian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Ecuatoriana, FAE) is the Air arm of the Military of Ecuador and responsible for the protection of the Ecuadorian airspace.
The Ecuadorian Army (Ejército Ecuatoriano) is the land component of the Ecuadorian Armed Forces.
Egypt (مِصر, مَصر, Khēmi), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia by a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
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.
Ethiopian Airlines (የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ (Yäitəyop̣əya äyärə mänəgädə); የኢትዮጵያ (Yäitəyop̣əya) in short), formerly Ethiopian Air Lines (EAL) and often referred to as simply Ethiopian, is Ethiopia's flag carrier and is wholly owned by the country's government.
Fairchild was an American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company based at various times in Farmingdale, New York; Hagerstown, Maryland; and San Antonio, Texas.
The Fairchild C-123 Provider is an American military transport aircraft designed by Chase Aircraft and subsequently built by Fairchild Aircraft for the United States Air Force.
The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long, biennial event that combines a major trade exhibition for the aerospace and defence industries with a public airshow.
Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.
Gabon, officially the Gabonese Republic (République gabonaise), is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa.
The General Electric T64 is a free-turbine turboshaft engine that was originally developed for use on helicopters, but which was later used on fixed-wing aircraft as well.
A glass cockpit is an aircraft cockpit that features electronic (digital) flight instrument displays, typically large LCD screens, rather than the traditional style of analog dials and gauges.
The Indonesian Army (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Darat, TNI–AD), the land component of the Indonesian National Armed Forces, has an estimated strength of 300,000 active personnel.
The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut, TNI-AL) was founded on 10 September 1945.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada), or ISED, formerly Industry Canada, is the department of the Government of Canada with a mandate of fostering a growing, competitive, and knowledge-based Canadian economy.
John William Ransom Taylor, OBE Hon DEng FRAeS FRHistS AFIAA, (8 June 1922 – 12 December 1999) was a British aviation expert and editor.
The Johnson-McConnell agreement of 1966 was an agreement between United States Army Chief of Staff General Harold K. Johnson and United States Air Force Chief of Staff General John P. McConnell on 6 April 1966.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
The Kenya Air Force (KAF) is the national aerial warfare service branch of the Republic of Kenya.
Larry Milberry (born 1943) is a Canadian aviation author and publisher.
A letter of intent (LOI or LoI, and sometimes capitalized as Letter of Intent in legal writing, but only when referring to a specific document under discussion) is a document outlining one or more agreements between two or more parties before the agreements are finalized.
Libreville is the capital and largest city of Gabon, in western central Africa.
A light aircraft is an aircraft that has a maximum gross takeoff weight of or less.
This list identifies the military aircraft which are currently being operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force.
The list of non-carrier aircraft flown from aircraft carriers includes aircraft not designed for carrier operations that have landed or taken off from carrier decks but excludes helicopters and aircraft that were only transported by aircraft carriers.
The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft designed and built originally by Lockheed (now Lockheed Martin).
The Lycoming ALF 502 is a geared turbofan engine produced by Lycoming Engines, AlliedSignal and then Honeywell Aerospace.
The Air Force of Mauritania is the air force of the Mauritania Defence Forces.
The Mexican Navy is one of the two independent armed forces of Mexico.
The Middle Easttranslit-std; translit; Orta Şərq; Central Kurdish: ڕۆژھەڵاتی ناوین, Rojhelatî Nawîn; Moyen-Orient; translit; translit; translit; Rojhilata Navîn; translit; Bariga Dhexe; Orta Doğu; translit is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey (both Asian and European), and Egypt (which is mostly in North Africa).
Moi Air Base, formerly known as RAF Eastleigh and Eastleigh Airport is a military airport located to the east of Nairobi, in the Eastleigh suburb.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.
A night vision device (NVD), also known as night optical/observation device (NOD) and night vision goggles (NVG), is an optoelectronic device that allows images to be produced in levels of light approaching total darkness.
The Northrop YA-9 was a prototype attack aircraft developed for the United States Air Force A-X program.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Ottawa/Rockcliffe Airport or Rockcliffe Airport,, a former military base, is a non-towered airport located on the south shore of the Ottawa River, northeast of Downtown Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The Paris Air Show (Salon international de l'aéronautique et de l'espace de Paris-Le Bourget, Salon du Bourget) is the largest Air Show before UK's Farnborough, followed by Dubai Air Show or Singapore Airshow.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
The Peruvian Air Force (Fuerza Aérea del Perú, FAP) is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with defending the nation and its interests through the use of air power.
The Pratt & Whitney Canada PW100 aircraft engine family is a series of turboprops manufactured by Pratt & Whitney Canada.
The Pratt & Whitney R-2000 Twin Wasp is a radial engine developed in the United States in 1942 to power military aircraft.
A reciprocating engine, also often known as a piston engine, is typically a heat engine (although there are also pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating engines) that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotating motion.
The Rolls-Royce Spey (company designations RB.163 and RB.168 and RB.183) is a low-bypass turbofan engine originally designed and manufactured by Rolls-Royce that has been in widespread service for over 40 years.
The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF; Aviation royale canadienne, ARC) is the air force of Canada.
The Royal Oman Police (ROP), also known as Oman Police (شرطة عمان السلطانية), is the main law and order agency for the Sultanate of Oman.
Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
STOL is an acronym for a short takeoff and landing aircraft, which have short runway requirements for takeoff and landing.
The Sudanese Air Force (translit) is the air force operated by the Republic of the Sudan.
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A supercritical airfoil is an airfoil designed, primarily, to delay the onset of wave drag in the transonic speed range.
A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
A swept wing is a wing that angles either backward or occasionally forward from its root rather than in a straight sideways direction.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
The Tanzania Air Force Command is the national air force of Tanzania.
Santa Ana de la Ribera de Tarma is the capital city of Tarma Province in Junín Region, Perú.
The Military of Togo, in French FAT (Forces armées togolaises, "Togolese armed forces"), consists of the army, navy, air force, and gendarmerie.
The Transall C-160 is a military transport aircraft, produced as a joint venture between France and Germany.
The turbofan or fanjet is a type of airbreathing jet engine that is widely used in aircraft propulsion.
A turboprop engine is a turbine engine that drives an aircraft propeller.
The United Arab Emirates Air Force (UAEAF) is the air force of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The supercarrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), formerly CVA-63, was the second naval ship named after Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, the site of the Wright brothers' first powered airplane flight.
A utility aircraft is a general-purpose light aircraft or helicopter, usually used for transporting people or freight, but also for other duties when more specialized aircraft are not required or available.
Victoria, the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast.
Viking Air Ltd. is a manufacturer of aircraft, as well as aircraft parts and systems, based in North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada.
The Zambian Air Force (ZAF) is the air force of Zambia and the air operations element of the Zambian Defence Force.
413 Transport and Rescue Squadron is an air force squadron of the Canadian Armed Forces.
424 Transport and Rescue Squadron (French: 424e Escadron de transport et de sauvetage), nicknamed "Tiger Squadron", is a Royal Canadian Air Force strategic transport and search and rescue unit based at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Trenton in the Canadian province of Ontario.
426 Transport Training Squadron is a unit of the Canadian Forces under Royal Canadian Air Force, located at CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ontario.
429 Transport Squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force is one of four squadrons attached to CFB Trenton in Trenton, Ontario.
442 Transport and Rescue Squadron (French: 442e Escadron de transport et de sauvetage) is a Royal Canadian Air Force tactical transport and search and rescue unit based at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Comox in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
AC-2 Buffalo, Boeing QSRA, C-115 Buffalo, C-8 Buffalo, C-8A Quiet Short-Haul Research Aircraft, CC-115, CC-115 Buffalo, CV-7 Buffalo, DHC-5, DHC-5 Buffalo, DHC5, De Havilland Canada AC-2, De Havilland Canada Buffalo, De Havilland Canada C-8, De Havilland Canada C-8 Buffalo, De Havilland Canada CC-115, De Havilland Canada CC-115 Buffalo, De Havilland Canada CV-7, De Havilland Canada CV-7 Buffalo, De Havilland Canada DHC-5, De Havilland Canada DHC-5D Buffalo, QSRA, Quiet Short-Haul Research Aircraft.