118 relations: AIM-7 Sparrow, Air Enthusiast, Air Force Test Center, Air-to-air missile, Arizona, Atlantic City International Airport, Autocannon, Avionics, Beyond-visual-range missile, Biplane, Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Bureau of Aeronautics, California, Chief petty officer, Combat Air Museum, Curtiss-Wright XF-87 Blackhawk, Da Nang Air Base, Davis–Monthan Air Force Base, De Havilland Sea Venom, De Havilland Sea Vixen, Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, Douglas Aircraft Company, Douglas B-66 Destroyer, Douglas F4D Skyray, Douglas F6D Missileer, Douglas XB-43 Jetmaster, Ed Heinemann, Edwards Air Force Base, El Segundo, California, Electronic countermeasure, Electronic warfare, Empire State Aerosciences Museum, Feces, Fighter aircraft, Florida, Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, Foreign object damage, General Dynamics–Grumman F-111B, Grumman, Grumman A-6 Intruder, Grumman F-14 Tomcat, Grumman F9F Panther, Hanoi, Hispano-Suiza HS.404, Holloman Air Force Base, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Korea, Korean War, Lakewood, California, ..., List of fighter aircraft, List of military aircraft of the United States, List of military aircraft of the United States (naval), Lockheed F-94 Starfire, Los Alamitos Army Airfield, Major (United States), Marine Corps Air Station El Toro, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Massachusetts, Master sergeant, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15, National Museum of the Marine Corps, National Naval Aviation Museum, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, New York, New York City, Night fighter, North American F-86 Sabre, Northrop F-89 Scorpion, Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Pacific Missile Test Center, People's Liberation Army Air Force, Pima Air & Space Museum, Polikarpov Po-2, Pyongyang, Quantico, Virginia, Quonset Air Museum, Quonset Point, Quonset Point Air National Guard Station, Quonset State Airport, Radar, Radar jamming and deception, Radome, Raytheon, Rhode Island, Russell William Thaw, S-75 Dvina, Schenectady, New York, South Vietnam, Space Shuttle Enterprise, Surface-to-air missile, Tandem, Testbed, Texas, Tiny Tim (rocket), Topeka, Kansas, Tucson, Arizona, Turbojet, United States, United States Air Force, United States Army, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy, Vacuum tube, Vietnam War, VMA-513, Warrant officer, Westinghouse Electric (1886), Westinghouse J30, Westinghouse J34, Westinghouse J46, White Sands Missile Range, Yakovlev Yak-15, 1951 in aviation, 1970 in aviation. Expand index (68 more) » « Shrink index
The AIM-7 Sparrow is an American, medium-range semi-active radar homing air-to-air missile operated by the United States Air Force, United States Navy and United States Marine Corps, as well as other various air forces and navies.
Air Enthusiast was a British, bi-monthly, aviation magazine, published by the Key Publishing group.
The Air Force Test Center (AFTC) is a development and test organization of the United States Air Force.
An air-to-air missile (AAM) is a missile fired from an aircraft for the purpose of destroying another aircraft.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; O'odham: Alĭ ṣonak) is a state in the southwestern region of the United States.
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Atlantic City International Airport is a joint civil-military airport northwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Egg Harbor Township, the Pomona section of Galloway Township and in Hamilton Township.
An autocannon or automatic cannon is a rapid-fire projectile weapon that fires armour piercing or explosive shells, as opposed to the bullet fired by a machine gun.
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Avionics are the electronic systems used on aircraft, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.
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A beyond-visual-range missile (BVR) is an air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) that is capable of engaging at ranges of or beyond.
A biplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with two main wings stacked one above the other.
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The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing and was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War.
The Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer) was the U.S. Navy's material-support organization for naval aviation from 1921 to 1959.
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States.
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A chief petty officer is a senior non-commissioned officer in many navies and coast guards.
The Combat Air Museum is a museum at Topeka Regional Airport / Forbes Field (former Forbes Air Force Base), in Williamsport Township, Shawnee County, near Topeka, Kansas.
The Curtiss-Wright XF-87 Blackhawk (previously designated the XP-87) was a prototype American all-weather jet fighter interceptor and the company's last aircraft project.
Da Nang Air Base (1957–1975) was a Republic of Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) facility.
Davis–Monthan Air Force Base (DM AFB) is a United States Air Force base located within the city limits approximately south-southeast of downtown Tucson, Arizona.
The de Havilland Sea Venom was a British postwar carrier-capable jet aircraft developed from the de Havilland Venom.
The de Havilland DH.110 Sea Vixen is a twin boom, twin-engined 1950s–60s British two-seat jet fighter of the Fleet Air Arm designed by de Havilland at Hatfield, Hertfordshire.
The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior was designed as a strategic bomber for the United States Navy and was among the longest serving carrier-based aircraft in history.
The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk is a single seat carrier-capable attack aircraft developed for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps.
The Douglas Aircraft Company was an American aerospace manufacturer based in Southern California.
The Douglas B-66 Destroyer was a U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Command light bomber based on the United States Navy's A-3 Skywarrior carrier-based heavy attack aircraft.
The Douglas F4D Skyray (later redesignated F-6 Skyray) was an American carrier-based supersonic fighter/interceptor built by the Douglas Aircraft Company.
The Douglas F6D Missileer was a proposed carrier-based US Navy fleet defense fighter aircraft, designed by Douglas Aircraft Company in response to a 1959 US Navy requirement.
The Douglas XB-43 Jetmaster was an American 1940s jet-powered prototype bomber.
Edward Henry Heinemann, (March 14, 1908 – November 26, 1991) was a noted military aircraft designer for the Douglas Aircraft Company.
Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force installation in southern California, located approximately northeast of Lancaster and east of Rosamond.
El Segundo is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
An electronic countermeasure (ECM) is an electrical or electronic device designed to trick or deceive radar, sonar or other detection systems, like infrared (IR) or lasers.
Electronic warfare (EW) is any action involving the use of the electromagnetic spectrum or directed energy to control the spectrum, attack an enemy, or impede enemy assaults via the spectrum.
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum (commonly referred to as ESAM) is a non-profit museum which strives to "educate, entertain and excite with experiences in air and space.” Established in 1984 and chartered by the New York State Department of Education, the museum is located on of land on the western perimeter of the Schenectady County Airport in Glenville, New York, United States.
Feces (US) or faeces (UK), also known by many other names, is a solid waste product from an animal digestive tract, discharged through the anus or cloaca during a process called defecation.
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A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.
Florida is a state in the southeast United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida.
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The Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum is located at Building T, 4203 Anderson Avenue, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California.
Foreign object debris (FOD) is a substance, debris or article alien to a vehicle or system which would potentially cause damage.
The General Dynamics/Grumman F-111B was a long-range carrier-based interceptor aircraft that was planned to be a follow-on to the F-4 Phantom II.
The Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation, later Grumman Aerospace Corporation, was a leading 20th century U.S. producer of military and civilian aircraft.
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The Grumman A-6 Intruder was an American, twin jet-engine, mid-wing all-weather attack aircraft built by Grumman Aerospace.
The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is a supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft.
The Grumman F9F Panther was the manufacturer's first jet fighter and one of the United States Navy's first successful carrier-based jet fighters.
Hanoi (or; Vietnamese: Hà Nội) is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city.
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The HS.404 was an autocannon produced by Hispano-Suiza and derivates and was widely used as both an aircraft and land based weapon in the 20th century by French, British, American and numerous other military services, particularly during the Second World War.
Holloman Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located six miles (10 km) southwest of the central business district of Alamogordo, and a census-designated place in Otero County, New Mexico, United States.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City.
Korea, called Hanguk (한국; Hanja: 韓國) or Daehan (대한; Hanja: 大韓) in South Korea and Chosŏn (조선; Hanja: 朝鮮) in North Korea and elsewhere, is an East Asian territory that is divided into two distinct sovereign states, North Korea (also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK) and South Korea (also known as the Republic of Korea, or ROK).
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The Korean War (in South Korean Hangul: 한국전쟁, Hanja: 韓國戰爭, Hanguk Jeonjaeng, "Korean War"; in North Korean Chosungul: 조국해방전쟁, Joguk Haebang Jeonjaeng, "Fatherland Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North and South Korea, in which a United Nations force led by the United States of America fought for the South, and China fought for the North, which was also assisted by the Soviet Union.
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Lakewood is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.
This is a list of military aircraft that are primarily designed for air-to-air combat and thus does not include aircraft intended for other roles where they have some secondary air-to-air capability, such as with many ground attack aircraft.
This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.
This list of military aircraft of the United States (naval) includes prototype, pre-production and operational types designations under the 1922 United States Navy aircraft designation system, which was used by the United States Navy, the United States Marine Corps, and the United States Coast Guard.
The Lockheed F-94 Starfire was a first-generation jet aircraft of the United States Air Force.
Los Alamitos Army Airfield is a military airport located one mile (2 km) southeast of central Los Alamitos, and within its city limits, in Orange County, California, USA.
In the United States Army, Air Force, and Marine Corps, major is a field grade military officer rank above the rank of captain and below the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Marine Corps Air Station El Toro was a United States Marine Corps Air Station located near Irvine, California.
Marine Corps Air Station Miramar (MCAS Miramar), formerly Naval Auxiliary Air Station (NAAS) Miramar and Naval Air Station (NAS) Miramar is a United States Marine Corps installation that is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, which is the aviation element of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
A master sergeant is the military rank for a senior non-commissioned officer in some armed forces.
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor aircraft/fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Микоян и Гуревич МиГ-15; NATO reporting name: "Fagot") is a jet fighter aircraft developed by Mikoyan-Gurevich OKB for the Soviet Union.
The National Museum of the Marine Corps is the historical museum of the United States Marine Corps.
The National Naval Aviation Museum, formerly known as the National Museum of Naval Aviation and the Naval Aviation Museum, is a military and aerospace museum located at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida.
Naval Air Station Pensacola or NAS Pensacola (formerly NAS/KNAS until changed circa 1970 to allow Nassau International Airport, now Lynden Pindling International Airport, to have IATA code NAS), "The Cradle of Naval Aviation", is a United States Navy base located next to Warrington, Florida, a community southwest of the Pensacola city limits.
Naval Air Weapons Station (NAWS) China Lake is part of Navy Region Southwest under Commander, Navy Installations Command and is located in the Western Mojave Desert region of California, approximately north of Los Angeles.
New York is a state in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
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New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.
A night fighter (also known as all-weather fighter or all-weather interceptor for a period of time post-World War II) is a fighter aircraft adapted for use at night or in other times of bad visibility.
The North American F-86 Sabre, sometimes called the Sabrejet, was a transonic jet fighter aircraft.
The Northrop F-89 Scorpion was an early American jet-powered fighter designed from the outset as an all-weather interceptor, the first jet-powered aircraft designed as such.
The Northrop Grumman (formerly Grumman) EA-6B Prowler is a twin-engine, four-seat, mid-wing electronic warfare aircraft derived from the A-6 Intruder airframe.
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems was created by Northrop Grumman's acquisition of Westinghouse Electronic Systems Group in 1996.
Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) is the former name of the current Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division.
The People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the People's Liberation Army, the armed forces of the People's Republic of China.
The Pima Air & Space Museum, located in Tucson, Arizona, is one of the world's largest non-government funded aerospace museums.
The Polikarpov Po-2 (also U-2) served as a general-purpose Soviet biplane, nicknamed Kukuruznik (Кукурузник, from Russian "kukuruza" (кукуруза) for maize; thus, "maize duster" or "crop duster"), NATO reporting name "Mule".
Pyongyang (literally: "Flat Land" or "Peaceful Land", approved: P’yŏngyang; several variants) is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (commonly known as North Korea) and the largest city in the country.
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Quantico (formerly Potomac) is a town in Prince William County, Virginia.
Founded in September 1992, the Quonset Air Museum was dedicated as an educational facility whose current mission is to preserve and interpret Rhode Island's aviation Heritage.
Quonset Point, also known simply as Quonset, is a small peninsula in Narragansett Bay in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.
Quonset Point Air National Guard Station is the home base of the Rhode Island Air National Guard 143d Airlift Wing.
Quonset State Airport is a joint civil-military public airport located on Quonset Point, in northeastern North Kingstown, Rhode Island, adjacent to Narragansett Bay.
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
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Radar jamming and deception (Electronic countermeasure) is the intentional emission of radio frequency signals to interfere with the operation of a radar by saturating its receiver with noise or false information.
A radome (which is a portmanteau of radar and dome) is a structural, weatherproof enclosure that protects a microwave (e.g. radar) antenna.
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The Raytheon Company is a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics.
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Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
Russell William Thaw (October 25, 1910 – May 6, 1984) was a pioneering aviator and veteran of World War II.
The S-75 Dvina (Russian: С-75; NATO reporting name SA-2 Guideline) is a Soviet-designed, high-altitude air defense system, built around a surface-to-air missile with command guidance.
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Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), governed the southern half of Vietnam until 1975.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise (NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-101) was the first Space Shuttle.
A surface-to-air missile (SAM), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
Tandem (or in tandem) is an arrangement in which a team of machines, animals or people are lined up one behind another, all facing in the same direction.
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A testbed (also "test bed") is a platform for conducting rigorous, transparent, and replicable testing of scientific theories, computational tools, and new technologies.
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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second most populous and second largest state of the United States of America.
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The Tiny Tim was an American air to ground rocket used near the end of the Second World War.
Topeka (Kansa: Tó Pee Kuh) is the capital city of the State of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County.
Tucson (or occasionally locally) is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2013 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 996,544. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 980,263 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, which both anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located southeast of Phoenix and north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of Tucson include Oro Valley and Marana northwest of the city, Sahuarita south of the city, and South Tucson in an enclave south of downtown. Communities in the vicinity of Tucson (some within or overlapping the city limits) include Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Midvale Park, Tanque Verde, Tortolita, and Vail. Towns outside the Tucson metro area include Benson to the southeast, Catalina and Oracle to the north, and Green Valley to the south. The Spanish name of the city, Tucsón, derived from the O'odham, meaning "(at the) base of the black ", a reference to a basalt-covered hill now known as "A" Mountain. Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo".
The turbojet is an airbreathing jet engine, usually used in aircraft.
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The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.
The United States Army (USA) is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
In electronics, vacuum tube, electron tube, tube (in North America), or valve (in Britain and some other regions) is a device that controls electric current between electrodes in an evacuated container.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and also known in Vietnam as Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
Marine Attack Squadron 513 (VMA-513) was a United States Marine Corps attack squadron consisting of AV-8B Harrier (V/STOL) jets.
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A warrant officer (WO) is an officer in a military organisation who is designated an officer by a warrant, as distinguished from a commissioned officer who is designated an officer by a commission, and a non-commissioned officer who is designated an officer, often by virtue of seniority.
The Westinghouse Electric Corporation was an American manufacturing company.
The Westinghouse J30, initially known as the Westinghouse 19XB, was a turbojet engine developed by Westinghouse Electric Corporation.
The Westinghouse J34, company designation Westinghouse 24C, was a turbojet engine developed by Westinghouse Aviation Gas Turbine Division in the late 1940s.
The Westinghouse J46 was an afterburning turbojet engine that was developed to power several United States Navy aircraft in the 1950s.
White Sands Missile Range (WSMR) is a United States Army rocket range of almost in parts of five counties in southern New Mexico.
The Yakovlev Yak-15, NATO reporting name: Feather, USAF/DOD designation Type 2) was a first-generation Soviet turbojet fighter developed by the Yakovlev design bureau (OKB) immediately after World War II. It used a reverse-engineered German Junkers Jumo 004 engine. Along with the Swedish Saab 21R, it was one of only two jets to be successfully converted from a piston-powered aircraft and enter production.Gunston 1995, p. 472 280 aircraft were built in 1947. Although nominally a fighter, it was mainly used to qualify piston-engine-experienced pilots to fly jets.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1951.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1970.
Douglas F-10 Skyknight, Douglas F-10 Skynight, Douglas F10 Skyknight, Douglas F3D, Douglas F3D Skynight, EF-10B, Ef-10b, Ef10b, F-10 Skyknight, F3D, F3D Skyknight, F3D Skynight, F3D-1 Skynight, Sky Knight, Skyknight.