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Martin XB-51

Index Martin XB-51

The Martin XB-51 was an American trijet ground-attack aircraft. [1]

30 relations: Advance airfield, Attack aircraft, Autocannon, Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck, Boeing B-47 Stratojet, Bomb bay, Bomber, Douglas A-26 Invader, English Electric Canberra, G-force, General Electric J47, Glenn L. Martin Company, JATO, Korean War, Limit load (aeronautics), List of attack aircraft, List of bomber aircraft, List of military aircraft of the United States, Martin B-26 Marauder, Martin B-57 Canberra, SHORAN, Tales of Tomorrow, Toward the Unknown, Trijet, Turbojet, United States, United States Air Force, United States Army Air Forces, Variable-incidence wing, 20 mm caliber.

Advance airfield

Advance airfield and forward airfield are military terms for a relatively primitive airfield used for refueling and re-arming air units as part of forward operations near the enemy.

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Attack aircraft

An attack aircraft, strike aircraft, or attack bomber, is a tactical military aircraft that has a primary role of carrying out airstrikes with greater precision than bombers, and is prepared to encounter strong low-level air defenses while pressing the attack.

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An autocannon or automatic cannon is a large, fully automatic, 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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Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck

The Avro Canada CF-100 Canuck (affectionately known as the "Clunk") was a Canadian jet interceptor/fighter serving during the Cold War both in NATO bases in Europe and as part of NORAD.

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Boeing B-47 Stratojet

The Boeing B-47 Stratojet (company Model 450) is an American long range, six-engine, turbojet-powered strategic bomber designed to fly at high subsonic speed and at high altitude to avoid enemy interceptor aircraft.

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Bomb bay

The bomb bay or weapons bay on some military aircraft is a compartment to carry bombs, usually in the aircraft's fuselage, with "bomb bay doors" which open at the bottom.

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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.

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Douglas A-26 Invader

The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948 and 1965) is an American twin-engined light bomber and ground attack aircraft.

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English Electric Canberra

The English Electric Canberra is a British first-generation jet-powered medium bomber that was manufactured during the 1950s.

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The gravitational force, or more commonly, g-force, is a measurement of the type of acceleration that causes a perception of weight.

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General Electric J47

The General Electric J47 turbojet (GE company designation TG-190) was developed by General Electric from its earlier J35.

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Glenn L. Martin Company

The Glenn L. Martin Company was an American aircraft and aerospace manufacturing company founded by aviation pioneer Glenn L. Martin.

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JATO (acronym for jet-assisted take-off), is a type of assisted take-off for helping overloaded aircraft into the air by providing additional thrust in the form of small rockets.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Limit load (aeronautics)

In aeronautics, limit load (LL) is the maximum load factor authorized during flight, Mathematically, limit load is LL.

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List of attack aircraft

This is a list of attack aircraft.

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List of bomber aircraft

The following is a list of bomber aircraft, organized by era and manufacturer.

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List of military aircraft of the United States

This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.

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Martin B-26 Marauder

The Martin B-26 Marauder was an American World War II twin-engined medium bomber built by the Glenn L. Martin Company in Middle River, Maryland (just east of Baltimore) from 1941 to 1945.

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Martin B-57 Canberra

The Martin B-57 Canberra is an American-built, twinjet tactical bomber and reconnaissance aircraft that entered service with the United States Air Force (USAF) in 1953.

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SHORAN is an acronym for SHOrt RAnge Navigation, a type of electronic navigation and bombing system using a precision radar beacon.

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Tales of Tomorrow

Tales of Tomorrow is an American anthology science fiction series that was performed and broadcast live on ABC from 1951 to 1953.

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Toward the Unknown

Toward the Unknown (also titled Brink of Hell in its UK release) is a 1956 movie about the dawn of supersonic flight filmed on location at Edwards Air Force Base.

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A trijet is a jet aircraft powered by three jet engines.

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The turbojet is an airbreathing jet engine, typically used in aircraft.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Air Forces

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.

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Variable-incidence wing

A variable-incidence wing has an adjustable angle of incidence relative to its fuselage.

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20 mm caliber

The 20 mm caliber is a specific size of cannon or autocannon ammunition.

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Martin A-45, Martin B-51, Martin XA-45, Martin XB-51-MA, XB-51.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_XB-51

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