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The Royal Small Arms Factory ADEN is a 30 mm revolver cannon used on many military aircraft, particularly those of the British Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm.
Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft.
Aeroplane (formerly Aeroplane Monthly) is a British magazine devoted to aviation, with a focus on aviation history and preservation.
An afterburner (or a reheat) is a component present on some jet engines, mostly those used on military supersonic aircraft.
An aileron (French for "little wing" or "fin") is a hinged flight control surface usually forming part of the trailing edge of each wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.
The AIM-9 Sidewinder is a short-range air-to-air missile developed by the United States Navy at China Lake, California, in the 1950s, and subsequently adopted by the United States Air Force.
In aeronautics, air brakes or speed brakes are a type of flight control surfaces used on an aircraft to increase drag or increase the angle of approach during landing.
In fluid dynamics, angle of attack (AOA, or \alpha (Greek letter alpha)) is the angle between a reference line on a body (often the chord line of an airfoil) and the vector representing the relative motion between the body and the fluid through which it is moving.
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.
Bofors AB is a Swedish arms manufacturer.
A chemical weapon (CW) is a specialized munition that uses chemicals formulated to inflict death or harm on humans.
A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.
A cruise missile is a guided missile used against terrestrial targets that remains in the atmosphere and flies the major portion of its flight path at approximately constant speed.
The Dassault MD.452 Mystère is a 1950s French fighter-bomber.
The de Havilland Ghost (originally Halford H-2) was the de Havilland Engine Company's second turbojet engine design to enter production and the world's first gas turbine engine to enter airline (BOAC) service.
The de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito is a British twin-engine shoulder-winged multi-role combat aircraft.
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 of an enemy, or impede enemy assaults via the spectrum.
An elevator (US and Canada) or lift (UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and South Africa, Nigeria) is a type of vertical transportation that moves people or goods between floors (levels, decks) of a building, vessel, or other structure.
Ericsson (Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson) is a Swedish multinational networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Stockholm.
F 1 Hässlö, Kungliga Västmanlands Flygflottilj, Royal Västmanland Air Force Wing, or simply "F 1", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located at Hässlö Flygplats in Västerås in central Sweden.
F 11 Nyköping, Södermanlands Flygflottilj, Södermanland Air Force Wing, or simply "F 11", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located in south-east Sweden.
F 12 Kalmar, Kalmar Flygflottilj, Kalmar Air Force Wing, or simply "F 12", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located on the south-east coast of Sweden.
F 13 Norrköping, Bråvalla Flygflottilj, Bråvalla Air Force Wing, or simply "F 13", is a former Flygvapnet - Swedish Air Force - wing with the main base located near Norrköping in south-eastern Sweden.
F 15 Söderhamn, Hälsinge Flygflottilj, Royal Hälsinge Air Force Wing, or simply "F 15", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located near Söderhamn in northern Sweden.
F 16 Uppsala, Upplands Flygflottilj, Uppland Air Force Wing or simply "F 16" is a Swedish air force base located just north of Uppsala on the east coast of Sweden.
F 17 Kallinge, Blekinge Flygflottilj, Blekinge Air Force Wing, or simply "F 17", is a Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located near Ronneby in southern Sweden.
F 21 Luleå, Norrbottens flygflottilj, Norrbotten Air Force Wing, or simply "F 21", is a Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located in Luleå Airport in northern Sweden.
F 3 Malmslätt, Kungliga Östgöta Flygflottilj, Royal Östgöta Air Force Wing, or simply "F 3", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located at Malmen air base near Linköping in south-eastern Sweden.
F 4 Frösön, Kungliga Jämtlands Flygflottilj, Royal Jämtland Air Force Wing, or simply "F 4", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located at Åre Östersund Airport outside Östersund on Frösön in the middle of Sweden.
F 6 Karlsborg, Kungliga Västgöta Flygflottilj, Royal Västergötland Air Force Wing, or simply "F 6", is a former Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located near Karlsborg in south-central Sweden.
F 7 Såtenäs, Skaraborgs Flygflottilj ("Skaraborg Air Force Wing") or simply F 7, is a Swedish Air Force wing with the main base located near Lidköping in south-central Sweden.
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.
Fire control is the practice of reducing the heat output of a fire, reducing the area over which the fire exists, or suppressing or extinguishing the fire by depriving it of fuel, oxygen, or heat (see fire triangle).
Flaps are a type of high-lift device used to increase the lift of an aircraft wing at a given airspeed.
Fokus is a Swedish-language weekly news and current affairs magazine.
The Grumman F9F/F-9 Cougar is an aircraft carrier-based fighter aircraft for the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps.
A hardpoint (more formally known as a station or weapon station) is a location on an airframe designed to carry an external or internal load.
The Hawker Hunter is a transonic British jet-powered fighter aircraft that was developed by Hawker Aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Hydraulics (from Greek: Υδραυλική) is a technology and applied science using engineering, chemistry, and other sciences involving the mechanical properties and use of liquids.
The lance is a pole weapon designed to be used by a mounted warrior or cavalry soldier (lancer).
Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft and may be used for either takeoff or landing.
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 is a list of Swedish military aircraft since its start.
In fluid dynamics, the Mach number (M or Ma) is a dimensionless quantity representing the ratio of flow velocity past a boundary to the local speed of sound.
A man-hour, or less commonly person-hour, is the amount of work performed by the average worker in one hour.
The McDonnell F3H Demon was a subsonic swept-wing United States Navy carrier-based jet fighter aircraft.
A military aircraft is any fixed-wing or rotary-wing aircraft that is operated by a legal or insurrectionary armed service of any type.
A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or from a combination of fission and fusion reactions (thermonuclear bomb).
A Pitot tube, also known as Pitot probe, is a flow measurement device used to measure fluid flow velocity.
Radar is an object-detection system that uses radio waves to determine the range, angle, or velocity of objects.
The RB-04 (Robot 04) is a long-range fire-and-forget air-to-surface, anti-ship missile.
A reconnaissance aircraft is a military aircraft designed or adapted to perform aerial reconnaissance.
The Republic F-84F Thunderstreak was an American-built swept-wing turbojet fighter-bomber.
The Rolls-Royce Avon was the first axial flow jet engine designed and produced by Rolls-Royce.
The SAAB 18 was a twin-engine bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, designed and built for use by the Swedish Air Force by Svenska Aeroplan AB (SAAB) in response to a 1938 design competition.
The SAAB 21 was a Swedish fighter and attack aircraft designed and manufactured by Swedish aviation company SAAB.
The Saab 29, colloquially called Flygande tunnan ("The flying barrel"),.
The Saab 35 Draken ("the kite" or "the dragon") was a Swedish fighter aircraft developed and manufactured by Saab between 1955 and 1974.
The Saab 37 Viggen ("Thunderbolt") is a retired Swedish single-seat, single-engine, short-medium range combat aircraft.
The Saab 91 Safir (Swedish: "sapphire") is a three (91A, B, B-2) or four (91C, D) seater, single engine trainer aircraft.
Saab Group (originally Svenska Aeroplan AB, later SAAB and Saab AB) is a Swedish aerospace and defence company, founded in 1937.
The STAL Dovern was a Swedish turbojet design of the early 1950s, named after a lake in Finspångs municipality in Östergötland, Sweden.
A streamliner is a vehicle incorporating streamlining in a shape providing reduced air resistance.
Supersonic travel is a rate of travel of an object that exceeds the speed of sound (Mach 1).
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
The Swedish Air Force (Svenska flygvapnet) is the air force branch of the Swedish Armed Forces.
The Swedish Air Force Museum (in Swedish, Flygvapenmuseum) is located at Malmen Airbase in Malmslätt, just outside Linköping, Sweden.
Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
After World War II, Sweden considered building nuclear weapons to defend themselves against an offensive assault from the Soviet Union.
The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten) is the Swedish government authority responsible for radiation protection.
In aeronautics, transonic (or transsonic) flight is flying at or near the speed of sound (at sea level under average conditions), relative to the air through which the vehicle is traveling.
Tricycle gear is a type of aircraft undercarriage, or landing gear, arranged in a tricycle fashion.
The turbojet is an airbreathing jet engine, typically used in aircraft.
Volcanic ash consists of fragments of pulverized rock, minerals and volcanic glass, created during volcanic eruptions and measuring less than 2 mm (0.079 inches) in diameter.
Volvo Aero was a Swedish aircraft, guided missiles and rocket engine manufacturer.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1954.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1955.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1956.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1960.
This is a list of aviation-related events from 1997.