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Sikorsky S-52

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The Sikorsky S-52 was a utility helicopter developed by Sikorsky Aircraft in the late 1940s. [1]

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Air Enthusiast

Air Enthusiast was a British, bi-monthly, aviation magazine, published by the Key Publishing group.

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Air-cooled engine

Air-cooled engines rely on the circulation of air directly over hot parts of the engine to cool them.

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Bell 206

The Bell 206 is a family of two-bladed, single- and twin-engined helicopters, manufactured by Bell Helicopter at its Mirabel, Quebec plant.

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Bell UH-1 Iroquois

The Bell UH-1 Iroquois (nicknamed "Huey") is a utility military helicopter powered by a single turboshaft engine, with two-blade main and tail rotors.

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Flat-six engine

A flat-six or horizontally opposed-six is a flat engine with six cylinders arranged horizontally in two banks of three cylinders on each side of a central crankcase.

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Flight International

Flight International (or simply Flight) is a weekly magazine focused on aerospace, published in the United Kingdom.

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Franklin Engine Company

The Franklin Engine Company was an American manufacturer of aircraft engines.

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Franklin O-425

The Franklin O-425 (company designation 6AG/6V6) was an American air-cooled aircraft engine that first ran in the mid-1940s.

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The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.

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Ground effect (aerodynamics)

In fixed-wing aircraft, ground effect is the increased lift (force) and decreased aerodynamic drag that an aircraft's wings generate when they are close to a fixed surface.

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Harold E. Thompson

Harold E. "Tommy" Thompson (1921 – October 29, 2003 (Highbeam subscription required)) of Hobart, Indiana, was a helicopter aviation pioneer.

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A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors.

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Homebuilt aircraft

Homebuilt aircraft, also known as amateur-built aircraft or kit planes, are constructed by persons for whom this is not a professional activity.

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Honduran Air Force

The Honduras Air Force (Spanish: Fuerza Aérea Hondureña, sometimes abbreviated to FAH in English) is the air force of Honduras.

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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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List of civil aircraft

List of civil aircraft is a list of articles on civilian aircraft with descriptions, which excludes aircraft operated by military organizations in civil markings, warbirds, warbirds used for racing, replica warbirds and research aircraft.

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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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List of rotorcraft

This is a list of rotorcraft, including helicopters, autogyros, rotor kites and convertiplanes.

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Lycoming O-435

The Lycoming O-435 is a six-cylinder, horizontally opposed fixed-wing aircraft and helicopter engine made by Lycoming Engines.

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Monocoque, also structural skin, is a structural system where loads are supported through an object's external skin, similar to an egg shell.

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Reciprocating engine

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.

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Sanford, Florida

Sanford is a city in the central region of the U.S. state of Florida and is the county seat of Seminole County.

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Sikorsky Aircraft

The Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is an American aircraft manufacturer based in Stratford, Connecticut.

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Sikorsky H-5

The Sikorsky H-5, (initially designated R-5 and also known as S-48, S-51 and by company designation VS-327Fitzsimons, Bernard, general editor. Illustrated Encyclopedia of 20th Century Weapons and Warfare (London: Phoebus, 1978), Volume 20, p.2173, "R-5, Sikorsky".) was a helicopter built by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation.

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Sikorsky XH-39

The Sikorsky XH-39 (manufacturer designation S-59), developed by Sikorsky Aircraft in 1954, was the U.S. Army’s first turbine-powered helicopter.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.

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United States Navy

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.

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Vertical Hummingbird

The Vertical Hummingbird is an American helicopter, produced by Vertical Aviation Technologies of Sanford, Florida that was introduced in 1991.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sikorsky_S-52

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