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Stinson L-13

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The Stinson L-13 (sometimes known as the Grasshopper, like other aircraft of its type) was a US military utility aircraft first flown in 1945. [1]

21 relations: Bush flying, Cessna O-1 Bird Dog, Convair, Flight International, Franklin O-425, Jacobs R-755, Korean War, Landing gear, Lycoming R-680, Monoplane, Nautical mile, Piper Aircraft, Radial engine, Reciprocating engine, Reconnaissance, Sierradyne, Stinson Aircraft Company, United States Air Force, United States Army, Wright R-975 Whirlwind, 1945 in aviation.

Bush flying

Bush flying refers to aircraft operations carried out in the bush.

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Cessna O-1 Bird Dog

The Cessna L-19/O-1 Bird Dog was a liaison and observation aircraft.

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Convair was an American aircraft manufacturing company which later expanded into rockets and spacecraft.

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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 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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Jacobs R-755

The Jacobs R-755 (company designation L-4) was a seven-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine for aircraft manufactured in the United States by the Jacobs Aircraft Engine Company.

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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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Landing gear

Landing gear is the undercarriage of an aircraft or spacecraft and may be used for either takeoff or landing.

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Lycoming R-680

The Lycoming R-680 is a nine-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, the first aero engine produced by Lycoming.

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A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.

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Nautical mile

A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.

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Piper Aircraft

Piper Aircraft, Inc., is a manufacturer of general aviation aircraft, located at the Vero Beach Municipal Airport in Vero Beach, Florida, United States and owned since 2009 by the Government of Brunei.

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Radial engine

The radial engine is a reciprocating type internal combustion engine configuration in which the cylinders "radiate" outward from a central crankcase like the spokes of a wheel.

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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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In military operations, reconnaissance or scouting is the exploration outside an area occupied by friendly forces to gain information about natural features and other activities in the area.

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Acme Aircraft Co was an aircraft manufacturer founded by Hugh Crawford and Roger Keeney in Torrance, California.

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Stinson Aircraft Company

The Stinson Aircraft Company was an aircraft manufacturing company in the United States between the 1920s and the 1950s.

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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

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

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Wright R-975 Whirlwind

The Wright R-975 Whirlwind was a series of nine-cylinder air-cooled radial aircraft engines built by the Wright Aeronautical division of Curtiss-Wright.

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1945 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1945.

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Redirects here:

Acme Centaur, Acme Centaur 101, Acme Centaur 102, Consolidated L-13, Consolidated Vultee L-13, Consolidated-Vultee L-13, Convair 105, Convair L-13, L-13 Grasshopper.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinson_L-13

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