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|The Beriev Be-200 Altair is a multipurpose amphibious aircraft designed by the Beriev Aircraft Company and manufactured by Irkut. Marketed as being designed for fire fighting, search and rescue, maritime patrol, cargo and passenger transportation, it has a capacity of 12 tonnes (12,000 litres) of water, or up to 72 passengers.||01/20/2010||325|
|The Beriev Aircraft Company is a Russian aircraft manufacturer (design office prefix Be), specializing in amphibious aircraft. The company was founded in Taganrog in the 1934 by Georgy Mikhailovich Beriev (born February 13, 1903), and since that time has designed and produced more than 20 different models of aircraft for civilian and military purposes, as well as customized models. Today the Co...||08/24/2006||571|
|The Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum has an impressive array of airplanes and spacecraft under it's roof including a B-1B bomber and an X-wing fighter (maybe not Luke Skywalker's) Basically can't miss it, a big tin shed with a B-52 out the front.||08/28/2005||293|
|The An-72 Coaler is designed as a short takeoff and landing aircraft which can operate from unprepared airfields. The An-72 originated as An-32, but was later fitted with jet engines. The first prototype flew on December 22, 1977, and the aircraft entered service in 1979.|
The wings are high-mounted and back-tapered with blunt tips and a negative slant. Two turbofans are mounted i...
|The Fleet Air Arm Museum's XK488 was the first thing any visitor there saw as she used to be positioned outside the museum entrance. However, she's now been moved to the storage hangar and is due some TLC. Wearing the blue and white NA.39 prototype scheme, the long nose probe also gives you a good idea as to this aircraft's use in development - in fact, she was the third prototype and was assig...||09/19/2007||290|
|The Beriev A-50 Shmel (Russian: Шмель 'bumble bee') (NATO reporting name: Mainstay) is a Russian airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft based on the Ilyushin Il-76 transport. Developed to replace the Tupolev Tu-126 "Moss", the A-50 first flew in 1978. It entered service in 1984, with about 40 produced by 1992. |
|This air museum near Hermeskeil im Hunsrück is the largest private aviation museum in Europe. It was founded by Leo Junior in 1973 and has now amassed 100+ planes and helicopters (with many still airworthy!) as well as over 60 aircraft engines and propellors.||03/28/2006||712|
|This museum incorporates themed collections for 446th Bombardment Group USAAF, RAF Bomber Command, Royal Observer Corps, No. 6 Group, Air Sea Rescue & Coastal Command. It has a surprisingly large and varied collection of aircraft and, despite mostly being kept outside in all weathers, they are mostly in remarkably good order.|
They also have a staggering amoung very interestin...
|The thermals keep these unique aircraft airborne (flight time may be extended if conditions permit). With no engines to disturb the silence - the only sound you'll hear is the WOOOOSH of the wind across the wings.||02/28/2007||375|
|"Juan T. Trippe", the second B747 in Boeing production line and the first B747 delivered to airline(Pan Am) is spending her rest life in Korea. She has been moved to here(east surbub of Seoul) in Jul.'00 and used as restaurant but it was closed and neglected for long time. So sadly its state is very bad...Wings are removed by Korean construction law and only fuselage is preserved with fake engi...||10/15/2009||536|
|The Bulgarian Museum of Aviation was established near the Plovdiv Airport on September 21, 1991. It is unique in Bulgaria and presents the history of Bulgaria's aviation, military and civilian. In its possession are 60 aircraft, 12 airplane engines and over 2 799 other museum units. |
The museum is located 15km south of Plovdiv, near the airport and is open from 08.00 to 16.00 eve...
|For nearly 40 years, the airframe for the Boeing 737 has been assembled in Wichita, loaded on trains, and hauled to the Pacific Northwest to get its wings, tail and engines. Boeing sold the plant in 2005 to a Canadian firm, which still does that work in Wichita under contract.||09/30/2009||511|