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Convair XP6Y

The Convair P6Y was an unbuilt aircraft designed by Convair in the 1950s. The design was initiated to meet a requirement of the United States Navy for an anti-submarine warfare seaplane.

                                               

Fairchild C-123 Provider

The Fairchild C-123 Provider is an American military transport aircraft designed by Chase Aircraft and then built by Fairchild Aircraft for the U.S. Air Force. In addition to its USAF service, which included later service with the Air Force Reser ...

                                               

Focke-Wulf Ta 400

The Focke-Wulf Ta 400 was a large six-engined heavy bomber design developed in Nazi Germany in 1943 by Focke-Wulf as a serious contender for the Amerika Bomber project. One of the first aircraft to be developed from components from multiple count ...

                                               

Martin P7M SubMaster

The Martin P7M was an unbuilt aircraft designed by the Glenn L. Martin Company in the 1950s. The design was initiated to meet a requirement of the United States Navy for an anti-submarine warfare flying boat.

                                               

Boeing New Midsize Airplane

The New Midsize Airplane, or New Midsize Aircraft, is a concept airliner designed by Boeing to fill the middle of the market segment. In 2015, Boeing has determined the market was large enough to launch the new design. In 2017, several airlines h ...

                                               

Bell 533

The Bell 533 was a research helicopter built by Bell Helicopter under contract with the United States Army during the 1960s, to explore the limits and conditions experienced by helicopter rotors at high airspeeds. The helicopter was a YH-40 - a p ...

                                               

Lockheed XH-51

The Lockheed XH-51 was an American single-engine experimental helicopter designed by Lockheed Aircraft, utilizing a rigid rotor and retractable skid landing gear. The XH-51 was selected as the test vehicle for a joint research program conducted b ...

                                               

Caproni Campini N.1

The Caproni Campini N.1, also known as the C.C.2, was an experimental jet aircraft built in the 1930s by Italian aircraft manufacturer Caproni. The N.1 first flew in 1940 and was briefly regarded as the first successful jet-powered aircraft in hi ...

                                               

Reggiane Re.2007

Roberto Longhi, one of the most prominent Reggiane aircraft designers, in a letter to the Italian aviation magazine JP4, dated May 1976, stated that Regia Aeronautica Major Antonio Ferri asked him to study an engine option for the Reggiane Re.200 ...

                                               

Yokosuka MXY9

The Yokosuka MXY9 Shuka was a projected development of the MXY8 training glider, adding a small thermojet-style jet engine, the Tsu-11. It was intended to provide further training for pilots who were to fly the Mitsubishi J8M and Mitsubishi Ki-20 ...

                                               

ARSAERO CT 10

The ARSAERO CT 10, also known as the Arsenal/SFECMAS Ars 5501, was a remote-controlled target drone developed by the Arsenal de lAeronautique for the French Air Force. It was developed as a copy of the German V-1 flying bomb and was used to simul ...

                                               

Blohm & Voss P 213

The Blohm & Voss P 213 was a submission to the Miniaturjager programme of the Luftwaffe Emergency Fighter Program towards the end of the Second World War. The Miniaturjager was to be powered by a pulse jet but the programme was scrapped in Decemb ...

                                               

Kawanishi Baika

The Kawanishi Baika was a pulsejet-powered kamikaze aircraft under development for the Imperial Japanese Navy towards the end of World War II. The war ended before any were built.

                                               

Bensen Mid-Jet

The Bensen Mid-Jet was a small helicopter developed by Igor Bensen in the United States in the early 1950s in the hope of attracting the interest of the United States Navy. It was a single-seat, open framework machine based on the B-5 rotor kite ...

                                               

Leduc 0.10

Designed by Rene Leduc in 1938, it was built at the Breguet Aviation factory after a protracted, semi-secret construction phase kept at arms length from German occupation authorities, and was finally completed in 1947. The aircraft featured a dou ...

                                               

Leduc 0.21

The Leduc 0.21 was a research aircraft built in France in 1953 to refine the practicalities of ramjet propulsion. Initially proposed as the 0.20, it was essentially similar to its predecessor, the Leduc 0.10, but scaled up by around 30%, with tip ...

                                               

Leduc 0.22

The 0.22 was the first attempt at a practical application of the ramjet technology that had been developed in the 0.10 and 0.21 research aircraft over the previous years. Unlike all previous Leduc aircraft, it featured swept wings and a coaxial t ...

                                               

Nord 1500 Griffon

The Nord 1500 Griffon was an experimental ramjet-powered fighter aircraft designed and built in the mid-1950s by French state-owned aircraft manufacturer Nord Aviation. It was part of a series of competing programs to fill a French Air Force spec ...

                                               

Skoda-Kauba P14

The Skoda-Kauba SK P14 was a ramjet-powered emergency fighter project for the Luftwaffe. It was designed by the Skoda-Kauba industries towards the end of World War II as part of the Third Reich defense effort against the devastating allied bombin ...

                                               

Bloch MB.60

The Bloch MB.60, initially known as the MB.VI, was a tri-motor mailplane designed and built in France from 1930 to 1931 to an order for an aircraft suitable for use as a postal, commercial or medical transport.

                                               

Thulin H

The Thulin H was a five-seat biplane powered by three engines, one tractor and two arranged in separate nacelles in pusher form. It was designed to take off land on water. The Type H flew in August 1917 and passed tests, but the end of World War ...

                                               

Arsenal VB 10

The Arsenal VB 10 was a French fighter aircraft developed during and shortly after World War II. It was a low-wing monoplane with retractable tailwheel undercarriage and of largely orthodox configuration. The ultimate product of a design that beg ...

                                               

Baldwin Mono Tiltrotor

The Baldwin Mono Tiltrotor project is a research effort into a tiltrotor aircraft that uses only one rotor. Like other tiltrotor configurations, the mono tiltrotor combines the vertical lift capability and structural efficiency of a helicopter wi ...

                                               

Blackburn B.44

The Blackburn B.44 was a British single-engined fighter aircraft designed by Blackburn Aircraft in 1942. It was notable as a rare example of a flying boat fighter, featuring Blackburns unique retractable hull, and designed to meet the requirement ...

                                               

Boeing XB-55

Boeing XB-55 was a proposed Boeing aircraft designed to be a strategic bomber. The XB-55 was intended to be a replacement for the Boeing B-47 Stratojet in United States Air Force service.

                                               

Boeing XP3B

The Boeing XP3B-1 was a proposed patrol aircraft, developed by Boeing for use by the United States Navy in the late 1940s. It was planned to be powered by two Allison T40 turboprops driving contra-rotating propellers, and utilized tandem landing ...

                                               

Bolkhovitinov S

The Bolkhovitinov S) was a high speed bomber aircraft designed and built in the USSR from early in 1937. Other designations used at various times: BBS, BB, LB-S or SSS.

                                               

Convair XFY Pogo

The Convair XFY Pogo was an experiment in vertical takeoff and landing tail-sitter. The Pogo had delta wings and three-bladed contra-rotating propellers powered by a turboprop engine. It was intended to be a high-performance fighter aircraft capa ...

                                               

Curtiss XF14C

The Curtiss XF14C was an American naval fighter aircraft. It was developed by Curtiss-Wright in response to a request by the United States Navy in 1941 to produce a new shipboard high-performance fighter aircraft.

                                               

Curtiss XP-62

The Curtiss XP-62 was a prototype heavily armed, high-performance, single-engine fighter aircraft built for the United States Army Air Corps by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

                                               

Curtiss XP-71

The proposed aircraft was to have a pressurized cockpit. Power would be provided by two Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major radial engines each driving a set of pusher contra-rotating propellers. Based on the study of heavy, long-range fighters tha ...

                                               

Douglas DC-8 (piston airliner)

The Douglas DC-8 was an American piston-engined airliner project by Douglas Aircraft. A concept developed more than a decade before the DC-8 jetliner, the piston-engined DC-8 was to have propellers in the tail, an idea first used at Douglas by Ed ...

                                               

Hiller X-18

The Hiller X-18 was an experimental cargo transport aircraft designed to be the first testbed for tiltwing and V/STOL technology.

                                               

Howard Wright 1909 Biplane

The Howard Wright 1909 Biplane was an early British experimental aircraft designed and built by Howard T Wright. It was displayed at the first Aero Show at Olympia in March 1909, and although only one was built, it was the first of a series of ai ...

                                               

Kawasaki Ki-64

The Kawasaki Ki-64 was a one-off prototype of an experimental heavy, single seat, fighter. It had two unusual design features. First, it had two Kawasaki Ha-40 engines in tandem, one in the aircraft nose, the other behind the cockpit, both being ...

                                               

Koolhoven F.K.55

Design on a Koolhoven high-performance aircraft first started late in 1937. The result, finished in early 1938 was the F.K.55, a single-seat fighter of radical design with contra-rotating propellers and an engine housed behind the pilot. It had i ...

                                               

Lockheed XFV

The Lockheed XFV was an American experimental tailsitter prototype aircraft built by Lockheed in the early 1950s to demonstrate the operation of a vertical takeoff and landing fighter for protecting convoys.

                                               

Republic XP-72

The Republic XP-72 was an American prototype interceptor fighter developed as a progression of the P-47 Thunderbolt design. The XP-72 was designed around the Pratt & Whitney R-4360 Wasp Major 28-cylinder air-cooled radial engine with a supercharg ...

                                               

Supermarine Seagull (1948)

The Supermarine Seagull was a British amphibious, military flying boat and the last to be built by the Supermarine company. Design started during the Second World War but it did not fly until three years after the war had ended and the project wa ...

                                               

Tupolev Tu-95

The Tupolev Tu-95 is a large, four-engine turboprop-powered strategic bomber and missile platform. First flown in 1952, the Tu-95 entered service with the Soviet Union in 1956 and is expected to serve the Russian Aerospace Forces until at least 2 ...

                                               

Tupolev Tu-114

The Tupolev Tu-114 Rossiya was a turboprop-powered long-range airliner designed by the Tupolev design bureau and built in the Soviet Union from 1956. It is the worlds first and only swept wing turboprop airliner. The aircraft was the largest and ...

                                               

Tupolev Tu-116

The Tu-116, like the Tu-114, was based on the Tu-95 strategic bomber. Both airliners were developed in parallel with the Tu-116 taking priority due to the numerous visits of General Secretary Nikita Khrushchev to both Western and Eastern countrie ...

                                               

American Blimp A-170

The Holden Airship nicknamed "the Holdenberg" by Australian news media was a promotional gimmick operated by Holden GM Holden Ltd, an Australian car manufacturer. The lightship was painted in the distinctive red and white livery of Holden and is ...

                                               

Bede XBD-2

The Bede XBD-2 was an experimental short takeoff and landing aircraft, with several novel features such as structural use of glass-fibre and aluminium honeycomb, a suction boundary layer control system and fuselage-mounted twin engines driving a ...

                                               

Edgley Optica

The Edgley EA-7 Optica is a British light aircraft designed for low-speed observation work, and intended as a low-cost alternative to helicopters. The Optica has a loiter speed of 130 km/h and a stall speed of 108 km/h.

                                               

Heinkel Lerche

The Heinkel Lerche was the name of a set of project studies made by German aircraft designer Heinkel in 1944 and 1945 for a revolutionary VTOL fighter and ground-attack aircraft. The Lerche was an early coleopter design. It will take off land sit ...

                                               

Heinkel Wespe

The Heinkel Wespe was a project study by the German company Heinkel for a tail-sitting, vertical take off and landing-interceptor aircraft. The aircraft did not have conventional wings, but instead featured a large rotor. Completed in 1945, it re ...

                                               

Mississippi State University XAZ-1 Marvelette

The Mississippi XAZ-1 Marvelette was an American research aircraft of the 1960s. A converted Anderson Greenwood AG-14 light single-engined pusher aircraft, it provided the test-bed, or test platform, on which to test the boundary layer control sy ...

                                               

Mississippi State University XV-11 Marvel

The Mississippi State University XV-11A Marvel was an experimental American STOL research aircraft of the 1960s. The MARVEL was a single-engined pusher monoplane fitted with a boundary layer control system. The first all-composite aircraft, it ca ...

                                               

Piasecki 16H Pathfinder

The Piasecki 16H was a series of compound helicopters produced in the 1960s. The first version of the Pathfinder, the -1 version, first flew in 1962. The similar but larger Pathfinder II, the 16H-1A, was completed in 1965.