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Four engine turboprop transport that was still in widespread use after in the 2000s by many wolrd’s air forces.
British twinjet bomber became the first foreign design to be put into service with US armed forces since the First World War.
The B 52 strategic bomber known as BUFF or 'Big Ugly Fat Fella' was introduced more than 50 years ago. What was it called when first introduced?
A huge winged bomber resembling a white triangle was a crowd favorite at air shows from the 50’s to the 80’s.
What is the nickname of Bristol Freighter?
WW2 Lancaster bomber introduces in the 1950’s as an Anti-Submarine Warfate and later as an Airbone Early Warning. It served for the RAF and SAAF.
What was the reason that Vultee BT13 was called Vultee Vibrator?
The Russian four engine turboprop bomber tested NATO defenses for the last 30 years of the Cold War was best known by its Western code name:
Sturdy tail sitting twin engine transport with its fixed undercarriage, nose loading doors and boxlike fuselage. It was described by one pilot as like "being in charge of 40,000 rivets flying in close formation" was popular with both military and civilian operators.
Douglas Maurader was nicknamed?
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