Hanging in lobby of Museum of Flight,is fantastic looking flying machine-its birdlike wing & tail,open cockpit,2 blade propeller & wire spoke wheels mark it as one of machines of early adventurous age prior to WWI.Faithful full-scale replica of Edmund Rumpler Company Taube & built by Art Williams,completed in 1984.Has rare Mercedes D.IIIa engine-6 cylinder in-line liquid cooled reciprocating engine.Engine would power many German aircraft during WWI producing 170hp/~127kW.
Replica Gloster E28, with Gloster Meteor behind,Jet Age Museum in Gloucestershire, UK set to open late August 2013.
Italian manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi has revived the M-311 program,but to an improved standard.
The SE5a replica is taken to position for demonstration flight at ‘The Shuttlesworth Collection’ at Old Warden on July 21, 2014 in Biggleswade, England. Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
L'opération en Irak a pour nom Chammal
French Armée de l'Air has decided to name it's new operations over Iraq Shamal, after a northwest wind that blows over Iraq and Persian Gulf. Pictured Dassault Rafale B (B=Biplace - twin seat).
Miles Magister I L6906. Museum of Berkshire Aviation. Crew: 2, instructor & student. Length: 24 ft 7 in (7.51 m). Wingspan: 33 ft 10 in (10.31 m) .Height: 9 ft 1 in (2.77 m). Wing area: 176 ft² (16.3 m²). Empty: 1,260 lb (570 kg). Loaded: 1,863 lb (845 kg). Powerplant: 1x de Havilland Gipsy Major 1 inverted Inline type, 130 hp (97 kW).Maximum speed: 132 mph at 1,000 ft (212 km/h) .Range: 380 miles (610 km). Service ceiling: 18,000 ft (5,500 m) .
La Direction Générale de l'Armement réceptionne son sixième A400M
Sixth Airbus A400M Atlas (aka "Grizzly") for French Armée de l'Air.
CONSOLIDATED VULTEE SNV-1 "VALIANT" N60277. MID-ATLANTIC AIR MUSEUM.
A CC-130J Hercules from the Royal Canadian Air Force takes off (Photo: Corporal Marc-André Gaudreault / Combat Camera Canadian Forces)
Temora Aviation Museum's Gloster Meteor at November 2013 Temora Warbirds Downunder airshow, Australia.