Formation Quijote

Formation Quijote

Précédent Suivant In 1965 Cessna introduced the model 337 Super Skymaster. This aircraft was bigger and more powerful than the original Skymaster, also adding retractable landing gear and a dorsal vent to improve cooling in the back engine. Later in 1967 the turbocharged T337 was introduced followed by the pressurized version T337G in 1972.Cessna stoped the production of the Skymaster in 1982, but was continued in France under the Reims brand. Making both the FTB337 STOL and the military version FTMA Milirole. Reims assembled 94 Skymasters of both versions.During the Vietnam war, the US Airforce used the military version of…
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OV-10B BRONCO, F-AZKM

OV-10B BRONCO, F-AZKM

  Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau   Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau   Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau   Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau   Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau   Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau   Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau Précédent Suivant Bronco © Jean-Pierre Touzeau The OV-10 is the result of a programme launched in 1963 by the US Marine Corps, who wanted to acquire a light armed reconnaissance aircraft. Soon joined by the USAF and the US Navy, the programme drifted towards a more offensive aircraft, capable of carrying out counter-guerrilla missions under the COIN (COunter INsurgency) programme. There is no other aircraft…
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PBY CATALINA

PBY CATALINA

Précédent Suivant The Consolidated PBY Catalina is a military floatplane hydravion designed in the 1930’s in the USA. It is used for many different missions throughout WWII. It is operated by over 25 countries, including as an airliner. Some of them are still used as firefighting aircraft."Miss Pick Up" is based in Duxford and operated by The Catalina Society.This is the only PBY Catalina currently flying in Europe.She wears the colours of the glorious 44-33915, that was operated by the 5th ERS (Emergency Rescue Squadron), 8th Air Force, from Halesworth in Suffolk in early-1945.It was downed whilst trying to rescue a…
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