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SAAB JAS39 Gripen

The SAAB JAS39 Gripen is a Swedish fighter designed and built to replace the SAAB J37 Viggen in the Swedish Air Force. The Gripen had to take over the tactical tasks of the Viggen stated in it’s name JAS=Jakt-Attack-Spaning (Swedish for: Fighter-Attack-Reconnaissance) The Gripen is a true multirole aircraft. Developing…

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Caudron G.3

The Caudron G.3 was a single-engined French biplane built by Caudron, widely used in World War I as a reconnaissance aircraft and trainer. The aircraft had a short crew nacelle, with a single engine in the nose of the nacelle, and twin open tailbooms. It was of sesquiplane layout, and…


Xian Y-20

The Chinese Xi’an Y-20 or Yun-20 is a large military transport aircraft. The project is being developed by Xi’an Aircraft Industrial Corporation and was officially launched in 2006. The official codename of the aircraft is Kunpeng. Developing nation: China. Manufacturer/designer: Xi’an Aircraft Industrial Corporation. Production Lines:  Yanliang District, Xi’an, Shaanxi Province. Type…


CASA C-212 Aviocar

The CASA C-212 Aviocar is a turboprop-powered STOL medium transport aircraft.  The outstanding reliability demonstrated by more than three million flight hours makes the C212 the most successful aircraft in the light transport segment for the most varied types of operations. With a maximum payload of 2.8 tonnes, it was…