Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Bourbonnais-type locomotives

Bourbonnais-type locomotives were steam locomotives introduced in France from 1854 and then with other European railway companies. The boilers of the three-coupler machines were designed as long boilers. Bourbonnais were usually equipped with a tender and were primarily used to transport goods and passenger trains.

Bourbonnais locomotives were built until the beginning of the twentieth century. …

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Transport and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle – the world’s first jet-powered airliner to be developed for the short/medium-range market

The Sud Aviation SE 210 Caravelle is a French short/medium-range jet airliner. It holds the distinction of being the world’s first jet-powered airliner to be developed for the short/medium-range market.

General characteristics

Crew: 3
Capacity: 80 (or 89+, as in Flight AF1611 and in Indian Airlines Flight 171, 1968) / 8,400 kg (18,519 lb) payload
Length: 32.01 …

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