Transport, weapons and best technologies by Andrew Panteleyev

MiG – 15 UTI training fighter. A Soviet first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin died in the crash of this type of aircraft in 1968

MiG – 15 UTI training fighter. Designed in 1949. A two-seater middle-wing plane of the all metal construction with a hermetic cockpit and two catapulting seats. Crew – 2, armament – 23 mm NR-23 gun; 12.7 UKB-E machine gun, speed – 1010 km/h, ceiling – 14150 m, flight range – 950 km. A Soviet first …

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Transport, weapons and best technologies by Andrew Panteleyev

Fastest helicopters: SA 321 Super Frelon

The Aérospatiale (formerly Sud Aviation) SA 321 Super Frelon (“Super Hornet”) is a three-engined heavy transport helicopter produced by aerospace manufacturer Sud Aviation (later Aérospatiale) of France. It held the distinction of being the most powerful helicopter to be built in Europe at one point, as well as being the world’s fastest helicopter.

Engine: the Turbomeca …

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Combat helicopters: Eurocopter AS 365 MTR Panther

The Eurocopter (now Airbus Helicopters) AS 365 Panther is the military version of the Eurocopter AS 365 Dauphin medium-weight multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. The Panther is used for a wide range of military roles, including combat assault, fire support, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, search and rescue, and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC). AS 365 MTR Panther: prototype military …

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Transport, weapons and best technologies by Andrew Panteleyev

Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw

The Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw (company model number S-55) was a multi-purpose helicopter used by the United States Army and United States Air Force. It was also license-built by Westland Aircraft as the Westland Whirlwind in the United Kingdom. United States Navy and United States Coast Guard models were designated HO4S, while those of the U.S. …

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