Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Saab 37 Viggen

The Saab 37 Viggen is a retired Swedish single-seat, single-engine, short-medium range combat aircraft. Development work on the type was initiated at Saab in 1952 and, following the selection of a radical delta wing configuration, the resulting aircraft performed its first flight on 8 February 1967 and entered service in 21 June 1971. It was …

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MiG-105 EPOS. A Soviet analogue of experimental piloted orbit aircraft from 1976 (product 105-11)

EPOS. A Soviet analogue of experimental piloted orbit aircraft from 1976 (product 105-11) by Mikoyan DB. Chief designer – G. Lozino-Lozinsky.

Was tested to exercise approach system, access stability and control capability of the aircraft – dropped from the altitude of 5500 m from the carrier Tu-95. Crew -1, take-off weight – 4400 kg, length …

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Montelimar Aviation Museum and its collection of more than 60 aircrafts

Montelimar Aviation Museum (Fr. Musée Européen de l’Aviation de Chasse) is a nonprofit aviation heritage museum since 1987 with hangars housing fighter planes & civil aircrafts.

Located on Montélimar aerodrome, a few minutes from the historic center of the nougat capital, the European Museum of air fighters offers you to embark on an exceptional adventure: on …

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Museum of Naval Aviation and its collection

Naval Aeronautics Museum (fr. Musée de l’Aéronautique Navale) in Rochefort, France. The museum of naval aeronautics, located on the site of the former naval aeronautical base at Rochefort-Soubise in Charente-Maritime, is a museum which includes about 40 aircrafts (planes, seaplanes, gliders, helicopters) but also many engines, 1500 models and electronic equipment.

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Swiss Mirage IIIS from 1965

The Dassault Mirage III is a family of single-seat, single-engine, fighter aircraft developed and manufactured by French aircraft company Dassault Aviation. It was the first Western European combat aircraft to exceed Mach 2 in horizontal flight.

In 1961, Switzerland purchased a single Mirage IIIC from France for use as a development aircraft to support the …

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