Commanded by the Royal Navy, one of the most extensively modified versions of the Westland Sea King is the Westland Commando HC4. Its first flight was on 26 September 79, this high capacity and iconic aircraft was very used for British operations in both Gulf Wars, The Falklands and Afghanistan.
F-105 evolved from a project that begun in 51 by Republic Aviation at Farmingdale NY. They tried to design a supersonic tactical fighter-bomber to take the place of the F-84F. The massive F-105 was intended primarily for nuclear strike missions. Prototype first flew on October 22, 1955.
Wellington GR Mk XIV was an anti-submarine airplane carrying nose mounted ASV Mk III cent-metric radar and a Leigh Light. For the radar installation, the nose turret was removed, however, some machines had the outline of a turret painted on to disguise the fact that they were unarmed at the nose.
The basic variant JH-7 did not meet all the requirements by the PLA, an improved variant JH-7A were decided to produce by 603 Institute in the mid 90s, with project development commencing in 1999. JH-7A was embraced by the Air Force and Navy, as both services were facing many pressures in finding a replacement for their old H-5 and Q-5.
Su-27 Flanker is the fighter aircraft produced by the Sukhoi Design Bureau and made by Irkut Corporation. The export version is the Su-27SK. Su-27 entered production in 1982 and is in service with Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan,Uzbekistan and Vietnam, and is built under license in China as the F-11. A variant, the Su-30MKK, has been sold to China.
Shenyang J-8II “Finback”-B, features a redesigned forward fuselage that utilize a pair of lateral inlets and a solid nose to reform the original nose inlet design on the J-8. The solid nose provides enough space to accommodate a larger fire-control radar antenna for better target acquisition and tracking performance.
P-40 fighter was the last of the famous "Hawk" line developed by Curtiss Aircraft in the 1930s and 1940s. It was the third-most numerous US fighter of World War II. An early version of the P-40 was the first American fighter capable of speeds greater than 300 mph. The Hawk 81, was shown in May 1940，By September of that year, over 200 had been delivered to...