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Cessna 140 Guide and Specs : Is This Lightweight Aircraft Worth It?

Introduction Cessna 140 is a two-seat tailwheel aircraft manufactured by Cessna following WWII. It used the same fuselage as the 120, which is a less expensive form of the 140 that lacks an electrical system, flaps, and extra side windows. When I examined the IAI (Aerospace Industries Association) Aircraft and Aerospace Yearbooks, it was no …

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG 19 History : Is It The Best Fighter Aircraft?

All military aircraft from the famous Soviet Union design bureau Mikoyan-Gurevich earn the model designator of MiG. Founded by Artem Mikoyan and Mikhail Gurevich in 1939, their design creations bear their last initials joined with the letter ‘i’, the Russian letter for ‘and.’ In 1950, the Mikoyan-Gurevich team was tasked to design a replacement for …

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Piper Warrior Guide and Specs : Is It Easy To Fly?

The Piper Warrior is part of the Piper PA 28 Cherokee family of aircraft. These are all two-seat or four-seat light aircraft, designed mainly for flight training and personal use by private pilots. They are all-metal, unpressurized, single-engined, piston-powered airplanes with low-mounted wings and tricycle landing gear, ie, a nosewheel. They have a single door …

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F7F Tigercat History : A Complete Guide

History of the Grumman F7F Tgiercat: A Glorious Twin-Engine Heavy Fighter Aircraft Designing, Manufacturing, and Production In 1941, The United States Navy requested a twin-engined fighter to be built, complete with high firepower, long shooting range, and the ability to gain altitude quicker than any aircraft previously made. Grumman accepted the challenge of creating one …

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