• Basics of Small Sized Amphibious Planes

    Learn about best small amphibious planes and how they were used. Sources of aviation marketplaces are also provided where you can view used aircraft for either buying or selling and other purposes.
    By Frederick August 31, 2011 

  • Recent History of the J-15 - Chinese Naval Fighters on Chinese Aircraft Carriers

    As China moves to deploy both a converted Russian aircraft carrier and its own home built class of aircraft carriers, the question of which aircraft will be flown from the vessel decks becomes important.
    By AMT August 25, 2011 

  • Types of Military Airplanes

    There are many types of military aircraft, both combat and non-combat. These include fighters, bombers and military transport aircraft. Learn more about the diverse types of aircraft used in the military.
    By Anurag Ghosh August 24, 2011 

  • The Tu-22 Backfire: Russia's Carrier Killer

    Russia's most powerful bomber until the Tu-160 Blackjack was introduced, the Tu-22 Backfire was and remains a nuclear capable strike aircraft that comprised the bulk of the Soviet airborne nuclear deterrent as well as a potent arm of Soviet Naval...
    By AMT July 25, 2011 

  • What Planes Are the Easiest to Fly?

    Each airplane has its own peculiarities in flying characteristics which make the handling requirements varied for each design and model. However, some common features have been identified through statistics, which reduce the cockpit workload and make...
    By Nirjharini June 30, 2011 

  • How Do Tandem Rotor Helicopters Work?

    Helicopters or rotary aircraft have always intrigued people. Did you know that every helicopter requires at least two rotors to fly? While there are many different types of rotors available, there is still a controversy over their placement.
    By johnsinit June 30, 2011 

  • Potential for a New Military Refueling Aircraft

    The U.S. Air Force flies some half-century old tanker refueling planes. The military has a pressing need for new military refueling aircraft. What are the chances for an new Air Force tanker plane in the near future? Update: On February 24, the...
    By Tim Plaehn June 29, 2011 

  • Supersonic Transports: A Concorde for the 21st Century?

    The Concorde is an aviation icon, a legend, a testament to the belief man can conquer the skies and beyond. But sadly, it doesn't fly anymore. How did we get to that point, and what does the future hold for supersonic travel?
    By Tim Plaehn June 9, 2011 

  • Europe's Entry Into the Next Generation Fighter Market

    Named after that most powerful of storms, the Typhoon aircraft design and production is a multinational effort requiring cooperation between the aviation industries of Germany, Italy, Spain, and Britain ,among others. The Typhoon is Europe's next...
    By AMT June 9, 2011 

  • The JAS 39 Gripen Fighter - Sweden's Top Tier Fighter Jet

    Swedish aircraft design has a long and interesting history. As a neutral nation Sweden has designed and built fighter jets that fill different roles and conform to different standards than the East or West. The JAS 39 Gripen fighter jet is a clear expression...
    By AMT June 9, 2011 
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