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Mil Mi-1

The Mil Mi-1 is a Soviet civilian and military helicopter. It was the first one built in a series in the USSR. It was built under licence in Poland as SM-1.

                                               

Mil Mi-8

The Mil Mi-8 is one of the most famous helicopters built in USSR during the Cold War. It is used for transport and attack by more than 50 countries in the world. Its the basis of Mil Mi-14 and Mil Mi-17 helicopters.

                                               

Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King

The Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King is an American helicopter built by Sikorsky. It was used by the U.S. Navy between 1961 and 2006 for finding and destroying submarines, search and rescue, and utility. It produced under licence in Italy, Japan, and Unite ...

                                               

Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk

The Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk or Sikorsky S-70 is a U.S. military helicopter. It is used by the U.S. Army as a standard assault helicopter. It replaced the Bell UH-1 Iroquois. Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk and Sikorsky VH-60N White Hawk are specialized v ...

                                               

SNCASE SE-313 Alouette II

The SNCASE SE-313 Alouette II is a French helicopter built between 1956 and 1975 by Societe Nationale de Construction Aeronautique du Sud-Est and later by Aerospatiale. It was the first helicopter in the world that has a gas turbine for engine. I ...

                                               

Sud Aviation SA-316 Alouette III

The Sud Aviation SA-316 Alouette III is a French helicopter built between 1961 and 1985 by Sud Aviation and later by Aerospatiale. It is a modernized variant of Alouette II helicopter. Alouette III was built for civil and military users for light ...

                                               

Westland Sea King

Westland Sea King is a British helicopter built by Westland. It is a licence-built version of the American SH-3 Sea King. Transport duty versions are known as Westland Commando.

                                               

Akutan Zero

The Akutan Zero, also known as Kogas Zero and the Aleutian Zero, was a type 0 model 21 Mitsubishi A6M Zero Japanese fighter plane. This type of airplane was the Imperial Japanese Navys most common fighter plane during World War 2. It crashed on A ...

                                               

Airbus A400M Atlas

The Airbus A400M Atlas is a military cargo aircraft. It is built in Spain by Airbus Defence & Space, part of Airbus Group. The wings are made in the UK. The cockpit and landing gear are made in France. Germany provides the fuselage assembly. The ...

                                               

Chengdu J-20

The Chengdu J-20 is an airplane China uses that was designed to fight other airplanes. It has stealth, which means it is very hard for radar to see it. It also has 2 engines, one seat, and can fly good in all weather. It started being used by Chi ...

                                               

Dive bomber

A dive bomber is a bomber aircraft that dives towards the ground so it can get very close to its targets so that it is more likely to hit them. This can also limit the chance of anti-aircraft fire hitting the plane. Diving nearly vertically at th ...

                                               

FMA IA-58 Pucara

Sri Lanka used the Pucarà against the Tamils Tigers.

                                               

IAR-99

The IAR-99 is a military training jet aircraft. It was designed and built in Romania by IAR. The IAR-99 was flown for the first time in 1985. It is used only by the Romanian Air Force.

                                               

Israel Aircraft Industries Kfir

The Israel Aircraft Industries Kfir or IAI Kfir is an Israeli fighter-bomber aircraft. It is based on the French Mirage 5 but with an american turbojet and avionics. It is a single or dual seat.

                                               

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, fifth generation multirole Fighter aircraft under development to perform ground attack, reconnaissance, and air defense missions with stealth capability. The develop ...

                                               

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

The McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II is a single-engine ground-attack aircraft. It is the second generation of the Harrier Jump Jet family. It is capable of vertical or short takeoff and landing. The aircraft was designed in the late 1970s as a ...

                                               

Multirole combat aircraft

A multirole combat aircraft is a military airplane designed for more than one purpose. A multirole fighter is a multirole combat aircraft that can be used to attack enemy airplanes. The term "multirole" is the ability for the airplane to perform ...

                                               

Saab JAS 39 Gripen

It was created by Saab, a Swedish aerospace company, for use in the Swedish Air Force. The decision for a new aircraft system was made by the Minister of Defence, Torsten Gustafsson. It was approved by Parliament in 1982.

                                               

Unmanned aerial vehicle

An unmanned aerial vehicle is an aircraft that is not operated by a pilot on board. Drones may have an onboard computer to take care of adjustments to wind and changes in air pressure. Sometimes they are programmed to a particular target. Importa ...

                                               

EADS Harfang

The project was inspired by the IAI Heron, an Israeli drone aircraft shown at the 1999 Paris Air Show. It was built by EADS, the European Aeronautics and Space company now part of Airbus.

                                               

Chevrolet Cobalt

The Chevrolet Cobalt was a compact car sold by the General Motors division Chevrolet from 2005 to 2010. It replaced the Cavalier and the Geo Prizm. From 2005 to 2009, it was sold under the Pontiac marque under various names including the Pursuit, ...

                                               

Chevrolet Corvette

The Corvette C1 was the first Corvette model. It was created by GM General Motors in 1953. It was designed by Harley Earl and it was a show car. Chevrolet only made 300 Corvettes in 1953, and they are all almost the same. The C1 was the only mode ...

                                               

Chevrolet K5 Blazer

The K5 Blazer was the smallest full-size SUV version of the Chevrolet C/K Truck family. It was added to the Chevrolet line in 1969. The full-size Blazer was replaced in 1995 by the Chevrolet Tahoe. In 1970, GMC introduced its own model of the tru ...

                                               

Opel

Opel, full name Adam Opel AG, is an automobile maker from Germany, founded in 1862. Since 1929, Opel is the German brand of the American automaker General Motors. Opel has about 35.000 workers. The company headquarters are in Russelsheim, Germany ...

                                               

Opel Combo

The Opel Combo is a panel van and leisure activity vehicle made by the German company Opel. It has different names in other countries such as the Vauxhall Combo Great Britain, Chevrolet Combo Chile and Holden Combo Australia and New Zealand. The ...

                                               

Pontiac Montana

The Pontiac Montana was a minivan sold by the Pontiac Motor Division of General Motors. Before the 1999 model year, it was known as The Pontiac Trans Sport. Since 1997, its most popular trim package had been the Montana sport package. It gave the ...

                                               

Electric vehicle

An electric vehicle is a vehicle that uses electricity to move. Its wheels are driven by electric motors. Electric vehicles were one of the first kinds that did not use horse or human power. Electric trains and cars were built in the 1830s, and i ...

                                               

Solar car

Solar cars are a special type of electric vehicle that only get their power from the sun. They use solar cells on the surface of the car to produce electricity and the electricity makes a motor turn, and that turns the wheels. They are not useful ...

                                               

Automobile

An automobile is a land vehicle used to carry passengers. Automobiles usually have four wheels, and an engine or motor to make them move.

                                               

AC Cobra

The AC Cobra is a hybrid American sportscar consisting of a British roadster with an American engine and transmission. In 1961 Carroll Shelby took a dated AC Ace sports car and installed a Ford V-8 engine with a Borg-Warner T-10 four-speed transm ...

                                               

Automotive industry

The automotive industry refers to the design, manufacture, marketing and selling of motor vehicles. It is one of the worlds biggest economic sectors in terms of the money it makes. The automotive industry began in the 1890s with hundreds of manuf ...

                                               

Car rental

Car rental is when you rent a car. The company providing you the car becomes the car rental service provider, whereas you become the car hirer, as you hire the car for a fee. A car rental agency or a rent-a-car hire in British English is a compan ...

                                               

Car wash

A car wash is a place to clean the outside, and sometimes the inside, of automobiles. There are many different types of car washes. These are the three main groups: In-Bay Automatics are machines that roll back and forth over an automobile while ...

                                               

Classic car

A classic car is an older automobile, generally one that is at least 25 years old. Classic cars are often very valuable to collectors, and may sell for many times their original factory price, especially if they have been well-maintained and have ...

                                               

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company is a United States based company. They design, manufacture, marketing and sales replacement automobile and truck tires. With their subsidiaries they produce medium truck, motorcycle and racing tires. Their headquarter ...

                                               

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a non-profit organization funded by at least 75 insurance companies. IIHS was started in 1959 with their headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. Their goal is to reduce deaths, injuries and property loss fro ...

                                               

Minerva cars

In 1883 a young Belgian called Sylvain de Jong settled in Antwerp, Belgium. He started a bicycle factory there. By the end of that century he started producing motorbikes, and after a while automobiles as well. In 1903 he grounded the NV Minerva ...

                                               

Steam car

The steam carriage was invented in 1769 by Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, a French engineer. It was a large three wheeled vehicle that used coal to make steam in a boiler. The boiler was mounted in front which made the vehicle unstable. In the United Sta ...

                                               

Wheelbase

Because of the effect the wheelbase has on the weight distribution of the vehicle, wheelbase dimensions are very important to the balance and steering. In high performance vehicles a longer wheelbase is more stable at higher speeds. A short wheel ...

                                               

East Lancashire Coachbuilders

On 17 August 2007, the company went into administration, but was saved and bought out by the Darwen Group. The new company was called Darwen East Lancs. In 2008, Darwen East Lancs was purchased by Optare. East Lancs bodies stopped being built and ...

                                               

Hyundai Grandeur

The Hyundai Grandeur is an automobile made by Hyundai Motor Company. It was first sold in 1986. In North America the automobile was called Hyundai XG and Hyundai Azera.

                                               

Suzuki Choinori

Choinori is a scooter built by Suzuki. It was launched at 2003 for 59.800 Yen. Reducing the size and not using any high cost parts were the secret to low price. However, because of cutting costs, they do not have rear suspension and the maximum s ...

                                               

Jawa Motors

Jawa Motors makes motorcycles and mopeds. The company started in 1927. Frantisek Janecek owned an ammunition factory in Czechoslovakia. The company needed a new product to make because army production was stopped. The name JAWA comes from the fir ...

                                               

Outlaw motorcycle club

An outlaw motorcycle club is a motorcycle club that is not sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association and does not adhere to the AMAs rules. Such clubs are sometimes known as a motorcycle gangs or biker gangs. In the United States, outla ...

                                               

Chandrayaan-2

Chandrayaan-2, meaning Lunar Craft or Moon Craft, is Indias second moon mission after Chandrayaan-1. Made by the Indian Space Research Organisation, the mission was launched from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre on 22 July 2019 ...

                                               

Opportunity (rover)

Opportunity, also known as MER-B or MER-1, and nicknamed Oppy, was a robotic rover that was active on Mars from 2004 to 2018. It was launched on July 7, 2003, as part of NASAs Mars Exploration Rover program, it landed in Meridiani Planum on Janua ...

                                               

K1A1 tank

The K1A1 is a remodeled and upgraded version of K1, the main battle tank of the South Korean army. It looks similar to the K1 tank. The first test model, made by Hyundai, was shown to the public on April 3, 1996. It went through performance tests ...

                                               

M1 Abrams

The M1 Abrams is a modern main battle tank used by the United States. It is also exported to several countries. It is a well armed, well protected, and fast tank designed for modern armored ground warfare. Notable features of the M1 Abrams includ ...

                                               

Main battle tank

A main battle tank, also called a battle tank, is a tank that is used as the most powerful combat vehicle in modern armies. They were made to replace the light, medium and heavy tanks used in World War II with just one tank. Lighter armor made it ...

                                               

Merkava

The Merkava is a main battle tank. It is developed and produced in Israel for the Israel Defense Forces. The tank was first introduced in 1978 and first used in combat during the 1982 Lebanon War. Four main versions have been developed. These are ...