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Flashcards in Military Aircraft Foreign (Eastern Europe, Russia, Asia) Deck (292):
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Nakajima J1N1 Gekko "Irving"

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Lavochkin La-15 Fantail

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Lavochkin La-9 Fritz

-Has no 'smiling' scoop under the cowling like the Lavochkin La-11 Fang does.

-Very well documented in this paint scheme.

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Yokosuka E14Y Glen

-Note the enormous vertical stabilizer that may or may not have a large break at the top.

-The E14Y Glen is one of the only aircraft to effectively bomb the contiguous US. In 1942 one E14Y Glen was launched from the deck of a Japanese submarine bombing Oregon in the hope of starting a large forrest fire.

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-23 Flogger

-The interceptor variant is the MiG-23 which has radar in the nose. The ground attack variant is the MiG-27 that has a more squared off angular nose.

-Lots of different model variants for this aircraft.

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Yakovlev Yak-28B Brewer

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Gavilan G358 (none)

-Most likely to see this aircraft in Columbian Air Force colors

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

-2 Wing fences on each wing.

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Yakovlev Yak-38 Forger

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Ilyushin Il-10 Beast

-Big brother to the infamous Il-2 Shturmovik/Bark. The landing gear struts are different with gear that fold up into the wing away from the fuselage. The canopy is also a bit smaller, and the engine lacks the distinguishing flat spot on top of the cowling. 

-Many also produced as the Avia B-33 in neighboring countries to the Soviet Union.

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Chengdu F-7 Fishbed

-Export designation for the Chinese built J-7. Could also be  seen as teh F-7PG.

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Polikarpov I-153 Chaika

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Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa/Oscar

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Cessna AC-208 Combat Caravan

-Armed Cessna 208 used by multiple airforces, including the new Iraqi airforce

 

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Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback

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Kawasaki P-3C Orion

-License built by the Japanese

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Kawasaki C-1 (none)

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

-Changed Q photo, showed a MiG-17 (Glenn 1/21)

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Ikarus Aero 2 (none)

-Predecessor to the UTVA Aero 3

-Can be closed canopy or open cockpit

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Yakovlev Yak-28U Maestro

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Antonov An-71 Madcap

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Shaanxi Y-8 (none)

-Chinese copy of the Antonov An-12 Cub

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Lavochkin LaGG-3 (none)

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UTVA/Aero 3 (none)

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Yakovlev Yak-23 Flora

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Nakajima Ki-49 Donyru "Helen"

-edit 7/24 Glen: added Japanese name.

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XAC JH-7 Flounder

Manufacturer could also be seen as Xian

-Export version FBC-1 'Flying Lepopard'

Edit 12/4 Glenn, removed Jianjiji as a potential name

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Nakajima G5N Shinzan "Liz"

-One of Japan's only four engine bombers

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Nakajima J1N1 Gekko "Irving"

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HAL/Hindustan Aeronautics (none) Tejas

-Tejas is the Hindi word for "Radiance" although it sounds Spanish, this unit is in production

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XAC JH-7 Flounder

-May also be seen with Xian as manufacturer; name may also be seen as Jianjiji

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IAI 1124N Sea Scan

-Flown by the Australian customs and border control as well as the Israelis. This aircraft appeared on the 2017 Natties rec test.

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Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer

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Kawasaki P-2J (none)

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Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder

- "The engines look like a pair of binoculars even though the plane is blind." -TVH (Former co-captain)

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Ilyushin Il-38 May

-Operated by other countries under the same designation

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Tupolev Tu-95 Bear

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Myasishchev M-4 Bison

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Hindustan Aeronautics HAL-748 (none)

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer

-One wing fence

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Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter

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CAC CA-25 Winjeel

-edit 10.19.2014 Justin: Unclear if aircraft on Q slide was a Winjeel or Percival; changed to Winjeel

-CAC stands for Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation

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Beriev A-50 Mainstay

-Beriev performed the various internal and frame modifications to what would otherwise be an Ilyushin Il-78 Candid. The refuelling variant of the Candid is known as the Ilyushin Il-78 Midas.

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Yakovlev Yak-17-UTI Magnet

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Ilyushin IL-78 Midas

-Refueling version of the IL-76 Candid

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Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter

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Nakajima/Showa L2D Tabby

-Basically DC-3 with meatballs and more windows

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Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound

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Mikoyan MiG-31 Foxhound

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Ilyushin Il-38 May

-May be operated in countries other than Russia under the same designation

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed

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HAL HAOP-27 Krishak

-70 in total produced, but soon replaced in the AOP role by the HAL Cheetah helicopter in 1974. Hindustan Aeronautics took a license-built version of the Aeronca 15AC Sedan and developed this aircraft.

-Note the rear side windows being an odd shape.

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SOKO 522 (none)

-Approximately 110 produced in former Yugoslavia in the two seat trainer and light attack role.

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Nakajima B5N Kate

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Polikarpov I-15 (none)

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CAC CA-16 Wirraway

-Could also be seen as the CA-1 or CA-10 in addition to other various number designations.

-Notice the chin bulge under the cowling.

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CAC CA-12 Boomerang

-CAC stand for commonwealth aircraft corporation

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Tupolev Tu-22 Blinder

- "The engines look like a pair of binoculars even though the plane is blind." -TVH (Former co-captain)

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CAC CA-12 Boomerang

-CAC stands for commonwealth aircraft corporation

-Primary user was the Royal Australian Air Force/Navy

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Yokosuka P1Y1 Ginga 'Francis'

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Mikoyan MiG-27ML Bahadur

-Indian AF variant of the MiG-27

-For nose shots the Bahadur has one glass piece, the standard export variant (MiG-27M) has multiple

-Nose of the MiG-27ML is equivilant ot the MiG-27K

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Myasishchev M-4 Bison

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Sukhoi Su-11 Fishpot

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Yakovlev Yak-50 (none)

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Shenyang J-11 Flanker B+

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Fuji LM-1 Nikko

-Edit 3/3, Confirmed that Nikko is the correct name

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Kawasaki P-1 (none)

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Ilyushin Il-38 May

-May be operated by other countries other than Russia under the same designation

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Chengdu J-10 Vigorous Dragon/Firebird

note how the intake is connected to fuselage, also placement of canards

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Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter

-The Su-7 was operated in a ground attack role, it carries rocket pods or bombs under the wings. The Su-9 was used in an air superiority role and carries missiles under the wings. Note the raised spines along the fuselage shared with the Su-11.

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SOKO 522 (none)

-Approximately 110 produced in former Yugoslavia in the two seat trainer and light attack role.

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Hindustan Aeronautics HAL-748 (none)

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Nakajima Ki-84 Frank

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Ikarus (none)/DM-6R Kurir

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Nakajima Ki-34 Thora

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PZL 37 Łoś

 

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Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback

-Intended to target naval and ground targets instead of aerial threats

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Polikarpov I-16 Ishak

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Mitsubishi LR-1 Solitaire

-Japanese military designation for the MU-2 Solitaire. There is another variant designated as the MU-2S that is used for search and rescue.

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Migoyan Gurevich MiG-15-UTI Midget

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PAC JF-17 Thunder

-Built in response to sanctions placed on Pakistan and China during the late 1980's and early 1990's.

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Yakovlev Yak-1 (none)

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Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker

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Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki/Tojo

-Added Japanese name of Shoki (Demon) 1/20 Glenn

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Ilyushin Il-4 Bob

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Tupolev Tu-16 Badger

-Chinese license-built version exists as the Xian H-6 (none). Look for Chinese markings.

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Kawasaki C-2 (none)

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Yokosuka H5Y Cherry

-Produced in small numbers and used up until 1941, when it was replaced by the H6K

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Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa/Oscar

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Nakajima E8N Dave

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Tupolev Tu-16 Badger

 

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Myasishchev M-4 Bison

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Tupolev TB-3 (none)

 

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Yakovlev Yak-27R Mangrove

-Bears a strong resemblance to both the Yak-28 Brewer and the Yak-25RV Mandrake. Between the Mandrake and this aircraft the Yak-27R has more glass in the nose and a swept wing.

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PAC JF-17 Thunder

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Commonwealth CA-27 Sabre 

-A good number of aircraft license built in Australia, the black diamond seems to be a  common feature.

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KAI FA-50 Golden Eagle

-Newly developed fighter attack role

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Yakovlev Yak-25RV Mandrake

-No swept forward leading edge, long tube extending from the nose of the aircraft. Similar to the Yak-27R Mangrove, the Yak-27R has glass in the nose of the aircraft.

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PAC JF-17 Thunder

-Built in response to sanctions placed on Pakistan and China during the late 1980's and early 1990's.

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Lavochkin La-5 (none)

-Fastback, and has intake at the top of the cowling.

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Aichi E10A Hank

-edit 02.02.2015 Glenn: Changed Q slide to show E10A

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Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot

-Although the 'A' side has a two seat cockpit this aircraft is not a Su-28 (none). There are a ton of two seater designations also known as Frogfoot, ie; Su-25UM, Su-25UBM, Su-25T.

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Chengdu J-20 Mighty Dragon

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3 (none)

-Mostly same aircraft as MiG-1 with some improvements

-Of these, the best one to go by is the supercharger intakes seen under the exhaust. On the MiG-3 they are rounded, on the MiG-1 they are squared.

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Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire

-Edit 4/9 Glenn, NATO designation changes from Blinder to Backfire

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Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack

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Shaanxi Y-8 (none)

 

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Lavochkin La-5FN (none)

-Bubble canopy

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UTVA/Aero 3 (none)

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Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker

-Nose gear brace extends behind the strut on the nose gear.

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Yakovlev Yak-17 Feather

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Mikoyan MiG-27 Flogger

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Xian H-6 (none)/Badger (Right)

Chengdu J-10 Vigorous Dragon/Firebird (Left)

-License built copy of the Tupolev Tu-16 Badger.

-Could be seen as the Badger or (none)

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Ilyushin Il-82/IL-76VKP (none)

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AIDC FCK-1 Ching-Kuo

-Built in response by the Taiwanese to the United States refusing to sell the F-16 Fighting Falcon under pressure from China

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Tupolev Tu-95 Bear

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Nakajima/Showa L2D Tabby

-Basically DC-3 with meatballs and more windows

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IAR 80/81 (none)

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PAC JF-17 Thunder

notice box on tail, intakes, single engine, NOT a bubble canpoy

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Nakajima G8N Rita

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HESA 80 Saeqeh

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IAR 80/81 (none)

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Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat

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Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu

-Allied code name "Nick"

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Hongdu L-15 Falcon

 

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Chengdu J-10 Vigorous Dragon

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Antonov An-70 (none)

-Massive counter rotating blades.

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Nanchang Q-5 Fantan

-A Chinese built fighter, Q-5 is specific for the Chinese only. In other colors other than Chinese the designation would be A-5.

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Boeing 737-7ES/E-7A Peace Eagle/Eye Wedgetail

-The tail cone can vary slightly between any of the aircraft

-The Q slide is a Peace Eagle, the A slide is a Peace Eye

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Nakajima J1N1 Gekko "Irving"

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

-Two wing fences; cruciform tail

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Boeing 757 (none)

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Sukhoi Su-34 Fullback

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Ilyushin Il-76MD Gajaraj

-Indian Air Force name change, to include MD, and Gajaraj

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Aichi H9A (none)

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Mikoyan MiG-27 Flogger

-The differences between the MiG-23 Flogger and the MiG-27 Flogger are subtle. The MiG 27 was developed as a specific ground attack variant of the aircraft and will therefore have a more squared off nose, the MiG-23 was an interceptor and will have a radar unit in the nose.

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SOKO J-22 Orao

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Kawasaki P-2J (none)

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Yakovlev Yak-38 Forger

-Edit 3/3 Glenn, changed NATO code name to Forger

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CAC CA-16 Wirraway

-Could also be seen as the CA-1 or CA-10 in addition to other various number designations.

-Notice the chin bulge under the cowling.

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Polikarpov I-16 Ishak/(none)

-edit Justin 29.01.2015: Rata is not an official name, being used by the Spanish during their civil war in the late 1930's

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Shaanxi KJ200/Y-8 Balance Beam

-Developed from the Shaanxi Y-8

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SAC J-8 Finback

Justin edit 09.13.2014: Manufacturer is SAC

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Tupolev Tu-16 Badger

-Chinese license-built version exists as the Xian H-6 (none). Look for Chinese markings.

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Sukhoi Su-15 Flagon

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PAC CT-4 Airtrainer

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Tupolev Tu-142 Bear FJ

-Not to be confused with the Tupolev Tu-95MS which has a radar section directly under the nose

-Also may be seen with six wheels on the mains, as in Austin Waite's 3rd test

 

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Shaanxi Y-9 (none)

-No radar unit on top of the aircraft

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Kyushu Q1W Tokai 'Lorna'

-Commonly seen online with the American star

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Sukhoi Su-9 Fishpot

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Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter

-Swept wing along with wing fences that the Fishpot variants all lack. Used in a ground attack role hence the rocket pods usually seen on the hard points.

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Yakovlev Yak-130 Mitten

-Has hard points where as the Aermacchi/Alenia M-346 Master does not.

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Lavochkin La-15 Fantail

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Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot

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Siai Marchetti AS-211 Warrior

-Armed variant of the S.211 used by the Philippine Airforce

-Only operators of armed versions

-Usually in the low vis two tone grey

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Sukhoi Su-17 Fitter

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Ilyushin Il-78 Midas

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Mikoyan MiG-23 Flogger

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SOKO 522 (none)

-Approximately 110 produced in former Yugoslavia in the two seat trainer and light attack role.

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Xian H-6 (none)

-License built copy of the Tupolev Tu-16 Badger.

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Shenyang J-6 Farmer

-Some 4,500 aircraft produced. Could be seen in Pakistani colours as the F-6.

-A license-built version of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer.

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Sukhoi Su-9 Fishpot

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Nakajima Ki-84 Frank

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Sukhoi Su-28 (none)

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Chengdu J-20 Mighty Dragon

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Yakovlev Yak-18 Max

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Shenyang J-31 (none)/Falcon Hawk

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Shenyang J-15 Flying Shark

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Sukhoi T-4 Sotka

-edit 10.03.2015 Justin T: Name is Sotka not Saku

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Yakovlev Yak-15 Feather

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PAC CT-4 Airtrainer

- PAC (Pacific Aircraft Corporation)

 

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Sukhoi/PAK T-50 (none)

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Mikoyan Mig-29 Fulcrum

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Avioane Craiova IAR-93 Vultur

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Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter

-The Su-7 is fairly similar to the Su-9/11 Fishpot. A noticeable difference between those aircraft and this one can be identified in the large single wing fence on either wing, and the raised bump along the fuselage of the aircraft which is also shared with the Su-11.

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Sukhoi Su-27K/33 Flanker D

-Paint scheme; folding wings

Not called sea flanker 

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Nakajima C6N Myrt

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Aichi E13A Jake

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Nakajima Ki-43 Hayabusa/Oscar

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Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler

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Fuji LM-1 Nikko

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-9 Fargo

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Ilyushin Il-2 Bark/Shturmovik

-Holds the distinction as the most produced warplane of all time. Bark is the NATO codename.

-Has a flat spot on top of the cowling in addition to a larger canopy and gear that have braces on either side of the main when compared to the Il-10 Beast.

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PZL-Mielec Lim-6 (none)/Fresco

-License built Polish variant of the MiG-17

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Yakovlev Yak-28P Firebar

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Tupolev Tu-142 Bear FJ

-Coastal patrol and anti submarine warfare

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Nakajima Ki-34 Thora

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Nanchang Q-5 Fantan

-A Chinese built fighter, Q-5 is specific for the Chinese only. In other colors other than Chinese the designation would be A-5.

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed

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Mikoyan (MAPO) Mig-29 Fulcrum

-No countermeasures pod inbetween the engines

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UTVA/Aero 2 (none)

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Sukhoi Su-11 Fishpot-C

-edit 05.06.2017 Justin T: Changed 'Q' side picture to photo instead of model.

-Aircraft has a clean delta wing with no wing fences. Also note the shoulder bumps that make this aircraft the Su-11 and not the Su-9. the '-C' part of the name should be optional.

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Beriev A-50 Mainstay

-edit 4.10.2014 Glenn: Manufacturer change from Ilyushin to Beriev

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Yakovlev Yak-27R Mangrove

-Bears a strong resemblance to both the Yak-28 Brewer and the Yak-25RV Mandrake. Between the Mandrake and this aircraft the Yak-27R has more glass in the nose and a swept wing.

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer

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Lavochkin La-11 Fang

-Extremely similar to the Lavochkin La-9 Frtiz with two differences being in the nose. The La-11 has three cannon ports in the nose, the La-9 has four, and a 'smiling' air scoop under the cowling.

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Nakajima Ki-44 Shoki/Tojo

-The horizontal stabilizers seem like they are way out in front of the vertical stabilizer.

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17 Fresco

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21UM Mongul

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Kawasaki P-2J (none)

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Boeing P-8I Neptune

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Nakajima A4N (none)

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Learjet U-36A (none)

-Used by the JASDF at least six models were built

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Arkhangelsky Ar-2 (none)

-Stalin's highspeed bomber

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Nakajima B6N Jill

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Antonov An-178 (none)

-Note unique gear doors.

-Also very large "forehead"

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IAI 1124N Sea Scan

-Flown by the Australian customs and border control as well as the Israelis. This aircraft appeared on the 2017 Natties rec test.

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Aichi H9A (none)

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Yakovlev Yak-3 (none)

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Nakajima E8N Dave

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Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter

-The Su-7 was operated in a ground attack role, it carries rocket pods or bombs under the wings. The Su-9 was used in an air superiority role and carries missiles under the wings. Note the raised spines along the fuselage shared with the Su-9.

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Kawasaki Ki-61 Hien 'Tony'

-Only liquid cooled fighter for the Japanese Empire

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Boeing 737-7ES Peace Eye

-This designation is specific to the South Korean Air Force, it also shares the same number designation with the Peace Eagle of Turkey

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed

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Ilyushin Il-2 Bark/Shturmovik

-Holds the distinction as the most produced warplane of all time. Bark is the NATO codename.

-Has a flat spot on top of the cowling in addition to a larger canopy and gear that have braces on either side of the main when compared to the Il-10 Beast.

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Hongdu L-15 Falcon

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Yakovlev Yak-2/4 (none)

-Short range Soviet attack bomber of WWII

-Both the Yak-2 and Yak-4 are virtually identical

-About 100 of each model built

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Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker C

-Two seat major upgrade to the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker, built to compete with the Boeing F-15 Eagle. There are a good number of derivatives and the aircraft may be seen with small canards.

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SOKO P-2/J-20 Kraguj

-85 Total built for the Yugoslavian Air Force, it was designed to perform COIN operations.

-Irregular exhaust

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17 Fresco

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Mitsubishi A6M Zero 'Zeke'

-At the outbreak of WWII was one of the most feared fighters; by the end of the war expereinced US pilots and better planes were more than a match for this lethal killer

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Tupolev TB-3 (none)

-World`s first cantilever winged four engine bomber

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SOKO P-2/J-20 Kraguj

-85 Total built for the Yugoslavian Air Force, it was designed to perform COIN operations.

-Irregular exhaust

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Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire

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Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer

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Xian Y-20 Kunpeng

-Notice windows, also almost always has flag on the tail.

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Nakajima A6M2-N Rufe

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Ikarus (none)/DM-6R Kurir

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AVIA B-534 (none)

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Tupolev Tu-4 Bull

-Russian copy of the B-29, literally down to the bolts

-Russian markings - usually in red

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PZL 37 Łoś

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Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-3 (none)

-Developed from the MiG-1

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PAC CT-4 Airtrainer

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Sukhoi Su-25 Frogfoot 

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Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida

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Nanchang A-5 Fantan

-A Chinese built fighter, A-5 is specific for the export variants only. In Chinese colors the designation would be Q-5.

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Casa/Airtech/IPTN AC-235 (none)

-Used by the Jordanian airforce as a close support gunship

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Nakajima E8N Dave

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Kyushu Q1W Tokai 'Lorna'

-Common pictures online showing American star

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Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer

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Yakovlev Yak-23 Flora

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Boeing 737-7ES Peace Eye

-This designation is specific to the South Korean Air Force, it also shares the same number designation with the Peace Eagle of Turkey

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Tupolev Tu-128 Fiddler

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Yakovlev Yak-52 (none)

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Kawasaki C-1 (none)

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Ilyushin Il-10 Beast

-Big brother to the infamous Il-2 Shturmovik/Bark. The landing gear struts are different with gear that fold up into the wing away from the fuselage. The canopy is also a bit smaller, and the engine lacks the distinguishing flat spot on top of the cowling. 

-Many also produced as the Avia B-33 in neighboring countries to the Soviet Union.

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Mikoyan Mig-25 Foxbat

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Lavochkin La-250 Anakonda

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Nakajima Ki-115 Tsurugi 'Sabre'

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Kawasaki C-1 (none) top

Kawasaki C-2 (none) bottom

-C-2- notice the windows (eyebrow, cheek), also 3 bogies per side.

-C-1, no cheek or eyebrow windows, 2 bogies per side.

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Shenyang J-6 Farmer

-Some 4,500 aircraft produced. Could be seen in Pakistani colours as the F-6.

-A license-built version of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer.

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IAR/ICA-Brasov IAR-823 (none)

-80 built, also used in a civilian role under the same designation

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Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum

-Note that the intakes for the engines seem closed. In order to prevent foreign objects from entering the engines on unprepared runways the intakes would be closed, the 'gills' on top of the engine would be opened to allow air intake.

-Also gear brace moves forward on the nose gear.

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HAL Mk.I Ajeet

-Development of the Folland T.1 Gnat, used in India as a fighter/attack aircraft.

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AIDC FCK-1 Ching-Kuo

-Built by the Taiwanese in response to the United States not selling the F-16 Fight Falcon due to pressure from China

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Tupolev Tu-126 Moss

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HESA (none) Azarakhsh

-Just as it appears, a copy of the F-5E

-Single and two seat variants

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Casa/Airtech/IPTN AC-235 (none)

-Used by the Jordainian Airforce as a close support gunship

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PZL Ts-11 Iskra

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-9 Fargo

-Canon right in the middle of the air intake.

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Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter

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SOKO J-22 Orao

-Intakes not nearly as square as the SEPECAT Gr.1 Jaguar; also lacks the comms antenna in the vertical stabilizer.

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Nakajima Ki-27 Nate

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Mitsubishi MU-2S Solitaire

-Japanese search and rescue designation for the MU-2 Solitaire. There is another designation for the MU-2 Solitaire under LR-1 in a camouflage scheme used by the JSDF.

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Polikarpov I-180 (none)

-10 production, plus 3 prototype

-Bears some resemblance to Mitsubishi J2M

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Kawasaki C-2 (none)

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Xian HY-6 (none)

-Tanker variant of the Xian H-6 (none/Badger)

-Look for the pods near the wing tips

-Some HY-6's retain the ability to carry missles as well

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Ilyushin Il-10 Beast

-Big brother to the infamous Il-2 Shturmovik/Bark. The landing gear struts are different with gear that fold up into the wing away from the fuselage. The canopy is also a bit smaller, and the engine lacks the distinguishing flat spot on top of the cowling. 

-Many also produced as the Avia B-33 in neighboring countries to the Soviet Union.

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Nakajma B6N Tenzan "Jill"

-Like Kate but 4 props instead of 3

-Also exhaust is different

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Boeing 737-7ES Peace Eagle

-This designation and name are specific to the Turkish Air Force

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Mikoyan MiG-27ML Bahadur

-MiG-27 in Indian AF colors

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Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker

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Aichi E10A Hank

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Tupolev Tu-160 Blackjack

-No canard in the front like the Rockwell B-1B Lancer

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Top: Polikarpov I-16 Ishak/(none)

Bottom: Polikarpov I-153 Chaika

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Mitsubishi F-2 (none)

-License built F-16 except done in Japan; two braces in the cockpit instead of one like on the F-16

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SAC J-8 Finback

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Sukhoi Su-24 Fencer

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Chengdu F-7 Fishbed

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Tupolev Tu-14 Bosun

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Hawker/Raytheon U125 (none)

-Search and rescue aircraft with the radar system under the fuselage. Writing BAe as the manufacturer is borderline, preference should be given to these two manufacturers.

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Chengdu J-10 Vigorous Dragon

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Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum

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Boeing 737-7ES Peace Eagle

-Not operated in the US in any military capacity

-eidt 26.01.2015 Justin: Peace Eagle and number are used for the Turkish Designation

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Cessna AC-208 Combat Caravan

-Used by several non-US forces including the new Iraqi Air Force

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Sukhoi Su-35BM/S Flanker E

-Major overhaul done to the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker along the same lines as the Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker C. This aircraft is a one man ship.

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Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire

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Xian Y-20 Kunpeng

-Notice windows, also almost always has flag on the tail.

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Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker C

-Two seat major upgrade to the Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker, built to compete with the Boeing F-15 Eagle. There are a good number of derivatives and the aircraft may be seen with small canards.

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Yermolayev Yer-2 none

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Yermolayev Yer-2 none

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Northrop RF-5E Tigergazer 

can also be seen as Tigereye in non-Taiwanese markings

 

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