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1

Beechcraft (T)C-12 Huron

-Colour scheme determines whether TC or just C

2

Beechcraft T-34 Mentor

-Recip instead of turbine

3

Beechcraft T-34 Turbomentor

4

Beechcraft T-44 Pegasus

5

Beechcraft T-44 Pegasus

6

Boeing EA-18G Growler

-Electronic warfare variant of the Hornet

-Pods on the wing tips of the aircraft

7

Boeing EA-18G Growler

-Electronic warfare variant of the F-18 Hornet, made distinguishable by the large pods on each wing tip that house the specialized warfare weaponry.

8

Boeing F-4B (none)

-Navy designation for the P-12

9

Boeing P-8 Poseidon

10

Boeing P-8 Poseidon

-Note the hard points under the wing that will be coming.

11

Boeing PB-1G Flying Fortress

-US Coast Guard variant with droppable life boat.

-PB-1G is a Naval designation the US Coast Guard adopted

12

Boeing T-43 Gator

-Used to train navigators for several US military branches

13

Boeing T-43 Gator

-Used to train navigators for several US military branches

14

Brewster F2A Buffalo

15

Brewster SB2A Buccaneer

16

Brewster SB2A Buccaneer

17

Budd RB-1 Conestoga

18

Budd RB-1 Conestoga

19

Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore/V

-Specific designation for the USMC, the Citation Ultra bears the designation UC-35C.

20

Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore/V

-Specific designation for the USMC, the UC-35C is the designation for the Ultra

21

Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore/V

-Specific designation for the USMC, the Citation Ultra bears the designation UC-35C

22

Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator

-US Navy variean of the B-24

23

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer

24

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

-edit 09.23.2015 Justin T: Added 'A' to model number to denote the aircraft is an amphibian model.

25

Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

-The 'A' stands for the amphibious variant of this aircraft.

26

Consolidated/Vultee TBY Sea Wolf

-edit 29.01.2015 Justin: Added Vultee to the manufacturer

27

Consolidated/Vultee TBY-2 Sea Wolf

-Addition of radar to the second variant

-edit 29.01.2015 Justin: Added Vultee to the manufacturer

28

Convair R3Y Tradewind

-Aircraft being refuelled on the Q slide is a Grumman F9F Cougar.

-Operational from 1956-1958 with only 11 being built.

29

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

30

Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

31

Curtiss SBC Helldiver

32

Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk

-Can be converted to a wheeled version as well

 

33

Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk

34

Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk

35

Curtiss SO3C Seamew

36

Curtiss SO3C Seamew

-Bent wing tips, do not forget Curtiss is spelled with a double 'S'

37

Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

38

Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

39

Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

 

40

Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

-In most write in situations just putting down SOC without the - 3 would be perfectly acceptable.

41

Dassault HU-25A/B Guardian

-This aircraft is not designated HU-25C Interceptor because it does not have a FLIR pod mounted under the belly of the aircraft.

42

Dassault HU-25A/B Guardian

-This aircraft is not designated HU-25C Interceptor because it does not have a FLIR pod mounted under the belly of the aircraft.

 

43

Dassault HU-25C Interceptor

-The 'C' designation changes the name of the Guardian to Interceptor. 9 of the original 41 aircraft given to the Coast Guard were converted to this designation. All of them have a FLIR sensor pod under the fuselage and may have a longer nose.

44

Dassault HU-25C Interceptor

-The 'C' designation changes the name of the Guardian to Interceptor. 9 of the original 41 aircraft given to the Coast Guard were converted to this designation. All of them have a FLIR sensor pod under the fuselage and may have a longer nose.

45

DeHavilland of Canada UV-18A Twin Otter

-Retains the same designation as the Air Force Twin Otter.

46

Douglas A-1 Skyraider

47

Douglas A-1 Skyraider

-edit 06.21.2015 Justin T: Combined Skyraider into one word

48

Douglas A-3 Skywarrior

49

Douglas AD-5 Skyraider

-The larger canopy is a distinguishing feature between the A-1 and other series aircraft like the AD-5 seen here.

50

Douglas AD-5W Skyraider

-Could be seen as a whole host of number designations.

51

Douglas BTD-1 Destroyer

-26 Built that served witht the United States Navy

52

Douglas F3D Skynight

53

Douglas F3D Skynight

54

Douglas F4D Skyray

55

Douglas F4D Skyray

56

Douglas R3D (none)

-Naval designation of the DC-5

57

Douglas R4D Super Skytrain

58

Douglas R5D Skymaster

-Naval designation for the C-54

59

Douglas R5D Skymaster

-Navy variant of the C-54 Skymaster. The 'Q' slide nearly looks like a DC-6 variant with the black nose, the giveaway being the round fueselage windows.

60

Douglas RD-3/3 Dolphin

61

Douglas SBD Dauntless

62

Douglas SBD Dauntless

-Features a tail hook for carrier landings unlike its US Army Air Corp production model the A-24.

63

Douglas TBD Devastator

64

Douglas TBD Devastator

-Suffered horrendous losses during the early Pacific campaign during WWII

-"TBD stands for Three Bodies Dead," according to Justin T, because of the high attrition rate for all three crew members.

65

Douglas TBD Devastator

66

Doulgas R6D Liftmaster

-Naval designation for C-118

67

EADS/Airtech HC-144 Ocean Sentry

68

EADS/Airtech HC-144 Ocean Sentry

-In a write in situation EADS should be used instead of Airtech although both are correct.

-18 currently in use by the USCG

69

Grumman A-6 Intruder

70

Grumman A-6 Intruder

71

Grumman A-6 Intruder

72

Grumman AF Guardian

-389 built before being replaced by the Grumman S-2 Tracker

73

Grumman C-1A Trader

-Very similar to the Grumman S-2 Tracker, the difference being that this aircraft does not have any underwing pylons.

74

Grumman C-1A Trader

-Very similar to the Grumman S-2 Tracker, the difference being that this aircraft does not have any underwing pylons.

75

Grumman C-2A Greyhound

76

Grumman E-1 Tracer

77

Grumman E-1 Tracer

78

Grumman E-2 Hawkeye

79

Grumman E-2 Hawkeye

80

Grumman EA-6A Intruder

-Electronic warfare unit that shares the bulge at the top of the vertical stabilizer with its bretheren the EA-6B Prowler. The spine on the EA-6A is much much shorter and this aircraft is also a dual crew member aircraft.

81

Grumman EA-6B Prowler

-Aircraft has an extended fueselage to accomodate and additional two crewmembers that sit behind the pilot and the co-pilot. Also has a large electronic countermeasures packet in the vertical stabilizer.

82

Grumman EA-6B Prowler

83

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

84

Grumman F-14 Tomcat

85

Grumman F11F Tiger

86

Grumman F11F Tiger

87

Grumman F2F (none)

88

Grumman F3F (none)

-More portly than the F2F

89

Grumman F4F Wildcat

90

Grumman F4F Wildcat

-Gear retract into the fuselage, unlike the F6F Hellcat. The F6F also has a large chin scoop directly under the cowling opening the F4F Wildcat does not have.

91

Grumman F6F Hellcat

92

Grumman F6F Hellcat

93

Grumman F6F Hellcat

94

Grumman F7F Tigercat

95

Grumman F7F Tigercat

96

Grumman F7F Tigercat

97

Grumman F8F Bearcat

98

Grumman F8F Bearcat

99

Grumman F8F Bearcat

100

Grumman F9F Cougar

-Development of the Grumman F9F Panther in that this aircraft has a swept wing with no tip tanks.

101

Grumman F9F Cougar

102

Grumman F9F Cougar

-Development of the F9F Panther, this aircraft has a swept wing and no tip tanks.

103

Grumman F9F Panther

-Straight wings that usually include tip tanks

104

Grumman F9F Panther

105

Grumman HU-16 Albatross

106

Grumman J2F Duck

107

Grumman J2F Duck

108

Grumman JRF-2/OA-13 Goose

-JRF-2 Is a Coast Guard designation but either designation should be acceptable in a write in scenario.

109

Grumman KA-6 Intruder

-Refueling version of the Grumman A-6 Intruder

110

Grumman S-2 Tracker

111

Grumman S-2 Tracker

-Very similiar to the Grumman C-1 Trader, the difference being in the underwing pylons that the S-2 Tracker has.

112

Grumman TBF  Avenger

-Note the large torpedo bay doors and the solitary rear gun in the ball turret

-TBF designates aircraft manufactured by Grumman, TBM designates aircraft manufactured by General Motors.

113

Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger

114

Grumman TBM/TBF Avenger

-Torpedo bomber with very large internal bay

-Ball turret

115

Gulfstream C-20G Gulfstream IV "Grey Ghost"

-Operated by the USMC; nicknamed due to the color

116

Gulfstream TC-4C Academe

-Used as a navigator trainer by the US Navy

117

Gulfstream TC-4C Academe

-Used as a navigator trainer by the US Navy

118

Gulfstream TC-4C Academe

-Navigator trainer for the US Navy

119

Gulfstream VC-11A Gulfstream II

-US Coast Guard VIP transport 1 built

120

Gulfstream VC-4 Gulfstream I

-One built exclusively for the USCG

121

Lockheed EP-3E Orion/Aries II

-More antennas than would be seen on a regular P-3 Orion. In a write in situation Orion or Aries II would work.

122

Lockheed EP-3E Orion/Aries II

-More antennas than would be seen on a regular P-3 Orion. In a write in situation Orion or Aries II would work.

123

Lockheed NP-3D Orion

-Billboard is sometimes seen as a name, it has the same relation that Aardvark has to the F-111

124

Lockheed NP-3D Orion

-Billboard is sometimes seen as a name, it has the same relation that Aardvark has to the F-111

125

Lockheed NP-3D Orion

-Billboard is sometimes seen as a name, it has the same relation that Aardvark has to the F-111

126

Lockheed P-2 Neptune

127

Lockheed P-2 Neptune

-Visually very similar to the Martin P4M Mercator, has additional jet engines in some variants. Also was built under license in Japan as the Kawasaki P2J Neptune.

128

Lockheed P-2 Neptune

-Visually very similar to the Martin P4M Mercator, has additional jet engines in some variants. Also was built under license in Japan as the Kawasaki P2J Neptune.

129

Lockheed P-3 Orion

130

Lockheed P-3 Orion

131

Lockheed PV-1 Ventura

132

Lockheed PV-1 Ventura

-The horizontal stabilizer goes through the vertical stabilizer

133

Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

-In order to distinguish between the Harpoon and Ventura; the Harpoon has missile racks, more guns, and looks more prepared for combat (Note in more modern pictures missile racks not always under wings).

-Q slide seen on Justin Therriault's Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope Rec Test

134

Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

-Horizontal stabilizer does not protrude through vertical stabilizers

-May have rocket racks stored under the wings

135

Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

136

Lockheed R7V Constellation

-Navy designation for the C-121.

137

Lockheed S-3 Viking

138

Lockheed S-3 Viking

139

Martin P4M Mercator

-Visually similar to the Lockheed P2(V) Neptune. This aircraft usually has armament of some type, also does not have a variant that has jet engines in addition to prop engines as the P2(V) does.

140

Martin P4M Mercator

-Visually similar to the Lockheed P2(V) Neptune. This aircraft usually has armament of some type. Some variants did have tubojets as well but they're burried in the engine nacell unlike the pylon mounting of the  P2(V).

-Edit: 9/10/15 Glenn, changed power plant information

141

McDonnell F3H Demon

142

McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

143

McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk II

-Large bump behind the cockpit is indicative of the Skyhawk II model.

144

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

145

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

146

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

147

McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

148

McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II

-24 total delivered to the US Navy and the US Marine Corps

149

McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II

-24 in total delivered to the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. It can be noted, there are two different paint schemes for this aircraft

150

McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II

-24 in total delivered to the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. It can be noted, there are two different paint schemes for this aircraft

151

McDonnell F-4 Phantom II

-Afterburners are somewhat comparable to the F-101 Voodoo. This aircraft has a tail hook for carrier landings, the F-101 Voodoo does not.

152

McDonnell F2H-1/2 Banshee

-Very comparable to the FH-1 Phantom. Justin T remembers Peanut Butter - The P in Phantom comes before the B in Banshee. Also there is a slightly different style F2H-3 variant

-Cockpit on the F2H is a more complete curve/line all the way from the back to the front when compared to the FH-1.

153

McDonnell F2H Banshee

154

McDonnell F2H Banshee

-Cruciform Tail is not standard for all F2Hs

155

McDonnell F3H Demon

-The eventual successor to the McDonnell F2H Banshee with 519 being produced.

-Engine intake looks molded into the fuselage, rear empennage is quite thin.

 

156

McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

157

McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

158

McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

-Very comparable to the F2H Banshee. Cockpit window is slightly different in shape with a small dip near where the two pieces meet along with a flat edge on the other side.

159

McDonnell-Douglas F-18 Hornet

-Boeing would also be a perfectly acceptable manufacturer.

160

McDonnell-Douglas T-45 Goshawk

161

McDonnell-Douglas T-45 Goshawk

162

Naval Aircraft Factory (NAF) PBN Nomad

-Sharper nose and a taller squarer tail

-155 built, 138 used by the Soviets

163

North American A-5 Vigilante

164

North American A-5 Vigilante

-Twin exhaust naval aircraft

165

North American AJ-1/2 Savage

-Predecessor the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, the Savage was built as a medium bomber/atomic bomber, and was later used in the refueling role. Has an extra turbojet buried under the vertical stabilizer to assist with performance.

166

North American AJ-1/2 Savage

-Predecessor the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, the Savage was built as a medium bomber/atomic bomber, and was later used in the refueling role. Has an extra turbojet buried under the vertical stabilizer to assist with performance.

167

North American FJ-1 Fury

168

North American FJ-4 Fury

-Similar to the North American F-86 Sabre, has a taller vertical stabilizer and has more fuselage around the canopy, also nose landing gear is farther forward and different.

169

North American FJ-4B Fury

-Navy variant that was completely based on yet completely different from the F-86 Sabre

170

North American FJ1 Fury

171

North American T-6/SNJ Texan

-Naval designation is SNJ (1/23, Glenn)

172

Rec both

Vought F-8 Crusader (left)

Vought A-7 Corsair II (right)

-Remember Corsairs have curved swords so the nose of the A-7 is rounded. Crusaders have pointy swords so the aircraft's nose is sharp/pointy.

173

Rockwell T-2 Buckeye

174

Rockwell T-39 Sabreliner

-Used by both the United States Navy and the Air Force

175

Ryan FR-1 Fireball

176

Ryan FR-1 Fireball

177

Vought A-7 Corsair II

178

Vought A-7 Corsair II

179

Vought F-8 Crusader

-Similar to the Vought A-7 Corsair II. Crusaders have pointy swords just like the tip of the F-8 nose cone, and Corsairs have curved swords, just like the tip of the A-7.

-Moveable shoulder wings provided the pilot with a better sight of the carrier deck during high angle of attack landings.

180

Vought F-8 Crusader

-Similar to the Vought A-7 Corsair II. Crusaders have pointy swords just like the tip of the F-8 nose cone, and Corsairs have curved swords, just like the tip of the A-7.

-Moveable shoulder wings provided the pilot with a better sight of the carrier deck during high angle of attack landings.

181

Vought F4U Corsair

182

Vought F6U Pirate

-McDonnell F1H Phantom (middle)

-McDonnell F2H Banshee (back)

183

Vought F6U Pirate

184

Vought F7U Cutlass

185

Vought F7U Cutlass

186

Vought F7U Cutlass

187

Vought OS2U Kingfisher

-Visually similar to; the Curtiss SO3C Seamew, Curtiss SOC Seagull, Grumman J2F Duck, and the Curtiss SC Seahawk.

188

Vought OS2U Kingfisher

-Visually similar to; the Curtiss SO3C Seamew, Curtiss SOC Seagull, Grumman J2F Duck, and the Curtiss SC Seahawk.

189

Vought OS2U Kingfisher

-Visually similar to; the Curtiss SO3C Seamew, Curtiss SOC Seagull, Grumman J2F Duck, and the Curtiss SC Seahawk.

190

Vought SB2U Vindicator

191

Vought SB2U Vindicator

192

Beechcraft C-12 Huron

US Navy Super King Air

193

Beechcraft T-34 Mentor

-Recip engine.

194

Beechcraft T-34 Turbomentor

195

Brewster F2A Buffalo

-Unique landing gear struts

196

Rockwell T-39 Sabreliner