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Beechcraft (T)C-12 Huron

-Colour scheme determines whether TC or just C

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Beechcraft T-34 Mentor

-Recip instead of turbine

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Beechcraft T-34 Turbomentor

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Beechcraft T-44 Pegasus

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Beechcraft T-44 Pegasus

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Boeing EA-18G Growler

-Electronic warfare variant of the Hornet

-Pods on the wing tips of the aircraft

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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.

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Boeing F-4B (none)

-Navy designation for the P-12

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Boeing P-8 Poseidon

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Boeing P-8 Poseidon

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

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Boeing PB-1G Flying Fortress

-US Coast Guard variant with droppable life boat.

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

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Boeing T-43 Gator

-Used to train navigators for several US military branches

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Boeing T-43 Gator

-Used to train navigators for several US military branches

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Brewster F2A Buffalo

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Brewster SB2A Buccaneer

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Brewster SB2A Buccaneer

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Budd RB-1 Conestoga

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Budd RB-1 Conestoga

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Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore/V

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

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Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore/V

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

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Cessna UC-35D Citation Encore/V

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

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Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator

-US Navy variean of the B-24

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Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer

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Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

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

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Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina

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

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Consolidated/Vultee TBY Sea Wolf

-edit 29.01.2015 Justin: Added Vultee to the manufacturer

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Consolidated/Vultee TBY-2 Sea Wolf

-Addition of radar to the second variant

-edit 29.01.2015 Justin: Added Vultee to the manufacturer

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Convair R3Y Tradewind

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

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

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Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

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Curtiss SB2C Helldiver

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Curtiss SBC Helldiver

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Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk

-Can be converted to a wheeled version as well

 

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Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk

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Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk

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Curtiss SO3C Seamew

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Curtiss SO3C Seamew

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

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Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

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Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

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Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

 

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Curtiss SOC-3 Seagull

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

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

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DeHavilland of Canada UV-18A Twin Otter

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

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Douglas A-1 Skyraider

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Douglas A-1 Skyraider

-edit 06.21.2015 Justin T: Combined Skyraider into one word

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Douglas A-3 Skywarrior

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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.

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Douglas AD-5W Skyraider

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

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Douglas BTD-1 Destroyer

-26 Built that served witht the United States Navy

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Douglas F3D Skynight

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Douglas F3D Skynight

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Douglas F4D Skyray

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Douglas F4D Skyray

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Douglas R3D (none)

-Naval designation of the DC-5

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Douglas R4D Super Skytrain

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Douglas R5D Skymaster

-Naval designation for the C-54

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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.

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Douglas RD-3/3 Dolphin

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Douglas SBD Dauntless

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Douglas SBD Dauntless

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

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Douglas TBD Devastator

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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.

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Douglas TBD Devastator

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Doulgas R6D Liftmaster

-Naval designation for C-118

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EADS/Airtech HC-144 Ocean Sentry

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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

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Grumman A-6 Intruder

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Grumman A-6 Intruder

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Grumman A-6 Intruder

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Grumman AF Guardian

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

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Grumman C-1A Trader

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

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Grumman C-1A Trader

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

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Grumman C-2A Greyhound

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Grumman E-1 Tracer

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Grumman E-1 Tracer

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Grumman E-2 Hawkeye

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Grumman E-2 Hawkeye

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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.

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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.

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Grumman EA-6B Prowler

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Grumman F-14 Tomcat

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Grumman F-14 Tomcat

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Grumman F11F Tiger

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Grumman F11F Tiger

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Grumman F2F (none)

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Grumman F3F (none)

-More portly than the F2F

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Grumman F4F Wildcat

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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.

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Grumman F6F Hellcat

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Grumman F6F Hellcat

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Grumman F6F Hellcat

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Grumman F7F Tigercat

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Grumman F7F Tigercat

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Grumman F7F Tigercat

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Grumman F8F Bearcat

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Grumman F8F Bearcat

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Grumman F8F Bearcat

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Grumman F9F Cougar

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

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Grumman F9F Cougar

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Grumman F9F Cougar

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

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Grumman F9F Panther

-Straight wings that usually include tip tanks

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Grumman F9F Panther

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Grumman HU-16 Albatross

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Grumman J2F Duck

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Grumman J2F Duck

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Grumman JRF-2/OA-13 Goose

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

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Grumman KA-6 Intruder

-Refueling version of the Grumman A-6 Intruder

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Grumman S-2 Tracker

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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.

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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.

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Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger

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Grumman TBM/TBF Avenger

-Torpedo bomber with very large internal bay

-Ball turret

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Gulfstream C-20G Gulfstream IV "Grey Ghost"

-Operated by the USMC; nicknamed due to the color

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Gulfstream TC-4C Academe

-Used as a navigator trainer by the US Navy

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Gulfstream TC-4C Academe

-Used as a navigator trainer by the US Navy

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Gulfstream TC-4C Academe

-Navigator trainer for the US Navy

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Gulfstream VC-11A Gulfstream II

-US Coast Guard VIP transport 1 built

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Gulfstream VC-4 Gulfstream I

-One built exclusively for the USCG

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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.

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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.

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Lockheed NP-3D Orion

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

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Lockheed NP-3D Orion

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

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Lockheed NP-3D Orion

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

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Lockheed P-2 Neptune

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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.

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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.

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Lockheed P-3 Orion

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Lockheed P-3 Orion

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Lockheed PV-1 Ventura

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Lockheed PV-1 Ventura

-The horizontal stabilizer goes through the vertical stabilizer

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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

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Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

-Horizontal stabilizer does not protrude through vertical stabilizers

-May have rocket racks stored under the wings

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Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

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Lockheed R7V Constellation

-Navy designation for the C-121.

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Lockheed S-3 Viking

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Lockheed S-3 Viking

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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.

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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

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McDonnell F3H Demon

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McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

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McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk II

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

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

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McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II

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McDonnell Douglas C-9B Skytrain II

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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McDonnell F2H Banshee

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McDonnell F2H Banshee

-Cruciform Tail is not standard for all F2Hs

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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.

 

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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

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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.

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McDonnell-Douglas F-18 Hornet

-Boeing would also be a perfectly acceptable manufacturer.

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McDonnell-Douglas T-45 Goshawk

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McDonnell-Douglas T-45 Goshawk

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Naval Aircraft Factory (NAF) PBN Nomad

-Sharper nose and a taller squarer tail

-155 built, 138 used by the Soviets

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North American A-5 Vigilante

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North American A-5 Vigilante

-Twin exhaust naval aircraft

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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.

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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.

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North American FJ-1 Fury

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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.

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North American FJ-4B Fury

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

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North American FJ1 Fury

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North American T-6/SNJ Texan

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

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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.

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Rockwell T-2 Buckeye

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Rockwell T-39 Sabreliner

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

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Ryan FR-1 Fireball

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Ryan FR-1 Fireball

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Vought A-7 Corsair II

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Vought A-7 Corsair II

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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.

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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.

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Vought F4U Corsair

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Vought F6U Pirate

-McDonnell F1H Phantom (middle)

-McDonnell F2H Banshee (back)

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Vought F6U Pirate

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Vought F7U Cutlass

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Vought F7U Cutlass

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Vought F7U Cutlass

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Vought OS2U Kingfisher

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

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Vought OS2U Kingfisher

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

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Vought OS2U Kingfisher

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

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Vought SB2U Vindicator

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Vought SB2U Vindicator

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Beechcraft C-12 Huron

US Navy Super King Air

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Beechcraft T-34 Mentor

-Recip engine.

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Beechcraft T-34 Turbomentor

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Brewster F2A Buffalo

-Unique landing gear struts

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Rockwell T-39 Sabreliner

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