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What is this seaplane shown in this photo?

I searched up into a seaplane page and found a particular seaplane photo that I have never seen before. While the other images showing other seaplanes do have the name, the description of this ...
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Identify Aircraft in Petra Album Art

Was listening to one of Petra's old songs, when I noted the aircraft in the cover image. I tried searching on the net, but couldn't find anything. It appears to be a pusher aircraft, with a four blade ...
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What is this plane from WWII (probably French or Allied forces)?

Picture should have been taken after or during the end of World War II, probably close to Marrakech French base (but that is not sure). Can anyone tell us what these planes are? My grand father could ...
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What Airfix model is this?

I built this Airfix kit when I was younger, and don't know what it is. I'd love to know!
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Can anyone identify the plane in the image shown and/or year of service?

All I have is this photo, found in a collection of photo's which I'm trying to identify family members and an approximate date the aircraft is in service would help. I've tried googling the aircraft ...
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Unusual airplane shown in Google Earth

At first I thought it was a plane that had its wings removed for some reason. Then I thought it might be a lifting body, but I don't think so. Any ideas? This was in Jacksonville, FL; I can provide ...
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Can anyone identify the Make and Model of this nosed-over plane?

I've tried to identify this plane by the writing on the plate on the cowling but have been unable to match the logo, and when I've blown the size up the writing is unreadable. It looks something like ...
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Can someone identify the Make and Model of airplane that this fuselage belonged to?

This gutted fuselage remnant was photographed by my mother at Whaler's Bay on Deception Island in Antarctica in 1994. Deception Island is directly south of the Falkland Islands in the narrow area ...
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Can you identify this aircraft?

This photo, taken circa 1939, was taken of my uncle's aircraft at Roosevelt Field on Long Island, New York. Lotar Munch and his partner operated "Munch & Romeo Flying Service" out of ...
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Can anyone identify this pusher plane from apparently the 1930s?

I have performed two searches - a photo search and also an FAA NC number search and failed at both to identify this pusher airplane. My family photo says it was taken by my mother at the Chicago ...
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The slowest to fastest ratio plane [closed]

What fixed wing, and motor, plane or jet, has the largest range between its minimum and its maximum airspeed by which it can safely fly for prolonged periods?
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Can anyone identify this old airplane?

Can anyone identify this old airplane, and/or what era it's likely to be from? The photo is from northern Italy, and it's the only photo I have. I'd be very grateful for the help!
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Can anyone identify this Autogyro?

I've found similar autogyros on the internet, but not this one. Most autogyros appear to have 2 cockpits and this autogyro only has one. Although I have matched its angle-tipped wings with other ...
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Identify this USAAF biplane

I have been unable to match this USAAF biplane with a similar photo mainly due to the cockpit canopy. I've found no other like it. I believe the photo was taken at Madison, WI or Chicago, IL in the ...
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Given an exact date, time, and coordinate, can I locate a plane that flew overhead?

I need to identify an aircraft seen at 36.841900,-87.673600 Kentucky on July 4, 2020, at 12:29am. Is there a way to do this feasibly? Figured out what it is:
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Can anyone Identify this FLY FAIR seaplane?

This photograph, from my family's collection, of a high-winged, dual rotary engine, amphibious airplane, probably in the 1930's, appears to be an excursion plane at a fair since it has "FLY FAIR&...
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I'd like to know the name of this aircraft

I recognize it but can't recall the name, if anyone can tell me that would be great.
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What aircraft has a sustained bright orange light visible at night/early morning?

This morning around 6 a.m. in Durham, N.C. I was sitting on my porch and saw a bright orange light, I thought it was Mars it was so orange, but it was very bright. After looking at it for a moment it ...
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What is the make and model of this biplane?

This photo is of one of my friend's great grandfather: We wish to commemorate a museum in his name as he was a highly regarded person in his area, so we wish to show this photo in the museum with ...
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Please identify this unusual jump plane

Can anyone identify this aircraft: This plane was used in a horrible skydiving attempt where the person in the back attempted to climb out but was unable. As a skydiver, this made me very ...
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Low-wing taildraggers pictured on 2021 ASA FAR/AIM cover?

There are a pair of low-wing taildraggers on the cover of the 2021 FAR/AIM published by ASA. Can anyone identify them? I tracked down the image source here, but the description does not identify the ...
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From which aircraft are these parts (plane crash on “Dallas” TV series)?

I'm trying to identify the aircraft in this scene from episode # 014 <2.09> entitled "Survival" of the classic "Dallas" TV series (filmed and broadcast in 1978), which ...
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What is this helicopter seen in the Falcon Crest TV series?

My next to last "Falcon Crest" related question for the database I'm programming: Does anyone recognize the make and model of this helicopter from episodes # 160 <7.05> (first screen ...
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What is this jet seen in the Falcon Crest TV series?

This is another jetliner from "Falcon Crest" I'm trying to identify. It was visible briefly in episode # 194 <8.11> "True Confessions" (1989). Thanks for your help!
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What is this plane seen in the Falcon Crest TV series?

Does anyone recognize the make and model of this small plane? It was used in episode 154 <6.27> "Chain Reaction" of the 1980's TV show "Falcon Crest". I'm working on a ...
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What is this jetliner seen in the Falcon Crest TV series?

I'm trying to identify this jetliner from the "Falcon Crest" TV series filmed in 1984 It's from episode # 068 <3.28> "Ashes to Ashes". This is the only scene featuring the ...
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Can anyone identify this biplane from a TV show?

Could someone help identify this biplane from a TV show, please? No other scene / camera angle is available though.
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What plane is this, looks a lot like a BAe-146-100 or an Avro 146-RJ100, however with only 2 engines?

I saw it and took a picture. It is flying out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. It landed at about 5:27 if that matters. It is a green tail livery that extends downward. The wings are above ...
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What aircraft (real or fictional) does this look most like? [closed]

I just finished building a foam board plane. I did not follow any plans and this is just me being stupid and making a plane that I hope will fly. pic below. Its a flying wing with a bit of dihedral, ...
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Can you please identify this aircraft from a BBC show?

The image is from: BBC Skies Above Britain Series 1 "Flying into Danger" - Episode 1
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Trying to identify an aircraft from a photo

I'd like to know if anyone can identify an aircraft from this photo. The man in the photo is my grandfather Joseph White. He didn't talk about what he did in the war and we have been trying to put the ...
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Why did Boeing use customer codes? [duplicate]

Up until 2016, Boeing used customer codes that were part of the aircraft type (ie. Boeing 737-8SA where 'SA' is the customer code). What was the purpose of this and why were they not used on the 787 ...
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Is this free flight data really correct? [closed]

In recent years, I'm being terrorized by airplanes flying over here all the time at low height. For this reason, I'm trying to set up a little notification system to see if these are actually "...
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Is it likely that an aircraft could have been near 10° 08' north at local midnight August 26/27, 2003?

Edit: The astronomical data turned out to be different. I'm keeping the constraints below as they where, but those are not relevant to finding the closest person to Mars. This is part of an effort to ...
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From this cockpit picture I cannot identify this aircraft. Any ideas?

It seems a kind of hybrid for testing. The overhead panel looks similar to BAe 146, Any ideas?
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What kind of aircraft are currently being used by Boulder County to fight wildfires?

I was wondering, what kind of aircraft are currently being used by Boulder County to fight wildfires? For example, see photo attached of a plane dropping flame retardant on a wildfire over Left-Hand ...
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What is this aircraft parked in Oceanside Municipal Airport?

I was on my way to the beach at Oceanside on October 2020. On 4:32, I saw multiple Cessna or Beechcraft aircraft, as well as a Velocity V-Twin, on the runway of the Oceanside Municipal Airport. When I ...
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What is this helicopter type at a U.S. military base?

This helicopter is on a US military base, shown by Google Maps. I don't recognize the glass windows at the front top.
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What is the cockpit shown in this picture?

What is the cockpit shown in the picture below?
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What is this strange looking aircraft?

This website describes twin-tail aircraft. It has a photo of a strange-looking aircraft with a twin tail, and turboprop engines, resembling a C-130 Hercules. There was no registration or tail number ...
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What aircraft are parked in this naval air station?

In May 2020 I saw C-130 Herculess on a naval air station in Ventura County, California. Later, I decided to use Apple Maps so that I will remember what I have seen. Apple Maps showed some C-130 ...
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What are those aircraft flying over my house? [closed]

I took pictures of 6 aircraft at Long Beach, California. Although I see them a lot of times, I have yet to hear the name. These photos were taken on August 6, 2020: A blue and orange biplane on 5:34 ...
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What is this military turboprop aircraft?

I took a video of this military turboprop aircraft on August 6, 2020 at 7:03 PM in Long Beach, California. Here is a screenshot of it:
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What is this jet airliner flying over my house?

I took a picture of this jet flying over my house: It looks like a 737. Took place on July 14, 2020 at 4:00 PM in Long Beach, California.
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What is this “Supersonic French” aircraft?

To celebrate Bastille Day, Ubisoft released the below (2D) in-game charm for their game, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege. Despite frantic searching on Wikipedia, I cannot for the life of me figure out ...
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Can you identify this scrap cockpit section I found in a scrapyard?

I recently found a scrap cockpit in a scrap yard, and I'm hoping there's enough remaining to identify the aircraft type from pictures. Unfortunately, all are taken through fencing as I don't have ...
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What plane cost less per mile to operate for one person? [closed]

The 98 Toyota Corolla has a strong history for being a low maintenance, fuel efficient and cheap car. 400k mile reliability if driven with respect and preventative maintenance. What plane has these ...
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What is this jet aircraft appearing in the 2019 TV Series “Black Summer”?

This looks like an F-22 Raptor, but I can hardly see it:
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What is the helicopter in the background of this image of the V-22 Osprey?

I found a photo of a V-22 Osprey alongside an unknown helicopter on the left corner:
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Any idea what this Ampaire plane is?

(Source) This is certainly not the Ampaire 337 or Electric EEL, which is a converted Cessna 337. It looks like a boundary layer ingestor. Being from Ampaire, it probably is electric or hybrid. I've ...

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