Name that Plane

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Aerospace Manufacturing and Design welcomes all aircraft enthusiasts to join the fun and NAME THAT PLANE! Each issue, a new aircraft will be featured. Given a photo and a clue box, readers are encouraged to guess what plane is being described and submit their answers to

May 20, 2022

April 2022 answer: General Dynamics F-111A Aardvark
Photo: U.S. Air Force

April 2022 winner:

Steve Richards, Tool Room Supervisor, Wright Tool & Forge, Barberton, Ohio

How long have you been in the aerospace business? 20 years in the aerospace industry, 37 years as a tool & die maker.

How did you become interested in aircraft? Since I was a kid. Family members worked for aircraft companies, and I took interest at an early age.

What is your favorite aircraft and why?

I’ve always been a fan of the AV-8 Harrier. I used to watch them often while I was in the Marine Corps at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina. It’s an amazing aircraft!


James Evans, Software Engineer, Apogee Labs Inc., North Wales, Pennsylvania

Blake Anderson, Senior Logistics Analyst, Acquisition Logistics Engineering, Columbus, Ohio

Submission Procedure

To enter the contest, visit and fill out the provided entry form. Only completed forms will qualify. A full set of rules is provided.

The entry deadline for this issue’s contest is July 11, 2022. Winners will be announced in the August-September 2022 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!

Look what Steve won!

Enter today to win your own high-quality desktop aircraft replica!