Name that plane

Departments - Aviation Appreciation

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 www.AerospaceManufacturingAndDesign.com/Form/NameThatPlane.

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August 15, 2019

June 2019 answer: Vought OS2U Kingfisher

JUNE 2019 winner

Don Wilkins, Principal Engineer, Boeing Research and Technology, St. Louis, Missouri

How long have you been in the aerospace business? 39 years

How did you become interested in aircraft? When I was a small child, I saw an airplane so tiny and free in the clouds. Someone told me people were in that buzzing, whirling dot. How could you not be hooked?

What is your favorite aircraft and why? F-15, the world’s greatest fighter aircraft and the first I worked on.

Runners-up

Ian Baker Mechanical Engineer
KBR Inc.
Midwest City, Oklahoma

Scott Longo
Electrical Engineer
BAE Systems Inc.
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

 

Submission Procedure

To enter the contest, visit www.AerospaceManufacturingAndDesign.com/Form/NameThatPlane 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 October 18, 2019. Winners will be announced in the November/December 2019 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!

Look what Don won!

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