Name That Plane

Enter to win

Aerospace Manufacturing and Design welcomes all aircraft enthusiasts to join the fun and NAME THAT PLANE! To enter, review this month’s picture and clues, fill in the form below, and click SUBMIT.

July 2020 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • Role: Fighter
  • First flight: October 1, 1942
  • Number built: 66
  • Primary users: U.S. Army Air Forces, U.S. Navy, Royal Air Force

Specifications:

  • Wingspan: 45ft 6" (13.87m)
  • Length: 38ft 10" (11.84m)
  • Height:  12ft 4" (3.76m)
  • Max. speed: 413mph (665km/h)
  • Engines: J31-GE-5 centrifugal-flow turbojets

May 2020 answer
Boeing 707

May 2020 winner

George Macri, Quality Engineer, The Boeing Co., New Orleans, Louisiana
 

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

I joined the U.S. Air Force in 1972, so it’s been 48 years.

How did you become interested in aircraft?

At age 13, I was fascinated with the space program and in 1986 had the opportunity and honor to work with the Space Shuttle Program for 24 years. Now I am with the Space Launch Systems working on Artemis.

What is your favorite aircraft and why?

The North American F-100 Super Sabre because it was the first aircraft I worked on.

 

Look what George won!

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Runners-up

Milt Stevenson, VP Environment & Technology, Anoplate Corp., Syracuse, New York

Milton Dickfoss, Application Engineer, Southwest Inspection & Testing Inc., LaHabra, California


Contestants may not win the first-place prize more than once throughout the duration of the contest and may only win consolation prizes once per calendar year. Due to the unpredictable nature of postal delivery, prizes will be determined by random drawing from all correct answers received. The first drawing will name the 1st place winner, followed by two consecutive drawings for consolation prizes. All winners must be print or digital subscribers of Aerospace Manufacturing and Design. Prizes will be chosen randomly from correct answers received. Please send comments or feedback regarding the contest to Eric Brothers at ebrothers@gie.net.

Prizes
1st place – A high-quality model of the featured aircraft, complete with desk stand and winner’s certificate.

Runners-up (2nd and 3rd place) – An Aerospace Manufacturing and Design consolation prize, which may include hats, T-shirts, or other exciting products.

The entry deadline for this issue’s contest is August 2, 2020. Winners will be announced in the October 2020 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!