Name That Plane

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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.

November-December 2018 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • Twin-engine, medium bomber
  • First flight: Nov. 25, 1940
  • Produced: 1941 - 1945
  • Number built: 5,288


  • Wingspan: 71ft 0" (21.65m)
  • Length: 58ft 3" (17.8m)
  • Height: 21ft 6" (6.55m)
  • Max. speed: 287mph (460km/h)
  • Engines: Two Pratt & Whitney R-2800-43 radials

Aug/Sept 2018 answer
Lockheed C-5A Galaxy

Aug/Sept 2018 winner
Chris Collins, Quality Manager, Southwest Turbine Inc., Phoenix, Arizona

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

I’ve been in aerospace since I entered the Air Force in 1988. 

How did you become interested in aircraft?

I have had an interest in aircraft, mostly military, since I was a kid.

What is your favorite aircraft?

The P-38 Lightning.


Look what Chris won!


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








William Hersey, Instructor, Tinker Technology Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Chris Ruper, Aerospace Project Manager, Ingersoll Cutting Tool Co., Rockton, Illinois

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

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 Jan. 11, 2019. Winners will be announced in the March 2019 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!