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.

May-June 2021 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • Primary roles: Airliner, transport
  • First flight: Dec. 17, 1935
  • Number built: 607 (civil production, 1936-1942)
  • Capacity: 21 to 32 passengers or 6,000 lb (2,700kg) cargo

Specifications:

  • Wingspan: 95ft 2" (29.0m)
  • Length: 64ft 8" (19.7m)
  • Height: 16ft 11" (5.16m)
  • Max. speed: 230mph (370 km/h)
  • Engines: Wright R-1820 Cyclone or Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp

March 2021 answer
Vought F4U Corsair

March 2021 winner

Joshua Crooks, Quality Manager, REB Technologies Inc. (REBTECH), Bedford, Texas
 

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

10 years.

How did you become interested in aircraft?

I’ve always liked learning about historical events and items used during World War II. Learning more about the aerospace industry only increased when I took a job at REB Technologies.

What is your favorite aircraft and why?

P-51 Mustang. My grandfather flew those in World War II.

 

Look what Josh won!

 

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

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Runners-up

Graham Parish, Engineer, Flying S Inc., Palestine, Illinois
Joe Cimenski, Sr. Design Engineering Mgr., Lockheed Martin, Littleton, Colorado


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. 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 June 30, 2021. Winners will be announced in the August 2021 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!