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.

June 2022 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • Role: Fighter-bomber
  • First flight: Feb. 28, 1946
  • Number built: 7,524
  • Primary users: U.S. Air Force, Turkish Air Force, French Air Force, Italian Air Force, Republic of China Air Force, Danish Air Force

Specifications:

  • Wingspan: 36ft 5" (11.1m)
  • Length: 38ft 1" (11.6m)
  • Height: 12ft 7" (3.8m)
  • Max. speed: 622mph (1,001km/h)
  • Engine: Allison J35-A-29 turbojet

April 2022 answer
General Dynamics F-111A Aardvark

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!

 

Look what Steve won!

 

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

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Runners-up

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

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


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 July 11, 2022. Winners will be announced in the August-September 2022 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!