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.

October 2019 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • First flight: Sept. 26, 1965
  • Primary users: U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Portuguese Air Force, Hellenic Air Force
  • Produced: 1965 to 1984
  • Number built: 1,569


  • Wingspan: 38ft 9" (11.8m)
  • Length: 46ft 2" (14.06m)
  • Height:  16ft 1" (4.9m)
  • Max. speed: 690mph (1,100km/h)
  • Engine: Allison TF41-A-2 non-afterburning turbofan

July 2019 answer
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

July 2019 winner

Jerry Welch, Material Control/Supply Chain Manager, TT Electronics/Cletronics NA, Medina, Ohio

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

15 years

How did you become interested in aircraft?

I have been interested in planes and rockets since I was a kid. Flying model aircraft and building and launching model rockets were a big part of my youth.

What is your favorite aircraft and why?

F/A-18 Super Hornet. We make parts for that plane where I work, and it is an awesome aircraft!


Look what Jerry won!


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










Lisa Patterson, Production Supervisor, WireMasters Inc., West Warwick, Rhode Island

Kenny Wilt, CNC Experimental Machinist Tech, Parker Hannifin Corp., Parker Aerospace Ogden, Utah

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 Dec. 13, 2019. Winners will be announced in the January-February 2020 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!