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.

November-December 2021 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • Primary role: Attack
  • First flight: Sept. 26, 1965
  • Number built: 1,545
  • Primary users: U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Portuguese Air Force, Hellenic Air Force

Specifications:

  • Wingspan: 38ft 9" (11.8m)
  • Length: 46ft 2" (14.1m)
  • Height: 16ft 1" (4.9m)
  • Max. speed: 690mph (1,100km/h)
  • Engine: Allison TF41-A-2 non-afterburning turbofan

September 2021 answer
Cessna T-37 Tweet

September 2021 winner

Nick Mohr, Operations Engineering Manager, Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah Georgia
 

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

10 years.

How did you become interested in aircraft?

My grandfather worked for Lockheed Martin Skunkworks and helped spark my interest when I was younger.

What is your favorite aircraft and why?

SR-71 Blackbird. This was one of the aircraft my grandfather supported. An amazing work of engineering and innovation with an incredible service record.

 

Look what Nick won!

 

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

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Runners-up

Jesse Kennedy, Operations Coordinator, Conturo Prototyping, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Danny Doebar, Inspector GSD Aero Ocala, Florida


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 January 9, 2022. Winners will be announced in the March 2022 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!