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 2018 contest. Can you name the plane?

Rapid-fire facts

  • Two-blade, twin-engine, medium helicopter
  • First flight: 1968
  • Originally developed for the Canadian Forces
  • Developed from UH-1H Iroquois


  • Rotor diameter: 48ft (14.64m)
  • Length: 57ft 1.68" (17.43m)
  • Height: 12ft 6.83" (3.83m)
  • Max. speed: 138mph (223km/h)
  • Engines: Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6T turboshaft twin pack

July 2018 answer
Fairchild AC-119K Stinger

July 2018 winner
Francis FeldpauschSenior Aerospace Engineer, Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions, Binghamton, New York

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

34 years. 

How did you become interested in aircraft?

Reading Martin Caidin’s books, building models to hang from the ceiling, and attending airshows all contributed.

What is your favorite aircraft (and why)?

Currently the de Havilland Mosquito, “The Wooden Wonder,” because of its brilliant design and amazing performance.


Look what Francis won!


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








Philip StehnoElectrical Engineer, NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

Hasan RoufMechanical Engineer, KBRWyle, Midwest City, Oklahoma

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. 10, 2018. Winners will be announced in the January/February 2019 issue.

Have fun, and good luck!