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Aircraft of the week
Boeing B-50 Superfortress is a strategic bomber that was designed from the B-29 after World War II and was powered by 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-35. Even though the B-50 looks almost identical to the B-29, it only used about 25 percent of the B-29 components.
The Bartini Beriev VVA-14 made its first “flight” in 1972. The purpose of the Amphibia (vertical take-off amphibious aircraft) aircraft was to take off from water and fly long distances and was manufactured in the Soviet Union by Beriev.
The strategic airlifter Myasishchev VM-T Atlant is a improved version of the Myasishchev M-4 Molot Bomber. The M-4 Molot was designed by Vladimir Myasishchev in the 1950‘s and manufactured in the soviet Union. The VM-T was designed to carry rockets and space shuttles.
Vickers Viscount was one of Vickers-Armstrongs Turboprop aircraft productions. The short haul aircraft was driven from 4 Rolls-Royce Dart engines and reached over 500 km/h (270 knots). The Viscount was the first mass produced turboprop powered airliner in the world.
The F-22 Raptor is a fifth generation fighter manufactured and designed by joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing. The stealth technology fighter is one of the most expensive fighters ever built. It has been described as the most comprehensive fighter jet ever built.