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Not only is the Bell Huey one of the most produced helicopter types in aviation history, it also holds the record as the most widely used military helicopter in the world. Its unique looks and distinctive sound also make it easily recognizable. What was the story behind the legendary Huey and its civilian counterparts?
In October 2021, a monument was unveiled in the Netherlands, in the city of Almere. This monument was erected to commemorate the crew of Short Stirling BK716, the bomber that was recovered from the Markermeer last year.
The story of the top scoring female ace of World War II.
In 1947, Britain needed a long-range jet bomber which would be capable of delivering nuclear weapons. The British defence industry responded and Bomber Command ended up with three highly capable nuclear bombers.
The Wildcat and Hellcat personified Grumman’s unofficial motto, “Make it strong, make it work, make it simple.” These elementary ingredients formed the recipe for Grumman’s rugged and dependable naval fighters.