Military Aircraft of The World

A look into Military Aviation of the 20th & 21st Centuries

French SA-342 ''Gazelle'' Helicopter

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-sa342-gazelle-helicopter 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Gazelle'' was a Cold War French Military Helicopter originally developed by The Sud Aviation Company. The design was the first to feature an enc …

German Fokker DVII Fighter Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-fokker-dvii-fighter-plane 31st Jul 2021 - Another iconic fighter of World War I, was Germany's Fokker Class #7 fighter. Developed in 1918, the “7th Version”, incorporated many obse …

British Sopwith ''Camel' Fighter Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-sopwith-camel-fighter-plane 31st Jul 2021 - Arguably one of the more iconic of World War I fighter aircraft, Britain's Sopwith Camel was a single seat, fighter. Developed by The Sopwith Aviation …

British Martinside G100 ''Elephant'' Bomber Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-martinside-g100-elephant-bomber-plane 31st Jul 2021 - The Martinside G100 Bomber was designed and built in 1915. Nicknamed “The Elephant”, due to it's size and great difficulty to fly. Designe …

German Halberstadt DII Fighter Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-halberstadt-dii-fighter-plane 31st Jul 2021 - Originally built in 1915, The DII is considered the first Bi-Wing aircraft pressed in Imperial German Service. It only served for a year before being …

Chinese Nanchang J-12 Fighter Jet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/chinese-nanchang-j12-fighter-jet 31st Jul 2021 - The Chinese Nanchang J-12 was a Chinese Fighter first tested in 1970.Heavily influenced by The Soviet MIG Fighter Series, it was among the first ''all …

British AS-10 ''Oxford'' Cargo-Trainer Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-as10-oxford-cargotrainer-plane 31st Jul 2021 - The Airspeed AS-10 ''Oxford'' was a multi-purpose British RAF Aircraft first deployed in 1937. It served throughout World War II as a Trainer, Bomber …

French Cauldron C-714 Fighter Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-cauldron-c714-fighter-plane 31st Jul 2021 - The French Cauldron C-714 Fighter was developed for The French Air Force by Cauldron-Renault in 1936. A ''Light Fighter'', (90) such Models were produ …

French ''Zodiac'' Airship

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-zodiac-airship 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Zodiac'' Airships were built by The Zodiac Society of France. The ''Zodiac'' was a Class of Airship designed for use by The French Army as Obser …

US Lockheed F-104 ''Starfighter'' Fighter Jet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-lockheed-f104-starfighter-fighter-jet 31st Jul 2021 - An all-weather Fighter Jet developed by Lockheed Aviation, The F-104 ''Starfighter'' was first deployed in 1958 with The US Air Force. Many ''seasoned …

German ''Volksjager'' Fighter Jet

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/german-volksjager-fighter-jet 31st Jul 2021 - In an “all-out” attempt to construct Fighter Jets to defend Germany from the onslaught of Allied Bombing, The “Emergency Fighter&rdq …

US Consolidated PBY4 ''Privateer'' Patrol Plane

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-consolidated-pby4-privateer-patrol-plane 31st Jul 2021 - The Consolidated PBY4 ''Privateer'' was a US Navy Patrol Aircraft derived from the B-24 ''Liberator'' Bomber. A shorter aircraft fuselage, The PBY4 wa …