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Air Show News & Previews / Sky High Aerospace Expo and Fly-In 2025
« Last post by Iceman91691 on January 26, 2024, 04:57:10 AM »
Sky High Aerospace Expo and Fly-In 2025

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Hi friends of forum

In this publication of Cápsula Espacial Aviación we will see the history and the different versions of a mythical and historic plane created in the United States in the 1950s, the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, workhorse of the Vietnam War and in several world conflicts, used by the USAF, US Navy, US Marine Corps and Air Forces of several countries, as well as by NASA as an experimental aircraft.

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Aviation History / Capsula Espacial N° 80 - VTOL/VSTOL aircraft
« Last post by capsula espacial on July 19, 2023, 11:28:28 PM »

On this occasion, Cápsula Espacial Aviación shows us a wide variety of VTOL-V/STOL aircraft and concepts, as well as some gyrodines that fit into this type of aircraft, since the 1970s when some did not go beyond the design stage. , others that were tested in wind tunnels or were, in part, operational, but they were only prototypes and aircraft that currently fly, I hope you can enjoy this compilation.



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Air Forces / Boeing X-37 - Space plane
« Last post by capsula espacial on April 05, 2023, 04:55:48 AM »
Hello dear friends of the forum

This time I bring you a new number of Capsula Espacial Mag, dedicated to the X-37 space plane, enjoy it

Capsula Espacial N° 79 - Boeing X-37

Derived from a competition in the search for a ship that would reach low earth orbit, be reusable and land on an airbase runway just like the space shuttle (STS) did in those times; past ideas that come up to our days, the Boeing X-37 ship, a faithful exponent of current astronautical technology, its launch and orbital command is carried out by the United States Air Force (USAF) generating around its classified missions a lot of guesswork about its use.

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Aviation History / Capsula Espacial N° 77 - VTOL/VSTOL aircraft Part I
« Last post by capsula espacial on February 18, 2023, 07:39:26 PM »
Dear Forum friends

On this occasion, Cápsula Espacial Aviación is dedicated to the characteristics and technical problems of a wide variety of aircraft with the capability of Vertical Takeoff and Landing (Short) - (V/STOL) from the concepts and construction of this type of aircraft from the Luftwaffe in the 1930s and 1940s, until those created at the end of the 1960s, when a large part of the research on this type of aircraft was carried out.This is a free publication with an educational objective, the links refer to the ISUU platform, I hope you enjoy its content, Thanks.

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Military Aircraft / C-130 Hércules
« Last post by capsula espacial on June 08, 2021, 04:48:58 AM »
Hello forum friends

This time the magazine Capsua Espacial Aviacion deals with the history of the world famous Lockheed C-130 Hercules

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Welcome to No. 66 of Capsula Espacial Aviacion, in this case dedicated to Aviation and one of the most important cargo planes in the history of aviation; With more than 50 years since its creation, the Lockheed C-130 Hercules is one of the most used aircraft by most of the world's Air Forces, with its various versions it played a very important role in operations in Southeast Asia and in various warlike conflicts, being used not only as a transport plane, but also for tactical support, tanker, paratrooper launching and supplies, also today it carries out important peace missions, transporting food and medicine to populations affected by natural disasters, carrying out flights for meteorological purposes, monitoring the movements of icebergs, used in rescue missions and also for scientific purposes.

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The history of aviation would not be the same without the experimental tests that were carried out and are being carried out in the distant Mojave Desert, California, United States; this publication Space CapsuleIt takes us to a place that still exists, a large air base where the experimentation of airplanes as well as rockets converge; We are talking about Edwards Air Base, a conglomerate of buildings dedicated to aeronautics and astronautics, which together with its large tracks of the dry lake Roger, has made history, here we will see its facilities, the first flights of the different experimental aircraft, which many derived in series aircraft, and above all a compilation of the Douglas D-558-1, Douglas D-558-2, Bell X-1 and their different versions, Bell X-2, Douglas X-3 Stiletto, Northrop X- 4 Bantam, Bell X-5, Convair XF-92, North American XB-70 and North American X-15, aircraft that laid the foundations for future projects where engines, fuselages, wing profiles, etc. were tested,

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Warbirds / A historic aircraft from World War I - Fokker Dr 1
« Last post by capsula espacial on December 13, 2020, 03:20:20 AM »

 This issue of Capsula Espacial Aviation deals with the most famous German fighter of World War I, the Fokker Dr 1 triplane, his fame is linked to the pilot Manfred von Richthofen, who was the most important and respected ace in the contest, with 80 kills, Nicknamed the "Red Baron" for the color he used in his plane and generating great admiration among his peers, I invite you to enjoy it.

For better viewing, it is suggested to place full screen on the reading platform

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Air Forces / Brazilian fighter aviation: a timeline
« Last post by pampa14 on October 23, 2020, 07:55:42 PM »
Today, the Brazilian Air Force's Saab F-39 Gripen E was officially unveiled. The link below presents an extensive and interesting article showing a timeline with all fighter aircraft already operated by the Brazilian Air Force, from 1941 to the present day. I read, enjoyed and share it here. I recommend reading.
Military Aircraft / History of airplanes with negative wings (FSW)
« Last post by capsula espacial on October 09, 2020, 10:37:59 PM »
Research on inverted arrow wings or progressive wing (FSW) dates back to the 1920s, when this type of aircraft was investigated by Polish and Soviet engineers, but they had instability problems, at the end of In 1945, German technicians made a technological leap creating a bomber that served as the basis for projects carried out later, from gliders to advanced projects, here we will see the rich history of this type of aircraft with a difficult concept to apply.

The number 58 of Capsula Espacial Magazine deals with the subject exhaustively, enjoy.

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