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Aviation Spectator aims to provide the most complete and compelling
experience possible for military and civil aviation enthusiasts, hobbyists,
planespotters, researchers, pilots, passengers, and all who thrill to
the miracle of flight in all its forms.
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- Browse thousands of aviation photos
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- Enjoy hundreds of aircraft profiles
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The Flying Fortress is one of the most famous airplanes ever built. The B-17 prototype first flew on July 28, 1935.
The MQ-1 Predator is a medium-altitude, long-endurance, unmanned aircraft system.
The MH-68A is the U.S. Coast Guard's version of the Agusta A109E "Power" commercial aircraft. The AgustaWestland AW109 (formerly A109) is a helicopter manufactured by Agusta (now AgustaWestland) of Italy. It is a light-weight, twin engine, eight seat multi-purpose helicopter.
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk is a four-seat, single-engine, high-wing fixed-wing aircraft.
More Cessna 172s have been built than any other aircraft. It is probably the most popular flight training aircraft in the world.