What are some famous airplanes?
1. The Wright Flyer, by Wilber and Orville Wright, the first
airplane. 2. Sprit of St Louis, flown by Charles Lindburg. 3.
Spruce Goose, built by Howard Hughes Aircraft was the largest
airplane of it's time and was made mostly of wood. 4. The Enola Gay
dropped the Atomic Bomb. That's a few 5. "Glamorous Ginnie" - the
P-51 fighter plane flown by Chuck Yeager in WW2. 6. The Bell
Aircraft Company Model X-1 that Charles Yeager flew faster than the
speed of sound in 1947. Named "Glamorous Glenn III". 7. Voyager -
the first aircraft to fly around the world without stopping or
refueling. 8. Bell 206 helicopter registration N3911Z that was
flown around the world in a helicopter by H.R. Perot, Jr & J.W.
Coburn(with stops and not continuous) in 1982. 9. A B-17F named
"Memphis Belle" which was the first bomber to complete 25 combat
missions over Germany. 10. "Lady Be Good" - a B-24 that became lost
in 1943 and crashed in the North African desert. It was discovered
in 1960s. 11. Flight 19 - On December 5, 1945, five TBM Avenger WW2
torpedo bombers disappeared in the area that became known as the
mysterious Bermuda Triangle. 12. The all-red Fokker Dr.1 triplane,
serial number 425/17, in which Germany's top ace was shot down in
WW1. 13. U-2 spy plane piloted by Gary Powers, that was shot down
by the Russians in 1960 and caused an embarrasment for the US CIA.
14. Navy B-24 Liberator configured as a secret flying bomb,
exploded in air during WW2 and killing Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., the
brother to the future President. 15. Piper Saratoga II HP piloted
by John F. Kennedy, Jr. that crashed near Marthar's Vineyard(the
son of that same President). 16. A common Beech Bonanza that
crashed near Mason City, Iowa in February 1959, killing Buddy
Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.T. Richardson, aka "the Big Bopper".
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