Airplanes Planes Used By Portuguese Air Force

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List of planes used by Portuguese Air Force. Plane models are listed alphabetically and include additional information about each individual Portuguese Air Force aircrafts. Portuguese Air Force uses, or at some point has used, these planes. This list answers the questions "what kind of aircraft does Portuguese Air Force use?" and "what plane am I flying on Portuguese Air Force?" List includes photos of the Portuguese Air Force planes when available, to help clear up what airplanes Portuguese Air Force flies. List items include AgustaWestland EH101, De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk and many additional items as well. (9 items)
Fiat G.91 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Planes Used By Portuguese Air Force
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The Fiat G.91 was an Italian jet fighter aircraft. It was the winner of the NATO competition in 1953 for a light fighter as standard equipment for Allied air forces. It entered in operational service with the Italian Air Force in 1961, with the West German Luftwaffe, in 1962, and later with the Portuguese Air Force. It was in production for 19 years. 756 aircraft were completed, including the prototypes and pre-production models. The assembly lines were finally closed in 1977. The Fiat G.91 enjoyed a long service life that extended over 35 years. It was widely used by Portugal in the Portuguese Colonial War in Africa. A twin-engined variant was known as the Fiat/Aeritalia G.91Y. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Fighter-bomber

Manufacturer: Alenia Aeronautica, Flugzeug-Union Süd

Introduced: Jan 01 1958

Designer: Giuseppe Gabrielli

Length (m): 10.3

Wingspan (m): 8.56

Maiden Flight: Aug 09 1956

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AgustaWestland AW101 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Planes Used By Portuguese Air Force
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The AgustaWestland AW101 is a medium-lift helicopter used in both military and civil applications. It was developed by joint venture between Westland Helicopters in the UK and Agusta in Italy in response to national requirements for a modern naval utility helicopter. Several operators, including the armed forces of Britain, Denmark and Portugal, use the name Merlin for their AW101 aircraft. It is manufactured at factories in Yeovil, England and Vergiate, Italy; licensed assembly work has also taken place in Japan and the United States. Prior to 2007, the aircraft had been marketed under the designation EH101. The original designation was EHI 01 but a transcription error of a handwritten note ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Medium-lift transport, Utility helicopter

Manufacturer: AgustaWestland

Introduced: Jan 01 2000

Length (m): 22.81

Wingspan (m): 18.59

Maiden Flight: Oct 09 1987

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EADS CASA C-295 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Planes Used By Portuguese Air Force
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The EADS CASA C-295 is a twin-turboprop tactical military transport aircraft, and is currently manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space in Spain. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Cargo aircraft, Airliner

Manufacturer: EADS CASA

Length (m): 24.5

Wingspan (m): 25.81

Accidents: Mirosławiec air disaster

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de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chip... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Planes Used By Portuguese Air Force
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The de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk is a tandem, two-seat, single-engined primary trainer aircraft which was the standard primary trainer for the Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Air Force and several other air forces through much of the post-Second World War years. The de Havilland Chipmunk was the first postwar aviation project of de Havilland Canada. Today, over 500 DHC-1 Chipmunk airframes remain airworthy with more being rebuilt every year. ...more on Wikipedia

Type: Trainer aircraft

Manufacturer: de Havilland Canada

Introduced: Jan 01 1946

Length (m): 7.75

Wingspan (m): 10.47

Maiden Flight: May 22 1946

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