Aerospace Manufacturing and Design welcomes all aircraft enthusiasts to join the fun and NAME THAT PLANE! Each issue, a new aircraft will be featured. Given a photo and a clue box, readers are encouraged to guess what plane is being described and submit their answers to

April/May 2017 answer:

Boeing P-12/F4B

April/May 2017 winner

Steve Sierens, Mechanical Engineer/Manager, Pall Corp., DeLand, Florida

How long have you been in the aerospace business?

I have been an aero enthusiast my entire adult life. I own two single-engine aircraft.

How did you become interested in aircraft?

As a teenager. My next-door neighbor was an airline pilot who restored vintage aircraft in his garage. I helped him restore a Boeing 100, an aircraft similar to the one in the contest.

What is your favorite aircraft?

I have so many favorites it’s hard to name only one: Piper J-3 Cub, Waco Model SRE, Grumman F8F Bearcat, Grumman F-14 Tomcat.


David Turner

R&D Project Engineer, Eclipse Composites Engineering, Bluffdale, Utah

Arundel Taylor

Material Engineer, KBRwyle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Look what Steve won!

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