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 www.AerospaceManufacturingAndDesign.com/Form/NameThatPlane.
May 2018 answer: Grumman F9F Panther
MAY 2018 winner
Parker Hannifin Corp.,
How long have you been in the aerospace business?
More than 40 years. I worked as a flight instructor in my early
How did you become interested in aircraft?
I have been involved in aviation my entire life. My dad was stationed at Edwards Air Force Base in the late 1950s (X-15 days!), so that was my first exposure to aviation. I have been working with model aircraft forever and am a pilot.
What is your favorite aircraft?
I always like to say my favorite aircraft is the one I am flying, but the X-15 is probably my favorite rocket-powered, hypersonic space plane ever.
Albuquerque, New Mexico
To enter the contest, visit www.AerospaceManufacturingAndDesign.com/Form/NameThatPlane and fill out the provided entry form. Only completed forms will qualify. A full set of rules is provided.
The entry deadline for this issue’s contest is Aug. 29, 2018. Winners will be announced in the October 2018 issue.
Have fun, and good luck!
Look what Dan won!
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