• Hi Guest! Forum rules have been updated. All users please read here.

INDEX TO THIS SECTION'S TOPICS (USA)

Stargazer2006

CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
Staff member
Senior Member
Joined
Jun 25, 2009
Messages
13,243
Reaction score
76
United States

As the U.S. list was becoming too big and tough to update, I elected to create a separate "sticky" index topic for it.

Boeing
Convair & General Dynamics
Fairchild / Hiller / Republic
Lockheed Martin
McDonnell Douglas
Northrop Grumman
North American Rockwell
Sikorsky
Other manufacturers
DoD and tri-service designations
U.S. Army Air Corps, Army Air Force and USAF
U.S. Navy and Marines
Others
 

Stargazer2006

CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
Staff member
Senior Member
Joined
Jun 25, 2009
Messages
13,243
Reaction score
76
I have started to consolidate a few topics and add links wherever appropriate.

The Gyrodyne topic is a case in point. Hopefully all existing types on the forum will eventually be linked from the designations topics for quicker reference...
 

Stargazer2006

CLEARANCE: Above Top Secret
Staff member
Senior Member
Joined
Jun 25, 2009
Messages
13,243
Reaction score
76
Quite a few updates/creations over the past four months (June-early October 2012). Bold type indicates new topics:

MANUFACTURERS:
  • Bell Aircraft Corporation
  • Consolidated-Vultee and Convair model numbers
  • Curtiss aircraft
  • Douglas Designations
  • EDO designations
  • Fairchild M-... list
  • Gulfstream designations
  • Hiller designation list
  • Lockheed Georgia (GL-/LG) designations
  • Lockheed L-/CL- project numbers
  • Lockheed non-standard or uncanny designations
  • Lockheed Power Plant Identification Numbers
  • Martin Project List
  • Maule designations
  • McDonnell designation list search
  • McDonnell Helicopters
  • Northrop aircraft
  • Piasecki / Vertol / Boeing Helicopters model numbers
  • Ryan aircraft
  • Schweizer aircraft, gliders and helicopters
  • Seversky/Republic AP series - AP-1 to AP-100
  • Sikorsky models and designations
  • The Gates Learjet family and Bill Lear's designs
  • Waco (Advance Aircraft) designations
MILITARY DESIGNATIONS:
  • The forgotten X_-900 series...
  • Tri-service G- for Glider designations
  • U.S. Navy Designations (1922-1962)
  • US tri-service V- ("XV-") series
  • USAAC Circular Proposals (CP ..- ) and Design Specifications (X-/XC-...) series
  • Bogus aircraft names?
  • Q- for target
VARIOUS:
  • NACA / NASA Model Numbers
 
Top