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Aircraft Recognition

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Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK) Squadron

Aircraft Recognition

Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron

Aircraft Recognition

Aircraft Recognition

Objectives

Contents

• Classification

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PART I

–Both Fixed & Rotary Wing Aircraft
–Both Civil & Military Aircraft

• Classification
Fixed Wing
 Fuselage
 Wing
 Tailplane
 Engine
 Undercarriage

• Nomenclature

Helicopter
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Aircraft Recognition

Aircraft Recognition

Classification

Aircraft Components
Vertical
Stabilizer (Tail)

Airbus A320-200

Starboard
Side

Wing

Horizontal
Stabilizer (Tail)

Fuselage

Port Side

Engine

Cockpit
Undercarriage /
Landing Gear
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604 (CUHK ) Squadron 7 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 12 2 . of Decks Airbus A380 Fuselage Boeing 747-400 Airbus A340-600 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. of Wing 10 Fokker Dr. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 9 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. of Aisle Freighter 8 Narrow Body Airbus A320-200 Boeing 747-400F Wide Body Airbus A330-300 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Classification No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 11 Sopwith Pub (WWI) Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition No.I (WWI) Triplane Wing Monoplane Supermarine Spitfire (WWII) Biplane Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Classification No.

604 (CUHK ) Squadron 15 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Tapered Wing Eclipsed Wing 16 Supermarine Spitfire Extra 300 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 17 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Wing Position Wing Form High Wing Low Wing Cesena 172 Skyhawk Grob G115E Tutor Which one is more agile? Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 18 3 . 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Wing Form Square Wing 14 Beechcraft BE76 Duchess Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 13 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.

604 (CUHK ) Squadron 21 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Delta Wing Variable Wing 20 Panavia Tornado Smaller Angle. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 24 4 . 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Anhedral / Dihedral Wingtip Device C-17 Anhedral 22 Winglet More Agile Airbus A330-300 Jetstream 41 Wingtip Fence Dihedral Airbus A321-200 More Stable Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. Faster Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde Variation of Swept Angle depends on Airspeed Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 23 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. Slower Larger Angle.2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Backward-Swept Wing Forward-Swept Wing Sukhoi Su-47 Berkut Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 19 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.

604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Fuselage-mounted Twin Fins 28 Airbus A320-200 McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle Airbus A330-300 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Classification Tailplane Tailplane Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 26 Aircraft Recognition High Tailplane Mid Fin Diamond DA42 Twin Star Jetstream 41 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 29 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 27 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 25 Aircraft Recognition Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 30 5 .

604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Engine Position Buried 32 de Haviland DH. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 35 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 36 6 .2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Classification No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Rear-mounted Under-wing 34 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 Airbus A320-200 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 33 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. of Engine Engine Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.106 Comet Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 31 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.

604 (CUHK ) Squadron Airbus A330-300 39 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 41 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Turboprop Piston-Propeller 37 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Tail Wheel Fixed vs Retractable 40 Fixed Grob G115A Retractable Mudry CAP10B Beechcraft BE76 Duchess Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Classification Tricycle 38 Socata TB-10 Tobago Undercarriage Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 42 7 .2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Tri-Engine Engine Type Turbofan McDonnell Douglas DC-10 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.

604 (CUHK ) Squadron 47 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Tandem Co-Axial 46 Boeing CH-47 Chinook Kamov KA-50 Black Shark Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Floatplane Classification Helicopter Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 45 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 43 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Rotor Type Single 44 Eurocopter AS332 L2 Super Puma Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 48 8 .

604 (CUHK ) Squadron 54 9 . 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Eurocopter EC155 B1 53 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Undercarriage .NOTAR 50 Eurocopter EC155B1 McDonnell Douglas MD-500N Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.Traditional Kaman HH-43 Huskie Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 51 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Tail Rotor .Skid / Wheel Contents Skid Wheel 52 PART II • Nomenclature – Registration – Designation Robinson R44 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.Fenestron Tail Rotor . 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 49 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Intermeshing Tail Rotor .

604 (CUHK ) Squadron 57 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 58 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Designation – Military Aircraft Designation – Military Aircraft USAF Function PLA Air Force F- Fighter 殲- A- Surface Attack 強- B- Bomber 轟- P- Maritime Patrol 水轟- C- Transport 運- KC- Air-Air Tanker 轟油教- T- Trainer H- Helicopter 直- AH- Attack Helicopter 武直- X- Experimental - Y- Service Test - Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron Latest Fighter USAF F-35 59 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.300 Airbus 330 . 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 55 1 July 1997: VR-H_ _ B-H_ _ Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.300 Factory Model Variant Factory B773 Model Variant A333 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 56 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Designation – Civil Aircraft Designation – Civil Aircraft Boeing 777 . 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 中國解防軍空軍 殲10 60 10 .2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Aircraft Recognition Civil Aircraft Registration Civil Aircraft Registration • • • • • • • • Australia Canada China Great Britain Japan Malaysia Singapore USA Hong Kong VH CF B G JA 9M 9V N • Before 1 July 1997 : • After Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No.

2008/11/11 Aircraft Recognition Principle of Flight Designation – Military Aircraft Q&A Bomber Question & Answer USAF B-2 中國解防軍空軍 轟六 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 62 Aircraft Recognition Identification Airbus A330-300 Airbus A340-300 Boeing 747-400 Boeing 777-300 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 61 Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps No. 604 (CUHK ) Squadron 63 11 .