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The Aero L-39 “Albatros” is a high performance military jet trainer developed in Czechoslovakia during the cold war. Pilots of the Warsaw Pact trained in the L-39 before moving up to MiG and Sukhoi jets.
Winner of the $10 million Ansari X-Prize for the first successful flight of a privately financed commercial spacecraft, SpaceShipOne was a prototype aircraft to test the feasibility of carrying human passengers into suborbital space and back to earth.
In 1954, Hiller Helicopters was selected by the Navy’s Bureau of Aeronautics to build a one man, foldable, self-rescue and observation helicopter.
The Grumman HU-16 Albatross was used by the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard primarily as a search and rescue aircraft.