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[[Image:German Fokker airplane.jpg|thumb|A German Fokker airplane during [[Human history|World War I]].]]
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[[Image:German Fokker airplane.jpg|thumb|A German Fokker airplane during [[World War I]]]]
 
'''Airplanes''' are a type of fixed-wing [[aircraft]], driven by a propeller, that is supported in air by dynamic action.
 
'''Airplanes''' are a type of fixed-wing [[aircraft]], driven by a propeller, that is supported in air by dynamic action.
   
The first successful "flying machine" was invented at the turn of the [[20th century]] by two [[Ohio]] brothers named [[Wright brothers|Orville and Wilbur Wright]]. They made their first successful flight on December 17, [[1903]]. Eventually, they were able to get almost 30,000 feet in the air. In [[2153]], [[Bethany]] taught a classroom of schoolchildren about the Wrights' airplane while on a [[Skagaran]] planet. ({{ENT|North Star}})
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The first successful "flying machine" was invented at the turn of the [[20th century]] by two [[Ohio]] brothers named [[Wright brothers|Orville and Wilbur Wright]]. They made their first successful flight on [[December|December 17]], [[1903]]. Eventually, they were able to get almost 30,000 feet in the air. In [[2153]], [[Bethany]] taught a classroom of schoolchildren about the Wrights' airplane while on a [[Skagaran]] planet. ({{ENT|North Star}})
   
[[Image:P-51 Mustang.jpg|thumb|A [[P-51 Mustang]] airplane, used during World War II.]]
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[[Image:P-51 Mustang.jpg|thumb|A [[P-51 Mustang]] airplane, used during [[World War II]]]]
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Military application of airplanes were first demonstrated during the [[World War I|First World War]]. For example, [[Germany]] introduced the highly successful single seat "Albatros" and "Fokker" biplane fighter series.
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:''A German aircraft fighter appeared in the opening credits of {{ENT|In a Mirror, Darkly}}, indicating the plane was manufactured on the [[mirror universe]] Earth as well.''
   
Military application of airplanes were first demonstrated during the [[Human history|first world war]]. For example, [[Germany]] introduced the highly successful single seat "Albatros" and "Fokker" biplane fighter series.
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Technological advanced in aviation technology made aircraft play a crucial role during the [[Second World War]]. These aircraft were flying well into the [[22nd century]], where they appeared in [[air-show]]s. ({{ENT|Storm Front}})
:''A German aircraft fighter appeared in the opening credits of [[ENT]]: "[[In a Mirror, Darkly]]", indicating the plane was manufactured on the [[Mirror Universe]] Earth as well.''
 
   
Technological advanced in aviation technology made aircraft play a crucial role during the [[Second World War]]. These aircraft would still be flying well into the [[22nd century]] where they appeared in [[air-show]]s. ({{ENT|Storm Front}})
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:''In an [[alternate timeline|alternate]] version of [[1944]], a [[Nazi]]/[[Na'kuhl]] [[alliance]] used airplanes to patrol Earth's skies.'' ({{ENT|Zero Hour|Storm Front|Storm Front, Part II}})
   
:''In an [[alternate timeline|alternate]] version of [[1944]], a [[Nazi]]/[[Na'kuhl]] [[alliance]] used airplanes to patrol Earth's skies. ({{ENT|Zero Hour|Storm Front|Storm Front, Part II}})''
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[[Image:Lockheed L-10 Electra (fore).jpg|thumb|Propellers of a [[Lockheed L-10 Electra]]]]
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In [[2371]], the crew of [[USS Voyager|USS ''Voyager'']] discovered an ancient Earth aircraft on the surface of a planet which was the source of an automated [[distress call]]. It was discovered to be the aircraft belonging to [[Amelia Earhart]] and [[Fred Noonan]]. In [[1937]] they among the first [[Human]]s to attempt circumnavigating the Earth. During their flight the plane and its two passengers were abducted by the [[Briori]] and taken to the [[Delta Quadrant]]. ({{VOY|The 37's}})
[[Image:Lockheed L-10 Electra (fore).jpg|thumb|Propellers of a [[Lockheed L-10 Electra]].]]
 
In [[2371]], the crew of the [[starship]] [[USS Voyager|''Voyager'']] discovered an ancient Earth aircraft on the surface of a planet which was the source of an automated [[distress call]]. It was discovered to be the aircraft belonging to [[Amelia Earhart]] and [[Fred Noonan]]. In [[1937]] they among the first [[human]]s to attempt circumnavigating the Earth. During their flight the plane and its two passengers were abducted by the [[Briori]] and taken to the [[Delta Quadrant]]. ({{VOY|The 37's}})
 
   
 
During one of the missions in the [[holosuite program]] ''[[Julian Bashir, Secret Agent]]'', [[Julian Bashir]] met up with a beautiful female secret agent who had just jumped out of an airplane at 20,000 feet, yet did not have a hair out of place. ({{DS9|A Simple Investigation}})
 
During one of the missions in the [[holosuite program]] ''[[Julian Bashir, Secret Agent]]'', [[Julian Bashir]] met up with a beautiful female secret agent who had just jumped out of an airplane at 20,000 feet, yet did not have a hair out of place. ({{DS9|A Simple Investigation}})
   
:'''Also see''':
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===See also===
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* [[747]]
 
* [[B-1B Lancer]]
 
* [[B-1B Lancer]]
 
* [[Coridan aircraft]]
 
* [[Coridan aircraft]]
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* [[F-5 Tiger II]]
 
* [[F-5 Tiger II]]
 
* [[Japanese Zero]]
 
* [[Japanese Zero]]
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* [[Jet]]
 
* [[Lockheed L-10 Electra]]
 
* [[Lockheed L-10 Electra]]
 
* [[P-51 Mustang]]
 
* [[P-51 Mustang]]
 
* [[Stuka dive-bomber]]
 
* [[Stuka dive-bomber]]
* [[Jet]]
 
* [[747]]
 
   
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]
 
[[Category:Vehicles]]

Revision as of 17:44, April 23, 2007

German Fokker airplane

A German Fokker airplane during World War I

Airplanes are a type of fixed-wing aircraft, driven by a propeller, that is supported in air by dynamic action.

The first successful "flying machine" was invented at the turn of the 20th century by two Ohio brothers named Orville and Wilbur Wright. They made their first successful flight on December 17, 1903. Eventually, they were able to get almost 30,000 feet in the air. In 2153, Bethany taught a classroom of schoolchildren about the Wrights' airplane while on a Skagaran planet. (ENT: "North Star")

P-51 Mustang

A P-51 Mustang airplane, used during World War II

Military application of airplanes were first demonstrated during the First World War. For example, Germany introduced the highly successful single seat "Albatros" and "Fokker" biplane fighter series.

A German aircraft fighter appeared in the opening credits of ENT: "In a Mirror, Darkly", indicating the plane was manufactured on the mirror universe Earth as well.

Technological advanced in aviation technology made aircraft play a crucial role during the Second World War. These aircraft were flying well into the 22nd century, where they appeared in air-shows. (ENT: "Storm Front")

In an alternate version of 1944, a Nazi/Na'kuhl alliance used airplanes to patrol Earth's skies. (ENT: "Zero Hour", "Storm Front", "Storm Front, Part II")
Lockheed L-10 Electra (fore)

Propellers of a Lockheed L-10 Electra

In 2371, the crew of USS Voyager discovered an ancient Earth aircraft on the surface of a planet which was the source of an automated distress call. It was discovered to be the aircraft belonging to Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan. In 1937 they among the first Humans to attempt circumnavigating the Earth. During their flight the plane and its two passengers were abducted by the Briori and taken to the Delta Quadrant. (VOY: "The 37's")

During one of the missions in the holosuite program Julian Bashir, Secret Agent, Julian Bashir met up with a beautiful female secret agent who had just jumped out of an airplane at 20,000 feet, yet did not have a hair out of place. (DS9: "A Simple Investigation")

See also

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