What Are Some Popular Airplanes?


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Examples of popular airplanes include the Memphis Belle, the Enola Gay, the Spirit of St. Louis and Air Force One. Popular airplane models include the B-25B Mitchell, Boeing 747, Boeing B-52 Bombers and the P-51 Mustang.

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The Spirit of St. Louis is the airplane that Charles Lindbergh used to make his historic non-stop flight from New York to Paris, France. The airplane is a modified Ryan M-2 with a stretched fuselage, wider wingspan and additional fuel tanks.

The Enola Gay is the airplane the United States Armed Forces used to drop the atom bomb on Hiroshima, Japan in 1945. The airplane is a Silverplate B-29 Superfortress bomber with modifications to deliver atomic weapons.

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