Tag: armed forces

  • Military Surplus

    Military surplus aircraft refers to those aircraft that are no longer in use by the armed forces of a country. Such military surplus aircraft are used in various ways. Companies have been established which convert surplus military aircraft into civilian aircraft to be sold to individuals. More frequently than complete aircraft, you will find parts […]

  • AH-64 Apache

    In 1976, the United States Army approved Hughes Aircraft’s bid to produce the Model 77/YAH-64 advanced attack helicopter. The first model wasn’t ready to fly until 1983 and by then the manufacturer had changed its name to Hughes Helicopter. In 1981, the helicopter became the Apache. A few years later, in 1984, McDonnell Douglas purchased […]