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The Republic Aviation Company was an American aircraft manufacturer. It was founded by Alexander de Seversky as the Seversky Aircraft Corporation in 1931, but did not make a profit under his management. He was forced out in 1939 and the company was reorganized as the Republic Aviation Company. Image File history File linksMetadata REPUBLIC_AVIATION_1943_Advertisement_s. ... Alexander Procofieff de Seversky, (or De Seversky or DeSeversky), (June 7, 1894-August 24, 1974) was a Georgian-born American aviation pioneer, inventor, and influential advocate of strategic air power. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Before and during World War II they manufactured such important aircraft as the P-47 Thunderbolt - shown in the 1943 advertisement on the right - and afterwards the F-84 Thunderjet and the F-105 Thunderchief. Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ... The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, or Jug as it was known, was one of the main US Army Air Force (USAAF) fighters of World War II. The P-47 was a big, rugged, overbuilt aircraft that was effective in air combat but proved especially useful as a fighter-bomber. ... F-84G Thunderjet F-84F Thundersteak flown by USAF Thunderbirds The F-84 Thunderjet was an American built fighter-bomber aircraft made by the Republic Aviation Company. ... The Republic F-105 Thunderchief (commonly known as the Thud by its pilots) was a single-seat, supersonic fighter-bomber used by the United States Air Force. ...


The company was acquired by Fairchild Hiller in 1965, which built the A-10 Thunderbolt II. 1944 Fairchild Argus III (G-BCBH) Fairchild were an aerospace manufacturing company based at various times in Farmingdale, New York, Hagerstown, Maryland, and San Antonio, Texas. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... A-10 Thunderbolt II USAF A-10A Thunderbolt II USAF A-10 Thunderbolt from 1975 The A-10/OA-10 Thunderbolt II, nicknamed and universally known as the Warthog, is the first US Air Force aircraft designed for close air support of ground forces. ...



Lists of Aircraft | Aircraft manufacturers | Aircraft engines | Aircraft engine manufacturers This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). ... This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). ... List of aircraft engines: // Piston engines Allison V-1710 Alvis Leonides Armstrong-Siddeley Puma Armstrong-Siddeley Cheetah Armstrong-Siddeley Nimbus Bentley BR1 Rotary BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Bristol Titan Bristol Hydra Bristol Mercury Clerget rotary Continental... This is a list of aircraft engine manufacturers both past and present. ...


Airports | Airlines | Air forces | Aircraft weapons | Missiles | Timeline of aviation This is a list of airlines in operation. ... This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. ... This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. ... Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by name. ... This is a timeline of aviation history. ...


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The Republic Aviation Company was an American aircraft manufacturer.
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