14 Sights in Santiago de Surco, Peru (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Santiago de Surco, Peru. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Santiago de Surco, Peru.

Sightseeing Tours in Santiago de Surco

1. North American F-86F Sabre

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North American F-86F Sabre

The North American F-86 Sabre, sometimes called the Sabrejet, is a transonic jet fighter aircraft. Produced by North American Aviation, the Sabre is best known as the United States' first swept-wing fighter that could counter the swept-wing Soviet MiG-15 in high-speed dogfights in the skies of the Korean War (1950–1953), fighting some of the earliest jet-to-jet battles in history. Considered one of the best and most important fighter aircraft in that war, the F-86 is also rated highly in comparison with fighters of other eras. Although it was developed in the late 1940s and was outdated by the end of the 1950s, the Sabre proved versatile and adaptable and continued as a front-line fighter in numerous air forces.

Wikipedia: North American F-86 Sabre (EN)

2. Blériot XI

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The Blériot XI is a French aircraft from the pioneer era of aviation. The first example was used by Louis Blériot to make the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air aircraft, on 25 July 1909. This is one of the most famous accomplishments of the pioneer era of aviation, and not only won Blériot a lasting place in history but also assured the future of his aircraft manufacturing business. The event caused a major reappraisal of the importance of aviation; the English newspaper The Daily Express led its story of the flight with the headline "Britain is no longer an Island".

Wikipedia: Blériot XI (EN)

3. Hawker Hunter F 52

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Hawker Hunter F 52 Tim Felce (Airwolfhound) / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Hawker Hunter is a transonic British jet-powered fighter aircraft that was developed by Hawker Aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the late 1940s and early 1950s. It was designed to take advantage of the newly developed Rolls-Royce Avon turbojet engine and the swept wing, and was the first jet-powered aircraft produced by Hawker to be procured by the RAF. On 7 September 1953, the modified first prototype broke the world air speed record for aircraft, achieving a speed of 727.63 mph.

Wikipedia: Hawker Hunter (EN)

4. Lockheed T-33A

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Lockheed T-33A

The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star was an American subsonic jet trainer aircraft. It was produced by Lockheed and made its first flight in 1948. The T-33 was developed from the Lockheed P-80/F-80, starting with the TP-80C/TF-80C under development, and was later designated the T-33A. It was used by the United States Navy initially as the TO-2, then as the TV-2 and, after 1962, as the T-33B. Its last operator, the Bolivian Air Force, retired the model in July 2017, after 44 years of service.

Wikipedia: Lockheed T-33 (ES)

5. Beechcraft Queen Air A-80

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The Beechcraft Queen Air is a twin-engined light aircraft produced by Beechcraft in numerous versions from 1960 to 1978. Based upon the Twin Bonanza, with which it shared key components such as wings, engines, and tail surfaces, it had a larger fuselage, and served as the basis for the highly successful King Air series of turboprop aircraft. Its primary uses have been as a private aircraft, utility, and small commuter airliner. Production ran for 17 years.

Wikipedia: Beechcraft Queen Air (EN)

6. Dassault Mirage 5

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Dassault Mirage 5 Chris Lofting / GFDL 1.2

The Dassault Mirage 5 is a French supersonic attack aircraft designed by Dassault Aviation during the 1960s and manufactured in France and a number of other countries. It was derived from Dassault's popular Mirage III fighter and spawned several variants of its own, including the IAI Kfir. In Pakistan's service, the Mirage 5s are modified and are capable of nuclear weapons delivery.

Wikipedia: Dassault Mirage 5 (EN)

7. Sukhoi Su-22

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The Sukhoi Su-17 is a variable-sweep wing fighter-bomber developed for the Soviet military. Developed from the Sukhoi Su-7, the Su-17 was the first variable-sweep wing aircraft to enter Soviet service and featured updated avionics. The aircraft also has variants which were designed to be exported to non-Soviet states such as the Sukhoi Su-22 and the less popular Su-20.

Wikipedia: Sukhoi Su-17 (EN)

8. Mil Mi-8T

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Mil Mi-8T Igor Dvurekov / CC BY 3.0

The Mil Mi-8 is a medium twin-turbine helicopter, originally designed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s and introduced into the Soviet Air Force in 1968. It is now produced by Russia. In addition to its most common role as a transport helicopter, the Mi-8 is also used as an airborne command post, armed gunship, and reconnaissance platform.

Wikipedia: Mil Mi-8 (EN)

9. Fuerza Aérea del Perú

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The Peruvian Air Force is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with defending the nation and its interests through the use of air power. Additional missions include assistance in safeguarding internal security, conducting disaster relief operations and participating in international peacekeeping operations.

Wikipedia: Peruvian Air Force (EN)

10. Bede BD-4lSA Kuntur

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The Bede BD-4 is an American light aircraft, designed by Jim Bede for homebuilding and available since 1968. It was one of the first homebuilt aircraft to be offered in kit form. It remains one of the world's most popular homebuilts with thousands of plans sold and hundreds of examples completed to date.

Wikipedia: Bede BD-4 (EN)

11. Bell 212 Twin Huey

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Bell 212 Twin Huey own work / CC BY 2.5

The Bell 212 is a two-blade, medium helicopter that first flew in 1968. Originally manufactured by Bell Helicopter in Fort Worth, Texas, United States, production was moved to Mirabel, Quebec, Canada in 1988, along with all Bell commercial helicopter production after that plant opened in 1986.

Wikipedia: Bell 212 (EN)

12. North American 50

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North American 50

The North American P-64 was the designation assigned by the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) to the North American Aviation NA-68 fighter, an upgraded variant of the NA-50 developed during the late 1930s. Seven NA-50s were purchased by the Peruvian Air Force, which nicknamed it Torito.

Wikipedia: North American P-64 (EN)

13. PeruSAT-1

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PeruSat-1 is an Earth observation satellite owned by the Peruvian government which is operated by its space agency CONIDA, an entity attached to the Ministry of Defense. It was built in France by Airbus Defence & Space and has been in operation since 2016.

Wikipedia: PeruSat-1 (ES)

14. Cessna T-41

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Cessna T-41

The Cessna T-41 Mescalero is a military version of the popular Cessna 172, operated by the United States Air Force and Army, as well as the armed forces of various other countries as a pilot-training aircraft.

Wikipedia: Cessna T-41 Mescalero (EN)


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