This training aircraft is a look-a-like of the Kawasaki T-4 and the Alpha Jet. The M346 is a mid-wing aircraft, while the other two have high mounted wings. Also note the realitively large vertical stabiliser and the leading edge extensions of the wings along the fuselage. The exhausts have no visible tail pipes.
American Champion (Champion/Bellanca) Citabria/Decathlon
The trapezium shaped tail is the main recognition point of the Citabria and Decathlon. For the rest the relatively short, but narrow fuselage is typical. The aircraft is derived from the Aeronca Champ.
Jointly developed in Italy and Brazil this single engined fighter has rectangular air intakes with rounded corners in the wing roots and the exhaust at the end of the fuselage. Also the single wheels on all landing gear legs are a recognition point, as well as the fixed aerial refueling probe on the nose.
Angel Aircraft 44 Angel
This piston twin has a conventional configuration, but the wing mounted engines drive pusher props. Also has a large two-piece entry door on the left and a large dorsal fin.
Being similar in size and configuration as the Lockheed Hercules, the An-12 can be regarded as its Soviet counterpart. Nevertheless, the two are easily distinguished as the An-12 has a glass nose, outer wings with anhedral and four wheels on each main landing gear leg. The Y-8 is the Chinese version and An-10 the pax version.
The Antonov An-124 Ruslan is the only aircraft with swept wings at top of the fuselage, a conventional tail unit (low horizontal stabiliser) and four jet engines under the wings. The five pairs of wheels of each main landing gear retracts in pods at the side of the fuselage.
The An-14 was the predecessor of the An-28, and they share the main design characteristics. Its rear fuselage slopes up directly behind the wings, and the horizontal stabilisers have a dihedral, so the vertical stabilisers are tilted inward. Finally, the An-14 has radial piston engines
The An-140 is the successor of the An-24 and has about the same basic configuration. However, the twin-wheel main landing gears retract in the fuselage instead of the engine nacelles. Also, the aircraft has horizontal stabilisers with a significant dihedral. Both characteristics also make it clearly recognisable from the CN235 and G222.
The An-148 and An-158 are sort of BAe146s with two engines, with their high mounted wings and T-tail. The types are easily recognisable from similar sized (military) transport aircraft by the many cabin windows.
The cockpit windows, wings, engines and tail of the An-178 are much like the An-148, on which it is based. However, the An-178 has a tandem main landing gear, with wheels behind each other instead of side-by-side. Also the rear fuselage is ramped up to allow loading and unloading cargo at the rear.