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The Valkyries are fond of helicopters, aircraft and cars.

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Mig-29 Fulcrum

MiG-29 Fulcrum jet fighters

  The Valkyries fly this amazing jet fighter in Tess: The Flight of the Valkyries

MiG-21 Jet Fighter

MiG-21 Jet Fighter

  The Valkyries learned how to dogfight with this vintage jet fighter

A-10 Thunderbolt Warthog)

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Tess and Claudine fly the Warthog ground attack aircraft to rescue Yasmin from ISIS in Tess: Day of Reckoning.

UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter

UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter

  Tess flies the Black Hawk Helicopter frequently, starting with her first adventures in Tess Awakening and again in Tess Valkyries and Tess: The Abomination of Human Trafficking..

OH-58 Kiowa Light Attack Helicopter

OH-58 Kiowa

 Tess flew this aircraft when she returned to Iraq in Tess Awakening. It was during this operation that Tess and Carmen, who was her co-pilot, became close friends.

A129 Mangusta Attack Helicopter

A129 Mangusta Attack Helicopter

Tess and Carmen “borrowed” the helicopter from Nicola, who was commissioning the craft for delivery to the Iraqi Army. They used it to damage General Amir’s Mil Mi-24 (Hind) Helicopter, enabling the team to capture him.

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Mil Mi-24 (Hind) Helicopter

Mi-24 Hind

In Tess Valkyrie, Tess forces the Iraqi Mi-24 Hind to land, thus enabling the team to capture General Amir al-Saadi.

AH-64D Apache Longbow

AH-64D Apache Longbow

 This craft is essentially a flying tank — a helicopter designed to survive heavy attack and inflict massive damage. 

AH-1 AgustaWestland Apache Attack Helicopter

AH-1 AgustaWestland Apache Attack Helicopter

In Tess: The Abomination of Human Trafficking. Tess and the team spent months training Cambodian pilots.

F-16 Fighting Falcon

F-16 Fighting Falcon

​In Tess Awakening, Jake called for two of these airplanes to bomb the house of a top terrorist in Iraq.

Chengdu J-7 / F-7 Interceptor / Strike Fighter

Chengdu J-7 / F-7 Interceptor / Strike Fighter

A Chinese license-production copy of the Soviet-era Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Fishbed. In Tess: The Abomination of Human Trafficking, Claudine used it during a battle with traffickers in Nigeria, but it malfunctioned due to poor maintenance and crashed. Claudine was extricated from the burning cockpit by Galina, who arrived in a Mi-24 (Hind) Helicopter.

Dassault Mirage 2000 Jet Fighter

Dassault Mirage 200 Jet Fighter

This was Claudine's jet fighter while she was a pilot in the French Air Force.