The Etendard was the first naval aircraft developed by Dassault. Continue reading “Super Etendard”
The first aircraft believed capable of achieving sustained horizontal flight at altitudes of 90,000 to 100,000 feet Continue reading “Centurion”
Skyraiders were used during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War. Continue reading “A-1 Skyraider”
The Su-35 is an advanced development on the Su-27 airframe, and many of the features tested on this aircraft can be found on the Su-37. Continue reading “Su-35 Flanker”
The FH-1 Phantom was the first carrier based jet aircraft.
The Phantom was the first U.S. jet fighter in operational service with both the Navy and Marine Corps.
The FH-1 was the Navy’s first airplane to fly 500 mph. Continue reading “FH-1 Phantom”
F-100 Super Sabre
The F-100 was the USAF’s first operational aircraft capable of flying faster than 760 mph in level flight. Continue reading “F-100 Super Sabre”
AV-8B Harrier II
Most forward deployed tactical strike aircraft in combat
Flew 3,380 sorties for a total of 4,112 combat hours while maintaining a mission capable rate of more than 90% Continue reading “AV-8B Harrier II”
The Su-25 is faster and more agile than its US couterpart, the A-10 Thunderbolt II. Continue reading “Su-25 Frogfoot”
The C-46 was the largest and heaviest twin-engine aircraft to see service with the Army Air Forces. Continue reading “C-46 Commando”
The X-43 is currently the fastest aircraft in the world. Continue reading “X-43 Hyper-X”