No known major achievements Continue reading “Eurofighter”
The Warhawk was the third most numerous US fighter of World War II.
The P-40 was America’s foremost fighter in service at the beginning of WWII. Continue reading “P-40 Warhawk”
The Demon was the first U.S. combat aircraft designed to be armed primarily with missiles rather than guns. Continue reading “F3H Demon”
Curtiss JN-4 Jenny
The JN-4 was America’s most famous World War I airplane. Continue reading “Curtiss JN-4 Jenny”
The P-39 was the first instance where the aircraft was built around a gun.
The tricycle landing gear on the P-39 was the first ever used on a production fighter. Continue reading “P-39 Airacobra”
The Canberra broke a long-standing tradition for the US of not buying foreign aircraft. The B-57 is based off of the British Electric Canberra. Continue reading “B-57 Canberra”
The Sea Knight is still the backbone of the USMC medium assault helicopter fleet. Continue reading “CH-46 Seaknight”
At the time of its initial delivery, the P-38 was the fastest fighter in the American arsenal. Continue reading “P-38 Lightning”
The B-26 had the lowest loss rate of any Allied bomber in WWII.
The Marauder was the only Army bomber to drop torpedoes
Many Marauder variants are still in use in Canada for forest fire control. Continue reading “B-26 Marauder”
No known major achievements Continue reading “C-123 Provider”