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Attack

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Douglas A-1E Skyraider

First manufactured during World War II, A-1Es were used primarily during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. With their capacity to… Read More »

Fairchild Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II

The A-10 is the first United States Air Force (USAF) aircraft designed specifically for close air support of ground forces.… Read More »

Douglas A-26B Invader

The A-26B attack aircraft entered combat in Europe during World War II. The Army Air Forces (AAF) used A-26s for… Read More »

Bomber

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Rockwell B-1B Lancer

The B-1B carries the largest payload of guided and unguided weapons, making it the backbone of the United States Air… Read More »

Boeing B-17G-90-DL Flying Fortress

Based off the Model 299 and with production beginning in 1937, the B-17 was first introduced in 1935 and was… Read More »

Consolidated B-24D Liberator

Adapted from the XB-24 aircraft in 1939, the B-24D was able to cruise at high speeds and carry heavy bomb… Read More »

North American B-25J Mitchell

Developed from the NA-40 attack bomber, the B-25 twin-engine aircraft first took flight in 1940 and was used during World… Read More »

Boeing B-29-55-MO Superfortress

Designed in 1940 as the replacement for the B-17 and B-24, the first B-29 flew in 1942. The following year,… Read More »

Boeing B-52 G-100-BW Stratofortress

The B-52 is a long-range, heavy bomber. Unlike previous bombers, B-52s carry air-launched cruise missiles (ALCM), which reduce the risk… Read More »

Cargo

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de Havilland Canada C-7B Caribou

Developed by De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, Ltd., in cooperation with the Canadian Department of Defense, the DHC-4 Caribou prototype… Read More »

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

First manufactured in 1936, the C-47B was a military transport aircraft adapted from the DC-3 Commercial Airliner. These aircraft carried… Read More »

Douglas C-54G-1-DO Skymaster

The Douglas C-54 was the military version of the four-engine, Douglas DC-4 commercial transport. The C-54 was modified over the… Read More »

Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar

The C-119 Flying Boxcar was manufactured to carry cargo, military personnel, hospital litter patients and drop troops and supplies by… Read More »

Fairchild C-123K Provider

Chase Airlift produced the C-123K in 1949 as a heavy assault glider. The engines were later added to the aircraft.… Read More »

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II

Based on the Douglas C-74 Globemaster, the C-124 could accommodate 200 troops or 127 patients on litters and their attendants… Read More »

Lockheed NC-130B Hercules

The C-130 is without a doubt the ultimate workhorse of the United States Air Force (USAF) as well as over… Read More »

Boeing KC-135E Stratotanker

The Boeing KC-135 is the United States Air Force’s (USAF) first jet-powered refueling tanker and has been in service since… Read More »

Lockheed C-140B JetStar

The C-140 is a military version of the Lockheed Model 1329 light jet transport. Production began in 1960, and although… Read More »

Early Aircraft

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Burgess-Wright Flyer

This aircraft is a replica of the Burgess-Wright Model B Flyer, which the Burgess Company renamed their Model F Flyer… Read More »

Curtiss JN-4D Jenny

The JN aircraft series combined features of the Curtiss J and N models. With the United States entry into World… Read More »

Fighters

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McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II

The F-4C aircraft entered service during the Vietnam War for air-to-ground attack missions. The F-4 was a prolific airframe, with… Read More »

Northrop F-5E Tiger II

Built off the successful F-5A platform, the more powerful F-5E included improved avionics, air-to-air fire control radar system, and enhanced… Read More »

McDonnell Douglas F-15A-19-MC Eagle

The F-15A single-seat, all-weather, air-superiority fighter first took flight in 1972 and was designed as an all-weather, highly maneuverable, tactical… Read More »

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon

Considered the backbone of the United States Air Force’s (USAF) fighter fleet for more than three decades, the F-16 Fighting… Read More »

General Dynamics F-16A Fighting Falcon Thunderbird

Considered the backbone of the United States Air Force’s (USAF) fighter fleet for more than three decades, the F-16 Fighting… Read More »

Lockheed P-38 Lightning

Production of the fastest variant of the P-38 aircraft, the P-38J high-altitude interceptor, began in 1943. The P-38J was used… Read More »

Curtiss P-40N-5-CU Warhawk

Adapted from the P-36A, the Curtiss-Wright P-40 Warhawk fighter was the brainchild of Donovan R. Berlin, a project engineer for… Read More »

Republic P-47D Thunderbolt

The P-47 nicknamed the “Jug,” served as a bomber escort and ground attack aircraft during World War II. Over the… Read More »

North American P-51D Mustang

At Great Britain’s request in 1940, the P-51 was initially designed similar to the NA-73 aircraft and was rolled out… Read More »

North American F-86F Sabre

First manufactured in 1947, the XF-86 was the first US Air Force swept-wing, jet fighter aircraft. The F-86F model was… Read More »

North American F-100A Super Sabre

The F-100A first took flight in 1953 and was the United States (US) Air Force’s first operational aircraft capable of… Read More »

McDonnell F-101B Voodoo

The F-101B was originally designed as a long-range bomber escort for Strategic Air Command in 1959. However, this mission changed,… Read More »

Republic F-84G Thunderjet

The F-84G was built at the request of the Tactical Air Command, who needed a light, fighter bomber able to… Read More »

Convair F-102A Delta Dagger

First manufactured in 1956, the F-102 was the first supersonic, all-weather jet interceptor. This aircraft served as an interim weapons… Read More »

General Dynamics F-111E Aardvark

The F-111 came about to meet the United States Air Force (USAF) requirement for a new, tactical fighter-bomber capable of… Read More »

Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk

The F-117 Nighthawk, also known as the “Stealth Fighter,” is a single-seat, twin-engine strike-fighter built by Lockheed’s Skunk Works. Designed… Read More »

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17F

The MiG-17F was the first afterburner-equipped fighter to enter service with the Soviet Union. Production for the MiG-17F started in… Read More »

Helicopters

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Bell HH-1H Iroquois

Initially designated as the UH-1A, the Iroquois served during the Vietnam War starting in 1962. The subsequent variation, the HH-1H,… Read More »

Sikorsky CH-3E Jolly Green Giant

The CH-3E was manufactured in 1966 and equipped to carry either twenty-five, fully-equipped troops, fifteen patients on stretchers or 5,000… Read More »

Piasecki CH-21C-VL Workhorse

The CH-21C Workhorse, also known as the “Flying Banana,” was built as a H-21C Shawnee by Vertol Aircraft Corporation for… Read More »

Kaman HH-43B Hulskie

Adapted from the Kaman H-43A, in 1959, the HH-43B became the next variant of rescue mission helicopters. These aircraft served… Read More »

Sikorsky MH-53M Pave Low IV

The United States Air Force (USAF) used the Pave Low IV for special operations to enter enemy territory. These aircraft… Read More »

Surveillance

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Lockheed SR-71C Blackbird

A favorite of many aviation enthusiasts, SR-71s were long-range, strategic, photo-reconnaissance aircraft that first took flight during the Vietnam War… Read More »

North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco

The OV-10A is a turboprop, light attack aircraft developed under a United States (US) Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps… Read More »

Trainers

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North American AT-6A Texan

The AT-6 was used by the United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy and British Royal Air Force during… Read More »

Vultee BT-13B Valiant

The BT-13 aircraft were basic trainers used by the United States (US) Army Air Forces during World War II. As… Read More »

Other

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Piper L-4J Grasshopper

Modified from the Piper J-3 Cub, the L-4 was a light observation and liaison aircraft adapted for military use during… Read More »

Ryan Aeronautical L-17 Navion

American military services used the L-17 from the late 1940s through the early 1960s for liaison, reconnaissance, light cargo and… Read More »