Fighter aircraft of the United States.

by Terry Morgan

Publisher: Arco Pub. Co. in New York

Written in English
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StatementWith scale drawings by Richard Groh.
LC ClassificationsTL685.3 .M69
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5989256M
LC Control Number66019792

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This study examines the possibility of expanding fixed-wing aircraft roles and missions in the United States Army.

Acquiring, integrating and operating a larger number of light cargo. Fighter aircraft of the United States. book and development. The aircraft started life as a project for an attack aircraft, designated XAWhen the United States Army Air Forces issued a requirement for a jet-powered all-weather fighter inthe design was reworked for that request.

The XP was a large mid-wing aircraft with four engines paired in underwing pods, with a mid-mounted tailplane and tricycle undercarriage. The Phantom is a large fighter with a top speed of over Mach It can carry o pounds (8, kg) of weapons on nine external hardpoints, including air-to-air missiles, air-to-ground.

The Northrop/McDonnell Douglas YF is an American single-seat, twin-engine stealth fighter aircraft technology demonstrator designed for the United States Air Force (USAF).

The design was a finalist in the USAF's Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) competition, battling the Lockheed YF for a production contract.

Two YF prototypes were built, nicknamed "Black Widow II" and "Gray Ghost". The extra thrust, combined with composite materials, fly-by-wire flight control, and modern avionics, added up to a capable fighter/attack aircraft with a much lower price tag than the F or F This book assesses the major trends in the history of jet-fighter design and development in the United States since World War II in order to evaluate the role of prior fighter and bomber and related research and development (R&D) experience among prime contractors in promoting successful R&D programs.

The United States has maintained an edge over rivals in regards to procuring and maintaining effective aircraft fleets - from fixed-wing to rotary-wing and operator-less drones in between.

Within these designs are even sub-variants charged with special mission roles. America is developing a pair of two new high-tech fighter aircraft, and you probably haven’t heard much about them. Under the leadership of Defense Secretary. The North American F is North American Aviation's entry in a United States Air Force tactical fighter-bomber design competition of the s.

The F was based on the F Super Sabre, but included many innovations and radical design features, notably the over-fuselage air competition was eventually won by the Republic F Thunderchief, and most of the F.

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The United States Air Force maintains the largest, most technologially-advanced aircraft anywhere in the world. There are a total of [ 53 ] individual aircraft entries in the Active USAF Aircraft () category in the Military Factory.

The Lockheed P Shooting Star was the first jet fighter used operationally by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). Designed and built by Lockheed in and delivered just days from the start of the design process, production models were flying, and two pre-production models did see very limited service in Italy just before the end of World War II.

The Century Series is a popular name for a group of US fighter aircraft representing models designated between F and F which went into full production.

They included the first successful supersonic aircraft designs in the United States Air Force's service, which remained in active service well into the s and s with the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard. United States Marine Corps Aviation is the aircraft arm of the United States Marine Corps aviation units have a very different mission and operation than their ground counterparts, and thus have their own history, traditions, terms, and procedures.

This listing allows you to trace back a particular nation's aviation history in reverse-chronological order. There are a total of [ ] aircraft as part of the United States Aircraft List (Current and Former Types) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed by initial year of service descending, then grouped by designation (A-to-Z) to better showcase a given country's evolution in the field.

This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types. For aircraft in service, see the list of active United States military ypes are normally prefixed with "X" and are often unnamed (note that these are not the same as the experimental X-planes, which are not generally expected to go into production), while pre-production.

There are a total of [ 37 ] WW2 Pacific War Fighter Aircraft () entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.

Fighter aircraft in United States service‎ (6 C, 3 F) O Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version; In other projects. Wikipedia; In Wikipedia. Current Events: The F Joint Strike Fighter program is the largest acquisition program in the Department of Defense budget.

Costs for the next five years total $ billion for units in addition to a total of $ billion in projected future costs to procure 1, aircraft. NEW DELHI: Seeking to develop further closer ties with India, the United States of America (USA) has offered its F naval fighter jets for the Indian Navy's requirements of combat jets for its aircraft carriers.

The Indian Navy had a few years ago expressed interest in the acquisition of 57 naval fighter aircraft for operations from its aircraft carriers including the present INS.

The F Raptor is a twin-engine,single-seat, all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft developed for the United States Air Force. Its maximum speed is 2, kph and the service ceiling is.

Pages in category "Aircraft squadrons of the United States Navy" The following 20 pages are in this category, out of 20 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The United States Military Aircraft Designation System was first designed in when the US Army's Aeronautical Division became the United States Army Air Service.

Before this aircraft were put into service under their manufacturers' designations.Military Aircraft Operated by United States; Fighter/Attack Aircraft: AV-8B Harrier II: F Eagle: FE Strike Eagle: F/AE/F Super Hornet: FAC/D Hornet: A Thunderbolt II: F Nighthawk: FA/B Fighting Falcon: FC/D Fighting Falcon: F Raptor: F JSF: MiG Fulcrum: Su Flanker: Bomber Aircraft: B-1 Lancer: BH.

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