The F4U Corsair was designed as a carrier-based aircraft, but due to logistics issues and initial problems with carrier landings, the role of the dominant U.S. carrier based fighter aircraft was thus filled by the F6F Hellcat, powered by the same Double Wasp engine first… Read More
The F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation).
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine supersonic multirole fighter aircraft designed as an air superiority day fighter, evolving into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft.
The Saab 35 Draken was developed during the 1940s and 1950s to replace Sweden’s first generation of jet-powered fighter aircraft and features a unique double delta wing. Developed in Sweden, the Draken was introduced into service with the Swedish Air Force in 1960.
The Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker is a twin-engine supermaneuverable fighter aircraft intended as a direct competitor for the large United States fourth-generation fighters such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat and F-15 Eagle.
The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 Foxbat is a supersonic interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft that was among the fastest military aircraft to enter service. It was designed by the Soviet Union’s Mikoyan-Gurevich bureau and is one of the few combat aircraft built primarily using stainless steel.
The Phantom is a large fighter with a top speed of over Mach 2.2. It can carry more than 18,000 pounds (8,400 kg) of weapons on nine external hardpoints, including air-to-air missiles, air-to-ground missiles, and various bombs.
The F-14 Tomcat is an American supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft. The Tomcat was developed for the Naval Fighter Experimental (VFX) program after the collapse of the F-111B project.
The Electric Lightning was the only all-British Mach 2 fighter aircraft. The Lightning was used by the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF).
The F-15 Eagle is an American twin-engine, all-weather tactical fighter aircraft designed to gain and maintain air supremacy in aerial combat.
The Saab 37 Viggen is a Swedish single-seat, single-engine, short-medium range combat aircraft. The Viggen holds the distinction of being the first canard design to be produced in quantity.
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.