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Last updated 06 February, 2004

AIRCRAFT IN THE U.S. NAVY/CHINA INCIDENT

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Shenyang F-8 (J-8) Finback
Jane's Information Group

Lockheed EP-3E Aries II
Jane's Information Group
More EP-3 Aries photos
CNN Story
Aircraft Information courtesy of
Federation of American Scientists and Jane's Information Group
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FIGHTER PLANES
North American F-86 Sabre
Another F-86 page
Duncan's F-86 Sabre Website
F-86 Sabre Pilots Association
F-86 first to break sound barrier!
North American F-100 Super Sabre
McDonnell Douglas F-101 Voodoo
Another Voodoo page
Voodoo takeoff
Convair F-102 Delta Dagger
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Republic F-105 Thunderchief
F-105 specs/performance
Convair F-106 Delta Dart
F-106 Takeoff sound
F-106 Firing Genie Missile
North American F-107 (F-100B)
General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
F-111F in flight over coast of England
General Dynamics FB-111A Switchblade
General Dynamics EF-111A Raven
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
F-4 video courtesy of Boeing
F-4 breaking the sound barrier
(Courtesy of The Aviation Zone)
The Phantom Howl!
McDonnell Douglas F-4G Wild Weasel
Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter
Chance-Vought F-8 Crusader (MiG Master)
F-8 flyby sound!
Commander John J. "Bug" Roach's prayer
F-8 passing through shockwave
F-8U-3 Super Crusader!
Grumman F-14 Tomcat
Supersonic Tomcat
Another supersonic Tomcat
Climbing in full afterburner
F-14 dogfight video (with MiG???)
1989 Tomcat flyby of USS America
(pilot's story)
Dramatic Waveoff Video!
McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle
F-15 video courtesy of Boeing
ACC F-15 photo gallery
f-15eagle.com
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon
Lockheed Martin Image Gallery
f-16.net
MATV F-16 doing cobra maneuver
Official Thunderbirds Website
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet
Another F/A-18 Page
F/A-18 video courtesy of Boeing
F/A-18 breaking the sound barrier (hi-res)
Another supersonic Hornet
Official Blue Angels Website
Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk
Air Force TV Commercials:
"Fuel" (9 MB)
"Lullaby" (9 MB)
Lockheed F-22 Raptor
Unofficial site by Wim van Diermen
F-22 video courtesy of Boeing
Lockheed Martin Image Gallery
Air Force F-22 TV Commercial (9 MB)
Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)
Boeing X-32A First Flight (18 Sep 2000)
RealMedia video
28.8k | 56k | 200k
(Courtesy of Boeing)
Lockheed Martin X-35 First Flight (24 Oct 2000)
MOV (25.8MB)
AVI (50.4MB)
MPG (60.5MB)
(Courtesy of Lockheed Martin)
X-32 and X-35 together
 
 
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SONIC BOOM PHOTOS
Photos marked with (*) are displayed with the express written permission of E.J. van Koningsveld of SkyFlash.
Sonic Boom Information courtesy of E.J. van Koningsveld.
F-4 Phantom II
[1] [2*]
F-8 Crusader
[1]
F-14 Tomcat
[1] [2] [3] [4]
[5] [6*] [7*] [8]
[9] [10] [video]
Note in the video how the F-14's nose abruptly pitches downward as it passes through the second shockwave.
(Photos 3-5 courtesy of US Navy)
F-16 Fighting Falcon
[1*] [2*]
F-18 Hornet
[1] [2] [3] [4*]
[5*] [6*] [7*] [8*]
(Photos 1-3 courtesy of US Navy)
 
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WORLD WAR II WARBIRDS
Chance-Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
North American P-51 Mustang
MustangsMustangs.com
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ATTACK PLANES
McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
North American A-5 Vigilante
RA-5C variant
Grumman A-6 Intruder
Grumman EA-6B Prowler
Chance-Vought A-7D Corsair II
McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II
Harrier video courtesy of Boeing
British Aerospace Video
Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II
Lockheed A-12 Blackbird
The OXCART story
Minnesota ANG A-12
 
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BOMBER PLANES
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
North American B-25 Mitchell
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Convair B-36 Peacemaker
Don Pyeatt's B-36 page
www.B-36.net
The roar of the B-36!
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
B-47 Rocket-Assisted Takeoff (RATO)
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
Convair B-58 Hustler
B-58 Hustler.com
Rockwell International B-1B Lancer
Landen's favorite B-1 picture by Lou Drendel
B-1B flyby of USS Nimitz
Northrop B-2 Spirit
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CARGO/TRANSPORT PLANES
Hughes HK-1 Spruce Goose
McDonnell Douglas C-124 Globemaster II
Aviation Zone C-124 page
Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Lockheed C-5 page
Boeing C-17 Globemaster III
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Transport plane sound and video
courtesy of The Aviation Zone
 
 
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RECONNAISSANCE/OTHER PLANES
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
Blackbird video [1] [2]
SR-71 sonic boom (play it loud!!!)
Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady
Bell X-1
Bell X-2 Starbuster
North American X-15
Aurora
Other NASA Experimental Airplanes
"Extreme" Aircraft
 
XF-100A Firehawk
Lockheed Stealth Blimp
Lockheed Martin X-33
NASA X-33 Website
VentureStar Official Website
Military version of X-33
X-31 EMFD "Mongoose Maneuver" video
SR-75 Penetrator
a.k.a. "Super Valkyrie," "Mothership," "Brilliant Buzzard," etc.
 
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ROTORCRAFT
Boeing AH-64A Apache
Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche
Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey
Agusta A109 K2
Used by LDS Hospital Life Flight
Landen's Life Flight tour
September 11, 1999
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
 
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RUSSIAN PLANES
Sukhoi Design Bureau
Su-27 Flanker
Su-27 doing "kobra" maneuver
Sukhoi Design Bureau
Su-37 Super Flanker
Su-37 "kulbit" video
Su-37 "kobra" video
Su(khoi)peragility on video!
Antonov Design Bureau
An-225 Mriya ("Dream")
Another Mryia page
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
MiG-15 Fagot
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
MiG-17 Fresco
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
MiG-25 Foxbat
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
MiG-27 Flogger
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
MiG-29 Fulcrum
Mikoyan-Gurevich Design Bureau
MiG-31 Foxhound
Tupolev Design Bureau
Tu-160 Blackjack
 
 
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BRITISH PLANES
Avro Vulcan
Hawker-Siddeley Harrier
 
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FRENCH PLANES
Dassault Aviation
Mirage 2000
Dassault Aviation
Rafale
Daussault Aviation
Jaguar
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EUROPEAN CONSORTIUM PLANES
Eurofighter Typhoon
Panavia Tornado
Landen's favorite pic of a Tornado F3
British Aerospace Video
 
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COMMERCIAL PLANES
Aerospatiale/BAe Concorde
Unofficial Concorde page
Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
Boeing (McDonnell Douglas) MD-11
Boeing 747
Boeing 777
Gulfstream/Sukhoi Design Bureau
S-21 supersonic business jet
Gulfstream Aerospace Company
Gulfstream V
Ultra-long range business jet
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
NASA movie of next-generation SST
(courtesy of Nova)
Boeing 717
   
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PLANES THAT DIDN'T MAKE IT
Some other interesting aircraft that never went into production, or never got off the drawing board.
Avro CF-105 Arrow
McDonnell XF-85 Goblin
Another Goblin page
Republic XF-103
North American XB-70 Valkyrie
Another Valkyrie page
North American F-108A Rapier
Mach 3 escort fighter/interceptor for the XB-70
Lockheed YF-12 Blackbird
Fighter/interceptor version of A-12
Lockheed B-71 Blackbird
Bomber version of SR-71
Northrop Flying Wings
Northrop F-20 Tigershark
More F-20 photos
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OTHER NEAT STUFF
U.S. Air Force Photo Gallery
USAF Air Combat Command Multimedia Gallery
USAFE Video Gallery
U.S. Air Forces in Europe
U.S. Navy Aircraft Image Gallery
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation Gallery (Unofficial)
Official Image Archive
Boeing Image Gallery
Lockheed Martin Photo Gallery
Lockheed Martin Video Gallery
Northrop Grumman Photo Gallery
Gulfstream Multimedia Gallery
Gulfstream is a division of General Dynamics
Bombardier Aerospace (Learjet) Photo Gallery
Aviation Week Online
Popular Mechanics Aviation
Airliners.net
Over 50,000 airliner photos!
Aviapanorama photo archive
NASA's Dryden Flight Research Facility (DFRC) multimedia gallery
Jane's Air Forces
Air&Space Smithsonian Magazine
Alexandre Savine's
Russian Aviation Museum
 
 
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