The Century Series fighters are a group of 6 US production fighter jets that were numered F-100, F-101, F-102, F-104, F-105 and F-106. Although these were considered "2nd Generation" fighters, sharing common technology,...
This article addresses how stealth technology could influence modern air warfare.
The Mosquito TH 998 was transported to the United States on August 17, 1962. The aircraft has been in storage at the Paul E. Garber Facility in Silver Hill, Maryland since then.
Northrop delivered this P-61, serial number 43-8330, to the U.S. Army on July 28, 1945. This P-61 is one of only 4 P-61 in existence today.
The Harrier was the realization of a concept to develop a combat aircraft that could take off vertically. It has served in many of the conflicts the U.S. and the UK have been involved in since 1982.
The Smithsonian's Me-262 has "kill markings". These markings tell the story of air combat over Germany in March 1945.
The P-51 Mustang is the plane that won the battle over Germany. Other planes contributed but it was the Mustang that turned the air war over Germany irreversibly in the Allies’ favor.
The last Dornier Do 335 Pfeil (Arrow) is at the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center. The aircraft is a Do 335A-0 Werke Nummer (Serial Number) 240102.
The National Air & Space Museum has a Ju 388L-1 (work number 560049) in deep storage at the Paul E. Garber Facility in Silver Hill, Maryland. It is the sole surviving Ju 388.
The National Air & Space Museum’s Heinkel He-219 Uhu is one of two examples of this aircraft. The Smithsonian has part of its He-219 on display at its Udvar-Hazy Center.