North American-Rockwell OV-10D Bronco

North American-Rockwell OV-10D Bronco

Plane Details Mission: Light Armed Reconnaissance AircraftManufacturer: North American RockwellService Dates: 1969-1995Bureau Number: 155494 Description Story: The OV-10 Bronco was designed specifically for counter-insurgency campaigns, making it ideal for fighting...
Mikoyan – Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

Mikoyan – Gurevich MiG-15 Fagot

Plane DetailsMission: Fighter/InterceptorService Dates: 1949 – present (in limited service in North Korea)Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich Design BureauNicknames: “Fagot” (NATO codename for MiG-15),MiG-15 Fagot HistoryThe MiG-15 was one of the first successful jet...
Grumman F9F-2 Panther

Grumman F9F-2 Panther

Plane DetailsPlane: F9F-2 PantherMission: Fighter-bomberModel Service Dates: 1949-1957Manufacturer: Grumman Aircraft Corporation; Bethpage, NYBureau Number: 148492F9F-2 Panther Airframe History:The Panther was one of the Navy’s first successful carrier-based jet...
Chance Vought F4U-5N Corsair

Chance Vought F4U-5N Corsair

Plane DetailsMission: Night-capable fighter-bomberModel Service Dates: 1942-1953Manufacturer: Chance Vought Aircraft Co.Bureau Number: 122189 The Corsair was the Marine Corps’ workhorse fighter and arguably the best fighter in World War II. It was originally designed...
Douglas F4D-1 Skyray

Douglas F4D-1 Skyray

Plane DetailsPlane: F4D-1 (F-6A) SkyrayMission: Carrier-based fighter/interceptorService Date: 1956-1964Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company; Santa Monica, CABureau Number: 139177F4D-1 (F-6A)  Skyray History:The Douglas F4D Skyray (later redesignated F-6 Skyray) is...