AIRCRAFT TYPE PHOTOS -- FIGHTERS & PURSUITS
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PB-2 pursuit (see also P-30)
P-2 (alternately XP-431 with turbosupercharger)
F2Y Sea Dart
F-4 Phantom II
F4F (FM-1, FM-2) Wildcat
F4U (FG-1, F2G, F3A) Corsair
F-5 Freedom Fighter, Tiger II
F-6 was designation applied to remaining F4D Skyrays in late 1962; see F4D.
P-8 (Boeing pursuit)
F8U (later F-8) Crusader
F9F (later F-9) Panther and Cougar
The P-14 designation was assigned, but never built. It was to be a Curtiss-built version of the XP-13. The contract was cancelled.
F-16 Fighting Falcon
P-24 (earlier XP-900)
P-30 (See also PB-2)
P-33 was to be version of P-30A with a Pratt & Whitney R-1830-1 Twin Wasp radial engine. Contract canceled; no aircraft built.
P-40 Warhawk, Tomahawk, Kittyhawk
None built; this re-engined development of the P-43 was replaced with a production order for P-43A aircraft in 1940.
None built; the P-45 designation was changed to become the Bell P-39C.
P-51 (later F-51) Mustang
P-58 Chain Lightning
P-61 Black Widow
P-80 (later F-80) Shooting Star
P-82, F-82 Twin Mustang
F-84 Thunderjet, Thunderstreak, Thunderflash
F-98 Falcon is the designation first applied to the Hughes GAR-1 (Guided Air Rocket), an unpiloted air-to-air missile. This mid-1950s rocket had a range of about five miles and speed approaching Mach 2.
F-100 Super Sabre
F-102 Delta Dagger
F-106 Delta Dart
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