American Military Aircraft

Welcome to my site on American military aircraft! Included here are articles on American military aircraft, from the very earliest aircraft of the early 1920s, all the way to the most modern aircraft of the present era.

US Fighter Aircraft

US Bomber Aircraft

US Attack Aircraft

US Military Transport Aircraft

Many of these articles originally appeared in the sci.military.moderated and rec.aviation.military newsgroups on USENET a few years back. Please be patient while I convert them all to HTML format and get them installed here. Pop back here periodically and check out what I have added recently.

I would appreciate hearing from anyone who has any additions or corrections to these articles. Also, let me know if there are additional aircraft that should be covered. Yes, I know--I haven't covered a lot of Navy carrier-based aircraft. I promise I will get around to them some day, for sure, for sure.:)


Yes, I know, I don't have any photographs posted here. There are three reasons for this. First, I have limited disk space available, and a good photo can take up several dozen KB of memory. Second, there are lots of other sites which have photos posted, and you can get the URLs of several such sites by taking a look at my Aviation Site link page. Third, and perhaps most important, there are copyright issues to deal with in posting photographs. Every photograph (except obviously for ones I took myself) is owned by SOMEONE, and I just don't want to go through the hassle of chasing down ownerships and getting permissions.


It is not my intention to violate anyone's copyright by posting these articles. This is one reason why no photographs appear here. I have made every attempt to make sure that all of my sources are thoroughly referenced and, where necessary, the appropriate permissions have been obtained. Nevertheless, it is always possible that I have inadvertently slipped up and left something important out. If you do find something here that treads on your copyright or which has not been properly credited, let me know and I will immediately remove such material or make sure that proper permissions are obtained.

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