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    Korean War Jets (1950-1953)

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/2/2015

    The Korean War became the proving ground for jet-powered aircraft such as the North American F-86 Sabre and Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15.





    There are a total of (14) Korean War Jets (1950-1953) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1951
    Boeing B-47 Stratojet
    The swept-wing B-47 Stratojet produced by Boeing was a milestone in American bomber design in severa... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet

    1946
    de Havilland DH.100 Vampire
    The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire held two key distinctions concerning aviation history - she was the ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire

    1951
    Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
    The Douglas Skyknight was a dedicated carrier-based night fighter serving with the United States Nav... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight

    1944
    Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
    The Gloster Meteor became Britain's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. It reached opera... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor

    1949
    Grumman F9F Panther
    Grumman managed a long-standing tradition of successfully fulfilling US Navy carrier-based fighter r... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Grumman F9F Panther

    1950
    Lockheed F-94 Starfire
    The F-94 (nicknamed "Starfire" in the "C" model only) was developed from the successful twin-seat Lo... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed F-94 Starfire

    1945
    Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
    The Lockheed P-80/F-80 Shooting Star is undoubtedly the world's most successful first generation jet... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star

    1948
    Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
    During World War 2, all major participants were evolving their jet programs to gain an advantage in ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

    1947
    McDonnell F2H Banshee
    The twin-engine, single-seat F2H Banshee was based on the successes that the McDonnell company found... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the McDonnell F2H Banshee

    1949
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
    The MiG-15 (codenamed "Fagot" by the United Nations in reference to a "hastily bundled pile of stick... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)

    1948
    North American B-45 Tornado
    Development of the XB-45 began in 1944 and continued into 1945, representing the later years of the ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the North American B-45 Tornado

    1949
    North American F-86 Sabre
    The F-86 Sabre was the product of the North American Aviation Company based in the United States of ... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the North American F-86 Sabre

    1950
    Northrop F-89 Scorpion
    The Northrop F-89 Scorpion delivered a decade of service to the United States Air Force, charged wit... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Northrop F-89 Scorpion

    1947
    Republic F-84 Thunderjet / Thunderstreak
    The Republic F-84 Thunderjet appeared as an American post-war design and played a pivotal role in th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Republic F-84 Thunderjet / Thunderstreak