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    Vietnam War - North Vietnam Airpower

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/3/2015

    Despite its air power, North Vietnam claimed more American aircraft through ground-based fire than direct air combat.





    There are a total of (11) Vietnam War - North Vietnam Aircraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1947
    Antonov An-2 (Colt)
    The Antonov An-2 is a multi-role light utility biplane initially produced under the Soviet flag. Des... [Read More]
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    1962
    Antonov An-24 (Coke)
    The An-24 "Coke" was yet another in the long line of military transport aircraft produced during the... [Read More]
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    1959
    de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
    The Caribou series proved to be such an effective battlefield transport aircraft that more than a fe... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou

    1945
    Grumman F8F Bearcat
    In many ways, the Grumman F8F Bearcat was the pinnacle of United States piston-engine fighter design... [Read More]
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    1949
    Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
    The Ilyushin IL-28 (codenamed "Beagle" by NATO) holds many distinctions in the annals of aviation hi... [Read More]
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    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)

    1952
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
    As impressive as the later versions of the MiG-15 fighter were (detailed elsewhere on this site), th... [Read More]
    Thumbnail picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)

    1955
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Farmer)
    As with most global powers of World War 2 (1939-1945), the Soviet Union forged a bulk of its jet fig... [Read More]
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    1959
    Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
    The MiG-21 was undoubtedly the most successful Cold War fighter in terms of reach, operating in over... [Read More]
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    1953
    Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
    The broad-reaching Mil Mi-4 series of helicopter (known to NATO as "Hound") first appeared in 1952 a... [Read More]
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    1967
    Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
    Numbering well over 12,000 production examples, the Mil Mi-8 (NATO reporting name of "Hip") can be v... [Read More]
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