Cuban Missile Crisis Aircraft (1959-1962)
The Cuban Revolution and subsequent Cuban Missile Crisis brought the Cold War all too close to home for the Americans.There are a total of 15 Cuban Missile Crisis Aircraft (1959-1962) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
Despite its early Cold War-era upbringing, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress continues as the USAF heavy bomber-of-cho...
The Consolidated PBY Catalina was one of the more important flying boats for the Allies during World War 2....
The often overshadowed Curtiss C-46 Commando of World War 2 fame superseded the Douglas DC-3 transports of the era....
The Douglas A-26 Invader ultimately proved a success in World War 2, the Korean War, and the early stages of the Vi...
The Douglas A-4 Skyhawk naval jet fighter saw decades of service worldwide with nearly 3,000 aircraft produced....
The Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer series was used in a variety of ways during its service tenure by the United Sta...
The C-54 Skymaster was a pivotal American aircraft serving actively throughout the Berlin Airlift....
The Douglas F3D Skyknight became the world's first jet-powered, carrier-based dedicated night-fighter in service....
The Grumman S-2 Tracker was specifically designed and produced for the US Navy to help combat enemy submarines....
The Ilyushin IL-28 Beagle was a successful Soviet product of the early Cold War years, being fielded in quantity by...
The Lockheed U-2 Dragonlady spyplane series is set to be replaced by the Global Hawk UAV in the coming years....
The Lockheed P2V Neptune series was an exceptional aircraft in service with the United States Navy and Air Force du...
The successful Lockheed T-33 jet-powered trainer was based on a lengthened Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star fighter with...
The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo achieved several endurance and speed records during her time aloft, earning the nickname...