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The United States continued to lead the way in available air power after World War 2, as showcased in the Korean War of the early 1950s.

There are a total of [ 46 ] Korean War U.S. Aircraft entries 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.
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1
Picture of the Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
National Flag Graphic
1941
Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
Utility / Trainer Aircraft
2
Picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
National Flag Graphic
1947
Bell H-13 Sioux
Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
3
Picture of the Bell Model 47
National Flag Graphic
1946
Bell Model 47
Light Multi-Purpose Utility Helicopter
4
Picture of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress
National Flag Graphic
1943
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Strategic Long-Range, High-Altitude Heavy Bomber Aircraft
5
Picture of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet
National Flag Graphic
1951
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Strategic Medium / Heavy Bomber Aircraft
6
Picture of the Boeing B-50 Superfortress
National Flag Graphic
1948
Boeing B-50 Superfortress
Heavy Bomber / Long-Range Reconnaissance Platform
7
Picture of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
National Flag Graphic
1944
Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Transport Aircraft
8
Picture of the Boeing L-15 Scout
National Flag Graphic
1947
Boeing L-15 Scout
Light Liaison Observation Aircraft
9
Picture of the Boeing RB-29 / F-13 (Superfortress)
National Flag Graphic
1944
Boeing RB-29 / F-13 (Superfortress)
Long-Range Reconnaissance Aircraft
10
Picture of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
National Flag Graphic
1950
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Liaison / Observation STOL Aircraft
11
Picture of the CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
National Flag Graphic
1950
CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
MEDEVAC / VIP Transport / Trainer Platform
12
Picture of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
National Flag Graphic
1941
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Twin-Engine Long-Range Transport Aircraft
13
Picture of the Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD-1)
National Flag Graphic
1946
Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD-1)
Single-Engine, Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
14
Picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
National Flag Graphic
1944
Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Heavy Attack Aircraft
15
Picture of the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II
National Flag Graphic
1950
Douglas C-124 Globemaster II
Heavy-Lift Transport Aircraft
16
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
17
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
18
Picture of the Douglas C-74 Globemaster
National Flag Graphic
1945
Douglas C-74 Globemaster
Strategic Heavy-Lift Transport Aircraft
19
Picture of the Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
National Flag Graphic
1951
Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
Carrier-Borne Night-Fighter Aircraft
20
Picture of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
National Flag Graphic
1949
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Military Transport / Gunship Aircraft
21
Picture of the Ford Trimotor
National Flag Graphic
1926
Ford Trimotor
Transport Aircraft / Passenger Airliner
22
Picture of the Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
National Flag Graphic
1944
Gloster (Armstrong Whitworth) Meteor
Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
23
Picture of the Grumman AF Guardian
National Flag Graphic
1950
Grumman AF Guardian
Carrierborne Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
24
Picture of the Grumman F7F Tigercat
National Flag Graphic
1944
Grumman F7F Tigercat
Carrier-Borne Nightfighter / Heavy Fighter Aircraft
25
Picture of the Grumman F9F Panther
National Flag Graphic
1949
Grumman F9F Panther
Carrier-Borne Fighter / Ground Attack Aircraft
26
Picture of the Grumman HU-16 Albatross
National Flag Graphic
1949
Grumman HU-16 Albatross
Flying Boat / Utility Transport Aircraft
27
Picture of the Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
National Flag Graphic
1948
Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
28
Picture of the Lockheed C-69 Constellation (Model L-049)
National Flag Graphic
1945
Lockheed C-69 Constellation (Model L-049)
Long-Range Transport / Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
29
Picture of the Lockheed F-94 Starfire
National Flag Graphic
1950
Lockheed F-94 Starfire
All-Weather Interceptor Aircraft
30
Picture of the Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
National Flag Graphic
1945
Lockheed P-80 / F-80 Shooting Star
Single-Seat, Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
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31
Picture of the Lockheed P2V Neptune
National Flag Graphic
1947
Lockheed P2V Neptune
Anti-Submarine Warfare / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
32
Picture of the Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
National Flag Graphic
1948
Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
Jet-Powered Trainer Aircraft
33
Picture of the McDonnell F2H Banshee
National Flag Graphic
1947
McDonnell F2H Banshee
Single-Seat, Twin-Engine Carrierborne Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
34
Picture of the Naval Aircraft Factory N3N (Yellow Peril)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Naval Aircraft Factory N3N (Yellow Peril)
Biplane Primary Trainer Aircraft
35
Picture of the North American AJ (A-2) Savage
National Flag Graphic
1950
North American AJ (A-2) Savage
Naval Medium Bomber Aircraft
36
Picture of the North American B-45 Tornado
National Flag Graphic
1948
North American B-45 Tornado
Jet-Powered Bomber Aircraft
37
Picture of the North American F-82 / P-82 Twin Mustang
National Flag Graphic
1946
North American F-82 / P-82 Twin Mustang
Long-Range Escort / Ground Attack / Nightfighter Aircraft
38
Picture of the North American F-86 Sabre
National Flag Graphic
1949
North American F-86 Sabre
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
39
Picture of the North American P-51 Mustang
National Flag Graphic
1942
North American P-51 Mustang
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
40
Picture of the Northrop F-89 Scorpion
National Flag Graphic
1950
Northrop F-89 Scorpion
All-Weather Interceptor Aircraft
41
Picture of the Piasecki H-25 (HUP Retriever)
National Flag Graphic
1949
Piasecki H-25 (HUP Retriever)
Tandem-Rotor Transport Helicopter
42
Picture of the Republic F-84 Thunderjet
National Flag Graphic
1947
Republic F-84 Thunderjet
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
43
Picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
National Flag Graphic
1950
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Transport Utility Helicopter
44
Picture of the Sikorsky R-5 / H-5
National Flag Graphic
1945
Sikorsky R-5 / H-5
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
45
Picture of the Stinson L-5 Sentinel
National Flag Graphic
1942
Stinson L-5 Sentinel
Light Reconnaissance / Observation / Liaison Military Aircraft
46
Picture of the Vought F4U Corsair
National Flag Graphic
1942
Vought F4U Corsair
Carrier-Based Fighter / Fighter-Bomber / Night Fighter

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