Beyond the military sector, aircraft play a hugely important role in civilian markets when hauling passengers to-and-fro or goods from Point A to Point B. The nation introduced the world to the 5th Generation Fighter and its warplanners are already laying the groundwork for a new stealth-minded 5th Generation Bomber still to come. Some classics - such as the Lockheed C-130 - have somehow stood the test of time while other all-new developments - such as the Lockheed SR-72 - are set to rewrite the aviation record books should they come to fruition.
There are a total of 244 Modern and Future U.S. Aircraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by service year descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.
Conceptual, in-development, and future platforms are included in this listing.