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Vietnam War Aircraft (1955-1975)

The Vietnam War proved that the dogfight was alive and well and missiles were not yet ready to replace proven gunfighters.

Vietnam War Aircraft (1955-1975)

The Vietnam War proved that the dogfight was alive and well and missiles were not yet ready to replace proven gunfighters.

OVERVIEW



There are a total of 107 Vietnam War Aircraft (1955-1975) 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.





#1
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Antonov An-2 (Colt)
Single-Engine Biplane Utility Aircraft
#2
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Antonov An-24 (Coke)
Antonov An-24 (Coke)
Military Transport Aircraft
#3
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Beechcraft King Air
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
#4
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
#5
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
ADVERTISEMENTS
#6
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
Bell H-13 Sioux
Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
#7
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
#8
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Armed Scout and Reconnaissance / Light Attack Helicopter
#9
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
#10
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
Gunship Helicopter
#11
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Strategic Medium / Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#12
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
High-Altitude, Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber
#13
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Transport Aircraft
#14
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
#15
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Airborne Refueling Tanker / Special Mission Military Aircraft
#16
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing RC-135
Boeing RC-135
Multi-Role, Multi-Mission Reconnaissance Aircraft
#17
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing VC-137 / C-137 Stratoliner
Boeing VC-137 / C-137 Stratoliner
Government VIP Transport
#18
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
#19
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna A-37  Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
Cessna A-37 Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
Light Attack Aircraft / Observation and Control
#20
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Cessna O-1 Bird Dog (L-19)
Liaison / Observation STOL Aircraft
#21
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna O-2 Skymaster
Cessna O-2 Skymaster
Observation Platform Aircraft
#22
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna T-37 Tweet
Cessna T-37 Tweet
Jet-Powered Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
#23
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Trainer / Liaison / Light Transport Aircraft
#24
1936
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
#25
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CONVAIR B-36 Peacemaker
CONVAIR B-36 Peacemaker
Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
#26
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CONVAIR B-58 Hustler
CONVAIR B-58 Hustler
Supersonic Delta-Winged Jet-Powered Medium Bomber
#27
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
MEDEVAC / VIP Transport / Trainer Platform
#28
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CONVAIR F-102 Delta Dagger
CONVAIR F-102 Delta Dagger
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
#29
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CONVAIR F-106 Delta Dart
CONVAIR F-106 Delta Dart
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
#30
1941
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Twin-Engine Long-Range Transport Aircraft
#31
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Utility Transport Aircraft
#32
1953
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Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Floatplane Aircraft
#33
1959
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Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
Tactical Transport Aircraft
#34
1946
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD-1)
Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD-1)
Single-Engine, Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Ground Attack Aircraft
#35
1944
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Douglas A-26 / B-26 Invader
Twin-Engine Medium Bomber / Heavy Attack Aircraft
#36
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
Fleet Air Reconnaissance / Strategic Bomber Aircraft
#37
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Light Attack Multirole Carrier-Borne Fighter Aircraft
#38
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas AC-47 Spooky
Douglas AC-47 Spooky
Fixed-Wing Gunship Aircraft
#39
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas B-26K Counter Invader (A-26B)
Douglas B-26K Counter Invader (A-26B)
Tactical Support / Ground Attack Aircraft
#40
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
Tactical Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#41
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-133 Cargomaster
Douglas C-133 Cargomaster
Heavy-Lift Military Transport Aircraft
#42
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
#43
1942
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
#44
1951
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Picture of the Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
Carrier-Borne Night-Fighter Aircraft
#45
1951
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the English Electric Canberra
English Electric Canberra
High-Altitude Medium Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#46
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairchild AC-119 (Shadow / Stinger)
Fairchild AC-119 (Shadow / Stinger)
Gunship / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
#47
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Military Transport / Gunship Aircraft
#48
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Fairchild C-123 Provider
Fairchild C-123 Provider
Military Transport Aircraft
#49
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
Long Range Strategic Medium Bomber / Tactical Strike Aircraft
#50
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman A-6 Intruder
Grumman A-6 Intruder
Carrierborne All-Weather Heavy Strike Aircraft
#51
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
Carrier-based Transport Aircraft
#52
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman C-2 Greyhound
Grumman C-2 Greyhound
Carrier-based Cargo / Transport Aircraft
#53
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman EA-6 Prowler
Grumman EA-6 Prowler
Carrier-Borne Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
#54
1943
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#55
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F8F Bearcat
Grumman F8F Bearcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#56
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman F9F Cougar
Grumman F9F Cougar
Carrier-Borne Fighter Aircraft
#57
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman HU-16 Albatross
Grumman HU-16 Albatross
Flying Boat / Utility Transport Aircraft
#58
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Battlefield Surveillance Aircraft
#59
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
Carrierborne Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Aircraft
#60
1963
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter
#61
1948
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Hiller OH-23 Raven (Model UH-12)
Light Utility Helicopter
#62
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Loach)
Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Loach)
Light Observation / Attack Helicopter
#63
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
Ilyushin IL-28 (Beagle)
Tactical Strike Medium Bomber Aircraft
#64
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kaman HH-43 Huskie
Kaman HH-43 Huskie
Rescue Helicopter
#65
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
#66
1972
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
Close Air-Support (CAS) / Air Interdiction / Force Protection Gunship
#67
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
#68
1965
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Strategic Airlifter Transport Aircraft
#69
1970
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft
#70
1945
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed C-69 Constellation (Model L-049)
Lockheed C-69 Constellation (Model L-049)
Long-Range Transport / Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
#71
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Single-Seat High-Speed Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#72
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Land-Based Long-Range Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
#73
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
High-Altitude Reconnaissance Aircraft / Spyplane
#74
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
Special Forces Transport Aircraft
#75
1947
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed P2V Neptune
Lockheed P2V Neptune
Anti-Submarine Warfare / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
#76
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
High-Altitude, High-Speed Reconnaissance Aircraft
#77
1954
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin B-57 Canberra
Martin B-57 Canberra
Tactical Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#78
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Martin P5M Marlin
Martin P5M Marlin
Maritime Service Flying Boat Aircraft
#79
1968
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale/Skytrain II)
McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale/Skytrain II)
Transport Aircraft
#80
1960
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Multirole / Carrierbased Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
#81
1969
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
#82
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
Single-Seat Interceptor / Reconnaissance Aircraft
#83
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (Fagot)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter Aircraft
#84
1952
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
#85
1955
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Farmer)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (Farmer)
Supersonic Jet-Powered Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
#86
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
#87
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-1 (Hare)
Mil Mi-1 (Hare)
Light Utility / Liaison Helicopter
#88
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
Mil Mi-4 (Hound)
Military and Civilian Transport Helicopter
#89
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
#90
1959
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
Naval Jet Trainer Aircraft
#91
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American A-5 Vigilante
North American A-5 Vigilante
Nuclear Attack Bomber / Reconnaissance Platform
#92
1954
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American F-100 Super Sabre
North American F-100 Super Sabre
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Air Superiority / Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
#93
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Observation / Light Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
#94
1949
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the North American T-28 Trojan
North American T-28 Trojan
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
#95
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
#96
1964
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
All-Weather Airborne Command and Control (ACC) / Battle Space Management Aircraft
#97
1953
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
Cargo /Passenger Transport Tandem-Rotor Helicopter
#98
1958
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief
Republic F-105 Thunderchief
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance / Wild Weasel
#99
1956
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Transport Helicopter
#100
1966
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
#101
1962
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Firefighting Helicopter
#102
1950
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Transport Utility Helicopter
#103
1954
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
Transport / Close-Support Helicopter
#104
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopter
#105
1961
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
#106
1967
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
Carrier-Borne Strike Aircraft
#107
1957
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Vought F-8 Crusader
Vought F-8 Crusader
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter Aicraft