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Having an edge in total available aircraft types and advanced technologies could not guarantee victory for the Americans in Vietnam.

There are a total of [ 103 ] Vietnam 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 King Air
National Flag Graphic
1964
Beechcraft King Air
Multirole Transport Aircraft
2
Picture of the Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell AH-1 HueyCobra / Cobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
3
Picture of the Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
National Flag Graphic
1970
Bell AH-1J SeaCobra
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
4
Picture of the Bell H-13 Sioux
National Flag Graphic
1947
Bell H-13 Sioux
Light Utility / Observation Helicopter
5
Picture of the Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Bell Model 206 (JetRanger / LongRanger)
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
6
Picture of the Bell OH-58 Kiowa
National Flag Graphic
1969
Bell OH-58 Kiowa
Armed Scout and Reconnaissance / Light Attack Helicopter
7
Picture of the Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Bell UH-1 Iroquois (Huey)
Multi-Role / Utility / Attack / Transport Helicopter
8
Picture of the Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
National Flag Graphic
1962
Bell UH-1B/C Huey Cobra / Frog
Gunship Helicopter
9
Picture of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet
National Flag Graphic
1951
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Strategic Medium / Heavy Bomber Aircraft
10
Picture of the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
National Flag Graphic
1955
Boeing B-52 Stratofortress
High-Altitude, Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber
11
Picture of the Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
National Flag Graphic
1944
Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter
Transport Aircraft
12
Picture of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing CH-47 Chinook
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
13
Picture of the Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
National Flag Graphic
1957
Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker
Airborne Refueling Tanker / Special Mission Military Aircraft
14
Picture of the Boeing RC-135
National Flag Graphic
1962
Boeing RC-135
Multi-Role, Multi-Mission Reconnaissance Aircraft
15
Picture of the Boeing VC-137 / C-137 Stratoliner
National Flag Graphic
1959
Boeing VC-137 / C-137 Stratoliner
Government VIP Transport
16
Picture of the Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
National Flag Graphic
1964
Boeing Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight
Medium-Lift, Tandem Rotor Transport Helicopter
17
Picture of the Cessna A-37  Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Cessna A-37 Dragonfly (Super Tweet)
Light Attack / Observation and Control Aircraft
18
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
19
Picture of the Cessna O-2 Skymaster
National Flag Graphic
1967
Cessna O-2 Skymaster
Observation Platform Aircraft
20
Picture of the Cessna T-37 Tweet
National Flag Graphic
1957
Cessna T-37 Tweet
Jet-Powered Advanced Trainer / Light Attack Aircraft
21
Picture of the Cessna T-41 Mescalero
National Flag Graphic
1964
Cessna T-41 Mescalero
Trainer / Liaison / Light Transport Aircraft
22
Picture of the Consolidated PBY Catalina
National Flag Graphic
1936
Consolidated PBY Catalina
Long-Range Maritime Patrol Flying Boat
23
Picture of the CONVAIR B-36 Peacemaker
National Flag Graphic
1949
CONVAIR B-36 Peacemaker
Long-Range Strategic Heavy Bomber Aircraft
24
Picture of the CONVAIR B-58 Hustler
National Flag Graphic
1960
CONVAIR B-58 Hustler
Supersonic Delta-Winged Jet-Powered Medium Bomber
25
Picture of the CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
National Flag Graphic
1950
CONVAIR C-131 / R4Y Samaritan
MEDEVAC / VIP Transport / Trainer Platform
26
Picture of the CONVAIR F-102 Delta Dagger
National Flag Graphic
1956
CONVAIR F-102 Delta Dagger
Single-Seat Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
27
Picture of the CONVAIR F-106 Delta Dart
National Flag Graphic
1959
CONVAIR F-106 Delta Dart
Single-Seat, Single-Engine Supersonic Interceptor Aircraft
28
Picture of the Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
National Flag Graphic
1941
Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando
Twin-Engine Long-Range Transport Aircraft
29
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
National Flag Graphic
1948
de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Utility Transport Aircraft
30
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
National Flag Graphic
1953
de Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter
Floatplane Aircraft
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31
Picture of the de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
National Flag Graphic
1959
de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou
Tactical Transport Aircraft
32
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
33
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
34
Picture of the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
National Flag Graphic
1956
Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
Fleet Air Reconnaissance / Strategic Bomber Aircraft
35
Picture of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
National Flag Graphic
1956
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Light Attack Multirole Carrierborne Fighter Aircraft
36
Picture of the Douglas AC-47 Spooky
National Flag Graphic
1965
Douglas AC-47 Spooky
Fixed-Wing Gunship Aircraft
37
Picture of the Douglas B-26K Counter Invader (A-26B)
National Flag Graphic
1966
Douglas B-26K Counter Invader (A-26B)
Tactical Support / Ground Attack Aircraft
38
Picture of the Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
National Flag Graphic
1956
Douglas B-66 / RB-66 Destroyer
Tactical Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
39
Picture of the Douglas C-133 Cargomaster
National Flag Graphic
1957
Douglas C-133 Cargomaster
Heavy-Lift Military Transport Aircraft
40
Picture of the Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
Medium Transport Aircraft
41
Picture of the Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
National Flag Graphic
1942
Douglas C-54 Skymaster (DC-4)
Four-Engine Military Transport Aircraft
42
Picture of the Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
National Flag Graphic
1951
Douglas F3D / F-10 Skyknight
Carrier-Borne Night-Fighter Aircraft
43
Picture of the Fairchild AC-119 (Shadow / Stinger)
National Flag Graphic
1968
Fairchild AC-119 (Shadow / Stinger)
Gunship / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
44
Picture of the Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
National Flag Graphic
1949
Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
Military Transport / Gunship Aircraft
45
Picture of the Fairchild C-123 Provider
National Flag Graphic
1956
Fairchild C-123 Provider
Military Transport Aircraft
46
Picture of the General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
National Flag Graphic
1967
General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
Long-Range Strategic Medium Bomber / Tactical Strike Aircraft
47
Picture of the Grumman A-6 Intruder
National Flag Graphic
1963
Grumman A-6 Intruder
Carrierborne All-Weather Heavy Strike Aircraft
48
Picture of the Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
National Flag Graphic
1952
Grumman C-1A / TF-1 Trader
Carrier-based Transport Aircraft
49
Picture of the Grumman C-2 Greyhound
National Flag Graphic
1967
Grumman C-2 Greyhound
Carrier-based Cargo / Transport Aircraft
50
Picture of the Grumman EA-6 Prowler
National Flag Graphic
1963
Grumman EA-6 Prowler
Carrier-Borne Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
51
Picture of the Grumman F6F Hellcat
National Flag Graphic
1943
Grumman F6F Hellcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
52
Picture of the Grumman F8F Bearcat
National Flag Graphic
1945
Grumman F8F Bearcat
Carrierborne Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
53
Picture of the Grumman F9F Cougar
National Flag Graphic
1952
Grumman F9F Cougar
Carrier-Borne Fighter Aircraft
54
Picture of the Grumman HU-16 Albatross
National Flag Graphic
1949
Grumman HU-16 Albatross
Flying Boat / Utility Transport Aircraft
55
Picture of the Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
National Flag Graphic
1959
Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
Battlefield Surveillance Aircraft
56
Picture of the Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
National Flag Graphic
1958
Grumman WF-2 / E-1 Tracer
Carrierborne Airborne Early Warning (AEW) Aircraft
57
Picture of the Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
National Flag Graphic
1963
Gyrodyne QH-50 DASH
Drone Anti-Submarine Helicopter
58
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)
59
Picture of the Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Loach)
National Flag Graphic
1966
Hughes OH-6 Cayuse (Loach)
Light Observation / Attack Helicopter
60
Picture of the Kaman HH-43 Huskie
National Flag Graphic
1958
Kaman HH-43 Huskie
Light Utility / Rescue Helicopter
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61
Picture of the Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
National Flag Graphic
1962
Kaman SH-2 Seasprite / Super Seasprite
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
62
Picture of the Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
National Flag Graphic
1972
Lockheed AC-130H Spectre / AC-130U Spooky
Close Air-Support (CAS) / Air Interdiction / Force Protection Gunship
63
Picture of the Lockheed C-130 Hercules
National Flag Graphic
1956
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Tactical Transport / Multi-role / Multi-Mission Aircraft
64
Picture of the Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
National Flag Graphic
1965
Lockheed C-141 Starlifter
Strategic Airlifter Transport Aircraft
65
Picture of the Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
National Flag Graphic
1970
Lockheed C-5 Galaxy
Strategic Heavy-Lifter Transport Aircraft
66
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)
67
Picture of the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
National Flag Graphic
1958
Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
Single-Seat High-Speed Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft
68
Picture of the Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
National Flag Graphic
1962
Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion
Land-Based Long-Range Maritime Patrol / Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Aircraft
69
Picture of the Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
National Flag Graphic
1955
Lockheed Martin U-2 Dragon Lady
High-Altitude Surveillance Aircraft
70
Picture of the Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
National Flag Graphic
1966
Lockheed MC-130 Combat Talon (I / II)
Special Forces Transport Aircraft
71
Picture of the Lockheed P2V Neptune
National Flag Graphic
1947
Lockheed P2V Neptune
Anti-Submarine Warfare / Maritime Patrol Aircraft
72
Picture of the Lockheed SR-71 (Blackbird)
National Flag Graphic
1966
Lockheed SR-71 (Blackbird)
High-Altitude, High-Speed Reconnaissance Aircraft
73
Picture of the LTV A-7 Corsair II
National Flag Graphic
1967
LTV A-7 Corsair II
Carrier-Borne Strike Aircraft
74
Picture of the Martin B-57 Canberra
National Flag Graphic
1954
Martin B-57 Canberra
Tactical Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
75
Picture of the Martin P5M Marlin
National Flag Graphic
1952
Martin P5M Marlin
Maritime Service Flying Boat Aircraft
76
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale / Skytrain II)
National Flag Graphic
1968
McDonnell Douglas C-9 (Nightingale / Skytrain II)
Transport Aircraft
77
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
National Flag Graphic
1960
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II
Multirole / Carrierbased Fighter / Strike Fighter Aircraft
78
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
National Flag Graphic
1969
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Wild Weasel
Electronic Warfare Aircraft (EWA)
79
Picture of the McDonnell Douglas RF-4 Phantom II
National Flag Graphic
1965
McDonnell Douglas RF-4 Phantom II
Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
80
Picture of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
National Flag Graphic
1957
McDonnell F-101 Voodoo
Twin-Engine Interceptor / Reconnaissance Aircraft
81
Picture of the McDonnell RF-101 Voodoo
National Flag Graphic
1957
McDonnell RF-101 Voodoo
Supersonic Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
82
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
National Flag Graphic
1952
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 (Fresco)
Single-Seat Jet-Powered Fighter / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
83
Picture of the Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
National Flag Graphic
1959
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (Fishbed)
Single-Seat Supersonic Fighter Aircraft
84
Picture of the Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
National Flag Graphic
1967
Mil Mi-8 (Hip)
Multirole Medium-Lift Helicopter
85
Picture of the Naval Aircraft Factory N3N (Yellow Peril)
National Flag Graphic
1936
Naval Aircraft Factory N3N (Yellow Peril)
Biplane Primary Trainer Aircraft
86
Picture of the North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
National Flag Graphic
1959
North American / Boeing T-2 Buckeye
Naval Jet Trainer Aircraft
87
Picture of the North American A-5 Vigilante
National Flag Graphic
1961
North American A-5 Vigilante
Nuclear Attack Bomber / Reconnaissance Platform
88
Picture of the North American F-100 Super Sabre
National Flag Graphic
1954
North American F-100 Super Sabre
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Air Superiority / Tactical Reconnaissance Aircraft
89
Picture of the North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
National Flag Graphic
1966
North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
Observation / Light Attack / Close-Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
90
Picture of the North American T-28 Trojan
National Flag Graphic
1949
North American T-28 Trojan
Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft
91
Picture of the Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
National Flag Graphic
1962
Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger / Tiger II
Single-Seat Lightweight Multirole Aircraft
92
Picture of the Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
National Flag Graphic
1964
Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye
All-Weather Airborne Command and Control (ACC) / Battle Space Management Aircraft
93
Picture of the Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
National Flag Graphic
1953
Piasecki H-21 Workhorse
Cargo /Passenger Transport Tandem-Rotor Helicopter
94
Picture of the Republic F-105 Thunderchief
National Flag Graphic
1958
Republic F-105 Thunderchief
Single-Seat Fighter-Bomber / Reconnaissance / Wild Weasel
95
Picture of the Schweizer Model 300
National Flag Graphic
1964
Schweizer Model 300
Light Utility Helicopter (LUH)
96
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
National Flag Graphic
1956
Sikorsky CH-37 Mojave
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Transport Helicopter
97
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
National Flag Graphic
1966
Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion
Heavy-Lift Transport Helicopter
98
Picture of the Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
National Flag Graphic
1962
Sikorsky CH-54 Tarhe / Erickson S-64 Skycrane
Heavy-Lift Cargo / Firefighting Helicopter
99
Picture of the Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
National Flag Graphic
1950
Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw
Multi-Purpose / Multi-Role Transport Utility Helicopter
100
Picture of the Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
National Flag Graphic
1954
Sikorsky H-34 / CH-34 Choctaw
Transport / Close-Support Helicopter
101
Picture of the Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
National Flag Graphic
1967
Sikorsky HH-3E Jolly Green Giant
Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopter
102
Picture of the Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
National Flag Graphic
1961
Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King
Ship-based Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Helicopter
103
Picture of the Vought F-8 Crusader
National Flag Graphic
1957
Vought F-8 Crusader
Carrier-Borne Naval Fighter Aicraft

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