The Boeing 720B

With the launch of the Jet Age with its 707-100 series, Boeing soon found itself at a competitive disadvantage with Douglas, who already had an established world-wide network of agents, representatives and salesmen to market its DC-8 jet. To counter this, according to Ron Davies in Pan Am-An Airline and Its Aircraft, Boeing produced what it…

MiG-15

Role Fighter Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich First flight: 30 December 1947 Introduction: 1949 Status: Trainers in service Primary users Soviet Air Force PLA Air Force Korean People’s Air Force 41 others Number built: ~12,000 + ~6,000 under licence Developed into Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 The Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 was a jet fighter aircraft developed by Mikoyan-Gurevich OKB for the Soviet…

Lockheed F-104 Starfighter

A German F-104F in 1960. In 1962 this aircraft crashed along with three others after a pilot error Fighters with Pakistan Air Force The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is a single-engine, supersonic interceptor aircraft originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force (USAF). One of the Century Series of fighter aircraft, it was operated…