An English Electric Lightning in afterburner ignition. The Electric Lightning, noted for its great speed, is the only all-British Mach 2 fighter aircraft. It was the first aircraft in the world capable of supercruise.

This is SO xy. An English Electric Lightning in afterburner ignition. The Electric Lightning, noted for its great speed, is the only all-British Mach 2 fighter aircraft. It was the first aircraft in the world capable of supercruise.

F-117A Stealth fighter aircraft at the Tonopah test range

Stealth fighter aircraft from the Tactical Fighter Wing, Tonopah Test Range, Nev., line the runway after arriving for an overnight stay while deploying to Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield. (photo by Lietmotiv)

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The McDonnell Douglas Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor fighter/fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft.

Avro Vulcan. Part of the V-Force, the Vulcan was Britain's airborne nuclear deterrent during much of the Cold War. Although typically armed with nuclear weapons, it was capable of conventional bombing missions, a capability utilised in Operation Black Buck during the Falklands War between the United Kingdom and Argentina in 1982.

AVRO VULCAN Originally part of the V-Force triad, Britain’s airborne nuclear deterrent during much of the Cold War. The V Bombers were armed with the Blue Steel stand off missile. With the withdrawal.

Another amazing photo from NASA, this one of a jet plane at the moment it breaks the sound barrier and goes supersonic.

Hear a sonic boom while at SSU. This is an Incredible shot. with a sonic boom. An Hornet was photographed just as it broke the sound barrier. (Ensign John Gay, USS Constellation, US Navy)

English Electric Lightning F2a 19 Sqn RAF 1960's

English Electric Lightning 19 Sqn RAF “Over the North Sea, Lightning of 19 Squadron stationed at RAF Leaconfield,

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