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North American F-86 “Sabre” fighter jet

Role: Fighter aircraft National origin: United States Manufacturer: North American Aviation First flight: 1 October 1947 Introduction: 1949, with USAF Retired: 1994, Bolivia Primary users: United States Air Force Japan Air Self-Defense Force Spanish Air Force Republic of Korea Air Force Number built: 9,860 Unit cost: US$219,457 (F-86E)[2] Developed from: North American …

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Fiat G.91 fighter-bomber jet

Role: Fighter-bomber Manufacturer: Fiat Aviazione / Aeritalia First: flight 9 August 1956 Introduction:  1958 Retired: 1995 Status: Several in museums Primary users: Italian Air Force, German Air Force & Portuguese Air Force Produced: 1956-1977 Number built: 770 Variants: Fiat G.91Y

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-9 jet fighter

Role: Fighter aircraft National origin: Soviet Union Manufacturer: Mikoyan-Gurevich First flight: 24 April 1946 Status: Retired Primary users: Soviet Air Forces & People’s Liberation Army Air Force Produced: 1946-1948 Number built: 598 (including 12 prototypes)

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de Havilland Vampire jet fighter

de Havilland Vampire jet fighter

Role: Fighter aircraft National origin: United Kingdom Manufacturer: The Havilland & English Electric First Flight: 20 September  1943 Introduction: 1946 Retired: 1979 Rhodesian Air Force Primary users: Royale Air Force & Royale Navy Number built: 3,268 Developed into: de Havilland Venom

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Lockheed P80A “Shooting Star” fighter jet

Lockheed P80A "Shooting Star" fighter jet

Name: Lockheed P80A “Shooting Star” fighter jet Manufacturer: Lockheed Corporation National origin: United States Role: Jet fighter First flight: 8 January 1944 Introduction: 1945 Status: Retired Primary users: the United States Air Force & United States Navy Number built: 1,715 Unit cost: US$110,000 in 1945 Variants: Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

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Messerschmitt Me 262 fighter aircraft

DAYTON, Ohio -- Messerschmitt Me 262A at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)

Name: Messerschmitt Me 262 fighter aircraft Manufacturer: Messerschmitt Role Fighter: aircraft and fighter-bomber First flight:  18 April 1941 with a piston engine and 18 July 1942 with jet engines Introduction:  April 1944 Retired:1945 Germany and 1951 Czechoslovakia Primary users: Luftwaffe and Czechoslovak Air Force Number built: 1,430

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