Sweden has been one of the handful of countries capable of producing its own fighter jets. The incredibly agile Saab line of jets make up of its majority of air force fleet. They even sell these fighters to foreign countries like Swiss.The Swedish Air Force stands as fighting force that is to be reckoned with.
It is not often that we have a chance to ride on an aircraft which have their engines located at the aft section of the aircraft because they are rare. In airliner industry, most of the time the aircraft with engines attached to the wings are preferred.
Whether it is a Russian made aircraft or a western built one, engines at the rear can posit some advantages like low engine noise in the cockpit. What is certain is that these aircraft look beautiful and their pictures can easily decorate our desktop with a cool appearance.
The Yak-3 first flew in 1943 and was considered the best of the low altitude (below 12,500 ft) fighters of WWII. Yak-3 was a very agile dogfighter, easy to handle aircraft loved by both rookie and veteran pilots.
It first saw action in June 1943 and could out climb, out turn and out run the German Bf 109 and FW 190.
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Boeing B-29 Superfortress was the most advanced WW2 Bomber. With a pressurized cockpit, the Superfortress could fly higher and longer. It gave the Allies an edge over the Axis who didn`t have anything comparable.
Nowadays one of the last B-29s, the FiFi still flies on airshows around the world. It is a great opportunity to see her performing as you will have an idea on how big a WW2 bomber can be.
France has been enjoying an air force whose production comes mainly in-house. France`s roots for producing airplanes dates back to World War One. From then on France has been excelled in aircraft production. Mirages and Rafales in that respect can be counted as France`s contribution to the military aviation.