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Stories about: Vintage Jets

Republic Thunderscreech: Part Prop-Jet Interceptor, Part Infernal Noise Machine
Republic Thunderscreech: Part Prop-Jet Interceptor, Part Infernal Noise Machine

3 Dec 2021, 20:55 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / The airframe of the Thunderscreech was reinforced to withstand a jet that could break the sound barrier in a screaming power-dive, with emphasis on screaming.

 
The F-94 Starfire Was the Cold War USAF’s Vision of a Tuned Hot Rod
The F-94 Starfire Was the Cold War USAF’s Vision of a Tuned Hot Rod

3 Nov 2021, 07:35 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Like a sporty model of a typical hatchback, the Lockheed F-94 had its origins in an older, slower design. That, of course, being the F-80 Shooting Star