One of the most amazing stories involving jet planes is connected with the Convair F-106A Delta Dart. You can read this story here. However, let’s describe this amazing fighter.
The F-106A was the primary all-weather interceptor deployed by the USAF from 1960 to mind 1980. The Russian developed similar plane called Sukhoyev Su-15.
Here are other posts from the National Museum of USAF (Cold War Opponents: MiG-15 and F-86A Sabre (Winter 2013), B-29 “Bockscar”, modern military airplane, Cold War and Vietnam Era Planes and WW II aircraft), posts from the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center – this place is not getting old 🙂 (Boeing B-29 Superfortress “Enola Gay”, Aichi M6A1, Vought F4-1D Corsair, Horten HO III F, Panoramas of Museum, Restoring the glory, WW II airplanes, Modern Military aircraft). Enjoy!