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10 Bizarre Aircraft that Actually Flew
Dornier Do 335


Lockhedd XFV


Goodyear Inflatoplane


Northrop Tacit Blue



Custer CCW-5


HZ-1 Aerocycle


Vought V-173 Glying Pancake


Stipa-Caproni


XF-85 Goblin


Mil V-12


 

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Its derogatory nickname was SLUF - Stubby Little Ugly F*******
 

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A French NAVY F-8E Crusaders during a hard
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In April 1977 on the Foch, the French Navy Crusaders operated over Djibouti in the Saphir missions. On 7 May 1977, two Crusaders on a training missions were expected to engage two French AF F-100 Super Sabres from the Djibouti-based 4/11 Jura squadron. After the leader spotted the “enemy” and engaged into mock combat, he realized his opponents were not French F-100's as expected but MiG-21's from Yemen. His wingman joined the fighting and weapons were armed but the fight ended without a shot being fired. This was presumably the only wartime interception by French Crusaders.

 

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