Glenn Karstens

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The Convair XFY Pogo tailsitter was an experiment in vertical takeoff and landing. The Pogo had delta wings and three-bladed contra-rotating propellers powered by a 5,500 hp (4,100 kW) Allison YT40-A-16 turboprop engine. It was intended to be a high-performance fighter aircraft capable of operating from small warships. Landing the XFY-1 was difficult, as the pilot had to look over his shoulder while carefully working the throttle to land.

The Convair XFY Pogo tailsitter was an experiment in vertical takeoff and landing. The Pogo had delta wings and three-bladed contra-rotating propellers .

X-44 MANTA. Multi Axis No Tail Aircraft. Derived from the F-22 Raptor. This aircraft was intended to test the feasibility of full yaw, pitch and roll control without horizontal or vertical tailplanes. 3D thrust vectoring. Funding ended in 2000.

Multi Axis No Tail Aircraft. Derived from the Raptor. This aircraft was intended to test the feasibility of full yaw, pitch and roll control without horizontal or vertical tailplanes.

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F16. Called "Viper" by its pilots due to a perceived resemblance to a viper snake as well as the Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper starfighter.

( Falcon Called "Viper" by its pilots due to a perceived resemblance to a viper snake as well as the Battlestar Galactica Colonial Viper starfighter.

Old P-40 found in Egyptian desert

This lost and forgotten World War II fighter is a rare survivor and a sad memorial to its doomed pilot. When Flt Sgt Dennis Copping was