When the relationship between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union fell apart in 1948, Yugoslavia needed to replace their Russian fighters quickly
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Saab Gripen Goes Up Against F-18E and F-35 for Canadian Fighter Contract
Saab, Boeing and Lockheed are all fighting to offer the best deal to the Canadian government for the next Royal Canadian Air Force fighter.
The Fokker G.I Heavy Fighter; Dutch Grim Reaper
The Fokker G.I heavy fighter is one of those aircraft that despite huge amounts of promise was never able to fulfil its potential.
The Me 328; The Wunderwaffe Parasite Fighter
Of all the ‘V-Weapons”, the Me 328 – a fighter powered by pulse jets – definitely belonged in the “should have cancelled this sooner” pile,
The Gloster F.5/34: Inspiration for the Mitsubishi A6M Zero?
The Gloster F.5/34 is one of many intriguing “what-if” fighter aircraft that aviation historians and enthusiasts still discuss today. First flying in 1936, the initial prototype was modelled as a monoplane development of Gloster’s Gladiator biplane...
Saab Throw Down on Canadian Fighter Bid
Following on from the announcement last week that Lockheed was willing to transfer exclusive production of their F-21 variant of the F-16 fighter aircraft to India in order to help their bid to win the Indian Air Force’s competition seeking a new multirole aircraft, now Saab has made a similar offer to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with its Gripen.