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McDonnell XP-67 McDonnell XP-67

1941

The XP-67 bomber destroyer contract was received in September 1941 for a twin piston-engine fighter ...

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The first U.S. carrier-based jet aircraft, the FH-1, took off from and landed on the ...

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McDonnell FH Phantom

1945

McDonnell FH Phantom

McDonnell F2H Banshee McDonnell F2H Banshee

1947

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The McDonnell XF-85 Goblin was the only USAF aircraft ever conceived from the outset as ...

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McDonnell XF-85 Goblin

1948

McDonnell XF-85 Goblin

McDonnell XF-88 McDonnell XF-88

1948

The first prototype flew on October 20, 1948. Two built. Followed by F-101 ...

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The prototype of the Demon naval fighter proved to have poor stability, poor forward visibility and ...

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McDonnell F3H Demon

1951

McDonnell F3H Demon

McDonnell XF-88B McDonnell XF-88B

1953

Designed for research into supersonic propeller design, the XF-88B flew for the first time on ...

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The McDonnell F-101 Voodoo was the inevitable follow-on to the company's XF-88 and was intended ...

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McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

1954

McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

1954

Designed originally to provide the US Navy and Marine Corps with a simple low-cost lightweight ...

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For a quarter-century, the McDonnell F-4 Phantom II has risen from land and sea to ...

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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

1958

McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

McDonnell Douglas DC-8 McDonnell Douglas DC-8

1958

When Douglas decided to proceed with construction of its first jet transport, the four-engined DC-8, ...

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The four-engine Model 119/220 was the first business, non-airline-type jet aircraft to receive an FAA ...

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McDonnell Model 119/220

1959

McDonnell Model 119/220

McDonnell Douglas DC-9 McDonnell Douglas DC-9

1965

Design study data on the DC-9, originally known as the Douglas Model 2086, were released ...

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First flight of original DC-10 Series 10, 29 August 1970; certified 29 July 1971; last delivery ...

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10

1970

McDonnell Douglas DC-10

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

1972

The first McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle made its maiden flight on 27 July 1972, giving ...

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Two YC-15 prototypes were built for the Air Force's advanced medium STOL transport (AMST) program. ...

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McDonnell Douglas YC-15

1975

McDonnell Douglas YC-15

McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet

1978

The F/A-18 design began as the Northrop YF-17 Cobra, one of two competing designs for ...

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Follow-on to DC-10; revealed at Paris Air Show 1985; British Caledonian ordered nine 3 December ...

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McDonnell Douglas MD-11

1990

McDonnell Douglas MD-11

McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III McDonnell Douglas C-17 Globemaster III

1991

The first prototype flew in September 1991. Entered service in 1994.

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Latest development of the F/A-18 "Hornet". The first prototype flew on November ...

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McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet

1995

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18E Super Hornet



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