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North American T-6 Texan / SNJ / Harvard North American T-6 Texan / SNJ / Harvard

1935

The first prototype NA-16 flew in April 1935. A total of about 17000 aircraft were ...

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Developed by General Aviation (the precursor of North American Aviation) to meet a US Army ...

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North American O-47

1935

North American O-47

North American XB-21 North American XB-21

1937

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Conceived as a low-cost fighter for use by smaller nations demanding comparatively simple warplanes, yet embodying such ...

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North American NA-50

1938

North American NA-50

North American NA-40 North American NA-40

1939

The NA-40 was North American's offering to a 1938 Air Corps request for a twin engine attack ...

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On of the best fighters of the World War II. The first prototype flew on ...

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North American P-51 Mustang

1940

North American P-51 Mustang

North American B-25 Mitchell North American B-25 Mitchell

1940

The first B-25 flew on August 19, 1940. More than 12000 aircraft built. ...

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The P-64 designation falls out of chronological order and belongs to a North American product ...

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North American P-64

1940

North American P-64

North American XB-28 North American XB-28

1942

Envisaged originally as a high-altitude version of the B-25 Mitchell, the North American NA-63 ...

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A significant aircraft in North American Aviation's history, the FJ-1 Fury was the company's first ...

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North American FJ-1 Fury

1946

North American FJ-1 Fury

North American B-45 Tornado North American B-45 Tornado

1947

In 1943, aware of Nazi Germany's advances in the field of jet propulsion, the Army ...

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To meet a US Army Air Force requirement for a day fighter that could be ...

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North American F-86 Sabre

1947

North American F-86 Sabre

North American P-82 Twin Mustang North American P-82 Twin Mustang

1948

The long-range, high-altitude escort fighter, development of the P-51 "Mustang.
The Twin ...

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The first naval combat aircraft designed to carry an atomic bomb and for a time ...

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North American AJ Savage

1948

North American AJ Savage

North American T-28 Trojan North American T-28 Trojan

1949

First flown in 1949, the Trojan was put into production as the T-28A two-seat basic ...

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The F-95 designation was assigned initially to the radar-equipped, all-weather interceptor version of the North ...

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North American F-86D / YF-95 Dog Sabre

1949

North American F-86D / YF-95 Dog Sabre

North American F-93 North American F-93

1950

The North American YF-93A, developed from the F-86 Sabre and originally designated F-86C, eventually became ...

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The XFJ-1 marked the entry of North American into the field of jet-propelled military aircraft. ...

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North American FJ-2, -3, -4 Fury

1952

North American FJ-2, -3, -4 Fury

North American XA2J North American XA2J

1952

In 1948 North American began work on the NA-163 turboprop-powered derivative of the AJ-1 ...

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First of the "Century fighters", the prototype F-100 flew on 25 May 1953. The initial ...

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North American F-100 Super Sabre

1953

North American F-100 Super Sabre

North American YF-107 Ultra Sabre North American YF-107 Ultra Sabre

1957

The North American F-107, or company NA-212, was the last USAF fighter to bear this ...

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The Vigilante was designed as a Mach 2 carrier-based attack aircraft capable of carrying nuclear ...

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North American A-5 Vigilante

1958

North American A-5 Vigilante

North American T-2 Buckeye North American T-2 Buckeye

1958

With a requirement in 1956 for a multi-role jet trainer, the US Navy awarded North ...

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Successful in both civil and military markets, the North American NA-246 Sabreliner was developed originally as ...

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North American T-39 Sabreliner

1958

North American T-39 Sabreliner

North American X-15 North American X-15

1959

The X-15A was a high-performance research aircraft used to provide date about heating, stability, control ...

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Developed to USAF General Operational Requirement 38 for an intercontinental bomber to replace the read more ...

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

1964

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

North American OV-10 Bronco North American OV-10 Bronco

1965

A US Marine Corps requirement of the early 1960s for a Light Armed Reconnaissance Airplane ...

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