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Today in aviation history – 3rd June

On 3rd June 1950 Americans made a test flight of an aircraft Republic YF-96A, a prototype of F-84F Thunderstreak. In mass-produced version it was one-man bombing fighter powered by jet engine. Its maximal speed reached 1000 km/h. The weaponry consisted of 4 half-inch machine guns.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat