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Military Aviation in 1960

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U.S. Marine Corps pilots demonstrate YRON-1 "rotocycles," one-man helicopters, at Quantico, Virginia, in 1960.

Old and new fighter planes of the British Royal Air Force fly together in September 1960 during a celebration of the 20th anniversary of the "Battle of Britain." From bottom left to top right: Hurricane, Spitfire, Meteor, Hunter, Javelin, Lightning.

A U.S. Navy A4D Skyhawk with a multiple bomb rack that was added to the plane in 1960.

F-104A Super Starfighters, with West German markings, fly over the Mohave Desert, California, in 1960. After completing training, the German pilots returned to their country as instructors in the operation of the planes, several of which were sold to West German Air Force in 1960.

T-38 Talon supersonic training planes at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The new planes entered service with the U.S. Air Force Air Training Command in 1960.

An A2F-1 attack bomber, which was being produced for the U.S. Navy in 1960.

In the Year 1960
F-104A Super Starfighter

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