Military Aviation in 1960
U.S. Marine Corps
pilots demonstrate YRON-1 "rotocycles,"
one-man helicopters, at Quantico, Virginia, in
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,
A U.S. Navy A4D Skyhawk
with a multiple bomb rack that was added to the
plane in 1960.
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
the Year 1960
F-104A Super Starfighter
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