Lockheed U-2 strategic reconnaissance aircraft aka "The Dragon Lady".
Short S.25 Sunderland comes to rescue by kitchener.lord, via Flickr. As well as the convoy protection & anti submarine patrols, the Sunderland also made many air sea rescues, often in seemingly impossible seas.
Fokker Dr-1 Replica - F-AZGN. Association Memorial Flight, Ferte Alais - LFFQ, 29.05.2004.
Korea Airspace FA-50.FA-50 is a light combat aircraft developed based on the T-50,a supersonic advanced trainer to replace the military's superannuated fighters.The FA-50 combat aircraft is able to load up to 4.5tons of weapons including basic weapons like air-to-air/air-to-surface missiles & mgs as well as precision guidance bombs such as JDAMs,& multi-purpose precision guidance CBUs .FA-50 fighter,with night vision apparatus,has day & nigh capability & boasts improved self-protection…
Dassault Rafale, Royal International Air Tattoo in the UK. .avionslegendaires-calendar-August-2013
Convair 340-71 Samaritan (C-131F).Nearly all C-131s left active inventory in late 1970s,but US Coast Guard operated it until 1983,while Air National Guard & Navy operated additional airframes,primarily as Operational Support Aircraft for ANG flying wings & naval air station aircraft until 1990.
2nd Airbus Military A400M Atlas MSN8 destined for French Armée de l'Air.
PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION:Future of Navy long-range reconnaissance,recently arrived MQ-4C Triton UAV,sprawls across hangar,with wingspan 13 feet wider than Boeing 737 but body 80% lighter.Designed for 24hour + patrols at 50,000 feet, Triton still can’t do job by itself,say both program manager & admiral in charge of all Navy drones.Will provide high-altitude,theater-spanning coverage that cues more tactically-focused recon aircraft to zoom in (in both senses of word).