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Tupolev Tu-128 was the biggest interceptor in the world.

Today marks the anniversary of Tupolev Fiddler’s maiden flight (March With a wing-span of meters, and a loaded weight of.

Leduc Ram Jet Interceptor	1956  Featured in the Book "X Planes of Europe"

Leduc Ram Jet Interceptor 1956 Featured in the Book "X Planes of Europe"

Tupolev TU-28. Probably the largest interceptor ever made(27.2M! or 89ft.)

Russian Tupolev "Fiddler" fighter/inteceptor of the era at the Russian Air Forces museum at Monino, east of Moscow.

Lavochkin La-250 (1956) "Anakonda" was a high-altitude interceptor aircraft prototype developed in the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Its nickname anaconda was "invented" during the flight test and referred to both the elongated body shape as well as the relatively critical flight characteristics of the machine.

Lavotchkin La-250 Anaconda

Lavochkin La-250 (1956) "Anakonda" was a high-altitude interceptor aircraft prototype developed in the Soviet Union in the 1950s. Its nickname anaconda was "invented" during the flight test and referred to both the elongated body shape as well as the relatively critical flight characteristics of the machine.

Tupolev Tu-128  “Fiddler”, a long-range interceptor aircraft developed by the Soviet Union in the 1960s. It remains the world’s largest production fighter aircraft.

Tupolev “Fiddler”, No idea this one was so big. a long-range interceptor aircraft developed by the Soviet Union in the It remains the world’s largest production fighter aircraft.

World’s Largest Plane Fires Up Its Six Engines For The First Time

World’s Largest Plane Fires Up Its Six Engines For The First Time

World's Largest Plane Fires Up Its Six Engines For The First Time - FunSubstance

Douglas A-1 Skyraider. This type of plane is known to be the only prop driven aircraft to shoot down a jet, Korea.

This type of plane is known to be the only prop driven aircraft to shoot down a jet, Korea.

This pair of Mk. V's demonstrate the two different power plants tried out. Nearest is an experimental machine fitted with an annular  radiator for its Sabre engine, while EJ 823 was a standard in service version with a Napier Sabre engine with the well known "beard" radiator

"Last of the big, butch piston engined warriors" KB RAF Hawker Tempest Mk V - World War 2

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