5 Best U.S. Fighter Planes Ever (Did the F-22 or F-35 Make the List?)
The National Interest -

Michael Peck


What about the F-15? F-22? Read on. 

Key Point: Here are my five picks for the greatest U.S. fighter aircraft. Whether these are necessarily the best aircraft in terms of technical performance may be questioned. Then again, that which is best and that which is great are frequently not the same. But for whatever reason, these fighters went on to achieve fame.

P-51 Mustang

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