January 23, 2005

Sunday Aircraft Cheesecake (Harrier)

This week's serving is the V/STOL (vertical/short takeoff and landing) attack aircraft, the Harrier. The aircraft has an interesting developmental history, with inputs from France (original engine design), West Germany, the UK and US (explained in more detail here):



Posted by JohnL at January 23, 2005 10:33 PM

For my money the Harrier is the coolest aircraft ever.

Posted by: Stephen Macklin at January 24, 2005 06:47 PM

It looks beautifully lethal, doesn't it? Like a bird of prey.

Posted by: JohnL at January 24, 2005 09:02 PM
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