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General Dynamics Airplanes and Aircrafts

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List of all General Dynamics airplanes and aircraft types, with images, specs, and other information. These active and retired General Dynamics planes are listed in alphabetical order, but if you're looking for a particular aircraft you can look for it using the "search" bar. The General Dynamics aircrafts on this list include all planes, jets, helicopters, and other flying vehicles ever made by General Dynamics. Unless you're an aviation expert you probably can't think of every aircraft made by General Dynamics, so use this list to find a few popular General Dynamics planes and helicopters that have been used a lot in the course of history.

Aircraft here include everything from General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon to F-111 Aardvark.

This list answers the question, "What aircrafts are made by General Dynamics?
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    The McDonnell Douglas/General Dynamics A-12 Avenger II was a proposed American attack aircraft from McDonnell Douglas and General Dynamics. It was to be an all-weather, carrier-based stealth bomber replacement for the Grumman A-6 Intruder in the United States Navy and Marine Corps. Its Avenger II name was taken from the Grumman TBF Avenger of World War II. The development of the A-12 was troubled by cost overruns and several delays, causing questions of the program's ability to deliver upon its objectives; these doubts led to the development program being canceled in 1991. The manner of its cancellation was contested through litigation until a settlement was reached in January 2014....  more
    • Type: All-weather stealth attack aircraft
    • Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas, General Dynamics
    • Length (m): 11.53
    • Engine Type: General Electric F404
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    The General Dynamics/Grumman EF-111A Raven was an electronic warfare aircraft designed to replace the B-66 Destroyer in the United States Air Force. Its crews and maintainers often called it the "Spark-Vark", a play on the F-111's "Aardvark" nickname. The USAF contracted with Grumman in 1974 to convert some existing General Dynamics F-111As into electronic warfare/electronic countermeasures aircraft. The USAF had considered the Navy / Marine Corps Grumman EA-6B Prowler, but was reluctant to adopt a Navy aircraft. The EF-111 entered service in 1983 and served until it was retired in 1998. Afterwards, the Air Force began depending on Navy and Marine Corps EA-6Bs for electronic warfare support....  more
    • Type: Electronic-warfare
    • Manufacturer: General Dynamics, Grumman Aircraft Corporation
    • Length (m): 23.2
    • Maiden Flight: Mar 10 1977
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    The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark was a supersonic, medium-range interdictor and tactical Attack aircraft that also filled the roles of strategic bomber, aerial reconnaissance, and electronic-warfare aircraft in its various versions. Developed in the 1960s by General Dynamics, it first entered service in 1967 with the United States Air Force. The Royal Australian Air Force also ordered the type and began operating F-111Cs in 1973. The F-111 pioneered several technologies for production aircraft, including variable-sweep wings, afterburning turbofan engines, and automated terrain-following radar for low-level, high-speed flight. Its design influenced later variable-sweep wing aircraft, and...  more
    • Type: Fighter-bomber
    • Manufacturer: General Dynamics
    • Introduced: Jul 18 1967
    • Length (m): 22.4
    • Wingspan (m): 9.75
    • Accidents: F-111 Aardvark Vietnam 1968 Malfunction, F-111 Aardvark Libya 1986 Shot Down
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    The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft originally developed by General Dynamics for the United States Air Force. Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. Over 4,500 aircraft have been built since production was approved in 1976. Although no longer being purchased by the U.S. Air Force, improved versions are still being built for export customers. In 1993, General Dynamics sold its aircraft manufacturing business to the Lockheed Corporation, which in turn became part of Lockheed Martin after a 1995 merger with Martin Marietta. The Fighting Falcon has key features including a...  more
    • Type: Multirole combat aircraft, Fighter aircraft, Multirole fighter
    • Manufacturer: Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics
    • Introduced: Aug 17 1978
    • Designer: Robert H. Widmer
    • Length (m): 15.06
    • Wingspan (m): 9.96
    • Engine Type: General Electric F110
    • Accidents: F-16 Hengelo 1992 crash, F-16 Mid air 2010 collision, F-16 Mid air 2006 collision
    • Maiden Flight: Jan 20 1974