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fighter

Aircraft designed to intercept, engage in air combat, and shoot down other aircraft. The term also includes fighter-bombers. Fighter-bombers can carry and deliver air-to-surface weapons and defend themselves, although their maneuverability may be somewhat less than that of air-superiority fighters.
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It is rare for the trainer of a fighter to speak the whole truth if that truth hurts his fighter.
On 14 November 2002, the pilot of a Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 F/A-18D Hornet ejected safely during a flight over the southern California operations area and was recovered.
Through these packages, fans will have the opportunity to meet the fighters and join in the official post-event VIP party.
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The F-35 joint strike fighter is assembled by Lockheed Martin in Texas.
Harkin is representative of the highly qualified fighter pilots and tacticians in VMFT-401.
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