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F-106 Delta Dart

Country of Origin: USA


The F-106 Delta Dart is a U.S. high-altitude fighter-interceptor, evolved from the F-102 Delta Dagger. This aircraft was the principal U.S. strategic defensive fighter of the 1960s and 1970s. It was fast and, for its time and its particular role, highly effective.

The F-106 has low, delta wings with a 60-deg leading-edge sweep and a slightly higher aspect ratio than the contemporary Mirage III (see separate database entry). The leading edge is cambered from root to tip. Roll and...

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