North American FJ-2 Fury

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Published on Mar 30, 2012

United States Navy training film from 1953, aimed at teaching Navy pilots the flight characteristics of the new FJ-2 jet fighter.

The North American FJ-2 Fury was a swept-wing carrier-capable fighter created for the United States Navy and Marine Corps. Based on the United States Air Force's F-86 Sabre, these aircraft featured folding wings, and a longer nose landing strut designed to both increase angle of attack upon launch and to absorb the shock of hard landings on an aircraft carrier deck. Although sharing a U.S. Navy designation with its distant predecessor, the straight-winged North American FJ-1 Fury, the FJ-2 was a completely different aircraft.

http://youtu.be/PJ_l5-yqR94
 

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