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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - NAVAL AVIATION

carrier planes

1. M reconnaissance plane - fighter (1920)

2. VE reconnaissance / observation plane (1922)

3. MO reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1922)

4. DT torpedo bomber (1922)

5. TS / FC fighter (1922)

6. SC torpedo bomber (1924)

7. UO reconnaissance / observation plane (1924)

8. OL reconnaissance / observation amphibious  seaplane (1925)

9. FB fighter (1925)

10. F6C Hawk fighter (1925)

11. T3M / T4M / TG torpedo bomber - reconnaissance plane (1926)

12. FU fighter (1927)

13. T2D torpedo bomber (1927)

14. F3B fighter (1927)

15. O2U Corsair reconnaissance / observation plane (1927)

16. F2B fighter (1927)

17. F8C Falcon fighter - diving bomber / OC / O2C Helldiver diving bomber (1928)

18. F4B fighter (1929)

19. O3U reconnaissance / observation plane / SU reconnaissance plane (1930)

20. BM diving torpedo bomber (1932)

21. F11C fighter - diving bomber / BFC / BF2C Goshawk diving bomber (1933)

22. FF fighter / SF fighter - reconnaissance plane (1933)

23. OJ reconnaissance / observation plane (1933)

24. BG diving torpedo bomber (1934)

25. F2F fighter (1935)

26. SBU reconnaissance plane - diving bomber (1935)

27. JF / J2F Duck rescue / reconnaissance amphibious seaplane (1935)

28. F3F fighter (1936)

29. TBD Devastator torpedo bomber (1937)

30. SBC Helldiver reconnaissance plane - diving bomber (1937)

31. SB2U Vindicator diving bomber (1937)

32. BT diving bomber (1938)

33. F2A Buffalo fighter (1939)

34. SBD Dauntless diving bomber (1940)

35. F4F / FM Wildcat fighter (1940)

36. SBN reconnaissance plane - diving bomber (1940)

37. SOC / SON Seagull reconnaissance / observation plane (1941)

38. TBF / TBM Avenger torpedo bomber (1942)

39. F4U / FG / F3A Corsair fighter - bomber / AU Corsair attacker (1942)

40. NE Grasshopper observation plane (1942)

41. SB2C / SBF / SBW Helldiver diving bomber (1942)

42. SB2A Buccaneer diving bomber (1943)

43. F6F Hellcat fighter (1943)

44. OY Voyager observation plane (1944)

45. BTD Destroyer torpedo bomber (1944)

46. F7F Tigercat fighter - bomber (1944)

47. TBY Sea Wolf torpedo bomber (1944)

48. F2G Super Corsair fighter (1945)

49. FR Fireball fighter (1945)

50. F8F Bearcat fighter (1945)

51. AD (A-1) Skyraider attacker / (EA-1) Skyraider EW and ECM plane (1946)

52. FH Phantom fighter (1947)

53. FJ (F-1 / MF-1 / AF-1) Fury fighter (1947)

54. AM Mauler attacker (1948)

55. F2H (F-2) Banshee fighter (1948)

56. P2V-3C Neptune strategic bomber (1948)

57. F9F (F-9) Panther / Cougar fighter, AF-9 Panther / Cougar fighter - attacker, TF-9 Panther / Cougar training fighter (1949)

58. F6U Pirate fighter (1949)

59. AJ (A-2) Savage attacker (1949)

60. AF Guardian ASW plane (1950)

61. F3D Skyknight fighter, EF-10 Skyknight ECM plane (1951)

62. OE (O-1) Bird Dog observation plane (1951)

63. S2F (S-2) Tracker ASW plane / WF (E-1) Tracer EW plane / TF (C-1) Trader cargo plane (1954)

64. F7U Cutlass fighter (1954)

65. A3D (A-3) Skywarrior attacker / RA-3 Skywarrior reconnaissance plane / EA-3 Skywarrior ECM plane / KA-3 Skywarrior flying tanker  / EKA-3 Skywarrior ECM plane - flying taker / ERA-3 Skywarrior ECM / reconnaissance plane (1956)

66. F3H (F-3 / MF-3) Demon fighter (1956)

67. F4D (F-6) Skyray fighter (1956)

68. A4D (A-4) Skyhawk attacker / OA-4 Skyhawk reconnaissance plane / TA-4 Skyhawk training attacker (1956)

69. F11F (F-11) Tiger fighter (1957)

70. F8U (F-8) Crusader fighter / RF-8 Crusader reconnaissance plane (1957)

71. F4H (F-4) Phantom fighter / RF-4 Phantom reconnaissance plane (1960)

72. A3J (A-5) Vigilante attacker / RA-5 Vigilante attacker - reconnaissance plane (1961)

73. A-6 Intruder attacker / EA-6 Prowler ECM plane / KA-6 Intruder flying tanker (1963)

74. E-2 Hawkeye EW plane / C-2 Greyhound cargo plane (1964)

75. A-7 Corsair attacker / TA-7 Corsair training attacker (1966)

76. OV-10 Bronco observation plane (1967)

77. AV-8 Harrier VSTOL atacker / TA-8 Harrier training VSTOL attacker (1971)

78. F-14 Tomcat / Super Tomcat fighter (1973)

79. S-3 Viking ASW plane / ES-3 Shadow ECM plane (1974)

80. F/A-18 Hornet / Super Hornet fighter - attacker (1983)

81. HV-22 / MV-22 Osprey VSTOL cargo - rescue plane (1999)

seaplanes

1. Aeromarine 39 observation flying boat (1917)

2. VE fighter seaplane (1922)

3. UO reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1924)

4. OL reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1926)

5. FU fighter seaplane (1927)

6. O2U Corsair reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1926)

7. O3U reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1930)

8. OJ reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1933)

9. JF / J2F Duck rescue / reconnaissance amphibious flying boat (1935)

10. SOC / SON Seagull reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1935)

11. OS2U / OS2N Kingfisher reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1940)

12. SO3C Seamew reconnaissance / observation seaplane (1942)

13. SC Seahawk reconnaissance seaplane (1944)

helicopters

1. HNS Hoverfly utility helicopter (1943)

2. HOS Hoverfly utility helicopter (1944)

3. HO2S Dragonfly utility helicopetr (1946)

4. HO3S utility helicopter (1947)

5. HRP Rescuer transport helicopter (1948)

6. HO4S (UH-19) Chickasaw utility helicopter / HRS (CH-19) Chickasaw transport helicopter / HH-19 Chickasaw rescue helicopter (1950)

7. HUP (UH-25) Retriever utility helicopter (1951)

8. HO5S utility helicopter (1952)

9. HSL ASW helicopter (1953)

10. HSS (SH-34) Seabat ASW helicopter / HUS (UH-34) Seahorse utility - rescue helicopter / CH-34 Choctaw transport helicopter (1955)

11. HOK (UH-43) Huskie utility helicopter / HUK (OH-43) observation helicopter (1956)

12. HUL (UH-13 / HH-13) utility / rescue helicopter (1957)

13. HR2S (CH-37) Mojave transport helicopter (1957)

14. HSS (SH-3) Sea King ASW helicopter / CH-3 / VH-3 Sea King transport helicopter / HH-3 Pelican rescue helicopter (1961)

15. HU2K (UH-2) Sea Sprite utility helicopter / SH-2 Sea Sprite ASW helicopter (1962)

16. HH-52 Seaguard rescue helicopter (1963)

17. QH-50 DASH drone ASW helicopter (1963)

18. CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopter / UH-46 Sea Knight utility helicopter (1964)

19. AH-1 Huey Cobra / Sea Cobra / Super Cobra attack helicopter / HH-1 Huey rescue helicopter / UH-1 Huey / Iroquois utility helicopter (1964)

20. CH-53 Sea Stallion / Super Stallion transport helicopter / RH-53 Sea Stallion / MH-53 Sea Dragon flying minesweeper (1966)

21. SH-60 Sea Hawk / Ocean Hawk ASW helicopter / HH-60 Sea Hawk / Jay Hawk rescue helicopter (1983)

22. HH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter (1984)

23. MH-68 utility helicopter

Lineage table of US aircraft 1922 - 1946

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Ivan Gogin, 2008