The Five Worst Fighter Aircraft of All Time

October 12, 2014 Topic: Defense

The Five Worst Fighter Aircraft of All Time

The worst of the "flying coffins."

Dishonorable Mention: General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark, McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II, Messerschmidt Bf 110, Bolton-Paul Defiant, Fairey Fulmar, Sukhoi Su-7 Fitter.

Robert Farley is an assistant professor at the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. His work includes military doctrine, national security, and maritime affairs.He blogs at Lawyers, Guns and Money and Information Dissemination and The Diplomat. Follow him on Twitter:@drfarls.

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Editor's Note: This piece first appeared on January 11. It is being recirculated due to popular interest.