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Jet Age [Post War to Today]
The Jet Age extends back to the end of WWII, spans the Cold War period, and continues through today. Cold War conflicts pressed the need for jet-powered interceptors and aircraft enabled with supersonic, surveillance, and stealth capabilities. Missile technology split into two directions: military and space use. Commercial aviation soared through the development of the jet airliner. A staggering list of innovations served during wartime and peacetime and continue to push aerospace further ahead.
Our array of Jet Age examples includes the SR-71B Blackbird, F-117 Nighthawk, MiG-15, and F-14 Tomcat.