This Day in Aviation History
April 25th, 1955
First flight of the FFA P-16.
The FFA P-16 was a Swiss prototype ground attack jet fighter designed in the 1950s by Flug- und Fahrzeugwerke AG to replace the piston-engined types then in service with the Swiss Air Force. It was Switzerland’s second attempt to develop a domestically-designed and manufactured jet fighter after the EFW N-20, but the project was terminated in favor of the British-build Hawker Hunter before it could be introduced into service….
Wikipedia, FFA P-16: http://gstv.us/21b0LEM
YouTube, FFA P-16: The Swiss Tank Hunter: http://gstv.us/21b0Ms8
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