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Two Vulcans with four of their prototypes.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/Avro_707s_and_Vulcans_Farnborough_1953.jpg

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Not nice but good pic. Too bad the Comanche didn't enter service/production. :(

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I don't like Western style aircraft and even I think its awesome.

What on earth is a 'Western style aircraft'?

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Some Rafale closup

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Nice SU-27 pic ^

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Meh pic, how about this one?

German Luftwaffe F-4E Phantom. Front view

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/64/F-4F_Phantom_II,_Brno_CIAF_2007_(German_Luftwaffe_02).jpg

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Stunning artwork by... someone, can't find the person's name but it's wonderful nevertheless!

http://a1.s6img.com/cdn/box_006/post_16/763308_10389095_lz.jpg

Proper fighter!!! :)

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A-10 Thunderbolt II

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Stunning artwork by... someone, can't find the person's name but it's wonderful nevertheless!

http://a1.s6img.com/cdn/box_006/post_16/763308_10389095_lz.jpg

Proper fighter!!! :)

NOT a fighter. It was an Interceptor. Very nice artwork though.

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NOT a fighter. It was an Interceptor. Very nice artwork though.

And an amazing one for the time (and well after).

Brits engineering at its most (despite RFP and blablabla)

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NOT a fighter. It was an Interceptor. Very nice artwork though.
Was designed to be an Interceptor, but could still turn and burn, and certainly out-climb, with rest of them. Squadron Leader Clive Mitchell, Wing Commander Norman Want, Wing Commander Roland 'Bee' Beamont and Air Vice Marshall John Howe to name a very few would agree that it was a good Dog Fighter.
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I'll probably be kicked off the forum for saying this, but I've always thought the Lightning was incredibly unattractive for an airplane. It just looks like a pregnant MiG-21 (or J-8I with the engines stacked vertically) with weird looking wings to me, but then again the F-4 Phantom was my favorite airplane from an early age, and many people think it's quite ugly. (They'd be wrong, but hey...that's their opinion.) :)

With that being said, here's a photo of a British aircraft that I think is simply beautiful from all angles...

Hawker Hunter F.58

http://danielrychcik.com/mollis06/hunter_papyrus_air_mollis_3.jpg