Aviation Photo #1493353 Nord 1500-02 Griffon II - France - Air Force

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A prototype of a dual turbojet-ramjet powered fighter aircraft designed and built in the mid-1950s. The Griffon reached a top speed of Mach 2.19 in 1958. On display in the Musee de l'Air et de l'Espace.
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Photo Added: March 03, 2009

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Anonymous
9 years ago
I can see some similarities here to the eurofighter typhoon. its a shame that this bird was too advanced for its time...

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