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Harrier

Credit: McDonnell Douglas Corporation

The powerful exhaust streams from the jet engine of the Harrier fighter can be directed downward as well as backward, and their direction can be changed in mid-flight. This allows the Harrier to take off vertically, fly forward, stop in mid-air, back up, and land vertically. It can also take off and land like a normal airplane.

Categories: -Jets, Propulsion
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