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Aircraft Recognition for Fighter Pilots


So this is where it all started. Aircraft Recognition was 'invented' for fighter pilots. Fighter pilots need this visual skill to be able to distinguish between enemy and foe. Why? Well I think that's pretty obvious. But now you know how aircraft recognition first started! It was taught to military personnel during world wars I and II so they shoot down the correct aircraft and not their own!


Fighter Pilots need to study the following aircraft:-


Fast Jet Aircraft


RAF Aircraft


Commercial Aircraft




World Air Force aircraft


Fighter Pilot