The classic McDonnell Douglas Phantom II is a tandem two-seat, twin-engine, all-weather, long-range supersonic jet interceptor aircraft/fighter-bomber originally developed for the United States Navy by McDonnell Aircraft
The Exact Moment of a Sonic Boom. An Air Force Raptor executes a supersonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Breaking the sound barrier. Military jets used to do this all the time over our house in rural Maine.
leaving behind flare "Angel of Death" From a distance the plane – nicknamed the ‘Angel of Death’ because of the shape that its anti-missile flares take when they are fired – looks like a normal troop carrier.
https://flic.kr/p/Jff8PN | General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon | Leeuwarden Air Base, Netherlands