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Harrier, 'Downward Thrust' or is it 'Upward Thrust' as in keeping it up in the air

Rockwell B-1B Lancer The Rockwell (now part of Boeing) B-1 Lancer is a four-engine supersonic variable-sweep wing, jet-powered strategic bomber used by the United States Air Force (USAF).

SR 71 take off. The rings are created as supersonic air from the engine meets subsonic air, creating a shockwave.

Messerschmitt Me264 two Engines - only 3 prototypes were built with the intention of flying as far as New York but they had to drop the project to concentrate on fighters. The first flight was in 1942 , the project was cancelled in 1944.

the beautiful, cancelled (and un-photographed?) Grokhovsky G-38 “Light Cruiser”, circa 1935. via ~shelbs2 on deviantART (Another great image, by Gino Marcomini, was posted here many moons ago)

Unusual Aircraft | Aircraft-20709d1352850697...Very similar to the Grumman XF5F Skyrocket that was designed as an aircraft carrier fighter. Look at them side by side.

The largest piston-engine land-based transport aircraft ever built Convair XC-99 was basically a military transport, but a passenger version was also proposed (Convair Model 37, good for 204 passengers):

Dornier Do-335 Pfeil - Note the additional pusher propeller and the early tricycle undercarriage configuration.

Horten Ho 229 was a German prototype fighter/bomber designed by Reimar and Walter Horten and built by Gothaer Waggonfabrik late in World War II. It was the first pure flying wing powered by a jet engine.