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Robert F. Dorr

Robert F. Dorr is an author, U.S. Air Force veteran, and retired American diplomat who has contributed articles to Faircount Media Group since 1997. He writes a weekly opinion column for Air Force Times and a monthly feature for Aerospace America. He is the author of 75 books and about 10,000 magazine articles, mostly on aviation and military history.

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The XF-85 Goblin

The McDonnell XF-85 Goblin was the only American aircraft designed on the drawing board as a “parasite” fighter – meant …

The XP-55 Ascender

Ascender was the official name given to the Curtiss XP-55 experimental fighter. But American troops, with their inimitable wit, can’t …