The J79 powered Mach 2 Supertiger derivative of the F-11F was developed into a world class performer and was marketed as such. It impressed the foreign aviators who tested it so much that it became their first choice. That is until the political-financial giant known as Lockheed wielded its weight world wide. Lockheed's F-104 eventually dominated world sales, but was never a safe and sane choice as history would prove.
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