Booo! Hisssss! We all love a baddy, and no machine quite does evil like a flying-machine. Some of the most exciting aircraft have had ‘something of the night’ about them. Here in this Hush-Kit special, we choose the ten most evil-looking aircraft of all time. After you’ve gouged your eyes out on these nefarious monsters, why not pop them back in their sockets and soothe them with the beauty of the ten best-looking British, French, Swedish, Australian, Japanese and German aeroplanes.
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10. McDonnell XP-67 ‘Moonbat’
9. Northrop P-61 Black Widow
8. Sukhoi T-4
7. Mil Mi-24
5. Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II
4. Lun class ekranoplan
2. Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
1. Boeing AH-64 Apache
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