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Triple digit designations used after 1962 as part of this series is WP:OR, and worse still wrong[edit]

I recently removed the F-117 from this list for two reasons, first and most obvious-it came well after this series ended and as such was part of a different series. Indeed the USAF used a series of triple digit designations for covertly acquired foreign aircraft, such as YF-113 for a Mig-23, but this has nothing to do with the pre 1962 series. At the end of that series, the F-110 became the F-4. Starting the new triple digit series was the YF-110 which was actually a Chinese J-7. The pre 62 series was not continued, it ended with the F-111 and any triple digit designation afterward was meant to designate covertly acquired aircraft. The F-117 was supposed to look like one of them on paper, probably to throw off the Soviets and aviation community. (The last sentence was OR on my part, so I won't be posting it in an article.) Anynobody 22:56, 12 February 2008 (UTC)

So, what template do you suggest we list the F-117? We are going to list it somewhere, aren't we? - BillCJ (talk) 06:51, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

I'm actually thinking a complete revamp is necessary. I was going to say, "wherever the F-16, F-15 and F-22 are listed", and then it dawned on me... USAF Fighters, that should be here. Anynobody 07:50, 21 February 2008 (UTC)

Nevermind, I put it here > {{US fighters}} Anynobody 08:02, 21 February 2008 (UTC)