McDonnell Douglas History XF-88 (McDonnell 1948)

D4E-10854 XF-88 (McDonnell 1948) The Air Force's F-101 Voodoo, a long-range, twin-jet fighter designed to escort bombers, attack distant targets and provide close support for ground troops, evolved from the XF-88 and was a further development of the two-engine design pioneered in the FH-1. Attack fighter, interceptor and reconnaissance versions of the Mach 1.7 F-101 served with the Strategic, Air Defense and Tactical Air Commands. Voodoo deliveries totaled 809.