Here Are All the Awesome Vertical Landing Jets in History

By Casey Chan on at

We all know how badass the Harriers and F-35s of the world are, but some of these other vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft from history are totally wild.

The Williams X-Jet was essentially a flying one-man podium barrel. The Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar was legitimately a man-made flying saucer. And so many other VTOL aircraft look like they’ve been ripped from The Jetsons or something.

Check out all the vertical take-off and landing jet aircraft in history below: