AV-8B Harrier II Fighter / Attack Tail Flashes

The Boeing AV-8B Harrier II is a vertical or short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) ground-attack aircraft, originally manufactured by McDonell Douglas. The AV-8B jump jet is flown by the Royal Air Force, the the United States Marine Corps, and both the Spanish and Italian Navies. The AV-8B is suited light attack close air support missions, and operates from aircraft carriers, amphibious assault ships and forward operating bases.