The AV-8B Harrier II is a second generation vertical/short takeoff and landing ground-attack aircraft manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing). Developed from the British Hawker Siddley Harrier, it is the last member of the harrier family but not the last VTOL (vertical take off/landing) aircraft in the United States.
Ace Combat 2Edit
Ace Combat 04: Shattered SkiesEdit
In Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies, the AV-8B Harrier II is a VTOL fighter aircraft used by the Federal Erusean Air Force. A number of fifteen units appear throughout the mission "Tango Line", each of which provides 60 points when destroyed, making for a total of 900 points.
Ace Combat 5: The Unsung WarEdit
The Sea Harrier F.2 in Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War is a fighter aircraft used by the Yuktobanian Air Force. It is seen in "Rendezvous", where several aircraft attack the Osean carriers OFS Kestrel, Vulture and Buzzard. As well as in mission 12A : "Powder Keg" there are a few Harriers.
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan WarEdit
The AV-8B Harrier II Plus is a fighter aircraft used by the Belkan Air Force. Several Harriers are seen in the mission "Glatisant", where a number of squadrons take off from the HQ at the northeast of the combat zone. Also in mission "Merlon" in Operation Beta, two Harriers will spawn from the base if you destroy some non-critical J35J.
Ace Combat: Joint AssaultEdit
In mission 6 Desert Dawn, an AV-8B Harrier II ace named SPHINX is spawned on top of a pyramid after destroying 4 Apache helicopters surrounding it. This makes the aircraft's sole appearance in the game.
Ace Combat: Assault HorizonEdit
- See also: AV-8B Harrier II Plus
- On the picture above labeled 'An AV-8B on the ground' you can see that the front landing gear is out but the landing gear on the wings are not down, this would make the craft tople over to one side or the other.