Airborne Awesomosity

Atomic Fission – The Lockheed XF-90 An Arrow to the Heart of the Enemy

Lockheed XF-90

 

The Lockheed XF-90 was one of the beautiful designs of the Cold War. Although like most fighters of the era it was underpowered and heavy but as with most things in life you can get away with murder when you look this good.

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Airborne Awesomosity

What’s The Ugliest Military Aircraft

 

Blohm and Voss BV141

 

Looks may be in the eye of the beholder but sometimes a design just looks like it shouldn’t work.

 

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Airborne Awesomosity

The First Of The Deltas: XF-92

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Convair XF-92A

 

Aircraft development during the 50’s was fast and furious. Technology was changing and evolving at a breakneck pace. During the 40s the future still looked like straight wings. The Germans taught the world that the delta wing would allow them to get past the sound barrier and to move towards the future.

 

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