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Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing  from  Los Angeles Times

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled

Visitors take a closeup look at the Northrup Flying Wing during ist unveiling. The is powered by with turbojet engines, mounted in groups of four.

Saab 21R (1947) was a Swedish twin-boom fighter/attack aircraft made by Saab. It was a jet-powered development of the piston-engined Saab 21 which along with the Russian Yakovlev Yak-15 was one of the only two jet fighters successfully converted from a piston-powered aircraft to enter production

Saab 21R (1947) was a Swedish twin-boom fighter/attack aircraft made by Saab. It was a jet-powered development of the piston-engined Saab 21 which along with the Russian Yakovlev Yak-15 was one of the only two jet fighters successfully converted from a piston-powered aircraft to enter production

Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

Northrop was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft…

First Flights of the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing  - 1948

First Flights of the Northrop Flying Wing - 1948

Bell X-1-3, aircraft #46-064 (known as "Queenie"), being mated to the EB-50A Superfortress 'mothership' for a captive flight test at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on 9 November 1951.

Bell aircraft (known as "Queenie"), being mated to the Superfortress 'mothership' for a captive flight test at Edwards Air Force Base, California, on 9 November

Sep. 29, 1947: Head on view of Northrop Flying Wing powered by eight jet engines. Photo taken on aircraft’s introduction to the public and media. This photo, a panorama made with three prints, was published in the Sep. 30, 1947 Los Angeles Times.

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing unveiled

Head on view of Northrop Flying Wing powered by eight jet engines. Photo taken on aircraft’s introduction to the public and media. This photo, a panorama made with three prints, was published in the Sep.

1946  A U.S. Army Air Force XB-35 flies over Los Angeles.

Why use a whole plane when you can fly one wing?

TIL in 1957 a US Air Force pilot caught in bad weather discovered his prototype jet fighter had no cockpit lighting. He managed to navigate and land the aircraft by periodically flicking a Zippo cigarette lighter and using the flame to read the instruments.

North American This aircraft was flown by my girlfriends grandfather Lt.

The Armstrong Whitworth prototype was a twin-jet research aircraft for a proposed flying wing airliner under development by the company. First flying on 13 November 1947 the thing was operating.

The Northrop was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.

Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing
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