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Wingless aircraft (Horton Wingless Airplane), 1954 :: Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961

Wingless aircraft (Horton Wingless Airplane), 1954 :: Los Angeles Examiner Collection, 1920-1961

SNECMA C.450 Coléoptère (1959) was a VTOL aircraft developed by the French company SNECMA in the 1950s. It was a single-person aircraft with an annular wing designed to take-off and land vertically, therefore requiring no runway and very little space. The sole prototype was destroyed on its ninth flight.

Only one unit build in later destroyed in the same year during its ninth flight, having never achieved horizontal flight (the crash was due to an attempt.

Aeronautics and Space – superb opportunities for inspiration and rewarding careers.

4 September 1949 First flight of the Avro experimental aircraft investigating delta wing low speed characteristics

外翼部を内翼に収納する可変翼機構「テレスコーピングウィング」搭載のMAK-10/1931年

Makhonine (Махонин) variable geometry research aircraft, built to investigate variable area / telescopic wings. Jet & Prop by FalkeEins: Makhonine 10 and 101 retractable-winged aircraft

Lanier Vacuplane XL-5 (1932)

Lanier Vacuplane XL-5 (1932)

Round Wings.

The Umbrella Plane or the McCormick-Romme Plane, 1911 ~The famous aircraft builder Chance Vought built the first ever disc-form aircraft, the umbrellaplane, in It flew several times at Chicago's Cicero Field, according to contemporary sources.

flying wing | Flying Wing, bomber, plane

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

Makhonine (Махонин) Mak.10 (1931) variable geometry research aircraft, built to investigate variable area / telescopic wings. Jet & Prop by FalkeEins: Makhonine 10 and 101 retractable-winged aircraft

Makhonine 10 and 101 retractable-winged aircraft - an innovative French aeronautical design

Lockspeiser LDA-01 ("Land Development Aircraft") (1971) was a British seven-tenths scale research and development tandem wing aircraft,[1] which was designed and built by test pilot and engineer David Lockspeiser (1928–2014) to prove a concept for a low-cost utility transport.

TOUCH cette image: On this day in Aviation 24 August 1971 by Francois Vebr

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