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Offline Triton

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Republic SD-4 Swallow
« on: December 31, 2009, 01:36:41 pm »
Artist's concept of Republic SD-4 Swallow supersonic reconnaissance drone.

Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/n303wr/4200328852/

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Re: Republic SD-4 Swallow
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2009, 01:45:15 pm »
XF-103ish
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Re: Republic SD-4 Swallow
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2009, 02:01:46 pm »
Makes me wonder if the this was an inspiration for Soviets' Yastreb recon drone. Though not alike, the designs seem roughly similar.
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Re: Republic SD-4 Swallow
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2010, 09:12:57 am »
Artist's impression of Republic SD-4 Swallow.

Source: From the Archives at Grumman Memorial Park Calverton, Long Island, New York or The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, Long Island via Warbird Information Exchange forum.
http://www.warbirdinformationexchange.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13327&start=780
« Last Edit: July 29, 2010, 11:26:34 am by Triton »

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Re: Republic SD-4 Swallow
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2017, 07:38:27 am »
Ad for Swallow.