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late 1950s

  1. Grey Havoc

    Able-1 / Able-2 (Thor-Able moonshot project)

    From the ever interesting Scott Manley: View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iao41k81q90 Able-2 of course was later retroactively renamed to Pioneer 1.
  2. Grey Havoc

    Nihon Hikoki X1G3

  3. Grey Havoc

    MIT IL Mars Reconnaisance Vehicle (Draper Probe)

  4. Michel Van

    Lockheed Polaris Missile 1958 Wind Tunnel Tests

    holy glory at youtube Lockheed Polaris Missile Wind Tunnel Tests in 1958 at NACA Langley Research Center's Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel the Video show a fist the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel and good look how they work. the Polaris Wind tunnel model got one surprise: fins ...
  5. hesham

    Bell Nuclear Powered Helicopter

    Hi, the Bell Helicoptere Corporation designed a new concept for atomic-powered VTOL transport helicopter,it had 300 ft length,500,000 1b weight and estimated speed of 200 mph, it was look like to me as flying ship. http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1960/1960%20-%200793.html
  6. Antonio

    US Navy Type Spec TS-146 - competitors to the P3V Orion

    Revista de Aeronáutica Núm 208 March 1958. pg 228 Lockheed just announced that its model Electra would have the following versions: 1. Navigation Trainer 2. ECM Trainer 3. Medevac for 76 casualties 4. MATS Transport (91 places) 5. High Speed Cargo All five models would be powered by Allison...