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1946 USAAF Penetration Fighter (XF-88, XF-90)

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Tailspin Turtle said:
Nothing more to add

Oh my God,


it is dream to see Goodyear fighter project,thank you my dear Tailspin very much.
 

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An attempt at reworking the rough plan provided by Tailspin Turtle a few posts above. Far from perfect, but the original was pretty approximate in places!
 

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Hello,

somehow unrelated but here is the photo of Shah of Iran taking look at what looks like to be XF-90. I found this photo with the following description:

"Burbank California, Shah of Iran touring the Lockheed Aircraft Corporation Plant. Left to Right are Robert E.Gross, President of Lockheed, Hal Hibbard vice President of Engineering, and the Shah as they look at the model of s Supersonic Plane. (circa 1949)"

Regards,

Ak
 

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nugo said:
13 companies and 20 design proposals:

1) Curtiss-Wright Model P-...
2) Consolidated-Vultee Model ...
3) Goodyear Model GA-...
4) Lockheed L-153...
5) McDonnell M-36A,-36B,-36C
6) Northrop XP-79Z
7) John Abbeman Model ...
8) Management and Research Model ...
9) ? Model ...
10) ? Model ...
11) ? Model ...
12) ? Model ...
13) ? Model ...

What can we say about this?
Now we can add;

Goodyear ; GA-16
Convair ; un-numbered swept wing project
Curtiss-Wright ; P-1032-50
 

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PaulMM (Overscan) said:
ebay - MCDONNELL-AIRCRAFT-MODEL-36H-PHOTO-RECONNAISSANCE-VERSION-OF-THE-F-88
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McDonnell F-88 Photo Recce Proposal (Model 36H)

A proposal by McDonnell Aircraft to turn the F-88 into a photo reconnaissance aircraft. This is a poor copy of that historically interesting proposition.
Click here to download proposal in PDF form

Source: http://aviationarchives.blogspot.com/2015/12/mcdonnell-f-88-photo-recce-proposal.html
 

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B) :)
Ron Downey said:
NACA XP-88 Wind Tunnel Research Memorandums
Three NACA XP-88 Wind Tunnel research memorandums involving a 1/50th scale model and two 1/24th scale models. One test with the vee tail configuration as shown in the above photos! Credit: The Greater St. Louis Air and Space Museum
Click here to download the 1/50th scale memo

Click here to download the 1/24th scale memo with the conventional tail


Click here to download the 1/24th scale memo with the vee tail


Click here to view photos

Source:
http://aviationarchives.blogspot.com/2015/12/naca-xp-88-wind-tunnel-research.html
 

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I think this thread should be removed from "Postwar Aircraft Projects" and placed under "Aerospace" because it deals with a fighter jet that reached the hardware phase.
 

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... because it deals with a fighter jet that reached the hardware phase.
Merged with older thread. About the demand of moving the thread, please read the Forum Rules
https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/threads/forum-rules-7-0-all-users-please-read.18180/, point 4 :
" ... Prototypes that didn't enter series production may also be appropriate at the discretion of the moderators.
Aircraft built in series production should generally be discussed in the "Aerospace" section ... "
 

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beautiful aircraft
 
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