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1985 Northrop Scout-Attack X-Wing

Chris707

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Don't know if this might've been a "black" competitor for the LHX program, 'bout the right timeframe...




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Very interesting... it has certain superficial resemblance to the McDonnell Douglas LHX "fighter” design. I am surprised to find other firms, besides Sikorsky had an “X” wing conceptual efforts. Being somewhat familiar with most of the LHX efforts, I have not seen this before. Of course being somewhat familiar does not make me an expert.
 

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The Sikorsky X-Wing was wayyyy cooler looking though ;)
 

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I've seen that design before, but it was only listed as the Northrop submission for the LHX. This is the first I've heard it claimed it was to use a stopped rotor as well. Do you have any reference for the stopped rotor claim?
 

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Who still has a picture for it ?,it is gone from the topic.
 

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