I particularly liked the scissor-wing, low-altitude, lifting body bomber.PaulMM (Overscan) said:Nope, sweeping the wings all the way back to 90 degrees turning you to a lifting body was a 'thing' for a while. This model locates the pivots outboard to make it work.
TomS just pointed this one out from my verbal description in the oblique wing thread. There used to be a 1/48th scale (probably) model of this atop a cupboard in the flight controls office at BAE Systems Rochester. It had definitely been there since the GEC/GEC-Marconi Avionics days, and potentially all the way back to Elliott Avionics. It disappeared one weekend during some renovations (around about the millennium?) and hopefully it ended up in the Rochester Archives, not the skip, but I don't know.Also found at NTRS -timeframe (1966) suggest that it was LAMP-AMP-AMPSS program related. My previous thoughts of TFX were re-thought
Too late and unusual for TFX. Beat me if I'm wrong.
Yes. Absolutely that one. Glad to see my memory has stood the test of time!This one perhaps ? The rightmost two images . . .
My dear Flateric sent it before,but a clearer view;
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