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Bell VTOL SST

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A bit of artwork from Bell, circa first half of the 1960's. Depicts an SST vaguely along the lines of the B-70, with dropped wingtips for compression lift, but with 8 turbojets. The turbojets could tilt up to provide vertical thrust. No further data... may well *not* have been a fully serious design.

A higher rez version of the art is HERE.
 

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Bell VSTOL SST

Just noticed it is marked Aerospace Projects Review.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Bell-Aircraft-VTOL-SST-8-5-x11-Print/172961041851?hash=item2845480dbb:g:IlkAAOSwdGFY3spN
 

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Re: Bell VSTOL SST

If you're gonna steal someone's scan, have the decency to photoshop out their logo :eek:
 

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Re: Bell VSTOL SST

What may be especially sad: this scan as posted on my blog was reduced from the full-rez to 1400 pixels wide. At 300 DPI, that's only 4.6 inches. Which means the 8.5X11 print the hypothetical buyer is going to receive will be pretty low-rez. Dunno if it'll be cropped to ditch the "aerospaceprojectsreview.com" off the bottom, but if it's legible to the buyer, this sorta fraks with the brand...
 

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Re: Bell VSTOL SST

Sorry, I couldn't resist ...
 

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