Bell X-2 early model with shoulder high wing & Tested Models

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Hi,

I displayed this project before but I get an info,that it was an early
Bell 52 tunnel model and patent drawing,it shows an X-2 fuselage
with a large ventral fin nd a shoulder mounted high wing.
 

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Certainly a very streamlined design and visually pleasing. I've seen many X-2 tail and sweep wing prototypes including forward sweep and V-tail. and V-tail.
 
From NASA Photos;

http://crgis.ndc.nasa.gov/historic/File:1951_Transonic_bump_-_X-2.jpg
 

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Unfortunately,there is no mention in details at any source ?,except this one.
 

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