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P.1240 Stealth ASTOVL 1 x vectored thrust reverse engine installation * 1987 Swept wing with tip fins
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From the above source
"The P1237 was another RALS concept while the P1240 was a semi-stealth design with a reverse-flow Pegasus engine and dorsal intakes. A centreline mounted ‘clang box’ exhausted the core flow for vertical flight while the fan exhausted aft through two vectoring nozzles in the wing roots. In wing-borne flight the core flow was directed through an afterburning rear nozzle. It also featured a butterfly tail, highly swept wing with tip-mounted fins and internal weapons carriage.

Stealth also led to internal weapons carriage being used on the RALS equipped P1241, which featured a delta wing and inward canted fins aft of the dorsal intakes. Both projects featured a blended wing/body layout with large wing root extensions to enhance maneuverability."

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OMG! You guys finally found the "Testors" F-19! (P.1241). :eek::p

Seriously, though, thanks for finding these designs. Especially the P.1240, even though those wing tip controls would have made it excessively heavy. It just looks really cool!
 

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From the above source
"The P1237 was another RALS concept while the P1240 was a semi-stealth design with a reverse-flow Pegasus engine and dorsal intakes. A centreline mounted ‘clang box’ exhausted the core flow for vertical flight while the fan exhausted aft through two vectoring nozzles in the wing roots. In wing-borne flight the core flow was directed through an afterburning rear nozzle. It also featured a butterfly tail, highly swept wing with tip-mounted fins and internal weapons carriage.

Stealth also led to internal weapons carriage being used on the RALS equipped P1241, which featured a delta wing and inward canted fins aft of the dorsal intakes. Both projects featured a blended wing/body layout with large wing root extensions to enhance maneuverability."

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These were very minimal 'quick looks' at things like how to put in a backwards engine etc. One of them says 'as seen on Tomorrow's World'; apparently a manager saw the episode and asked for a drawing.

Google now pulls images out of SAE papers but be aware the SAE crack down on such things.
 

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Seeing this thread on FOAS has reminded me of something I heard about some years ago..... Does anyone have a scan of the 3 engined (if you know the picture, you'll know about this ;) ) Hercules-based missile launching FOAS concept?
 

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The new Chris Gibson book "Typhoon to Typhoon" gives a detailed description of a BAe P195 project with stovl capability that fits in this. Sadly no illustration
 

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The new Chris Gibson book "Typhoon to Typhoon" gives a detailed description of a BAe P195 project with stovl capability that fits in this. Sadly no illustration
Thank you my dear UK 75 for the Info,

and did you mean BAe P.95 ?.
 

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Er yes, sorry I hadn't got the book in front of me
 
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