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Grumman FSW X-29 (G-712) and its rivals

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Steve Pace said:
anybody ever read my x-29 book - sp

I have, Mr. Pace. But it was some time ago. I do still have it stashed away somewhere. I do recall enjoying it. This is the book in question in case anyone is interested in tracking it down:
ISBN: 0830634983
 

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I, too, have a copy. It is a very pleasing & thorough coverage, Mr Pace.
 

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Hello,
I have this book too. It is very old. It is one of the first books I bought on aviation, and I think it contributed a lot to develop my passion for aerospace projects. So thank you very much Mr.Pace, you helped to develop my passion!! :)
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Alain
 

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There's a NASA book on the X-29 coming out. Dunno the date. I know that the manuscript was sent to some people over a year ago.
 

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Another picture of the Rockwell Sabrebat mock-up at Le Bourget, from Le Moniteur no.30.
 

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Sorry to resurrect...
... but is there a larger or higher definition version of this drawing somewhere?

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(from the first page of this thread)

This one is not too bad but I wish I could read the texts too.
 

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The Sabre Bat at le Bourget in 1979. (Own photo).
 

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Great photo, shame about the plastic raincoat. You must have owned a nice camera!
 

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Early drawing to Grumman X-29,Air International 8/1981.
 

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Very nice.
 

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From L + K magazine 8/1978,


here is the Gruman G-712 early concept Model.
 

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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Grumman-Aerospace-ATD-USAF-X-29-Demonstrator-DARPA-NASA-Jet-Sticker-New-NOS-90s-/131116622378
 

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AeroFranz said:
Early artist's impression of X-29, from AvWeek.

The same drawing from Le Fana 147.
 

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Sorry to resurrect...
... but is there a larger or higher definition version of this drawing somewhere?

Not really. To my knowledge, it's from page 133 of Dan Raymer's "Aircraft Design: A conceptual Approach". I could try to get a better scan in a week or so, if you still want a higher res image. The image is less than 6.25 inches wide by 4.25 inches tall.
 

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From L+K 20/1978.
 

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Hello Everyone,

I found this photo of this aircraft, which I have had for ages. Is it possible for someone to identify it for me? Unfortunately, I do not know where I found this photo and I haven't found any sources relateed to the aircraft. Does anyone know what aircraft this is and does anyone have any documents or information related to it?

Thanks in advance,

Wyvern
 

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It is a mock up of Rockwell's entry, called the Saberbat, in the competition for what became the Grumman X-29. At the time there were high hopes that the chosen demonstrators would lead to a production order for a new lightweight fighter for the 1990s, hence the USAF markings. Another competitor was General Dynamics with a F-16 derived design.

Related thread here.
 
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