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Langley Variable-Sweep Wing fighter Projects of 1960s

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And;
 

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Hi,

and also from 1960.
http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19720063432_1972063432.pdf
 

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From NASA report of 1960.
 

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Yes, the fuselage is familiar - that is the A3J-1Vigilante with the early intake cowl as seen on the full size mockup. NASA Langley modified this wind tunnel model for a number of VG studies.
 
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