Lockheed Program 476L proposal (C-141)

robunos

You're Mad, You Are.....
Senior Member
Joined
May 1, 2007
Messages
2,018
Reaction score
514
Interesting that it was originally called the 'Super Hercules', love the 'lambda wing' model 260 too. ;D

cheers,
Robin.
 

Skybolt

ACCESS: Top Secret
Senior Member
Joined
Jun 14, 2006
Messages
2,299
Reaction score
197
And there is a BLC trade off study, too .....
 

nugo

ACCESS: Secret
Joined
Feb 2, 2006
Messages
337
Reaction score
16
Hi All!

SOR-182/SS-476L proposals:
1) Lockheed-Georgia GL-207-45
2) Boeing Model 731
3) Douglas Model 2085
4) Convair Model ?
 

hesham

ACCESS: USAP
Senior Member
Joined
May 26, 2006
Messages
28,177
Reaction score
5,723
nugo said:
Hi All!

SOR-182/SS-476L proposals:
1) Lockheed-Georgia GL-207-45
2) Boeing Model 731
3) Douglas Model 2085
4) Convair Model ?


Also Fairchild M-270 four turbojet engines aircraft project was
submitted to this competition.
 

circle-5

ACCESS: Top Secret
Top Contributor
Senior Member
Joined
May 31, 2009
Messages
1,159
Reaction score
208
From the Lockheed 476L Basic Proposal comes this 3-view drawing of the Lockheed-Georgia GL-268-1 military transport study, dated December, 1960.
 

Attachments

  • Lockheed GL-268-1.jpg
    Lockheed GL-268-1.jpg
    100.2 KB · Views: 826

Stargazer2006

ACCESS: USAP
Senior Member
Joined
Jun 25, 2009
Messages
13,226
Reaction score
771
hesham said:
Here is a drawing to Fairchild M-270 Project,from AAHS journal.

And here's the patent for the M-270 design:
https://www.google.fr/patents/USD190304
 

Boxman

ACCESS: Secret
Senior Member
Joined
May 6, 2007
Messages
314
Reaction score
156
nugo said:
Hi All!

SOR-182/SS-476L proposals:
1) Lockheed-Georgia GL-207-45
2) Boeing Model 731
3) Douglas Model 2085
4) Convair Model ?
**MODERATORS PLEASE MOVE/CUTOUT IF MORE APPROPRIATE SUBJECT EXISTS/SHOULD BE CREATED**
These photos were just recently posted at the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) Archives' Flickr Commons site. The Convair/General Dynamics slides are labeled "System 476L", and are followed in sequence by a C-141 "class" mock-up which I presume to be (given the listed 1960 creation date) part of their C-141 proposal. Here are a few photos in the posted sequence.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/33238204951/
33238204951_7e778915db.jpg

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/33365879295/
33365879295_5754736151.jpg

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/33365877385/
33365877385_67a3ffbc7a.jpg

https://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/33365873505/
33365873505_f84a043539.jpg
 

Boxman

ACCESS: Secret
Senior Member
Joined
May 6, 2007
Messages
314
Reaction score
156
San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) Archives have added additional System 476L presentation slides to their Flickr Commons collection.

Here are a couple of the interesting configurations depicted.

A dual engine pod arrangement with four-wheel bogey landing gear housed in the wings' anti-shock bodies.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/32817381194/
32817381194_a809cf782d.jpg


A swing-nose version with the cockpit in a raised hump above the main deck, 747-style ("Bow Loader Version").
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/33503581852/
33503581852_062d3f486e.jpg
 
Top