Lonsdale-Hands Direct-Lift Airplane Project

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Hi,

the Lonsdale-Hands designed a project for direct-lift stratosphere aircraft.
http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1943/1943%20-%202470.html?search=advanced%20tactical%20project
 

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Re: Lonsdale-Hands direct-lift project

Hi,

http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1943/1943%20-%202475.html
 

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So Weird concept.
 

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Hi,

there was a similar concept,I displayed it here from anther guy,I even
don't know it was the name of the designer or not (Lonsdale) ?.
 

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The designer was Richard Lonsdale-Hands. According to this link, at an engineering exhibition in 1943, he presented this as his notion of what an aircraft would look like in 1968, ie, in 25 years time.

"Technical Data Digest" - Volume 9 - page 57

Cheers,
Paul
 

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