North American YF-93A penetration fighter

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A hundred years ago it seems to me - sometime during my research, I saw an inflight color photograph of YF-93A No. 2 (48-318). Am I the only one? I have never seen it since.
 

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Here the pictures at the SDASM Archives.
Link: http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=YF-93a&w=49487266%40N07&ss=2&z=t

XB-70, the pictures show mostly the YF-93A No. 1 (-317)and are not in colour. :(
 

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Still not in colour, but here 2 pictures of both prototypes with different intakes, taken from nearly the same angle.
http://ails.arc.nasa.gov/ails/printPreview.php?rid=5562
http://ails.arc.nasa.gov/ails/printPreview.php?rid=5563

http://ails.arc.nasa.gov/ails/printPreview.php?rid=5561 is missing.
 

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Thanks so much for these - I find it odd however that both aircraft are numbered identically as NACA 139. -SP
 

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Here's the actual photo I seen but it was in color. I wrongly said No. 2 earlier. -SP
 

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Also see this topic: http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,624.0
 

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Of course there are plenty, plenty and plenty of unpublished beautiful YF-93 colour photo negative gems in the Boeing Historical Archives !
But sadly nobody will never see them...

For instance, 3 nice publicity colour photos on ground from the Boeing archives in the Dennis R Jenkins books (Specialty Press) :

- Experimental & prototype US Air Force Jet Fighters
- USAF prototype jet fighters - a photo scrapbook
 

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Re: Re: North American YF-93A penetration fighter

This is my book on the XF-88 program - published by Ginter Books in the Air Force Legends series. -SP
 

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North American Aviation concept model of the two-place, all-weather fighter version of the F-93 (as it reads on the stand).
 

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Undoubtedly one of the most desirable original desktop models I've seen in a long time!
 

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circle-5 said:
North American Aviation concept model of the two-place, all-weather fighter version of the F-93 (as it reads on the stand).
This was NA-166 calling for one production two-place all-weather F-93A. -SP
 
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