I don't know about Lockheed, but it's not too far off one of the winnowed-oout alternate Northrop ATF concepts that used their experience with vortex shaping and control.hesham said:Hi,
was this a real Lockheed ATF design ?.
This showed up in Popular Mechanics quite a while back. Possibly proposed, but likely just speculative art by an on-staff artist. I believe the text said this was intended for hauling cargo across the flat siberian tundra, which is functionally similar to an ocean surface, just with more obstacles like trees to avoid. Supposedly a mast mounted radar would help with that, along with pre-surveyed routes.hesham said:Thank you my dears Tophe and Fateric very much,
and here is anther Russian Ekranoplane,is it real or not ?.
Actually Loewy trained as an engineer as a young man in France.Stargazer2006 said:Hmm... Raymond Loewy was a Colani of sorts. A designer by profession, capable of making the imagination soar by the unique shape of his creations (from trains to cigarette packages), but Loewy was no engineer, and this would-be airliner doesn't look like it would fly very well. Probably more an exercise in style than a real design submission...
Don't forget the Lockheed Constellation and Air France Concorde.Apophenia said:For aircraft, Loewy was probably best know for interior design -- eg: Howard Hughes' 307 Stratoliner and the original, B707 Air Force 1.
It's real to my knowledge, the guy who designed it got interviewed by periodical Ny Teknik here. He said he couldn't defend his design because he was sick and unable to attend at the meeting IIRC. I've forgotten the link, I'll see if I can find it.hesham said:Hi,
is this a real fighter or not ?,it is in SAAB 2107 topic here;
was this a real spacecraft or not ?.
Source: http://www.german-way.com/famous-wernher-von-braun.htmlIn January 1954, Walt Disney visited Wernher von Braun (holding XR-1 model) at the Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, where von Braun was the Chief of Guided Missile Development for the Army Ballistic Missile Agency (ABMA). Von Braun appeared in three episodes of Disney’s TV series about space exploration.