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1949 Press Photo Convair's XF-92A delta wing research interceptor in tests

AdID: 4364948

Availability: In stock

Part Number: nem49806

Height: 9.25

Width: 7.75

Source: NEA


This is an original press photo. Convair's XF-92A delta wing research interceptor has flight approved design for high stability and low drag at high subsonic speeds.Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp announced today at San Diego Calif The jet powered Air Force plane formerly known as Convair Model is shown above in flight over Muroc AFB California The triangle shaped wing has 30 degree sweepback in contrast to maximum of 35 degrees on current interceptor types. Experimental XP-92A has elevons for aileron and elevator action with vertical stabilizer and rudder providing directional control and stability Wind tunnel and flight test indicate the delta wing could develop into the standard configuration for transonic and supersonic craftPhoto measures 7.75 x 9.25inches. Photo is dated 08-26-1949.


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Date of Creation 1949
Size Medium (Up to 10)
Photo Dimensions (in.) 7.75 x 9.25
SKU nem49806