National Museum of the U.S. Air Force – Stealth Aircraft

See the evolution of stealth aircraft at the National Museum of the US Air Force.
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The Large, Slow-Moving Shadow of the Convair L-13

Designed by Stinson and manufactured by Convair, the L-13 visually seems to have been cobbled together by Dr. Frankenstein’s aerodynamicist cousin.
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The Little Eclipse Concept Jet That Almost Was

The Eclipse 400 Jet bears a strong resemblance to the Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet.
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Antonov Rebuilding World’s Largest Cargo Aircraft, ‘Mriya’

The Ukrainian aircraft manufacturer said it expects rebuilding the aircraft destroyed by Russian fighters to cost at least 500 million euros.
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Inside the ‘Spruce Goose’

FLYING takes you on a must-do tour inside the iconic Hughes Flying Boat.
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Northrop Tacit Blue: Ugly Duckling of Stealth Aircraft

While a Northrop official described the Tacit Blue as one of the most unstable aircraft ever flown, its data aided in the development ...
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When the ‘Spruce Goose’ Took Flight

Howard Hughes' giant wooden seaplane took its first flight 75 years ago.
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Dornier Do-31: World’s First and Only VTOL Jet Transport Ever Built

The Do-31 utilized the same main engines as the Harrier, complete with their own rotatable nozzles to control direction during vertical flight.
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Unique Aircraft: The duPont DP-2, a Futuristic VTOL Boondoggle

Resembling a composite, modernized version of the 1950s-era Bell X-14, the duPont Aerospace DP-2 concept failed to deliver on lofty promises.
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Unique Aircraft: Northrop X-4 Bantam

The semi-tailless design helped iron out the problems of transonic flight.
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