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ROLE TAILESS AIRCRAFT PROTOTYPE
MANUFACTURER NORTHROP
FIRST FLEW DECEMBER 15,1948
MAXIMUM SPEED 625 MPH
LENGTH 22 FT 3 IN
WINGSPAN 26 FT 10 IN
HEIGHT 14 FT 10 IN
MAXIMUM TAKE OFF WEIGHT 7,280 LBS
ENGINE  

2 X WESTINGHOUSE J30 WE-7/9 TURBOJET , 1600 LBF

THRUST TRUST EACH
                                                                                                  X-4 BATAM

                                                                                    DAYTON WRIGHT PATTERSON MUSEUM

                                                                                               DAYTON OHIO

 

 

MANUFACTURER NORTHROP
FIRST FLEW DEC 22,1966
MAXIMUM SPEED 4,520 MPH
LENGTH 50FT 9IN
WINGSPAN 22 FT 4 IN
HEIGHT 13FT 6 IN
MAXIMUM

TAKE OFF WEIGHT

34,000 LBS
ENGINE REACTION CONTROL XLR99 RM-2

LIQUID PROPELLANT ENGINE 70,400 LBR

THRUST 2.07

X-15 ONLY MANNED SPACEFLIGHT

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

WASHINGTON DC

 

 

MANUFACTURER NORTHROP  
FIRST FLEW DECEMBER 22 1966  
MAX SPEED 1,228  
LENGTH 21 FT 2 IN  
WINGSPAN 13FT 7 IN  
HEIGHT 9FT 7 IN  
MAXIMUM

TAKEOFF

10,009LB  
ENGINE REACTION MOTOR XLR-11

FOUR CHAMBER ROCKET ENGINE

 
THRUST 8,000 LBF  

HL- 10 :  REAL ONE FLOWN

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE MUSEUM

 

 

 

MANUFACTURER AMES INDUSTRIAL
FIRST FLEW DEC 21 1979
MAX SPEED 200 MPH
LENGTH 38 FT 10 IN
WINGSPAN 32 FEET 4 IN
HEIGHT 6 FEET 9 IN
GROSS WEIGHT 2,145 LB
ENGINE MICROTURBO TRS 18
THRUST 220 LB

NASA AD-1

HILLER AIR MUSEUM

SAN CARLOS , CALIFORNIA

 

 

 

MANUFACTURER BELL AIRCRAFT COMPANY
FIRST FLEW JAN 19, 1946
MAX SPEED 957 MPH
LENGTH 30 FT 11 IN
WINGSPAN 28 FT
HEIGHT 10 FT
LOADED WEIGHT 12,250LB
ENGINE REACTION MOTOR XLR-11-RM3

LIQUID PROPELLANT

THRUST 6000 IBF

BELL X-1 :  REAL ONE FLOWN

SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM

 

 

MANUFACTURER DOUGLAS AIRCRAFT COMPANY
FIRST FLEW FEBRUARY 4 1948
MAXIMUM SPEED 720 MPH 1,250 WHEN IN AIR
LENGTH 42 FT
WINGSPAN 25 FT
HEIGHT 22FT 8 IN
MAXIMUM TAKE OFF WEIGHT 15,266 LBS
ENGINE 1 X REACTION MOTORS XLR-8-RM-5

ROCKET ENGINE 6,000LBF

THRUST 0.39

DOUGLAS SKYROCKET

PLANES OF FAME AIR MUSEUM

 

 

ROLE LIFTING BODY
MANUFACTURER MARTIN MARIETTA
FIRST FLEW APRIL 17, 1969
MAXIMUM SPEED 1,036 MPH
LENGTH 24 FT 6 IN
WINGSPAN 11 FT 6 IN
HEIGHT 9 FT 7 IN
MAXIMUM TAKE OFF WEIGHT 11,447 LBS
ENGINE 1 X REACTION MOTORS XLR 11RS

 

THRUST 0.70

X-24 A - LIFTING BODY

PLANES OF FAME AIR MUSEUM

CHINO CALIFORNIA