Armstrong Whitworth AW.56 Tailless Jet V Bomber Proposal of 1947

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    jzichek Banned

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    Check out this article on the Armstrong Whitworth AW.56 tailless jet V bomber proposal of 1947 at RetroMechanix.com:

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    The article is based on an intelligence report provided to the U.S. Air Force Deputy Chief of Staff by the American Military Attache in London and features seven high resolution drawings of the aircraft and its various components.

    -Jared
     
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    Kinda looks like a forerunner of the Vulcan
     
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    Thanks for the link, CharlesBronson! That's actually the AW.52, a flying wing technology demonstrator which preceded the AW.56.
     
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    Oh, nice, they both look germanish and awesome
     
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