The Douglas 1211-J Bomber Project

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  1. Graeme

    Graeme Well-Known Member

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    Apologies for the 'hole punch' in the diagram, but who would have contemplated scanners-computers-internet in 1979?!
     
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    It looks like an anorexic Bear. The Russians were awfully good at "borrowing" our things. If the Bear is any indication of how this bird would have played out it would have been pretty successful, but nothing compared to the B-52.
     
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    The area between the tail and the wing looks like it would snap off in light turbulence or a hard landing.

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    Good post Graeme.
     
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    Then again, hard to know how a design like this would have developed in service.
    A very interesting paper project.
     
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