- Jan 22, 2009
Kelly Johnson would be my choice for designer. The L-133 showed the the direction that Lockheed was looking in 1938-39 for fighters without a time and money constraint. The Air Corps basically said - time and money are constraints, so no thank you. When they were ready to do a jet, Lockheed was ready with the P-80 which respected both time and money constraints.Figure I'll stir it up a bit. Lockheed L-133.
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