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Northrop Flying Wings

4.67 of 5 stars 4.67  ·  rating details  ·  3 ratings  ·  2 reviews
This new book is an in-depth study covering John K. Jack Northrop's quest for a clean flying machine. Covered are: Northrop's initial N-1M project, the N-9M, XP-56, through the B-35 project, B-49 project, and the huge bombers planned only on the drawing board. Included are over 300 black and white and color photographs, as well as drawings and statistical data on all of th ...more
Hardcover, 300 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Schiffer Publishing (first published August 1st 1995)
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Barbara Schultz
Pape's information about Northrop's flying wings is comprehensive and well-illustrated. It's clear that he has a vast knowledge of the subject.
Putting too much time and money into the flying wing finally bankrupted Northrup.
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