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McDonald XP-85 Airplane in 40x80 foot Wind Tunnel.

NACA and Don Richey1948-04-08

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Front View of McDonald XP-85 Plan Model. Parasite Airplane designed to be carried in the B-36 bombay (never built) At the time it was the smallest Jet powered airplane.

The McDonnell XF-85 Goblin was an American prototype fighter aircraft conceived during World War II by McDonnell Aircraft. It was intended to be deployed from the bomb bay of the giant Convair B-36 bomber as a parasite fighter. The XF-85's intended role was to defend bombers from hostile interceptor aircraft, a need demonstrated during World War II

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  • Title: McDonald XP-85 Airplane in 40x80 foot Wind Tunnel.
  • Creator: NACA, Don Richey
  • Date Created: 1948-04-08
  • Location: Ames Research Center
  • Rights: ARC
  • Album: drichey

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