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Tests Of Avrocar Annular Jet VTOL Airplane in Ames 40x80 foot Wind Tunnel.

NASA and Don Richey1997-12-30

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Rear view of the Avrocar without the tail, with ground board and variable height struts. The air force wanted to test the design of a flying saucer with vertical takeoff and landing capability. The design proved unstable without the tail.

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  • Title: Tests Of Avrocar Annular Jet VTOL Airplane in Ames 40x80 foot Wind Tunnel.
  • Creator: NASA, Don Richey
  • Date Created: 1997-12-30
  • Location: Ames Research Center
  • Rights: ARC
  • Album: drichey

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