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The Bell X-16, The Plane That Never Was.

by Daniel Russ on February 25, 2012

  First of all the Bell X-16 was never completed. Competing against Fairchild and Martin Aircraft, Bell won the contract. Although wind tunnel test and materials tests went favorable, the fact is that the first one was 80% finished when the United States Air Force cancelled it in favor of the RB-47. Secondly, it was […]