Coolest American Prototype Aircraft - Page 2




View Poll Results :What is the coolest American Prototype of all time?
Other, please specify... 2 9.52%
Bell X-1 2 9.52%
X-1A 0 0%
X-3 2 9.52%
Grumman X-29 1 4.76%
McDonnel XF-85 1 4.76%
North American XB-70 9 42.86%
Convair YB-36 0 0%
Curtiss-Wright XP-55 0 0%
Convair YB-60 0 0%
Convair XFY-1 0 0%
Lockheed XFV-1 0 0%
Lockheed XP-80 1 4.76%
North American X-15 1 4.76%
Northrop YB-49 0 0%
YF 23 2 9.52%
Voters: 21. You may not vote on this poll

 
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October 19th, 2004  
godofthunder9010
 
 
for a bomber and being made in 1957, mach 3.8 is pretty damn impressive. Gotta go with the Valkyrie.
October 19th, 2004  
A Can of Man
 
 
MACH 3.8

I never knew that...
October 19th, 2004  
rOk
 
 
Don't think it was ever achieved though.

But a really fascinating project nevertheless. Got my vote.
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October 19th, 2004  
The Other Guy
 
 
I found this Pic of the Valk following a midair collision with an F-104 Thunderjet.

http://www.aerofiles.com/xb70-end.jpg

it's pretty creepy.

this pic is VERY cool:

http://home.iae.nl/users/wbergmns/big/xb70.jpg
October 19th, 2004  
A Can of Man
 
 
Last one doesn't seem to work.
October 19th, 2004  
The Other Guy
 
 
Try Now. I put "jbg" instead of "jpg"
October 20th, 2004  
Mark Conley
 
 
to the guy that liked the x-3 stilletto...you are my kind of guy...or gal.
October 20th, 2004  
The Other Guy
 
 
Here is a pic of the quirky stilleto:

http://personal5.iddeo.es/anabelju/fotosyuri/x3.jpg

A VERY cool, plane I agree. I have seen it in person.
October 21st, 2004  
USAFAUX2004
 
 
not really in the prototype now, but F22 RAPTOR
October 21st, 2004  
USAFAUX2004
 
 
Oh and also the F-35