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Flashcards in X-planes, One offs, and non-production Deck (102):
1

Reid and Sigrist R.S.3 Desford

-Seen on the Nationals 2016 Rec Test, this aircraft could also show up as the Reid Sigrist R.S.4 Bobsleigh.

-1 Produced

2

Rockwell B-1A (none)

-Most offen seen in the all white paint scheme

-Pointed tail cone

3

Northrop XB-49 (none)

-Jet powered development of XB-35

-Stock footage of this plane appeared in the '50s production of 'War of the Worlds'

4

Yakovlev Yak-36 Freehand

5

Douglas X-3 Stilleto

6

Convair XFY2 Sea Dart

7

Short SC.1 (none)

8

SAI KZ-IV (none)

-Bears somewhat of a likeness to Percival products of the time period. Only 2 produced, both of which are seen here.

9

Moynet M360 Jupiter

-Built for the same market as the Cessna 336/337

-Only 2 prototypes built

10

North American XB-28/NA-63 Dragon

-Designed to meet a US Army Air Corps requirement for a high-altitude medium bomber. Developed from the North American B-25 Mitchell with two prototypes being produced.

-edit 04.26.2016 Justin T: Changed 'Q' side to something more attainable, and added common nickname Dragon to 'A' side.

11

Fairchild XC-120 Packplane

12

DeHavilland DH.108 Swallow

-British 'Tail-less' x-plane

-Obvious namesake is obvious

13

Short S.35 Shetland I

-Planned successor to the Sunderland

-Never made it past prototype stage

14

Vultee P-54 (none)

15

Bell X-22 (none)

-Comissioned by the US Navy for VTOL research

16

Boeing XB-15 (none)

17

Ellison-Mahon (none) Gweduck 

-Amphibious kit plane, one built

-Similar in appearance to the G-44

18

Messerschmitt P.1101 (none)

-Formed the basis of the design for the Bell X-5

19

Northrop A-9A (none)

-Competition to the A-10 Thunderbolt II

20

Tupolev KJ-1 (none)/Bull

-Either Bull or (none) is totally acceptable in a write in scenario.

-Only one ever produced.

21

Handley Page HP.115 (none)

-One built as a research vessel. Plenty of photos online which is why it could be McDowell fodder.

22

Dassault 4000 Mirage

-Twin engined

-Three piece canopy

23

Grob G520T Egret

-5 in total produced, set to resume production in 2016. Aircraft could also be seen as the G520NG for the model number.

24

 

 

General Dynamics F-16XL (none)

-"Cranked" delta wing

-Lost out to the F-15E for strike fighter competition

-1 Single and 1 Dual seat aircraft bulit

25

Boeing 367-80 Dash 80/(none)

-Exclusively seen in these colours, as a write in use (none) if multiple choice use Dash 80 if present

26

Dornier Do 31 (none)

-Amazingly the test flights for this a/c were accident-free

27

Miles M.100 Student

-Marketed as a British Royal Air Force primary trainer but failed to gain any orders.

28

Curtiss-Wright X-19 (none)

29

Northrop YF-17 Cobra

-Lost out to the F-16

-Design was bought by McDonnell Douglas and turned into the F-18

-YF-17 has a smaller nose (no radar)

30

Stout Bushmaster 2000 (none)

- Non-Production, Attempt to create an upgraded Ford Tri-Motor

-Most often seen with 3 bladed props

-Different shaped tail

31

Martin XB-51 (none)

-Lost out to the more conventional B-57

32

North American XB-70 Valkyrie

 

33

Avro 688/689 Ashton

-Jet powered version of the Avro 689 Tudor, one built.

34

Gee Bee Model R (none)

35

Soloy (none) Pathfinder 21

-Stretched Cessna 208 with two PT-6's in the nose. Only one prototype built due to FAA regulations

36

Stitts SA-2A Sky Baby

37

Lockheed XP-58 Chain Lightning 

38

Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne

-10 prototypes built

39

Fiat G.80/82 (none)

-Four production aircraft produced in the G.82 model. looks fairly reminiscent of the SOKO G-2 Galeb.

40

Bede BD-10 (none)

-A hand drawn blue print of this aircraft was once gifted to the late John D. Odegard

41

Bay (none) Super "V"

-"V" not a 5

-Twin engine conversion of 35 bonanza

42

Piper PA-48 Enforcer

43

SNCASE S.E.5000 Barodeur

44

AASI 450/(none) Jetcruzer

-edit 10.16.2014 Justin: 450 is an acceptable number designation

45

Grob G520T Egret

-5 in total produced, set to resume production in 2016. Aircraft could also be seen as the G520NG for the model number.

46

Curtiss/Wright CW-24/XP-55 Ascender

47

Douglas XB-19 (none)

48

Boeing YC-14 (none)

-Direct competitor to the YC-15

49

Lockheed R6V Constitution

- 2 Built

- Largest aircraft operated by the U.S. Navy

50

Pilatus SB-2 Pelican

-Only one produced.

51

Fleet 50 Freighter

-5 built, apparently awfully underpowered.

52

Short S.40 Shetland II

-Civil version of the S.35

-Never made it past prototype stage

53

Vultee XA-41 (none)

54

Northrop Grumman 355 Firebird

55

Myasishchev M-55 Geophysica

-High altitude research aircraft that was a development of the M-17 Stratosfera also built by Myasishchev. Not that many produced. Certainly under 10.

56

Grumman XF5F Skyrocket

57

McDonnell XP-67 Moonbat

58

Convair XF-81 (none)

59

Gloster E.28/39 Whittle

60

Cessna 620 (none)

61

Fairchild Super 71P (none)

-Two built, same tail as the Super 71 but a more conventional fuselage

62

Republic XF-12/RC-2 Rainbow

-Built with the intent to be a spy plane as the XF-12 and to be used by civilians as the RC-2. Only two prototypes were ever produced.

63

SNCAC NC.211 Cormoran

-Only a handful ever made it to the testing phase. Appeared on the nationals 2012 test.

64

Northrop XB-35 (none)

65

Ilyushin Il-40 Brawny

66

Baade 152 (none)

67

Bell X-5 (none)

-Swing wing X-plane

68

Miles M.39 Libellula

69

Douglas YOA-5/YB-11 (none)

70

Mooney M22 (none)

-Never entered production, one prototype built

-Only Twin engine Mooney

71

Conroy DC-3 Tri Turbo Three

72

Xian Y-20 Kunpeng

-Chineses version of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

-3 in prototype stage, project started in 2006

73

Embraer CB-123 Vector

74

Rutan (none) VariViggen

75

McDonnell Douglas YC-15 (none)

-Designed to meet a USAF requirement for a STOL replacement for the C-130

-Straight tapered wing, much smaller than the C-17

-Y= prototype status

76

Bell X-1 (none)

-Shaped like a 50 cal. bullet

77

Saunders-Roe SR.A1 (none)

-Flying boat jet fighter, design was abandoned after WWII

78

Canadair CL-84/CX-131 Dynavert

-145 Hours of  test flight before its first crash; yay Canada!

79

Ryan XF2R Dark Shark

-Ryan Fireball with the radial replaced with a turboprop

80

Boeing YAL-1A (none)

81

Lockheed R6V Constitution

- 2 Built

- Largest aircraft operated by the U.S. Navy

82

Republic XF-12/RC-2 Rainbow

-Built with the intent to be a spy plane as the XF-12 and to be used by civilians as the RC-2. Only two prototypes were ever produced.

83

Fairchild XC-120 Packplane

84

Curtiss XF15C (none)

85

Convair XC-99 (none)

86

BAC TSR.2 (none)

-Killed by astronomical development costs and changing strategic scene of the '60s

87

Convair XC-99 (none)

88

Grob S2C Strato

-German high altitude research aircraft

-1 produced

89

Bede BD5(-J) (none)

90

Brewster XA-32 (none)

91

Kyushu J7W Shinden

-Never made it past prototype stage

92

Miles M.100 Student

-Marketed as a British Royal Air Force primary trainer but failed to gain any orders.

93

North American X-15 (none)

94

North American XA2J Super Savage

95

Fairchild Super 71 (none)

-4 produced, 2 with the parasol wing and the Fairchild system of struts on struts and 2 with a more conventional layout

96

VFW-Fokker VAK 191B (none)

97

Hughes H-4 Herculese

-Often known by the monicker 'Spruce Goose'

 

98

Ilyushin Il-102 (none)

-Developed from the Ilyushin Il-40 Brawny

99

Myasishchev M-50 Bounder

-Two prototypes constructed the first being the M-50 the second being the M-52. 

100

Lockheed F-104RB Red Baron

-A heavily modified F-104 Starfighter, the Red Baron set a speed record in 1977 by going 988.26 MPH in Class C-1 Group 3 Aircraft. The aircraft was destroyed a year later in an accident.

 

101

Windecker YE-5 Eagle

-Stealth test bed aircraft, 1 developed for the USAF from the Windecker AC-7 Eagle

102

Sikorsky S-72 (none)