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Spaceships


XV-2

AVRO Flying Saurcer

XFY-1

Lippisch 


ENERGIA




Going retro


A couple of motors in the fuselage?

Oblique Flying Wing




I think there is a very interesting potential here for a rocket glider. 

Update: The idea was tested on a small scale cardboard model.  No luck. Very unstable and difficult to balance. Goes to the rubbish bin. 

Subsonex JSX-1



I have started modelling her in SketchUp:

But progress is slow as I cannot figure out the best way to activate recovery or transition from boost to gliding.  May be the best way is to move the motor from its pylon into the fuselage. 

X-33

Found on NASA kid's activities web page:



It is asking for conversion.

Update: Assembled model does not look that good. However, this some effort it may be possible to get something of it. 

Space Fighter


LINK & LINK (pdf)

Vought ADAM

La Grande Menace


"Espadon" SX2 (Swordfish)

Design from 1946..1950s (Link)

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Blake and Mortimer comic book

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Link


1955 VTOL interceptor project

LINK

Payen Pa 59 "ALDEBARAN"

LINK
LINK



NIL1 Harpon

LINK



Douglas X-3 Stiletto


Link



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