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Xf-92: Convairs Arrow Hugh Harkins

Xf-92: Convairs Arrow

Hugh Harkins

Published November 30th 2013
ISBN : 9781903630532
Paperback
42 pages
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 About the Book 

The Consolidated Vultee XP-92 was conceived as a Mach 1 plus point defence interceptor for the USAAF. It was initially planned to have a mixed rocket/turbojet power plant, but was cancelled by the new USAF. However, a single aircraft was built as theMoreThe Consolidated Vultee XP-92 was conceived as a Mach 1 plus point defence interceptor for the USAAF. It was initially planned to have a mixed rocket/turbojet power plant, but was cancelled by the new USAF. However, a single aircraft was built as the XF-92A research aircraft, which served with the USAF before being passed to NACA- being incorporated into that organizations High Speed Research Fleet. Although not attaining operational service, the XF-92A was a pioneering high speed delta wing flight research aircraft, paving the way for later delta wing interceptors and bombers such as the Convair F-012, F-106 and the supersonic B-58