The second part of a two volume work examining the Lockheed Model L-200 Convoy Fighter of 1950, which led to the XFV-1 Salmon turboprop tailsitter naval aircraft. It was one of five submissions to the US Navy's Convoy Fighter competition, which called for a high performance turboprop VTOL fighter to protect convoy vessels from attack by enemy aircraft. Major subjects include various unusual takeoff and landing concepts; the L-200-2 stripped full-scale prototype vs. the L-200-5 subscale prototype; NACA wind tunnel and flying model tests; the mock-up conference; and various related studies done for the USAF. This eBook in ePub format features 70 images, including rare photos, detailed blueprints, vintage artist's impressions, and beautiful color profiles. The print edition, which is 72 pages in length, is available on Amazon. Part 1 is still available from bookstores worldwide, along with previous volumes on the Convair, Goodyear, Martin, and Northrop proposals submitted to the Convoy Fighter Competition of 1950.
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