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Tests Of Avrocar Annular Jet VTOL Airplane in Ames 40x80 foot Wind Tunnel.

Tests Of Avrocar Annular Jet VTOL Airplane in Ames 40x80 foot Wind Tunnel.

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Summary

Rear view of the Avrocar without the tail, with ground board and variable height struts. The air force wanted to test the design of a flying saucer with vertical takeoff and landing capability. The design proved unstable without the tail.
Don Richey

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Date

30/12/1997
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Location

Ames Research Center
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Source

NASA
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