Jan 192014
 

Now available:

Issue number 06 of US Bomber Projects is now available (for background, see HERE). This issue includes:

  • Boeing Model 464-18: a reduced-size version of the 464-17 turboprop strategic bomber
  • Convair WS-125A: A supersonic seaplane powered by nuclear reactors
  • Martin MX-2092: a subsonic jet bomber that towed a large missile
  • GD AMPSS: A 1963 variable geometry design leading towards the B-1
  • Republic System 464L: a lifting body spaceplane with a nuclear bomb on its back
  • Martin Model 223-6: a 1944 step on the road to the XB-48
  • Boeing Model 701-273-6: A supersonic bomber composed of two linked aircraft
  • Martin Water-Based Attack Aircraft: a single-seat strike plane capable of water takeoffs & landings

USBP#06 can be downloaded as a PDF file for only $4:

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US Bomber Projects #07 is also now available. This issue includes:

  • Boeing Model 464-25: a modification of the 464-17 turboprop bomber with slightly swept wings, among other changes
  • Boeing Model 828-2: a giant and incredibly slow long-endurance plane with a formidable payload
  • Fairchild N-12: an early nuclear powered turboprop design
  • Rockwell D645-3: a supersonic treetop-level bomber capable of completely stowing its wing
  • Boeing model 701-273-7: last in the study, a design with a large wing, a small fuselage and canards
  • Bell MX-Carrying Hovercraft: a large armored hovercraft complete with an MX missile and self-defense interceptor missiles
  • Convair System 464L: Dyna Soar I and Dyna Soar III spaceplanes
  • Martin Model 223-7: A 1944 ancestor to the XB-48 with vertically stacked engines

USBP#07 can be downloaded as a PDF file for only $4:

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