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Mystery Ship, January 2016 ? Vultee V-11

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  • Mystery Ship, January 2016 ? Vultee V-11

    With its expansive “greenhouse” canopy, the Vultee V-11 attack bomber looked great but wasn’t quite state of the art when it first flew on September 17, 1935. Rarely has a new design gotten off to a more discouraging start. On September 18, the prototype crashed on takeoff at Mines Field in Los Angeles on its …


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    Somebody wanted better visibility without considering the impact on combat operations.

    It's not all that unusual . Everybody did on at least one aircraft, and the Germans did it a lot on theirs.


    Was a nice looking aircraft, though.

    Good post.
    Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Who is watching the watchers?

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