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NACA Aircraft Fleet on lakebed - D-558-II and B-47A Stratojet NACA Aircraft Fleet on lakebed - D-558-II and B-47A Stratojet

Photo Number: E-1433

Photo Date: October 26, 1954

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Description: In 1954 this photo of two swept wing airplanes was taken on the ramp of NACA High-Speed Flight Research Station. The Douglas D-558-ll is a research aircraft while the Boeing B-47A Stratojet is a production bomber and very different in size. Both contributed to the studies for swept back wing research.

Keywords: NACA High-Speed Flight Research Station; Douglas D-558-ll; Boeing B-47A Stratojet.

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