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That_Engine_Guy wrote:When was the last time you saw a fighter with the engine nacelles above the wing/body and exhausting over it?
Save the B-2.... Which is technically a bomber...
Some good photos of the YF-23's engine exhausts at Phil Callihan's site: http://airpower.callihan.cc/HTML/Spotlight/YF-23.htm
Shame she's got no motors in her...
Can't wait to see the BW II down at the USAF Museum!
Keep 'em flyin'
f22enthusiast wrote:It appears that its fuselage is attached to the wing rather than the wing being attached to the fuselage... I really like the treatment of its vertical stabilizers that double as stabilators - UNIQUE!
f22enthusiast wrote:That tail configuration is called a pelican tail---->very cool. Hey teg, when are they going to put the 23 on display there? I plan on going back in January maybe.
singularity wrote:Hey teg, when are they going to put the 23 on display there? I plan on going back in January maybe.
The restoration staff has recently placed on display the Kawanishi NIK-2 (or "George 21") in the Air Power Gallery, F-22A, Global Hawk, VZ-9AV Avrocar, XH-26 and XV-3 in the Modern Flight Gallery, MH-53M Pave Low IV in the Cold War Gallery, Peacekeeper Missile in the Missile & Space Gallery, and a YF-23A in the Research & Development Gallery.
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