Various experimental and prototype U.S. Air Force aircraft being developed and tested at Wright Field in Ohio.
Ohio United States USA Date:1947 Duration:3 min 37 sec Sound:Yes
Models and drawings of futuristic planes in the Air Force Laboratories at Wright Field, Ohio. Scenes of XP-67 aircraft in flight. A Northrup N9MB Experimental Flying Wing aircraft taxiing and in flight. A larger version, the XB-35 aircraft under construction. The XB-35 taking off. P-82 aircraft taxiing and taking off. Pilot in P-82. P-82 in flight. The XB-36 aircraft being assembled for its initial test flight, at the Convair factory in Fort Worth, Texas. XB-36 taking off from the Convair factory runway, at Fort Worth, Texas, and then in flight, with landing gear (of two 110-inch single tires) extended. View from above it as XB-36 lands at Eglin Air Field (one of only three airfields capable of bearing its high pressure wheel loading, which required concrete 22 inches thick). Officers standing by the tire of the XB-36 aircraft . B-50 aircraft taxiing and taking off. B-50 buzzing field. Demonstration of variable pitch propeller operation, including the blades going into full feather position. B-50 in flight on one engine, with props on engines 1,3, and 4 feathered. Testing landing gear on C-69 aircraft. C-69 landing. Testing landing gear of B-32 aircraft. Wind tunnels. Series of shots of wind tunnel.
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