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Naval Fighters NFAF221

NFAF221
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Description:
Consolidated Vultee XB-46

64-pages, By Steve Ginter

115 b&w photos and 4 color photos. 25 illustrations.

The Consolidated Vultee (Convair) XB-46 was a four-jet medium bomber built to a 1944 USAAF requirement. It was the largest of the four different bombers built to this requirement. The other three were the North-American XB-45, the Boeing XB-47 and the Martin XB-48. The winner of the competition was the XB-45, but Boeing was allowed to continue development of their offering with swept wings. Because of this only one XB-46 was built. It was to be the first all-pneumatic aircraft built with pneumatics operating the landing gear, brakes, and bomb bay doors. This system was highly successful as it saved a lot of weight and allow the quickest
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Manufacturer:
Naval Fighters
Code Number:
NFAF221
Scale:
No Scale
Item type:
Aircraft books
Price:
£18.30
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Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 5+
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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