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McDonnell Douglas X-36

Index McDonnell Douglas X-36

The McDonnell Douglas (later Boeing) X-36 Tailless Fighter Agility Research Aircraft was an American subscale prototype jet designed to fly without the traditional tail assembly found on most aircraft. [1]

22 relations: Canard (aeronautics), CDADI UAV, Chengdu J-20, Empennage, Fifth-generation jet fighter, List of aircraft (Mc), List of aircraft at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, List of aircraft by date and usage category, List of experimental aircraft, List of military aircraft of the United States, List of NASA aircraft, List of U.S. DoD aircraft designations, List of X-planes, McDonnell Douglas, Northrop Grumman X-47B, Northrop X-4 Bantam, R. Dale Reed, Rockwell HiMAT, Tailless aircraft, Thrust vectoring, Timeline of Ames Research Center, Williams F112.

Canard (aeronautics)

A canard is an aeronautical arrangement wherein a small forewing or foreplane is placed forward of the main wing of a fixed-wing aircraft.

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CDADI UAV

CDADI UAVs are Chinese experimental UAVs developed by Chengdu Aircraft Design Institute (CDADI), also known as the 611th (Research) Institute (611所), some of which has developed into production models and entered service with various Chinese governmental establishments.

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Chengdu J-20

The Chengdu J-20 is a single-seat, twinjet, all-weather, stealth fifth-generation fighter aircraft developed by China's Chengdu Aerospace Corporation for the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).

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Empennage

The empennage, also known as the tail or tail assembly, is a structure at the rear of an aircraft that provides stability during flight, in a way similar to the feathers on an arrow.

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Fifth-generation jet fighter

A fifth-generation jet fighter is a jet fighter classification used around the world that encompasses the most advanced jet fighter generation.

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List of aircraft (Mc)

This is a list of aircraft in numerical order of manufacturer followed by alphabetical order beginning with 'M'.

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List of aircraft at the National Museum of the United States Air Force

The National Museum of the United States Air Force has one of the world's largest collections with more than 360 aircraft and missiles on display.

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List of aircraft by date and usage category

This is a list of aircraft by date and usage.

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List of experimental aircraft

This is a list of experimental aircraft, or aircraft used or built to conduct experiments involving aerodynamics, structural materials, propulsion systems, configuration and equipment.

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List of military aircraft of the United States

This list of military aircraft of the United States includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.

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List of NASA aircraft

This is a list of NASA aircraft.

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List of U.S. DoD aircraft designations

This is a table of 1962 United States Tri-Service aircraft designation system with selected letter sequences and number.

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List of X-planes

The X-planes are a series of experimental United States aircraft and rockets, used to test and evaluate new technologies and aerodynamic concepts.

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McDonnell Douglas

McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturing corporation and defense contractor formed by the merger of McDonnell Aircraft and the Douglas Aircraft Company in 1967.

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Northrop Grumman X-47B

The Northrop Grumman X-47B is a demonstration unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) designed for aircraft carrier-based operations.

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Northrop X-4 Bantam

The Northrop X-4 Bantam was a prototype small twinjet aircraft manufactured by Northrop Corporation in 1948.

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R. Dale Reed

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Rockwell HiMAT

The Rockwell RPRV-870 HiMAT (Highly Maneuverable Aircraft Technology) is an experimental remotely piloted aircraft that was produced for a NASA program to develop technologies for future fighter aircraft.

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Tailless aircraft

A tailless aircraft has no tail assembly and no other horizontal surface besides its main wing.

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Thrust vectoring

Thrust vectoring, also thrust vector control or TVC, is the ability of an aircraft, rocket, or other vehicle to manipulate the direction of the thrust from its engine(s) or motor(s) in order to control the attitude or angular velocity of the vehicle.

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Timeline of Ames Research Center

As the coalition of Bay Areas counties predicted when it lobbied for the creation of Moffett Federal Airfield in the late 1920s, the base’s research program and facilities catalyzed the development of numerous private technology and aerospace corporations, among them Lockheed Martin and the Hiller Aircraft Corporation.

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Williams F112

The Williams F112 is a small turbofan engine made by Williams International designed to power cruise missiles.

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Tailless Fighter Agility Research Aircraft, X 36, X-36, X36.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McDonnell_Douglas_X-36

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