Ohio Valley Soaceport

Ohio Valley Soaceport

Saturday, October 28, 2017

Nasa Rocket-Powered X-Planes

 October's posting will feature NASA X-Planes. Below are photos of the real planes at the Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.


M2-F3 Lifting Body
Chuck Yeager's X-1 the "Glamorous Glenna"
X-24B Lifting Body
The XLR-11 Rocket Engines for the X-24B
The X-15-1
The X-15-2A
The business end of the x-15-2A XLR-99 rocket engine
The louvered cockpit window of the X-15-2A
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The Mach 2 1/72 scale kit of the X-24B

The Revell 1/72 X-15-2A



Edward X-1 kit
The Eagle Talon 1/72 scale M2-F2 vacu-form kit

A Scratch-built 1/72 scale X-20. This one was carved from a chunk of balsa wood!