Jun 232017
 
Lockheed Model L-200 Convoy Fighter: The Original Proposal and Early Development of the XFV-1 Salmon - Part 1

This book presents the original proposal for the Lockheed Model L-200 Convoy Fighter of 1950, which led to the XFV-1 Salmon turboprop tailsitter naval aircraft. It was one of five submissions to the US Navy’s Convoy Fighter competition, which called for a high performance turboprop VTOL fighter to protect convoy vessels from attack by enemy […]