Probing the Sky: Selected NACA Research Airplanes and Their Contributions to Flight
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Table of Contents
Introduction: Toward—and Into—the Unknown
Chapter 1: Confronting the “Sound Barrier”: The Bell XS-1
Chapter 2: Flying Test Tube: The Douglas D-558-1 Skystreak
Chapter 3: Proving the Swept Wing: The Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket
Chapter 4: Unfulfilled Promise, Serendipitous Success: The Douglas X-3 Stiletto
Chapter 5: Versatile Minimalist: The Northrop X-4 Bantam
Chapter 6: Transformative Pioneer: The Bell X-5
Chapter 7: Progenitor of the Delta: The Convair XF-92A
Round One: A Reflection
Technical Specifications for the Round One Aircraft
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