Douglas F3D/F-10 Skynight Zoom

Douglas F3D/F-10 Skynight

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Nicknamed "Willy the Whale" as a result of it's bulbous shape, the first prototype was trucked from El Segundo to Murdoc Dry Lake (Edwards AFB).

The first protoype was trucked from El Segundo to Murdoc Dry Lake (Edwards AFB). Its design had been refined into a bulbous shape which gave rise to the nickname "Willy the Whale". While the Air Force held discussions on the A-3's and its possible use, the Naval Air Test Center, Paxtent River, MD and MCAS El Toro were conducting similated night interceptions in which the XF3D-1 repeatedly intercepted and destroyed single-seat jet fighters above 40,000 ft.

Pages: 84
Size: 8.5 X 11 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Steve Ginter
ISBN: 9780942612042
Product Code: GB204