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Northrop N-9MAManufacturer: Sword Model# 72001 Scale: 1:72 Skill Level: 3 Condition: Open Box New parts sealed in Mfg plastic A Little History: The restored N-9MB Flying Wing being flown at Planes of Fame 's 2004 airshow, Chino . The museum usually flies their one-of-a-kind Flying Wing at several airshows per year.
The Northrop N-9M was considered an approximate one-third scale, 60-ft wide, all-wing aircraft used for the development of the full size, 172-ft wide Northrop XB-35 and YB-35 flying wing long-range, heavy bomber. First flown in 1942, the N-9M (M for Model) was the third in a lineage of all-wing Northrop aircraft designs that began in 1929 when Jack Northrop succeeded in early experiments with his single pusher propeller , twin-tailed, twin-boom, all stressed metal skin Northrop Flying Wing X-216H monoplane , and a decade later, the dual-prop N-1M of 1939-1941. Northrop's pioneering all-wing aircraft would lead Northrop-Grumman many years later to eventually develop the advanced B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, which debuted in Air Force inventory in 1989If you buy multiple items either from my Auctions or Ebay Store I will combine to reduce your shipping costs, handling fees will not be waived.
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