Yb 49

YB-49 with auxiliary engines. Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

YB-49 with auxiliary engines. Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

The Northrop YB-49 was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed shortly after World War II. Intended for service with the U.S. Air Force, featured a flying wing design. It was a jet-powered.The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft. The YB-49 never entered production, being passed over in favor of the more conventional Convair B-36 Peacemaker piston-driven design. First flight 21 Oct. 1947

The Northrop YB-49 was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed shortly after World War II. Intended for service with the U.S. Air Force, featured a flying wing design. It was a jet-powered.The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft. The YB-49 never entered production, being passed over in favor of the more conventional Convair B-36 Peacemaker piston-driven design. First flight 21 Oct. 1947

Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

Northrop YB-49 42-102-102367 crosses the east field boundary on takeoff from Northrop Field, Hawthorne, California, 21 October 1947. (U.S. Air Force) October 1947: At Northrop Field, Hawthorne, California, Northrop Corporation Chief Test Pilot Max R. Stanley took off in the first YB-49, 42-102367, and flew it to Muroc Air Force Base (now, Edwards Air Force Base) for flight testing.

Northrop YB-49 42-102-102367 crosses the east field boundary on takeoff from Northrop Field, Hawthorne, California, 21 October 1947. (U.S. Air Force) October 1947: At Northrop Field, Hawthorne, California, Northrop Corporation Chief Test Pilot Max R. Stanley took off in the first YB-49, 42-102367, and flew it to Muroc Air Force Base (now, Edwards Air Force Base) for flight testing.

Northrop YB-49 was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop shortly after World War II.

Northrop YB-49 was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop shortly after World War II.

XB-47 & YB-49 Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

XB-47 & YB-49 Northrop YB-49 (1947) was a prototype jet-powered heavy bomber aircraft developed by Northrop Corporation shortly after World War II for service with the U.S. Air Force. The YB-49 featured a flying wing design and was a jet-powered development of the earlier, piston-engined Northrop XB-35 and YB-35. The two YB-49s actually built were both converted YB-35 test aircraft.

Northrop YB-49 - bomber

Northrop YB-49 - bomber

Northrop B-49 (YB-49) rear view

Northrop B-49 (YB-49) rear view

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