This Day in Aviation History
September 10th, 1956
First flight of the North American F-107.
The North American F-107 was North American Aviation’s entry in a United States Air Force tactical fighter-bomber design competition of the 1950s. The F-107 was based on the F-100 Super Sabre, but included many innovations and radical design features, notably the over-fuselage air intakes. The competition was eventually won by the F-105 Thunderchief, and the F-107 prototypes ended their lives as test aircraft…..
Wikipedia, North American F-107: http://gstv.us/1XNcJUI
YouTube, USAF F-107A Documentary: http://gstv.us/2c6LE17
YouTube, North American F-107 Ultra Sabre: http://gstv.us/1XNcQiV
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