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PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Airman;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the aircraft XP-85Globin was part of the U.S. Air Force program to develop a flying aircraft carrier. The fighters were designed to be carried under the belly of a large bomber. In theory, the aircraft could disengage from the bomber and chase off enemy fighters. The plan didn't work, and the Goblin was mothballed.
ACCESSION #
18265367

 

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