Reimar Horten’s Argentine Tailless IAe 33 Part 1

Reimar Horten’s Argentine Tailless IAe 33 Part 1

by David Myhra PhD

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Reimar Horten’s Argentine Tailless IAe 33 Part 1 by David Myhra PhD

In 1948, Argentine President Juan Peron wanted Kurt Tank to build a prototype of Hans Multhropp’s Ta 183 fighter design. About the same time, Reimar Horten was asked to design an Argentine version of his famous WW2 twin Jumo 004B jet powered all-wing Horten Ho 229. Horten proposed a seismic design shift. His idea would be a tailless flying machine featuring two vertical stabilizers each with an attached hinged rudder. It would be powered by a single Rolls-Royce “Nene” engine. Its air intake featured a super large scoop beneath the fuselage.

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BN ID: 2940148902416
Publisher: RCW Ebook Publishing
Publication date: 12/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

David Myhra, PhD, has written more than 100+ books and Ebooks on World War Two German flying machines, both proposed and built, pre and post war and their designers, than anyone living or dead, along with the VTOLs (Vertical Takeoff and Landing). He has researched and interviewed the German scientists that were captured and taken to the Soviet Union and forced to work on the supersonic DFS 346. He has interviewed dozens of former German aviation designers and gas turbine rocket scientists throughout the 1980's in places such as West Germany, East Germany, France, USA, South America and other countries. He was also involved in the production of numerous TV documentaries such as the History Channel’s 2005 “Nazi Plan to Bomb New York” and the National Geographic TV Channel’s 2009 documentary “Hitler’s Stealth Fighter” which featured the building of a full-scale replica of the Horten Ho 229 V3 by the Northrop Corporation and its radar cross section (RCS) testing at their classified radar test range in the California Mojave Desert.

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