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Northrop N-9M_EA
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Northrop N-9M_EA
  • Size: 799.1 KB
    Includes: Color Scheme: n-9m, Variant:
    Version: 4.50.050
  • Author: dhk79
    Date Added: 08-07-2010
    Downloads: 6106
    Score: (Awaiting 15 votes)
    The Northrop N-9M was a one-third scale aircraft used for the development of the Northrop XB-35 and YB-35 Flying Wing long-range bomber program. 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-prop, twin-tailed, stressed metal skin "Flying Wing" monoplane, and a decade later, the dual-prop N-1M of 19391941. The N-1M was in-part inspired by the pre-war successes of the all-wing sailplanes and propeller-driven designs of Nazi Germany's Horten brothers. 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 1989.

    This aircraft was modeled for RealFlight by Doug Kaye (DHK79) as a special request.

    10 Channels and two mixers used:

    Elevon (2)
    Rudder Vanes (4)

    Note: This is a non-standard aircraft, and it has non-standard controls. Read the aircraft description for more info.
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    Variants: Northrop N-9M AV211_AV, Northrop N-9M RF7-5 V1_AV
    Color Schemes: Northrop N-9M CS 2_CS
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