Detail View: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center Collection: In 1954 this photo of two swept wing airplanes was taken on the ramp of NACA High-Speed Flight Research Station. The Douglas D-558-ll is a research aircraft while the Boeing B-47A Stratojet is a production bomber and very different in size. Both contributed to the studies for swept back wing research.

Title: 
NACA Aircraft Fleet on lakebed - D-558-II and B-47A Stratojet
Description: 
In 1954 this photo of two swept wing airplanes was taken on the ramp of NACA High-Speed Flight Research Station. The Douglas D-558-ll is a research aircraft while the Boeing B-47A Stratojet is a production bomber and very different in size. Both contributed to the studies for swept back wing research.
Photo Date: 
October 26, 1954
facet_what: 
National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA)
facet_where: 
Douglas
facet_when: 
1954
facet_when_year: 
1954
Photo Number: 
E-1433
UID: 
SPD-DRYDEN-E-1433
original url: 
http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/Gallery/Photo/Fleet/HTML/E-1433.html