15 Experimental Aircraft You’ve Never heard Of
Miles M.35 Libellula
This tandem winged aircraft, was developed in 1942 as a precursor to the development of a naval aircraft carrier fighter.
Scaled Composites Proteus
This tandem winged aircraft is capable of flying for 18 hours and can reach heights of 65,000 feet and is still in use as a research aircraft.
The all wing aircraft program started in 1924 but this 1/3 size prototype was the third generation and flew in 1942. These were the predecessors for the eventual emergence of the b-2 Stealth bomber that came into being in 1989.
This aircraft was known as the flying pancake and was part of the flying flapjack program undertaken by the United States Navy during WW11.
Lockheed Vega Winnie Mae
In 1931, this famous aircraft was flown around the world but had to make a total of 14 stops.