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Originally posted by Jack Jouett
If it's for real,
- This model was produced by Boeing in Seattle ans was acquired from the remnants of Boeing Surplus.
- It was sold by a digruntaled employee who was told to get it off his desk because it was a safety hazard, (that Boeing for you)….
So how is a shape that is unstable in flight "very good aerodynamically"?
Originally posted by LifeInDeath
The saucer shape is very good aerodynamically, so I'd be surprised if Boeing hasn't messed around with concepts and prototypes, even if just for wind tunnel testing. The main problem with the shape is that it's not naturally stable in flight.