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Area 51 and Hitler's Stealth Bomber

Discussion in 'Free Fire Zone' started by Dauntless, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. Dauntless

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    Annie Jacobsen should be paddled for adding another bit of nonsense to the morass of Roswell.
     
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    Heard an interview with her on NPR sounded reasonable at first but quickly devolved into the aluminum hats.
     
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    there is no way this thing would of changed anything, the 262 Schwalbe didn't. it was December 44 and the air war for the Luftwaffe was already lost, not even a stalemate could be achieved, remember 1-1-45 Bodenplate and the total waste of young German youth
     
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    What do any of these photos and such have to do with Area 51? With the exception of the Lockheed plane which eventually became the SR-71, they don't.

    The goofy Horten mockup was rather silly even when it was done, since they omitted (and explained it) much of the material of the original, and only ran radar tests on plastic framed, plastic skinned "cheap to make" models. Even the original was cheap to make, being mostly plywood skinned and covered with a rubber compound to keep it from rotting.

    The steel parts (frame, engine, engine housing, blast protection)) would make it more vulnerable to radar of the time, as would its intake configuration. That whole "Nazi Stealth" plane is a joke of the highest order. BTW, it didn't fly for crap due to the instability of the design. You couldn't make one fly today with out high speed computers and fly by wire guidance, and no matter how "gee-whiz" people may think the Nazis were, they weren't there. NOT BY DECADES!!!
     

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