The Cold War was a wild, scary time. Here are some ideas that looked interesting but didn't work well enough in practice.
Here's What You Need to Remember: Some of these were ahead of their time. Some of them were straight-up failures.
In the 1950s and ‘60s, American plane-makers went crazy developing new fighters, bombers and reconnaissance aircraft for the U.S. armed services. Some of the most successful designs -- the F-4, the F-15 and B-52 -- remain in service...
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