5 U.S. Planes That the U.S. Military Rejected
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David Axe

Aviation History,

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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