Re: Nazi Flying Wing

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Posted by Harry from on March 29, 1998 at 20:07:24:

In Reply to: Nazi Flying Wing posted by Jungle Geoff on March 29, 1998 at 10:21:15:

: Does anyone have info on the Nazi Flying Wing Indy destroyed in RAIDERS? Who designed and built it for the film? Was it inspired by any actual speculative secret Luftwaffe projects by German aircraft designers such as Junkers, Messerschmidt, Blohm & Voss, or the Horten Brothers? I am looking for plans because I would like to scratch-build
: a scale replica of it. Any help in tracking down plans or history of
: the movie prop would be deeply appreciated. Thanks fellow Raiders!

I believe there is a book called:

"From Star Wars to Indiana Jones: The Best of the LucasFilm Archives"

This book has many pictures and is available in most book stores.
I believe that it describes the flying wing and has some schematics.
I think it was based on a similar experimental design that was being
worked on during or after the war.

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