Re:Jack Northrop Flying Wing (Information)

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Posted by C.T.D. from on March 30, 1998 at 10:27:06:

In Reply to: Re: Nazi Flying Wing posted by The Northlander on March 29, 1998 at 23:42:13:

The Flying Wing your looking for is called the (THE N-1M "JEEP") created by Jack Northrop.
Check out these web sites for further detail.
( N-1M "Jeep"


: : : 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.

: I have the book right here. I'll try to get some pictures and text to post here within the next few days, unless someone beats me to it!

: -Northy-

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