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A Real Inflatable Airplane (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   21 Oct 2014   / 6630 views

Goodyear created this inflatable airplane for the military in order to try and solve the problem of soldiers falling to their deaths after an air attack.

 







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Not WW2 ... Produced between 1955 and 1962
       
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Allso the sentance under the title makes no sence.
       
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gigantes 2 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
this experimental plane would obviously be a logistical nightmare if it was used in place of a parachute on a plane going down. its real use was as a rescue plane that could be dropped in a crate behind enemy lines, altho it never went in to production.
       
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Too bad there's nowhere for the site admin to look up the details in under 10 seconds and get them right.
You know, sort of an online encyclopedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodyear_Inflatoplane
       














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