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The Armstrong Whitworth AW.52 prototype was a twin-jet research aircraft for a proposed flying wing airliner under development by the company. First flying on 13 November 1947 the thing was operating well beyond the known frontiers of industry knowledge, in an era of rapid progress. On 30 May 1949 the aircraft was diving at 320 mph (515 kph) when a violent pitch oscillation developed. With control surfaces unresponsive the test pilot ejected, marking the first ‘live’ emergency use of a…

The Armstrong Whitworth prototype was a twin-jet research aircraft for a proposed flying wing airliner under development by the company. First flying on 13 November 1947 the thing was operating.

Armstrong Whitworth, A.W.38 Whitley was one of three British twin-engine, front line medium bomber types in service with the Royal Air Force at the outbreak of the Second World War (the others were the Vickers Wellington and the Handley Page Hampden). It took part in the first RAF bombing raid on German territory.

Armstrong Whitworth, Whitley was one of three British twin-engine, front…

Armstrong Whitworth AW52

The Armstrong Whitworth was a British flying wing aircraft design of the late for research into a proposed flying wing jet airliner. Three aircraft, the glider and two jet-powered research aircraft, were built for the programme.

A British Jet Powered Flying Wing (1947-1954). The Armstrong Whitworth A.W.52 was a British flying wing aircraft design of the late 1940s for research into a proposed flying wing.airliner. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armstrong_Whitworth_A.W.52 https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=A+British+Jet+Powered+Flying+Wing&biw=1366&bih=622&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=xPfpVMPxMZb7atHQgMAJ&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg

A British Jet Powered Flying Wing The Armstrong Whitworth was a British flying wing aircraft design of the late for research into a flying wing airliner.

Armstrong Whitworth A.W.52 The Armstrong Whitworth A.W.52 was a British flying wing aircraft design of the late 1940s for research into a proposed flying wing airliner. Three aircraft were built to support the programme; the A.W.52G glider and two jet powered research aircraft. Further development of the airliner was discontinued, but research flying continued until 1954.

Armstrong Whitworth The Armstrong Whitworth was a British flying wing aircraft design of the late for research into a proposed flying wing airliner. Three aircraft were built to.

RG324 - Glider prototype of AW52. First flight March 2, 1945

- Glider prototype of First flight March 1945

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