Four complete engine nacelles can be carried by B−36 in these pods
De Havilland Heron, British 4-engine feeder-liner. Cruising speed
is 160 mph.
Jet night fighter. British Gloster Meteor NF.11 adapted from standard
fighter for night duty. Plane has large radome in the nose, a two-place cockpit for pilot
and radar operator, and can carry extra fuel in a large belly tank to extend operational
Finnmark 5A. An all-metal Norwegian flying boat specially designed
for Arctic climatic conditions. Carries 14 people. Span 55'-9". Engines P&W Wasps
of 600 hp each. Maximum speed, 190 mph.
Aero-Commander by Aero-Design & Engineering Corporation, Culver
City, California. A new executive transport. Span 43'-10"; engines two Lycomings, 190
T-6 Captivair used at Randolph AFB for familiarization of cadets with
aircraft prior to flight instruction.
Flying Wing Sailplane designed by Vanderbilt University's Franklin
Farra. shown in cockpit on the right. First exhibited during National Soaring Meet in
Texas. Construction is entirely of wood, covered with fabric reinforced plywood. Pilot
has to extend arms in wings to control craft. Tail cone fits over occupant's legs. Span
25'-4", length 7'-4". Was not flown. All control surfaces are at the wing tips.
Kahru 48. Finnish four-place personal plane designed to be used on
wheels, skis or floats. Powered by a 190 hp Lycoming engine. Span 37'-10", length 25'-9".
Speed 140 mph. Range over 400 miles.