Superstock offers millions of photos, videos, and stock assets to creatives around the world. This image of 'Parasite' Fighter Plane -- Mounted on a special dolly, the U.S. Air Force's new 'parasite' jet-powered fighter plane, the XF-85 (above) is ready for ground and wind tunnel tests. Plane has no landing gear and is designed to fit into the bomb bay of a B-36 from which all landings and takeoffs are made by means of a hooking mechanism. Craft has a wing span of 21 feet and is 15 feet long. Wings are folded back within the bomb bay. Odd tail assembly gives maximum flight stability and still permits by AP Wirephoto / Sydney Morning Herald / SMH is available for licensing today.
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Credit: AP Wirephoto / Sydney Morning Herald / SMH
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