Saturday, December 17, 2016

Design Development of the FD-1 Phantom

Design Development of the FD-1 Phantom An article from Aviation Magazine dated November 1946 and written by Kendall Perkins, who went on to be the Chief of Engineering for McDonnell Aircraft and McDonnell Douglas. Design Development of the FD-1 Phantom is a very interesting over view of the FD-1 design process.

Aviation Week says: “Detailing for the first time the problems—and their solutions—of the U. S. Navy's first all-jet plane whose unusual structure points up new approaches to future high-speed military craft.”

Click here to download the article as a PDF (4.2 Megs)

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