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    Senior Member Speedbagel_001's Avatar
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    Grumman X-29 coming to Cradle of Aviation

    According to Newsday, one of the X-29s is going to the Cradle. It will be reassembled and eventually put on display.

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    Senior Member moose135's Avatar
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    That is so cool! the X-29 has always been one of my favorite airplanes.

    ETA: Reading the Newsday article, apparently the Cradle received the X-29 that has been in the Smithsonian in DC. It is a full-scale mockup, not one of the two that flew in the test program. Still cool to have though...

    Here's the one from the Smithsonian:

    And one of the test airframes at the Air Force Museum in Dayton (the other is at Edwards AFB):
    Last edited by moose135; 09-09-2011 at 01:07 PM.


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