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  • 11 Of The Weirdest X-Plane Designs

    11 Of The Weirdest X-Plane Designs

    X-planes are a class of experimental aircraft designed to test and demonstrate new innovations in flight — some were created for NASA, others for DARPA or the U.S. military. The first X-plane, X-1, was flown by Chuck Yeager in the 1940s and was the first craft to fly faster than the speed of sound. Over…