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Tailless Aircraft and Flying Wings: A Study of Their Evolution and Their Problems

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 December 1944

Abstract

DURING the past 40‐odd years or so, a number of experimental aeroplane types have been invented, visualized, designed, constructed and even flown which, in a quite unorthodox manner, had neither behind the wing nor in front of it any sort of stabilizing and/or controlling surfaces.

Citation

Weyl, A.R. (1944), "Tailless Aircraft and Flying Wings: A Study of Their Evolution and Their Problems", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 16 No. 12, pp. 340-360. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031199

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