XF 103

Not a good video – you get a view of the scale model that the mock-up was based on and the rest is footage of the F105 Thunder Chief – which consisted of 1 B52 engine – fuel tanks – and wings – and not a whole lot more . . .

And there is this from Wiki – it never made it past mock up . . .

There were several scale model kits made over the years . . .

https://i0.wp.com/hyperscale.com/features/2002/images/xf103pb_001.jpg
https://i1.wp.com/hyperscale.com/features/2002/images/xf103pb_005.jpg

Here is a drawing depicting some of the engine ducting . . .

https://gunsandfunfoodandmore.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/87bda-cj4_5.jpg

Had it been built the xf-103 would have been interesting to say the least – take off and run up to mach 1 plus then switch over to a ramjet – one Hell of a ride – that never made it past the mock up stage . . .

Have Fun! – Run the Gun! – and remember Fish Heads are Cheap!

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