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Tiny Delta Jet?  
User currently offlineDuke From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 1155 posts, RR: 2
Posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2966 times:

Once, I saw a flyer with aircraft for sale. One was a little private jet but the surprising thing was, it was shaped like a delta-winged fighter jet, only little. What companies make delta-winged private jets?

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User currently offlineFritzi From United Arab Emirates, joined Jun 2001, 2762 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 2837 times:

Im pretty sure that there are no biz jets with delta wings, as delta wings are only used on supersonic aircraft.

99.9% sure.


User currently offlineDuke From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 1155 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2681 times:

I don't think it's a bizjet. More of a sportplane or just to get any 1 or 2 persons from point A to B.

User currently offlineSrbmod From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 2344 times:

Closest, I could find isthe McDonnell-Douglas 220:


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Photo © Peter de Groot



A little better picture:


http://www.boeing.com/history/mdc/graphics/hist073b.htm

[Edited 2004-02-06 00:07:16]

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 19
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 2053 times:

Sukhoi and an American businessjet manufacturer (I think it was Beech) planned to build a supersonic businessjet a few years ago and might still be working on it.
It was supposed to have a delta wing configuration.



I wish I were flying
User currently offlineDeltajax From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

Srbmod- is that a delta wing? wouldnt that be a swept back wing?

User currently offlineMD-90 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 8494 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 months 1 week 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1775 times:

That is not a delta wing, it's just a regular wing with a pretty decent sweepback and some big honkin' engines underneath (reminds me of a B-58).

I would say you might have seen a Delta Dyke, but those are piston singles, not jets. I have no idea. I thought about the ViperJet, but it has fairly conventional wings.






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