Aviation Photo #0592214 Douglas F5D-1 Skylancer - NASA

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One of two test aircraft made for the US Navy. When contracts cancelled in favor of the Vought F8U Crusader this and one of two prototype aircraft were later used by NASA for various flight test studies. At the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon, since 2013.
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    April 14, 2004
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Anonymous
7 years ago
I saw this jet at Victorville College in the early eighties. It was such a beautiful plane in very bad shape. It's great to see her after all these years looking as good as new. Honestly, it's hard to take a bad shot of a Skylancer, but it's a pretty shot to see.

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