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P-26A at the NACA facility in 1933. Purpose was to check different flap designs so landing speed could be reduced. NACA came up with a design that Boeing said would not work. An airframe was modified per NACA specs and aircraft subsequently crashed.
Tim O'Connor
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Mailing address:
2375 East State Road 250
Brownstown, IN 47220
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