spacephotos.com Home page
DISCOUNT :     Ref ALE01 : The whole set of 38 Aviation Badges, Big, Average, Small models                Ref DC2 : 1985 / 1995 EUROPEAN SPACE PERSPECTIVES - 12 slides set                Ref T39 : Télescope PERL 114/1000                Ref D19 : ORBITAL STATIONS - 20 slides set                Ref D18 : GIOTTO AND HALLEY’S COMET - 24 slides set                Ref D20 : THE BIRTH OF THE STARS - 20 slides set                Ref PP011 : Uranus - Voyager 2                
 Our Picture Library
 Retailers space
 Our products
 Photo Prints
Fisher Space Pen
 Observation Instruments
   Telescopes
   Refractor Telescopes
   Binoculars
   Planetariums
 Posters
NASA Caps
 Slides
 Message to E.T.
 Wall Charts
 Post Cards
 Aviation Badges

 Products listing
 Our favourite links


*****************

Franck et flo
 Quick Find
 
Advanced Search
 Newsletter



 
Unsubscribe
 Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Contact Us

PageRank
PageRank Actuel
 
Home »  Photo Prints » Aviation-NASA aircrafts-Prototypes » S04142
 
Ref S04142 : F-8 SCW on ramp with test pilot Tom McMurtry
    



Select in the form below the print format
you would like to order

DIMENSIONS High Definition PRINT BACKLIT*
40 x 60 cm
15.7 x 23.6 inches
23.00 € 20.70 €
125.00 €
50 x 75 cm
19.7 x 29.5 inches
29.90 € 26.91 €
140.00 €
60 x 90 cm
23.6 x 35.4 inches
45.00 € 40.50 €
170.00 €
80 x 120 cm
31.5 x 47.2 inches
75.00 €
220.00 €
100 x 150 cm
39.4 x 59.1 inches
109.00 €
290.00 €

*Backlit is a translucent matter to apply in front of a neon light
Thème : Aviation-NASA aircrafts-Prototypes

Description :

A Vought F-8A Crusader was selected by NASA as the testbed aircraft (designated TF-8A) to install an experimental Supercritical Wing (SCW) in place of the conventional wing. The unique design of the Supercritical Wing reduces the effect of shock waves on the upper surface near Mach 1, which in turn reduces drag.In this photograph the TF-8A Crusader with Supercritical Wing is shown on the ramp with project pilot Tom McMurtry standing beside it. McMurtry received NASA's Exceptional Service Medal for his work on the F-8 SCW aircraft. He also flew the AD-1, F-15 Digital Electronic Engine Control, the KC-130 winglets, the F-8 Digital Fly-By-Wire and other flight research aircraft including the remotely piloted 720 Controlled Impact Demonstration and sub-scale F-15 research projects. In addition, McMurtry was the 747 co-pilot for the Shuttle Approach and Landing Tests and made the last glide flight in the X-24B. McMurtry was Dryden’s Director for Flight Operations from 1986 to 1998, when he became Associate Director for Operations at NASA Dryden. In 1982, McMurtry received the Iven C. Kincheloe Award from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots for his contributions as project pilot on the AD-1 Oblique Wing program. In 1998 he was named as one of the honorees at the Lancaster, Calif., ninth Aerospace Walk of Honor ceremonies. In 1999 he was awarded the NASA Distinguished Service Medal. He retired in 1999 after a distinguished career as pilot and manager at Dryden that began in 1967.


 Customers who bought this product also purchased

Ref S01569 : Central region of a beautiful spiral galaxy, Messier 83

Ref S01689 : Astronaut James S. Voss, mission specialist, handles the main boom of the Russian crane (Strela)

Ref T01864 : Mount Ararat Massif, Turkey September 1994

Ref CV9 : THE SPACE CARPENTERS

Ref E042 : Aviation Badge

Ref E207 : Aviation Badge

Ref C1407R : CELESTRON CGE 1400 - XLT

Ref SF1008 : Matte Black Fisher Space Pen with removable cap and Shuttle Emblem
 My account
 Create an account
 My Shopping Cart
Your Shopping Cart is Empty
 Languages        
 Tell A Friend
 
 Specials

Ref PP011 : Uranus - Voyager 2

6.86 € - 2.90 €
 What's New?

Ref L99_N2 : HIGH LANDER visée à 45°

4,800.00 €
 Currencies
 Reviews
 Write a review on this product!
 Bestsellers

Ref C890 : CELESTRON G 8
1,895.00 €