Tag: Variable Area Inlet Duct

A quick look at the F-107A Ultra Sabre, the Century Series fighter that never was
After seriously considering the production of the F-107A, the USAF instead chose to buy the F-105 Thunderchief The North American F-107A Ultra Sabre was a mid-1950s development of the successful F-100 Super Sabre. Special features of the F-107A included an engine air intake above the cockpit, an all-moving vertical fin, and a system (called a Variable Area Inlet Duct) that...