04-01983 Ryan X-13 Vertijet c. 1955

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    Ryan X-13 Vertijet

    Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

    freakpower, _bernd_, colerise, and 96 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. 'ju:femaiz 36 months ago | reply

      Ah the old day! tumblr'd :)

    2. - 21 36 months ago | reply

      Is it taking off? Hovering?

    3. muffinmansculpts 36 months ago | reply

      this is a toy, right?
      HA! that thing is the JAM!
      how the heck does it land ? ? ?

    4. Evansshoots 36 months ago | reply

      You never did quite get the VTOL thing quite right...

    5. TXtrae 36 months ago | reply

      That looks hard to land. Great shot of a historical experimental aircraft. Thanks for sharing.

    6. San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives 36 months ago | reply

      The Ryan Vertijet had a special landing platform...basically the pilot had to hook it on a wire...there are some photos of this operation in our collection.

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