1946 ... "the wing will fly!"


... the swirl of controversy and regret about the Flying Wing and it's ill-fate attempt to become America's first true intercontinental bomber will never fade! Plenty of evil doing and dooers by Convair and corrupt politicians. But the long and short of it was that without modern computerized controls the tailess design would have been hell to control at the high altitudes that would be required for the nuclear mission.


90 min docu. tells the whole dramatic tale.


 

1958 ... cold-war soap opera!




1953 ... "blowin' the chickens around the barnyard!"


... results of a fun little project of my photo-illustration work. In cooperation with professional model maker Guy Pernetti and diorama artist extraordinaire Michael Paul Smith. LINK

... not that this sort of thing didn't really happen!




 

... USSR: CD practice!


... this looks like one of those "insert caption here!" contests.


 

1954 ... a fine pickle!


... I think this is a fictional account; but no doubt inspired by the run-away Castle-Bravo test earlier in 1954 - LINK


 

1955 ... stuff of nightmares!


... Operation Teapot: Turk shot, 43 kiloton - Nevada testing site.

... many more: LINK