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hotdog
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posted 03-04-2014 11:21 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for hotdog   Click Here to Email hotdog     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Does anyone know where the X-20 Dyna-Soar is displayed? All I can find through Google searches are wind tunnel models and replicas. I'm looking for either the prototype or production model.

Does Boeing have them locked up in a hangar somewhere? Seems like they belong in a museum.

p51
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posted 03-04-2014 12:18 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for p51   Click Here to Email p51     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I don't think they ever actually built one. Boeing had a full sized mockup at one point but that got broken up once the contract got yanked.

They never even got to a landing test article example.

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posted 03-04-2014 05:10 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for onesmallstep   Click Here to Email onesmallstep     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
They just unveiled a replica at Neil Armstrong's alma mater, Purdue, in the hall named after him.
A replica of the X-20 Dyna-Soar, an early 1960s space plane, is on permanent display in Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering. Although it never saw flight, the plane paved the way for future reusable spacecraft, including the U.S. space shuttle. Armstrong had been selected as the plane's first pilot-engineer, and before his death he endorsed the X-20's display in the building named in his honor.

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