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5 Bizarre Aircraft That Pushed the Boundaries of Engineering

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Published on Sep 30, 2018

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You might think most planes look the same, but here are five of the most bizarre aircraft that, no matter their appearance, still managed to fly.

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Sources:
SR-71:
https://www.lockheedmartin.com/en-us/...
https://www.businessinsider.com/retir...
https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/ed...
https://www.space.com/16666-sr-71-bla...
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstron...

Grumman X-29:
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstron...
https://books.google.com/books?id=YeQ...
https://www.airspacemag.com/flight-to...
https://www.sciencefocus.com/future-t...
https://www.airspacemag.com/flight-to...

Aero Spacelines 377PG:
https://www.tested.com/science/space/...
http://www.allaboutguppys.com/pg/377p...
https://www.airspacemag.com/flight-to...
http://www.airliners.net/aircraft-dat...

North American X-15:
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstron...
https://airandspace.si.edu/collection...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mX8Ck...
https://www.aviationcv.com/aviation-b...
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/m...

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey:
https://science.howstuffworks.com/osp...
https://www.airforce-technology.com/p...
https://www.military.com/equipment/mv...
https://www.boeing.com/defense/v-22-o...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjBC8...
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Images:
https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/ai...
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/bla...
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/sr-...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bo...
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstron...
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/the...
https://youtu.be/v-8MVnPHzio
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pa...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ai...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:F-...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/fi...
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/m...
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/m...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/boe...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ai...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:V2...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:CV...
https://www.videoblocks.com/video/mv-...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/navalsu...
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fi...

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