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Burnelli's Lifting Bodies -
A Photographic Chronology

(Part 2)

(The following were some of the planes designed
by Burnelli but never built)

Burnelli A-1 Bomber
1939 -
This Burnelli Bomber won the competition based on performance but the contract was awarded to the competition (we believe the B-26) B-26.

 

1939 -
This Burnelli Attack Bomber won the competition based on performance but the contract was awarded to Douglas for the A-20.
Burnelli Fighter

 

 

Burnelli B-1000
1942 - B-1000
Dorval, Quebec.
The Burnelli B-1000,
aerodynamically and structurally superior with unparalleled safety features at less cost but never built due to political interference.

 

 

1947 - Fighter
This fighter was subsequently copied by Grumman for their F-14 in the 1960s and McDonnell Douglas in 1973 with the F-15
Burnelli Fighter

 

 

 

1951 Burnelli aircraft

1951 - Transport
This is a model of Burnelli's 1940s  technology which included the aft mounted engines which have since been copied by Northrop in the B-2 and by MD-Boeing in the BWB  per Burnelli's Patent #2,586,299
 which was applied for on
September 11, 1945

 

 

1952 - Car Ferry
The Burnelli car ferry shows the amazing versatility of the Burnelli Lifting-Body design with its ability to carry large and heavy loads economically.

Burnelli Car Ferry

 

 

Burnelli GB-888A
1964 -
GB-888A
The GB-888 was the last aircraft designed by Vincent Justus Burnelli before his death in June of 1964.

 

 

 

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