XF-85 Goblin
by Kerbalyst
uploaded 2017-10-25
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#American #Prototype #Fighter #Aircraft

The McDonnell XF-85 Goblin was an American prototype fighter aircraft conceived during World War II by McDonnell Aircraft. It was intended to be deployed from the bomb bay of the giant Convair B-36 bomber as a parasite fighter. The XF-85’s intended role was to defend bombers from hostile interceptor aircraft, a need demonstrated during World War II. Two prototypes were constructed before the program was terminated.

Details

  • Type: SPH
  • Class: aircraft
  • Part Count: 38
  • Mods: 7

Mods

  • B9 Procedural Wings Modified
  • Kerbal Foundries Wheels and Repulsors ALPHA
  • MK-1 Stockalike open cockpit ( inline external seat )
  • Procedural Parts
  • Squad (stock)
  • Stock Extension
  • TweakScale - Rescale Everything!

The XF-85 was a response to a United States Army Air Forces’ (USAAF) requirement for a fighter to be carried within the Northrop XB-35 and B-36, then under development. This was to address the limited range of existing interceptor aircraft compared to the greater range of new bomber designs. The XF-85 was a diminutive jet aircraft featuring a distinctive egg-shaped fuselage and a forked-tail stabilizer design.

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