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Why The Grumman X-29 Is One Of The Strangest Jets Ever Designed

Only two of the X-29 were built. The first one took its maiden flight in 1984, and both were retired to museum life by the mid-1990s. They were never in production and never used by any branch of the military outside of the testing done by the Air Force in conjunction with NASA and DARPA, which consisted of 422 research missions. This research yielded valuable innovation that greatly benefited future aircraft designs.

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