This is one of my favourite images - associated in the post-war period with the way things will be. It has all the threat of a manta ray and has now turned into the actual threat of Stealth Bombers.

 01 September 1944 advert for Plaskon Resins

02 images from from FORTUNE Magazine July 1945

03 small and perky but a Flying Wing nevertheless and British (date unknown) from the Illustrated London News

04 advert for Foote Brothers September 1948

05 images from from FORTUNE Magazine July 1945

06 May 1948 Popular Mechanics

07 advert for Foote Brothers c1948

08 POPULAR SCIENCE January 1947

09 Mechanix Illustrated October 1946

10 from Heneiah Harari's vision of the Future FORTUNE February 1947

11 Late reference but a telling one - the Flying Wing profile October 1955 and embedded in a General Motors advert where, in motor styling it came to settle.

12 LOOK magazine November 1950 full page

13 images from from FORTUNE Magazine July 1945

 

The Flying Wing of the Future February 1938, Popular Mechanix

The Flying Wing of the Future February 1938, Popular Mechanix
 
Engineering and Precision March 1945

Lessons learned from the Flying Wing 1948

Odhams Children's Wonder Book in Colour 1952 (L.Ashwell Wood)