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