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Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender

Dieselpunk: Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender

Here is another one of the design-jewels spawned by World War II that did not go very far but at least three prototypes of this wonderful machine were built: The Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender One of the prototypes is still on display at the Air Zoo in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The other …