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NACA aircraft

This photo displays typical high-speed research aircraft that made headlines at Muroc Flight Center in the 1950s. Clockwise from lower left: the Bell X-1A, Douglas D-558-a Skystreak, Convair XF92-A, Bell X-5 with variable sweepback wings, Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket, Northrop X-4, and the Douglas X-3 in the center.

Credits - NASA