NASA’s X-plane program continued to push aeronautical innovation and research for decades after World War II. Learn more about historical X-planes throughout history.
QUIZ: Historical X-Planes Flying Innovations
May 29, 2020
The goal of the X-plane program was to introduce new aviation technology that could be used for military or commercial aircraft. Innovations such as vertical takeoff, supersonic flight, and multi-propeller aircraft came out of the program.