Northrop Corporation’s YF-23 Aircraft
Even in a competition between giants, there is always going to be a party that loses out. Such is the story of Northrop Corporation’s YF-23 aircraft, of which only two prototypes were made, lovingly known as the Black Widow II and Grey Ghost. Today most people have forgotten about this phenomenal aircraft, and even those who remember it have placed it as a footnote of history, as the aircraft that lost out to the mighty Lockheed Martin’s YF-22, now known as the F-22 Raptor. But, the aircraft that Northrop Corporation produced, was anything but unforgettable! Today we will dig up the past and tell you why the YF-23 was a masterpiece of modern engineering.
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