This was for real — as unreal as it looks.

I didn’t include this in my book 15 Minutes but I found this in the archives. This relates to the short-lived idea of bombers carrying their fighters with them — the B-36 tests are well known but proved no better than hitching a ride using wingtip couplers.

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One response to “This was for real — as unreal as it looks.

  1. Mickey Youmans

    That’s amazing. So my question is, not being a pilot, when did they do the coupling, before or after takeoff? I would assume after?

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