No. 4824. Mississippi State University XAZ-1 (62-12147) US Army
Photograph from Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University XAZ-1

12/15/2005. Remarks by Jos Heyman: "The Mississippi State University XAZ-1 Marvelette was a research aircraft to study the aspects of boundary layer control by means of a variable camber wing of a glass fiber construction, which incorporated a perforated surface and suction pumps. The single aircraft ordered by the US Army, s/n 62-12147, was built from a Greenwood AG-14 by Parsons Co. and flew for the first time on November 16, 1962. By March 1964 it had made sixteen flights following which the aircraft was scrapped."

Created December 15, 2005