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Class: Manned. Type: Rocketplane. Nation: USA. Manufacturer: Northrop.
First U.S. military rocket-powered plane; built by Northrop.
05 July 1944
MX-324 rocket fighter prototype first flight.
The MX-324, first U.S. military rocket-powered plane built by Northrop, was flown by test pilot Harry Crosby, at Harper Dry Lake, Calif.
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