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Old 02-11-2020, 11:05 PM   #5 (permalink)
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From the Wikipedia link:
Boeing X-45C US UAV Experimental 2002 Prototype Tailless
Boeing X-48 US UAV Experimental 2007 Prototype Tailless
Lockheed A-12 US Jet Reconnaissance 1962 production
Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird US Jet Reconnaissance 1964 production
I don't find any examples of a RC Borg cube, but if one wanted to make [one], one might start with Alexander Graham Bell's tetrahedral kite.


https://i.imgur.com/yztNlIP.jpg

If you want to give it a try, ask me about adaptive subdivision.

edit: Okay you don't have to ask.

A tetrahedron inscribed in a cube:



Based on Bell's kites it would fly oriented with a vertex up. The inner tetrahedron could be a Rogallo Wing. With some propulsion.

Then it would be encased in a layer at the scale of Bell's kite, with an outer layer fine enough that you can paint greebling on it. Bell couldn-t be bothered with the fine scale because he didn't have CNC routers and 3D printers.

With Auxetic materials one could make the flying head from Zardos.
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