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YB-49 "Flying Wing" precursor to B-2 Spirit

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The YB-49 "Flying Wing" was precursor to today's B-2 Spirit bomber. Test pilot Maj. Daniel H. Forbes Jr. and co-pilot Capt. Glen Edwards died test flying the plane in 1948. Forbes Field, Kan., and Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., were named after the aviators.
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