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Converting a 1:72 F-86E into the prototype FJ-2 Fury

For the last several years I’ve been writing a collection of memoirs about my 36 years in aerospace. One story involves a guy named George, a designer who I had worked with briefly on the Space Shuttle program at North American Rockwell in the early ’70s. When I knew him he was a seasoned North American guy and one of the Shuttle designers. I was a one-year-out-of-college new hire in the Aero-sciences Department assigned to Shuttle aerodynamic heating wind tunnel testing.

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