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Northrop N9M was designed as a 1/3 scale test aircraft for
the XB-35 flying wing bomber. The first N-9M flew on 27
Once design testing was completed, the N9Ms were
turned over to the the Air Force as familiarization aircraft for the
When the B-35 program was cancelled, the first
three N-9Ms were scrapped. The N-9MB survived to be restored
by the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, California.