Experimental aircraft are prototypes of a new aircraft type or design, which are expected to enter service within the next few years. They can also be made as technology demonstrators for new technologies in development, such as wing design or engine types.
The North American X-15 was a research aircraft for hypersonic flight
A NB-52 after carrying a Boeing X-43
The Heinkel He-178 was one of the first airplanes with jet engines
The NASA AD-1 is an Oblique Wing Aircraft
The X-32 is an experimental plane for the JSF program.
The X-35 is also an experimental plane.
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