nature’s perfect shapes …

I often wondered where the shape for the B-1 and B-2 bombers’ inspiration came from.

Hawkmoths. An interesting coloured patch between the moth’s eyes when looking straight at it:

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Posted 7/24/2016

A B-1 bomber takes off From Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to perform a flyover in honor of U.S. Army Air Corps Staff Sgt. David Thatcher, June 27, 2016. Thatcher was the engineer gunner of a B-25 medium-range bomber on Crew #7, “The Ruptured Duck,” during the Doolittle Raid on April 18, 1942. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Denise M. Nevins)


About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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