It was five metres long, made of wood and only took a month to build. Key.Aero celebrates the tiny but mighty Pa 49 Katy
Tailless aircraft are not as uncommon as you might think. Modern day technology benefits from the design greatly – just think of the Vulcan and the B-2 Stealth bomber. Most delta-wing aircraft are tailless (meaning the absence of a separate horizontal stabiliser), but in early jet designs, it wasn’t that common.