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Cancelled Aircraft Projects

The field of aviation is littered with failed and abandoned projects attempting to forge new paths or fulfill standing requirements.

Cancelled Aircraft Projects

The field of aviation is littered with failed and abandoned projects attempting to forge new paths or fulfill standing requirements.

OVERVIEW



The listing below tracks cancelled projects related to the field of aviation / aerospace covering both civilian and military market circles. Those aircraft, from defense powerhouses to small industry players, were either developed to break new ground or to fulfill a standing requirement. Entries cover the entire timeline of aviation, from the First World War to the present age.

To date, there are a total of 214 entries under the title of Cancelled Aircraft Projects dating back to the days of World War 1 in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.


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AEG D.I
1917
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AEG Dr.I
1917
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AEG PE (Panzer Einsitzer)
1918
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AERFER Ariete
1958
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AERFER Sagittario 2 (Archer 2)
1956
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Aero Ae.04
1921
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AFAMF Chu X-PO
1943
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Aichi S1A Denko (Bolt of Lightning)
1946
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Airbus KC-45 (KC-30)
2011
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Alekseyev I-211
1947
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Arado Ar 240
1940
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Arado Ar E.340
1943
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Arado Ar E.381 (Kleinstjager)
1944
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Arado Ar E.500
1936
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Arado Ar E.530
1940
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Arado Ar E.555
1943
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Arado Ar E.560
1945
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Arado Ar E.561
1937
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Arado Ar E.581.4
1944
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Arado Ar E.654 (Kampfzerstorer / Skorpion)
1943
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Arado Ar Projekt II
1945
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Arado Ar TEW 16/43-13
1943
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Arado Ar TEW 16/43-15
1943
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Arado Ar TEW 16/43-19
1943
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Arado Ar TEW 16/43-23
1943
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Arado NJ-1 Nacht Jager (Night Hunter)
1945
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Armstrong Whitworth AW52
1947
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Armstrong Whitworth AW681
1965
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Arsenal VB-10
1946
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Arsenal VG-70
1948
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Arsenal VG-90
1949
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Avro 531 Spider
1918
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Avro 566 Avenger
1926
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Avro Canada CF-105 Arrow
1958
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BAC TSR-2
1959
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Beechcraft XA-38 Grizzly / Destroyer
1944
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Bell ARH-70 (Arapaho)
2006
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Bell D-188 (XF3L / XF-109)
1961
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Bell D-36
1950
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Bell Eagle Eye (Model 918)
1998
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Bell XP-52 (Model 16)
1940
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Bell XP-77
1944
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Bell XP-83
1945
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Blackburn B.20
1940
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Blackburn B.44
1942
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Bloch MB.700
1940
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Blohm and Voss Bv P.111
1940
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Blohm and Voss Bv P.163
1941
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Blohm and Voss Bv P.202
1946
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Blohm and Voss Bv P.207
1943
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Blohm and Voss Bv P.213 (Miniatur-Jager)
1945
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Boeing / Sikorsky RAH-66 Comanche
2004
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Boeing F-15SE (Silent Eagle)
2009
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Boeing Model 2707
1971
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Boeing MQ-18 Hummingbird (A160)
2012
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Boeing YC-14 (Model 953)
1976
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Boulton Paul P.92
1937
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CAC CA-15 (Kangaroo)
1946
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Caproni Vizzola F.4
1940
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Caproni Vizzola F.6
1943
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CONVAIR F2Y Sea Dart
1953
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CONVAIR Skate
1949
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CONVAIR XB-46
1947
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CONVAIR XFY Pogo
1954
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Curtiss P-304
1945
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Curtiss XF15C
1945
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Curtiss XP-40Q (Warhawk)
1943
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Curtiss XP-53 (Model 88)
1940
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Curtiss XP-60
1941
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Curtiss XP-62
1943
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Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender
1943
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Curtiss-Wright XP-71
1943
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Curtiss-Wright XP-87 / XF-87 Blackhawk
1948
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Dassault Falcon 5X
2017
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Dassault Mirage 4000
1979
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Dassault Mirage IIIV
1965
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Dayton-Wright PS-1
1923
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de Bruyere C1
1917
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de Havilland Jet Mosquito
1942
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de Havilland Super Mosquito
1942
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Dornier Do 214 (P.192)
1943
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Dornier Do 635 (Zwilling) / (He 635 / Ju 635)
1946
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Douglas F5D Skylancer
1956
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Douglas F6D Missileer
1959
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Douglas XP-48
1940
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Douglas XTB2D Skypirate
1945
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EGAO Helwan HA-300
1964
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Farman F.211
1932
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Farman HF.30
1918
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FMA IAe 27 Pulqui (Arrow)
1947
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FMA IAe 30 Namcu (Eagle)
1948
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FMA IAe 33 Pulqui II (Arrow II)
1950
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FMA SAIA 90
1989
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Focke-Achgelis Fa 269
1944
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Focke-Wulf Fw 61 / Fa 61
1936
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Focke-Wulf Super Lorin
1945
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Focke-Wulf Volksjager (I/II)
1946
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Fokker D.XXIII
1939
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Folland Fo.117
1943
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Gloster F.5/34
1938
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Gloster F.9/37
1939
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Goodyear F2G Super Corsair
1945
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Goodyear GA-17
1950
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Gotha Go P.60A/B
1945
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Gotha Go P.60C
1945
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Grumman Sapphire Cougar
1953
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Grumman XF10F Jaguar
1952
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Grumman XF5F Skyrocket
1940
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Grumman XP-50 (Skyrocket)
1941
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Grumman XTB2F-1 (G-55)
1945
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Grumman XTSF-1 (G-66)
1945
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Heinkel He 277 (Amerika Bomber)
1943
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Heinkel He P.1077 (Julia)
1945
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Heinkel He P.1079 (Zerstorer)
1945
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Horten Ho IX / Ho 229
1945
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Hughes Model D-2 (XP-73 / XA-37)
1943
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Hughes XR-11 / XF-11
1946
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Ilyushin IL-214 MTA (Multirole Transport Aircraft)
2016
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Junkers Ju 287
1944
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Junkers Ju 390 (New York Bomber)
1943
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Junkers Ju 488
1944
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Junkers Ju EF 126
1945
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Junkers Ju EF 140 (Amerika Bomber)
1945
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Junkers Ju P.009 (Hubjager)
1943
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Kalinin K-7
1933
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Kawanishi H11K Soku (Blue Sky)
1946
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Kawanishi J6K Jinpu (Squall)
1944
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Kawasaki Ki-60
1941
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Kawasaki Ki-91
1945
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Kawasaki Ki-96
1943
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Kayaba Katsuodori
1945
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Kondor D.I (Kondorlaus)
1917
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Kondor D.II
1918
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Kondor D.VI
1918
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Kondor D.VII
1918
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Koolhoven F.K.55
1938
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Kyushu J7W Shinden (Magnificent Lightning)
1945
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Lavochkin La-160
1947
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Lippisch P.13A
1944
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Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne
1967
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Lockheed L-133 Starjet
1942
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Lockheed Martin VH-71 Kestrel
2007
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Lockheed Martin X-44 MANTA (Multi-Axis, No-Tail Aircraft)
1999
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Mansyu / Manshu Ki-98
1945
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Martin-Baker MB.5
1944
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McDonnell Douglas YC-15
1976
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McDonnell XF-85 Goblin (Parasite Fighter)
1948
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McDonnell XF-88 Voodoo
1948
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McDonnell XP-67 Bat / Moonbat
1943
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Messerschmitt Me 263 (Junkers Ju 248)
1945
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Messerschmitt Me 264 (Amerika Bomber)
1942
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Messerschmitt Me 328
1944
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Messerschmitt Me P.08-01 (Amerika Bomber)
1941
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Messerschmitt Me P.1112
1945
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Mikoyan-Gurevich I-270
1946
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Mitsubishi A7M Reppu (Sam)
1945
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Nord 1601
1950
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North American XB-70 Valkyrie
1964
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Northrop Grumman MQ-25 Stingray
2017
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Northrop Grumman T-X (Model 400)
2017
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Northrop Grumman YF-23 (Black Widow II)
1990
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Northrop XP-79
1945
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Northrop YA-9
1972
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Northrop YF-17 (Cobra)
1972
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Piper PA-47 PiperJet
2008
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Ponnier L.1
1914
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Potez 230
1940
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PZL P.38 Wilk (Wolf)
1939
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Renard Epervier (Sparrowhawk)
1928
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Renard R.36
1939
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Renard R.37
1940
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Renard R.38
1939
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Republic AP-47 (Army Project 47)
1948
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Republic P-44 (Rocket)
1940
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Republic P-47 (Turbobolt)
1946
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Republic XF-12 Rainbow
1946
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Republic XP-47H Thunderbolt
1945
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Republic XP-47J (Superbolt)
1944
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Republic XP-69
1943
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Saunders-Roe SR.53
1957
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Saunders-Roe SR.A-1
1947
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Sikorsky S-67 Blackhawk
1970
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Sikorsky S-72 (X-Wing)
1976
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Skoda-Kauba Sk P.14
1946
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SNCAC (Aerocentre) NC.1080
1949
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SNCASE S.E.212 (Durandal)
1956
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Sombold So 344 (Schubjager)
1946
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Sopwith Rhino
1918
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SPAD S.XXIV
1918
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Sud-Ouest / SNCASE SE 580
1946
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Sud-Ouest SO 8000 Narval
1949
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Sud-Ouest SO 9000 / SO 9050 Trident
1953
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Sud-Ouest SO.2400 (Grognard)
1950
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Sukhoi P-1 (Perekhvatchuk-1)
1957
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Sukhoi Su-15 (Samolet P)
1949
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Supermarine (Pemberton-Billing) P.B.31E
1917
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Supermarine Seafang
1946
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Supermarine Spiteful
1944
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Tachikawa Ki-106 (Ki-84 Hayate)
1945
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Tachikawa Ki-70 (Clara)
1943
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Tachikawa Ki-74 (Pat / Patsy)
1944
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Tachikawa Ki-77
1942
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Tachikawa Ki-94
1945
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Tupolev Tu-334
1999
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Tupolev Tu-80
1949
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Tupolev Tu-85
1951
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VL Pyorremyrsky (Whirlwind)
1945
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Vought V-173 (Flying Pancake)
1942
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Vought V-340
1946
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Vought XF5U (Flying Flapjack)
1943
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Vought XF8U-3 Crusader III
1958
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Vultee XP-81
1945
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Westland Wizard
1927
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Yakovlev Yak-41 (Freestyle / Yak-141)
1987