Northrop TAB: Pretty it wasn’t.

The hideous looking TAB (Truck-Airplane-Boat) from Northrop Corp (Hawthorne, California) of the mid-1960s was designed in answer to a US. Army “Swiss Army Knife” aircraft desires. A convertible artifact to be powered by the ubiquitous PT6 turboprop engine, Northop dedicated a lot of effort in search of a sort of winged “Holly Grail”….and all for nothing.

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