Northrop Aircraft Company pioneered the flying-wind design and built the YB-49, which first flew in 1947.
For some reason I have always been fascinated with any form of transportation design whether it was cars, boats, planes or trains.
The evolution of the flying wing aircraft is amazing. Having a solid wing design cuts down on noise, resistance and increased stability. It also benefits from a enormous payload capacity, and much larger fuel capacity.
Pictured below are a early prototype for the B2 and in the second image is the B2 Bomber. The last three images are of a Boing Prototype flying wing airplane in the last three shots.
The B2 bomber is a descendent of the Northrop YB-49.