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In 1943, the McDonnell company was the new kid on the block. They had successfully delivered zero aircraft, and had one project ongoing, the ill-fated XP-67 (which, like many designs in history, was let down by underperforming engines). (it looked though) But their next project would make history and lead to great things; despite this, it has been forgotten by most. On January 7, 1943, the Navy contacted the McDonnell company to request the development of a carrier-capable jet aircraft. This would not be an easy task; early jet engines were notorious for their unreliability (eve