360 Degrees of Aviation

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Iceman » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:05 pm

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Bombcat » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:06 pm

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MiG-28 - Looks remarkably similar.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Shutter » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:10 pm

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The saeqeh has a strong resemblance to the tiger as well and was modeled after it.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Bombcat » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:33 pm

Boeing F/A-18 Hornet
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Outward canted vertical stabilizers.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Shutter » Sun Feb 06, 2011 10:38 pm

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The hawk does some wicked aerobatics too.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by vandal » Sun Feb 06, 2011 11:57 pm

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Folland Gnat, the first Red Arrow.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Shutter » Mon Feb 07, 2011 1:27 am

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The hawker hunter is also british, and always reminds me a bit of the gnat, probably due to it's swept wing.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by SvenPhantom » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:46 am

English Electric Lightning
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replaced it in one of the Hawker Hunter's roles.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by halberdier25 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:53 am

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Also capable of supercruise.

EDIT: Saab Draken

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Iceman » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:19 am

Another goofy plane from the same country.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by halberdier25 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:30 am

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Rutan's response.

EDIT: Rutan VariViggen

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Seraphim » Mon Feb 07, 2011 3:55 pm

The Scaled Composite Pond racer was another freaky aircraft designed by Rutan
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Iceman » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:17 pm

Aww, but what if it's OBVIOUS? 8D

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P-38 Lightning, same engine config.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by vandal » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:34 pm

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De Havilland Mosquito, another light twin engine legend on world war 2.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by halberdier25 » Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:51 pm

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Petlyakov Pe-2

Similarly capable/durable Soviet aircraft, but produced in greater numbers.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Iceman » Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:51 am

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MiG-3
Same country!
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Bombcat » Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:00 pm

Curtiss XP-37
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Another aircraft featuring an inline V-12 engine in a nose which was large enough to impair the pilot's view forward while on the ground.
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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by halberdier25 » Tue Feb 08, 2011 5:21 pm

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Curtiss XP-36F: Because everyone loves slinging 23mm cannons under a plane.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by Shutter » Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:27 pm

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In a way, the p-40 was the ultimate p-36 mod.

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Re: 360 Degrees of Aviation

Post by SvenPhantom » Wed Feb 09, 2011 4:40 am

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
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Shares the ruggedness and from the same country.
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