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Aviation Art – part 2

In the last post about what aviation art is, I wrote a few words about it. But there are other points I would like to highlight here. In order – what would be necessary to be an aviation artist or which areas could him or her work with. First let me tell few words regarding…

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Aviation art - Mistel

What is Aviation Art?

Aviation Art is one of the multiples division of the art, but focused in flying objects such as aircraft, spaceship, dirigible, rockets,…and no matter what medium is used to elaborate the art. It is more than that. It is a real specific division of the art that is appreciate by few and for the artists…

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Heinkel He 343

Heinkel He 343

He 343A-1, which was to be the bomber version. Depending on the engines used, the bomb load ranged between 2000 kg to 3000 kg, with 2000 kg to be carried internally, and 1000 kg to be carried externally. Trials were to be held with the Fritz X radio controlled bomb, which would have also added…

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BV-P202

Blohm und Voss BV P202

The Blohm & Voss P 202 was an unusual design study for a variable-geometry jet fighter during World War II. It was the first design to incorporate a slewed wing (also known as an oblique or scissor wing) in which one side swept forward and the other back. This 1944 Richard Vogt’s design was powered by two…

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Delta wings

Early deltas Triangular stabilizing fins for rockets were described ca. 1529-1556 by Conrad Haas and in the 17th century by Kazimierz Siemienowicz. The lifting delta wing was pioneered by Alexander Lippisch in Germany after WWI, initially using a very gentle angle so that the wing appeared almost straight. He flew the first tailless delta aircraft…

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Type-89

Type 89 I-Go

The Type 89 medium tank I-Go (八九式中戦車 イ号 Hachikyū-shiki chū-sensha I-gō) was a medium tank used by the Imperial Japanese Army from 1932 to 1942 in combat operations of the Second Sino-Japanese War, at Khalkhin Gol against the Soviet Union, and in the Second World War. The Type 89B model was the world’s first mass-produced diesel…

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Bell-X5

Variable-sweep wing

A variable-sweep wing, colloquially known as a “swing wing”, is an airplane wing, or set of wings, that may be swept back and then returned to its original position during flight. It allows the aircraft’s shape to be modified in flight, and is therefore an example of a variable-geometry aircraft. Typically, a swept wing is…

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Aviation art - Heinkel He 119

Heinkel He 119

The Heinkel He 119 was an experimental single-engine monoplane developed in Germany. A private venture by Heinkel to test radical ideas by the Günter brothers, the He 119 was originally intended to act as an unarmed reconnaissance bomber capable of eluding all fighters due to its high performance. Design was begun in the late summer…

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Aviation art - Mirage IIIO

Mirage III

The Dassault Mirage III is a family of single-seat, single-engine, fighter aircraft produced by Dassault Aviation for the French Air Force and widely exported. Prominent operators included Australia, Argentina, South Africa, Pakistan and Israel, as well as a number of nonaligned nations. Though an older design, the second generation fighter is still a fairly maneuverable aircraft and an effective…

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