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Junkers Ju Ef 128

Junkers Ju ef 128

This Junkers design was submitted for the Emergency Fighter Competition in Febuary 1945. The fighter had air intakes at the fuselage sides to divert the boundry-layer air flow to a vent outlet aft of the cockpit fairing. The wings were of wooden construction, swept back 45 degrees and had two small vertical fins and rudders…

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Nord Erno Mistral

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Fairchild M-99-07

Fairchild M-99-07 heavy airlifter

Aviation Historian – Book review “…The stunning front cover illustration (the proposed, but not built Fairchild M-99-07) of this book gives a great example of the sort of project which is covered in print within. If the cover illustration stirs your interest, go ahead and buy the book, you will not be disappointed…” Amazon.co.uk

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Savoia Marchetti SM 92 and Piaggio P 127c italian secret projects

Savoia Marchetti SM 92 and Piaggio P 127c

The Savoia-Marchetti SM.92 was an Italian heavy fighter/bomber of World War II based on the Savoia-Marchetti SM.88. The SM.92 did away with the mid-wing crew nacelle. The crew of two sat in the left fuselage only. Two DB 605 engines were fitted. Armament consisted of three 20 mm MG 151 cannon, two in the mid-wing…

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Blohm und Voss Bv 141

Blohm und Voss Bv 141

The Blohm & Voss BV 141 was a World War II German tactical reconnaissance aircraft. It is notable for its uncommon structural asymmetry. Although the Blohm & Voss BV 141 performed well, it was never ordered into full-scale production, for reasons that included the unavailability of the preferred engine and competition from another tactical reconnaissance…

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Armstrong Whitworth A.W.56

Armstrong Whitworth AW.56

Armstrong Whitworth submitted its “AW.56” proposal against Operation Requirement (O.R.) 229 under specification B.35/46. The requirement ultimately called for a swept-wing, jet-powered medium-class bomber fitting four turbojet engines and having a speed of no less than 575 miles-per-hour, able to reach an altitude of 55,000 feet. The requirement was eventually filled by the classic Avro…

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lutwaffe-geheim - Fieseler Fi133

Fieseler Fi 133

The Fieseler Fi 333 was a prototype transport aircraft developed by Fieseler, and backed by the Luftwaffe. The aircraft was to use detachable pods of varying sizes to carry cargo, a system that would allow a rapid turnaround on the ground. The very tall braced undercarriage was made unretractable so that the fuselage would be…

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Aviation art - Mustard

B.A.C. Mustard

The Multi-Unit Space Transport And Recovery Device or MUSTARD, usually written as Mustard, was a concept explored by the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) during the mid-1960s for launching payloads weighing as much as 2,300 kg (5,000 lb) into orbit. Operating as a multi-stage rocket for launch, the individual stages were near-identical modules, each flying back to land as a spaceplane. Mustard was a modular re-usable space…

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Condor II

The IA 36 Cóndor (English: Condor) was a projected Argentine jet propelled mid-range airliner, designed in the early 1950s by Kurt Tank for the “Fábrica Militar de Aviones”. It was cancelled in 1958, with no prototypes built. Work on the IA 36 Cóndor project started in late 1951 by a team led by the German…

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