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Messerschmitt P1110 and Focke Wulf II straight back

Me P1110 and FW II straight back

The Messerschmitt P.1110 (Me P.1110) was a design for a single-seat, high-altitude interceptor, prepared for the Luftwaffe by the Messerschmitt aircraft manufacturing company, under the Emergency Fighter Program during the last months of the Third Reich at the end of World War II. As part of the Emergency Fighter Program (German: Jägernotprogramm), at the beginning…

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BAC 167 Strike Master

The BAC 167 Strikemaster is a British jet-powered training and light attack aircraft. It was a development of the Hunting Jet Provost trainer, itself a jet engined version of the Percival Provost, which originally flew in 1950 with a radial piston engine. The BAC 167 Strikemaster is essentially an armed version of the Jet Provost T Mk 5; the Strikemaster was…

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Mirage IIIO

The Dassault Mirage III (French pronunciation: ​[miʁaʒ]) is a family of single-seat, single-engine, fighter aircraft developed and manufactured by French aircraft company Dassault Aviation. It was the first Western European combat aircraft to exceed Mach 2 in horizontal flight. During 1952, the French government issued its specification, calling for a lightweight, all-weather interceptor. Amongst the…

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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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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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Blohm und Voss BV Gottinger

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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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