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The fastest high-speed bomber that never flew 1024 662 admin

The fastest high-speed bomber that never flew

Bomber B was a German military aircraft design competition organised just before the start of World War II to develop a second-generation high-speed bomber. The new designs would be a direct successor to the Schnellbomber philosophy, using high speed as its primary defense. But the Bomber B would also be a much larger and more…

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MiG-17s: Deadly Interceptors Designed to Stop Bombers in Their Tracks 1000 714 admin
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MiG-17s: Deadly Interceptors Designed to Stop Bombers in Their Tracks

MiG-17s were designed to intercept straight-and-level-flying enemy bombers, not for air-to-air combat (dogfighting) with other fighters.┬áThis subsonic (.93 Mach) fighter was effective against slower (.6-.8 Mach), heavily loaded U.S. fighter-bombers, as well as the mainstay American strategic bombers during the MiG-17’s development cycle (such as the Boeing B-50 Superfortress or Convair B-36 Peacemaker, which were…

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