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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2740 on: May 18, 2018, 07:32:52 pm »
AT-12

That looks like so much P-47 DNA!
 

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« Reply #2741 on: May 18, 2018, 10:16:06 pm »
AT-12

That looks like so much P-47 DNA! :deal: :thumleft:

Same stable  AT - 12 is /was an advanced trainer  :deal:

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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2742 on: May 19, 2018, 07:12:29 am »
AT-12

That looks like so much P-47 DNA! :deal: :thumleft:

Same stable  AT - 12 is /was an advanced trainer  :deal:





There was a similar version called the P-35.
Unimpressive as a fighter bomber.

From Planes of Fame:
"The Seversky 2PA is the two-seat version of the single seat P-35 model manufactured by the Seversky Company, which was later reformed under the name Republic Aviation. In 1935-39, Seversky sold 20 of the aircraft to Japan. The Japanese Navy designated as these as ASV-1 s. Later, Sweden ordered 52 which carried the designation B6.

In June of 1940, the United States government ordered an embargo on the sale of U.S. made aircraft to all foreign countries except Britain. Sweden had received two aircraft of their order, and the remaining 50 were sold to the United States Army Air Corps and designated the AT-12 Guardsman. It is unlikely that any AT-12 served as an advanced trainer, however, as most were allocated during World War 2 to USAAF base commanding officers as fast transport aircraft.

Planes of Fame Air Museum's AT-12 last served as the base commander's aircraft at Lowery Air Base, Denver, CO."
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2743 on: May 19, 2018, 09:46:55 am »
C-17 and C47
It is interesting how the engine pods on the C-17 are ahead but very little below the wings.  Think of early US jet bombers & commercials where the engines were hung way below the wings.

I read a wonderful book about the Boeing 747.  Basically the future of Boeing was put on the line for that aircraft.  If it had been a commercial failure then Boeing would have folded.  They were having great difficulty with the titanium parts - like the whole undercarriage.  Lockheed had similarly had huge trouble with it on the Blackbird.  The people who knew how to do it were the Russians.  They made a deal with the Russians to meet them privately in Paris during the air show.  Meeting took place in an hotel private dining room.  Boeing had to go first.  Their part of the deal was to explain how to hang an engine under a wing.  This they did including drawing on the tablecloth.  When they had done & the Russians were satisfied it was the Russians turn to tell them how to machine titanium.  They did that & Boeing's difficulties were relieved.  All of this between 'enemies' during the height of the cold war & the data was of huge military significance.  The Russians took the table cloth as they left the room.
 
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2744 on: June 16, 2018, 08:33:07 pm »
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2745 on: June 16, 2018, 08:35:10 pm »
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2746 on: June 16, 2018, 08:39:11 pm »
On this day: 73 years ago, company test pilot Joseph Barton made the first flight of the North American XP-82 Twin Mustang at Inglewood, California (June 16, 1945). The P-82, later redesignated F-82, was the last propeller-driven fighter acquired in quantity by the AAF. It looked like two P-51 fuselages married to one wing, but in reality, was a totally new design.

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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2747 on: June 16, 2018, 08:43:21 pm »
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2748 on: June 16, 2018, 08:46:36 pm »
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2749 on: June 16, 2018, 09:08:53 pm »
CH-47 Chinook

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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2750 on: June 16, 2018, 09:32:09 pm »
Erm... I think you have it confused with the CH-46 Sea Knight, identifiable by a tricycle undercarriage and the 'silly grin' lower front windscreen.




The CH-47 has for wheeled undercarriage and is substantially bigger:

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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2751 on: June 16, 2018, 09:54:18 pm »
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« Reply #2752 on: June 16, 2018, 09:56:10 pm »
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2753 on: June 16, 2018, 09:59:12 pm »
Merlin powered Beaufighter with a Boulton-Paul turret.

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« Reply #2754 on: June 16, 2018, 10:01:57 pm »
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Re: Aircraft Gooi
« Reply #2755 on: June 16, 2018, 10:05:50 pm »
Black Sheep ? Pappy?