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What protoype do you wish had seen service in WW2?
|Aviation Discuss What protoype do you wish had seen service in WW2? in the World War II - Aviation forums; Originally Posted by DerAdler
How effective would that be in WW2 anyhow?
It was hard to find via radar, so ...|
It was hard to find via radar, so would be good as a nightfighter or bomber.
Originally Posted by DerAdler
It very fast and carried 2x Mk108 and could carry (IIRC) an internal 1000lb bomb, also 2 seater.
It was also made mainly of wood and so easy to buid.
I think it could also glide?
Couldn't get off the ground... The biggest plane that never flew.
How about Howard Hughes' "Spruce Goose"?
Regarding the XP-56, what advantage does an aircraft of magnesium material offer?
I suggest you look up the He-70:
It needs to be well covered in paint, and can fail completely like carbon-fibre.
Originally Posted by PlanD
A Jaguar racer was killed when one of his wheels crumbled.
I suppose my best bomber is the Barnes Wallis high-altitude 'Mega-Wellington', it looked a bit like a Ju-390.
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