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Obviously inspired by some of the concept drawings from Blohm & Voss.  Looks like a pure interceptor, made to bore in and tear up bomber formations.



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Im thinking- too much weight for the wing area- but interesting.

 

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I tend to agree, with that high a wing loading maneuverability would suffer. And why on earth add the weight and complexity of contra-rotating props on the pusher??

 

Does look pretty neat though.

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51 minutes ago, Clay Mosby said:

Does look pretty neat though.

 

 

That's why!

As to wing loading and maneuverability - think of the F-104 Starfighter.

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I saw this one fly at Oshkosh this past summer...Twin engines with a jet engine between the fuselages

 

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This was supposed to be there but wasn't ready in time

 

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From the looks of the armament under his wings, he could be a lot lighter in 40-50-seconds.     GW

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