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« Reply #30 on: September 12, 2008, 01:57:44 pm »
Following the success of the Bf-109Y (see here),  Focke-wulf were asked to try something similar with the Fw-190.  The result wasn't as successful.  Not finding favour in the fighter role the resulting Fw-190B-2 was turned into a ground attack aircraft to replace the Ju-87 and Hs-129.  A single staffel of Schlachtgeschwader 2 (SG 2) Immelmann trialed 12 during early 1943.  However, although the load carrying and endurance was liked, pilots reported that the aircraft was simply too unwieldy for use at low level and they were withdrawn after 3 months.



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« Reply #31 on: September 15, 2008, 09:28:33 pm »
I had the idea of going with a Corsair winged (Gull Winged) FW -190, you could add a big honkin 4 or 5 bladed prop with the additional ground clearance as well. Wanted to put the Turbo scoops seen on this model:



Maybe add some late war Missiles as well...

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« Reply #32 on: September 17, 2008, 08:53:48 am »
How can I be expected to rehab off prop planes with gold like those posted :banghead: :banghead: :wub: :wub: :bow: :bow:
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« Reply #33 on: September 18, 2008, 01:15:48 am »
How can I be expected to rehab off prop planes with gold like those posted :banghead: :banghead: :wub: :wub: :bow: :bow:

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« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2008, 12:20:16 am »
What if the Ta-152 was developed a bit further with the powerful Jumo222 engine:

Single seat gunfighter:



Two-seat Missile fighter (backseater to guide AAMs:



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« Reply #35 on: December 03, 2008, 06:04:08 am »
Hey Greg, here's a thought - 190D-9 with twin engines, or a 152 with twins.  Maybe give it a pair of 37mm guns under the center section wings, some 20/30's in the nose, and a pair of 13mm's up top?  Wonder how well it would have performed, with or without the 37's, as a bomber hunter.  Two powerful engines, sleek design, good visibility.
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« Reply #36 on: December 03, 2008, 06:00:18 pm »
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« Reply #37 on: December 03, 2008, 06:20:15 pm »
Cool ,how bout a swept wing

Focke-wulf already did one, teh "Swallow wing" tested on the Fw-190V19.  Combine that with some of these and you'd have quite the beauty.
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« Reply #38 on: December 03, 2008, 11:50:38 pm »
Hey Greg, here's a thought - 190D-9 with twin engines, or a 152 with twins.  Maybe give it a pair of 37mm guns under the center section wings, some 20/30's in the nose, and a pair of 13mm's up top?  Wonder how well it would have performed, with or without the 37's, as a bomber hunter.  Two powerful engines, sleek design, good visibility.

Maybe something is already in the works...

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« Reply #39 on: December 05, 2008, 01:42:08 pm »
Following the failure of Fw-190B-2 ground attack aircraft(see previous page), Focke-Wulf started afresh. The resulting Fw-190C-1 was far more successful.  In addition to being able to carry a massive payload, this time a tail gunner was also incorporated - this being at the request of front-line crews who found that rear defence was essential in the CAS/Ground attack role.




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« Reply #40 on: December 05, 2008, 03:28:39 pm »
GTX,

......this time a tail gunner was also incorporated - this being at the request of front-line crews who found that rear defence was essential in the CAS/Ground attack role.

I hope they had some good interruptor gear fitted to avoid shooting off the tailplane........ :)

Excellent idea though, it really looks the part, specially the tail turret.

Would look great in plastic, hmmm..........
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« Reply #41 on: December 05, 2008, 04:45:16 pm »
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I hope they had some good interruptor gear fitted to avoid shooting off the tailplane.......

Yes - great interrupter gear + the tail plane is armoured as well...

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« Reply #42 on: December 06, 2008, 01:24:40 pm »
What if Dr. Richard Vogt of Blohm & Voss designed the D series 190s:



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« Reply #43 on: December 06, 2008, 01:50:51 pm »
Got some big love for those last two Greg, brilliant stuff indeed!!

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« Reply #44 on: December 06, 2008, 02:28:43 pm »
Be sure the last two designs will please Tophe!  :party:
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