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Micro-winged P-38s

Started by Tophe, February 28, 2019, 10:16:54 PM

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Tophe

At Mach 5, there is almost no need of wings, that was the principle of the piloted missile PXX-38 Rocket Lightning (ancestor of X-3 and F-104):
[the word "realistic" hurts my heart...]

PR19_Kit

Now THAT would look really good in plastic!  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

Tophe

Thanks!

And VTOL tailsitters also don't need much span, as low speed lift is provided by the propeller becoming rotor:
[the word "realistic" hurts my heart...]