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Offline 63cpe

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Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« on: October 17, 2021, 06:30:09 am »
What if Macchi turned the MC200 in a two enginged XF-5F inspired fighter?

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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi 400
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2021, 06:36:02 am »
Fascinating idea!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi 400
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2021, 06:47:06 am »
Now that is looking EXCELLENT!  :wub:
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2021, 07:12:38 am »
Interesting!!      It seems to fit the description given of a Beaufighter  "Two ruddy great engines hotly pursued by an aircraft"
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2021, 07:26:06 am »
Looks a bit like the IMAM Ro-57:




I like it.

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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2021, 12:13:41 pm »
This is an excellent concept! Iíll be watching for more!
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2021, 03:29:00 am »
Looking good Dave.

 :thumbsup:
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi 400
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2021, 06:15:59 am »
Now that is looking EXCELLENT!  :wub:

It is indeed  :thumbsup:
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2021, 01:14:22 pm »
Like it. Neat idea.

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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2021, 01:04:06 am »
Oh, I had not seen this (very) interesting topic!
Wow, great project! and beautiful moreover! :wub: :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2021, 01:24:15 am »
Ive always liked twin engined WW2 aircraft..my fav Junkers 88 ..this is looking very cool..ill be keeping track of this  :thumbsup:   ;D
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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2021, 01:50:56 am »
That's looking very nice. But IMHO the fuselage needs a bit of an extension, or the wing span is rather wide?  :o
Frequent design trouble when you add an engine and move them to the wings, similar to a BF 109 I turned into something similar some time ago.

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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2021, 02:08:27 am »
That's looking very nice. But IMHO the fuselage needs a bit of an extension, or the wing span is rather wide?  :o
Frequent design trouble when you add an engine and move them to the wings, similar to a BF 109 I turned into something similar some time ago.

Yes, same thoughts - I think you could reduce the wingspan a bit. But it's a great start.

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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2021, 02:11:55 am »
Double artdeco!  :thumbsup:
Whatever.

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Re: Currently on the table: Macchi MC400
« Reply #14 on: October 21, 2021, 03:15:02 am »
That's looking very nice. But IMHO the fuselage needs a bit of an extension, or the wing span is rather wide?  :o
Frequent design trouble when you add an engine and move them to the wings, similar to a BF 109 I turned into something similar some time ago.

Yes, same thoughts - I think you could reduce the wingspan a bit. But it's a great start.

I disagree.  I think that it is a perfectly proportioned package.
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