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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #60 on: August 25, 2019, 11:19:18 pm »
Inspired by Dizzyfugu's quad-engine Boeing 727 (see https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=46769.30 ), here is a subsonic Mirage with 4 engines as well:

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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #61 on: August 26, 2019, 06:56:37 am »
from my double F-20 topic:
Years ago I started a project to siamese two F-5s together belly to belly to make a four-engined version.
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #62 on: August 27, 2019, 11:35:15 pm »
Another weird twin-engined Mirage 5 (refused), with jets happy to eat the pilot if using his ejection seat:
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #63 on: August 28, 2019, 06:34:19 am »
These BeBe-38A, B, C have a Weaver Copyright! Thanks!
Here are other Lightnings with 4 engines driving 2 sets of contrarotative propellers, with shaft and gear:
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #64 on: August 28, 2019, 10:52:10 am »
In the famous code "P-51D", what was the meaning of D? I think this stands for Dornier:
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #65 on: August 31, 2019, 12:24:33 am »
This is famous, this is History: after the (Mustang P-51D) Dornier 335 push-pull came the (Mustang P-51C) Cessna 336 push-pull and its derivative the Cessna 337.  Not crazy dreams of mine but mass produced aircraft! ;D


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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #66 on: August 31, 2019, 02:30:26 am »
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #67 on: September 01, 2019, 08:08:46 am »
The Mirage 5 LR was abnormal having 2 engines but this was not its main special feature...:

(being a VTOL tailsitter with annular wing was more impressive)
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #68 on: September 01, 2019, 10:17:44 am »
Like a supersonic Coleoptere!  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #69 on: September 03, 2019, 04:21:16 am »
Thanks!

And among Lightnings whose pilot is lateral, one had 3 engines (center below):
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #70 on: September 04, 2019, 09:02:54 am »
Similar to Lightnings, Mustangs were mainly twin-boom twin-engine single-seaters:
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #71 on: September 04, 2019, 10:08:12 am »
Similar to Lightnings, Mustangs were mainly twin-boom twin-engine single-seaters:
Some versions had less cooling and more speed (and more beauty according to me [I am not very serious, sorry]): ;)
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #72 on: September 05, 2019, 04:20:30 am »
Other versions had 4 booms or 2 little ones:

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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #73 on: September 06, 2019, 05:49:50 am »
Other versions had 4 booms or 2 little ones:
Some other Mustangs had a single boom, but of course they had 2 engines: ;D
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Re: Lightning, Mustang, Mirage with abnormal number of engines
« Reply #74 on: September 06, 2019, 07:24:26 am »
Of course, many 3-engined Mustangs have also been built, but less than 1,000 copies of each one: ;)
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