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WI the Nardi FN.315 developed into a single-seat fighter?
« on: February 08, 2019, 12:58:39 am »
Would it have been possible to use the Nardi FN.315 trainer as the basis for a fighter, which could either have been used by the Regia Aeronautica or exported like the Reggiane Re.2000? I suppose that the main challenge would have been to fit a suitable engine in the frame.

Or would the result have been a bantam-weight fighter like the Caudron C.714, too light to really be useful?
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Re: WI the Nardi FN.315 developed into a single-seat fighter?
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 06:37:43 am »
Converted to a single seater with a pair of mg's in the nose it might have been possible.

The Italian's like the French designed a fair few lightweight fighters, such as the SAI 207 and 403.
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Re: WI the Nardi FN.315 developed into a single-seat fighter?
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2019, 11:27:21 pm »
the main challenge would have been to fit a suitable engine in the frame.
Converted to a single seater with a pair of
And what about a pair of little engines? like I did for the FN.305 below:

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