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marc_hawkins
05-01-2006, 03:13 PM
.. courtesy of Fritz The Fox!

http://www.spanishcastle.com/justplanefun/ww2fighterguide.html

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Low_Flyer_MkVb
05-01-2006, 03:18 PM
Great find, old chum http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Bet some negative vibe merchant posts here soon with a 'but my favourite plane is gratuitously misrepresented in that diagram' though http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif

georgeo76
05-01-2006, 03:19 PM
Centrally mounted engine provides pilot w/ a 360 degree view during stall. LOL guess which plane this is?

marc_hawkins
05-01-2006, 03:32 PM
Here's hoping a certain HotelBushranger doesn't check out the P40B section then! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

Low_Flyer_MkVb
05-01-2006, 03:37 PM
Let's keep this near the top until the young scamp turns up.... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/icon_twisted.gif

LStarosta
05-01-2006, 03:39 PM
"The D.520 was the best fighter the French had when the Armee De L'Air went to war with the German Luftwaffe. 15 minutes later, it was the best trainer the Luftwaffe had."

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marc_hawkins
05-01-2006, 08:26 PM
That has to be my fave as well... much to some francoplaneophile's ire. (hopefully http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/icon_twisted.gif)

no sign of HotelBushranger yet then? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/shady.gif

Low_Flyer_MkVb
05-02-2006, 04:10 AM
There's some other stuff on that site that raised a few titters at Lowflyer hall - like the 'Why I hate Il-2' essay... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

HotelBushranger
05-02-2006, 05:12 AM
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Excuse me for a moment...

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Interesting...it seems the makers of Pearl Harbour have also contributed to the making of this fine website with its accurate pictures. A must for all keen aviation spotters.

I must go now...

marc_hawkins
05-02-2006, 09:23 AM
There's some other stuff on that site that raised a few titters at Lowflyer hall - like the 'Why I hate Il-2' essay

Blimey i missed that on my first read.. guess i should check out thoroughly the links i post! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

And good to see the P40 sore spot is still there HBR! Course its all harmless fun... unless somebody posts a link to something disparaging the SE5a, then i'm going off in a huff! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/bigtears.gif

Friendly_flyer
05-02-2006, 10:26 AM
Great site, loots of informative and rather entertaining articles!

msalama
05-02-2006, 10:58 AM
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"Fast Fritz" r0XXz...

TheGozr
05-02-2006, 11:13 AM
LStarosta i thought you were smarter than that. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

MarkGos
05-02-2006, 09:13 PM
Damn,

The whirlwind misses out again !

I tell you it's a conspiracy http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/winky.gif

Love some of the descriptions but the D.520 takes the cake

LStarosta
05-03-2006, 06:22 AM
Originally posted by TheGozr:
LStarosta i thought you were smarter than that. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

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tHeBaLrOgRoCkS
05-03-2006, 06:45 AM
Funny site