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  1. drgondog rated mad_max's post Agree in the thread Fw 190 vs P-51 Mustang.

    As was posted earlier in the thread; lots of variables involved. When talking about speed; everytime you see quote "top speeds" at...

    Jun 26, 2017 at 9:17 AM
  2. drgondog replied to the thread Fw-190 Dora-9 vs P-51D Mustang.

    Dedalos - I mostly agree your points about FW 190D when operating in best conditions available to it in last four months of the war....

    Jun 26, 2017 at 9:04 AM
  3. drgondog rated dedalos's post Agree in the thread Fw-190 Dora-9 vs P-51D Mustang.

    Hi I agree with everything. No matter why The P51D was operationaly far more succesful in 1943-45 period than the 190 or the 109 I made...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:47 AM
  4. drgondog replied to the thread Fw-190 Dora-9 vs P-51D Mustang.

    To Biff's excellent points regarding airplane vs weapons system (which to me was a dirty word when looking at Century Series USAF...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 8:47 AM
  5. drgondog rated BiffF15's post Bacon in the thread Fw-190 Dora-9 vs P-51D Mustang.

    Dedalos, All aircraft designs have trade offs, or penalties. The Me-109 was small, carried a small amount of fuel, and had a big...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:58 AM
  6. drgondog rated pbehn's post Agree in the thread Fw 190 vs P-51 Mustang.

    When flying 6 hr missions it gives a lot of time to develop engine trouble and have to turn home.

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:57 AM
  7. drgondog rated stona's post Agree in the thread Fw 190 vs P-51 Mustang.

    So those losses were over nearly 3 years? Losses to such causes need to be related to the frequency and type of operations (hours flown,...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:56 AM
  8. drgondog liked CORSNING's post in the thread Spitfire Mk.XIV vs P-51D Mustang.

    Very nice post there Mr. bobbysocks. You know last night before I went to bed I had no idea exactly what to comment to post to put these...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 6:56 AM
  9. drgondog replied to the thread Fw-190 Dora-9 vs P-51D Mustang.

    Erich's cousin flew and was KIA in an FW190A-8 near Hannover, 11/26/44. Probably 355th FG but possibly 339th.

    Jun 24, 2017 at 6:55 AM
  10. drgondog replied to the thread Spitfire Mk.XIV vs P-51D Mustang.

    To the above questions re: P-51H vs Spit XIV (or 21). The H was about on par with a B/D but definitely not improved. The H had larger...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 6:52 AM
  11. drgondog rated BiffF15's post Agree in the thread Fw-190 Dora-9 vs P-51D Mustang.

    Corsning I completely concur, it depends on what you need it to do. The thing I think people don't consider is that yes, at similar...

    Jun 22, 2017 at 8:02 AM