An Interesting Aircraft

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  1. Andrew

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    Looks like it could have been quite good, bit ugly though
     
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    It certainly was well armed. I find it interesting that The had a better range than the Spit and the Hurricane when it was to be used for defensive purposes only.
     
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    ah yes i've already read about this design (well it was british) and she would have been more than capable of talking on germany bombers with her 12x.303, allowed due to fixed undercarriage, but as that site says, a bit late for the BoB for which she was really designed............
     
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    Fascinating that

    When it had a fixed undercarriage.

    Technical Data

    Source: http://www.luftfahrtmuseum.com/htmi/itf/mim20.htm

    Kiwimac
     
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    interesting you use a site primarily about german aircraft for stats on a british plane..........
     
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    Ja, unmoglich!

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    That answers that I guess. :lol:
     
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    Neat airplane, read about it before, one of those "What If." It reminds me of the Bell XP-77
     

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    Thats not a lightweight fighter! The Ambrosini S.A.I 403, that was a lightweight fighter! 8)

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    CC do you actually know any other light weight fighters, that seems to be the only one you talk about??
     
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    Because its the only one thats worth talking about :lol:
     
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    what is it?
     
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    The Ambrosini S.A.I 403 Dardo. I posted some stats and a pic on the first page, check it out! 8)
     
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    Are you talking about the XP-77? It WAS a lightweight fighter!!
     
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    I know it was! :lol: It was more a figure of speech, as in one to put down the XP-77 and boost up the S.A.I 403, if you get what I mean? :rolleyes:
     
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    Ok :rolleyes: - you got data for that thing?
     
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    I cant be bothered to post it again, its in the Lightweight Fighters thread, first page ;) And its better than the XP-77's cos ive looked... 8)
     
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    OK I believe you - this time! :rolleyes: ;)
     
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    don't do it!! i never believe CC as a matter of priciple........
     
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