Best 14 cylinders engined fighters

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  1. Vincenzo

    Vincenzo Active Member

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    following my thread on 12 cylinders now one on 14 cylinders radial engined fighters
    same rules:
    Obviously in WW II, fightning model not design, experimentals types and so. Best as you want, best on paper performance or best results in fights.
    This time i don't take out any company.
     
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    Clearly the Fw190A stands above all others in this category.
     
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    Regarding overall success or from a design point of view, probably. But La-7, Ki 44, J2M and maybe others (?) need to be considered.
     
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    Fw-190A - it took time for other 14 cyl designs to come close to it's combo of performance, maneuverability firepower.
     
  5. Vincenzo

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    my choice is chronologically: Hawk 75, Zero, Fw 190, La-5FN-La7.
     
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