Identify This Acft, Pls!

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  1. Pisis

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    I'm playing one of these obligatory "guess which" contests on one forum and I'm curious what kinda aircraft is this one...... Can you help?

    I can tell it's RAF an probably pre-WW2.
     

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    Whatever it is, it's butt ugly.
     
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    You are right Wildcat.But maybe it is a prototype of an old A-10.
     
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    Interesting looking aircraft!
     
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    One more photo...
     

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    Trust the French to come up with something so ugly!
     
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    I thought something didn't look right for those roundels to be British. Good find, Joe. What is the deal with the normal looking cockpit, but the bubble canopy? Goofy.
     
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    If it went operation it would of been slaughtered, considering the other designs around in the 50's compared to it...

    MIG-15 vs Potez 75, there is only 1 winner...
     
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    Yea, true!
     
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    But it's look was it's secret weapon, you see. As the enemy fighter closed, the laughter began and he finds it difficult to take aim because he is laughing so hard at "that aerial abomination". ;)
     
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    True Eric, or the fighter pilot would over estimate its speed and miss (not helped by uncontrollable laughter)
     
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    Potez 75; Year: 1955
    Span: 13.00m; Length: 9.10m; Height: 2.65m; Wing Area: 28.70 sq. m; Potez 8D-32 engine of 336kW; 1800 kg empty; 2500 kg loaded; Max: 275 kph; ROC: 420 mpm; 1 x 12.7 mm MG; Thankfully only 1 built, and a waste of metal it was at that!
     
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    Thanks for info. :D
     
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    Im surpised lanc hasnt turned up yet to comment on how beautiful it is :rolleyes: ;)
     
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    whilst i do very much approve of the layout of the cockpits ;) the landing gear does have something of a negative effect on the appearance..........
     
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    it's definitely ugly....
     
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