Most Beautiful Aircraft of WW2?

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    #1 gomwolf, Sep 12, 2014
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    Beautiful means, not about performance, only about looking good. Please choice only one aircraft you think beautiful.

    I vote to Bf109. I think it has sharpe shape and beautility.8)8)


    Vote finished!
     
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    I would have to vote for the Me-262, just beautiful and graceful looking at the same time.
     
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    Mitsubishi Ki 46
     
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    I'll second Me 262.
     
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    Always been fond of the P40

    p40-warhawk-2ship-01-jmd211-xl.jpg
     
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    This is a personal opinion question and no wrong answer. The Spitfires wing makes it commonly regarded as the most beautiful aircraft of WWII. The Corsair's inverted gull wing always does a little something for me. Some may like the 12 .50's on a B-17. IMO, these are mine.

    #1 - Corsair
    #2 - P-38
    #3 - P-40
    #4 - Fw-190
    #5 - Me-262

    plus many others........
     
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    Several fighters and bombers catch my eye, but for me, the He280 was a good looking machine.

    Elliptical wing, streamlined fuselage all with a hint of 1930's styling. Just an all around good looking aircraft.
     
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    Mosquito
     
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    Difficult question, but I also advocate the Me 262.
    It´s just beautiful.
     
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    Fiat G.55.
     
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    Again? Well, my choice is known I guess:

    Fokker G-1 Mercury
     
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    We all know Terry will vote for the Wildcat, so we will just submit his vote now! :lol:
     
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    I'll say:

    Inline>P-51
    Radial>Fw-190
    Pure thrust>Me-163
     
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    Bf 109

    Case closed...:D
     
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    With a signature like that p40 should be number 1!
     
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    de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito
     
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    Either a malcolm hood Mk.XIV Spitfire with UNclipped wings (or a PR.XIX), or a Bf109K. Special mention to the Ki-61
     
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    Mosquito with Ki-46 and Breda Ba.88 close second and third (amazing that the Breda can be good at SOMETHING!) :)
     
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    Spitfire and Dewoitine D.520.
     
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    Lockheed Constellation.

    Why limit to combat aircraft?
     
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