Spitfires or 5 Series Italian fighters (More beautiful)

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  1. DAVIDICUS

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    Between any wartime Spitfire and any Series 5 Italian fighter (Reggiane RE 2005 Sagittario, Macchi MC 205 Veltro, Fiat G 55 Centauro), which was the more beautiful?
     
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    I'm a loyal spit fan. Those Italian planes have nice lines.

    I vote spitfire.
     
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    spitfire...........
     
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    Macchi MC.205 beats all.
     
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    Hmmm, tough one. :-k

    Later mark Spitfires. Say from about the Mk. VIII or IX onward. :cool:
     
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    Spitfire definitely
     
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    Re.2005. The Spitfire doesnt even come close to any of the Series 5 in looks
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    but the spitfire is, just possibly, the best looking machine ever............
     
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    The 5 series looks good, but the Spitfire looks better, I can't think of a more beautiful single engined plane
     
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    [​IMG]

    The MC.205 is far better looking than the spitfire. THe inverted vee engine just looks great.
     
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    but that nose is ugly.........

    personally i actually feel sorry for the people that truely believe the series 5 are better looking..........
     
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    Hey, its an Italian nose. Beats the Spitfire's teeth. :lol:
     
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    The 5 series fighters were by no means ugly! Far from it!

    I personally just happen to think that the later Spits looked better. :)
     
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    There, the Canadain has spoken!!!
     
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    Carry on, please. ;)
     
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    I fully agree.

    The early-mid Spit's don't at all look good to me. But the later ones such as the Mk.XIV, I think they are very handsome ! The Griffon engine really has a positive effect on the later Spit's looks ! :D

    Spit XIX below:
     

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    what a beauty..........
     
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