ugly airplanes of ww2

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  1. tomsong3320

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    there was a blomm and voss,I think,plane that I saw and it had a fully glassed in canopy on one side and fuselage engine to the right.Does anyone have any info on this?
     
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    yes that was the ugly bird did anyone else have a desin like that?
     
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    not that I know of, if you want a really ugly plane, look up french bombers
     
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    Yes they were rather gainly but those were mid thirtys biplanes were better looking in those days this was before the bf series airplanes:lol:
     
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    hey ;)
     
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    There are a few websites on asymmtrical aircraft designs. They look odd, but from what I understand, the BV-141 flew very well.
     
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    Does anyone else think the germans could have accomplished infinitely more if they'd stuck with more conventional designs? They had very much proven themselves with conventional designs. They had plans for a four jet engine bomber, that was the only change from an otherwise conventional layout. They are interesting and gave us lots of info on wierdness in flight, but were rarely useful...

    edit- the Komet was useful to a point, that was a pretty different bird.
     
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    The Bv-141 was supposed to have very good flying qualities.

    The Germans had other designs as well. I have a couple of interesting books and they contain many assymetric aircraft.

    I actually think they are pretty neat. I think the Bv-141 was a wiered looking plane but not ugly.
     
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    there was the parasite plane with a bf series plane and a ju88 series plane mmmmm A-bomb transporter:) ?also a b-29 parasiting two mustang type aircraft.What was that about?
     
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    yes could somthing like this carry an atomic weapon at the time.I'll get the a-bomb out of my system someday:greenjumpers:
     
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    The Mistel wasnt ugly. It jsut looked wierd with that cone sticking out in front.
     
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    nose cone looks like a giant plunger
     
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    damn the two Me-262 mistel would have looked good!
     
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    We've done this thread last year....

    The XP-75 has got to be one of the if not the ugliest aircraft of WW2
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    The Mistel were not ugly and the BV-141 were also not ugly.
     
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    Fairey?barracuda ? I hope I got the name right.torpedo patrol it had radar areials on the wingtips strange.
     
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