Which Russian fighter?

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Which Russian fighter do you prefer?

  1. Lavochkin La-7

    54.5%
  2. A.I.Mikoyan/M.I.Gurevich MiG-3

    9.1%
  3. Yakolev Yak-3

    36.4%
  1. Crazy

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    Which Russian fighter was your favorite?
     
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    La-7 8)

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    well, it aint up ther but i'm tempted to say the IL-2
     
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    The IL-2 was a Ground Attack Plane, M8 :D

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    It COULD hold it's own in a dogfight if need be, but it technically wasn't a fighter, so it's not up there :D
     
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    I'll think I'll have a Spit XIV - Much more fun ;)

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    ok, my turn to be smutty, the spit wasn't a soviot plane
     
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    i go with LA-9 although no service in wwii its better than la-7 (but not Ivan Kozhedub's LA-7)
     
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    But the Spit MkV/IX served with the Red Air Force, M8 8)

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    ohoh, don't forget about the hurricane, that did to 8)
     
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    Yep 8)

    A bit of History for ya :shock:

    At the end of 1941 an R.A.F Squadron went to Russia to help the Crew's over there learn about the Hurri. And to cut a long story, not ONE single Russian Aircraft were lost to enemy action when the R.A.F were escorting them :shock:

    And only ONE Hurricane was lost - In a Training Accident :shock: :shock:

    Cool, a 8) 8)

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    yea, you know 617 squdren had a hell of allot of training accidends, but that's only to be expected when you're flying at 30ft
     
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    If your refering to the Training that 617 Sqaudron had for the Dambusters raid, they never lost one, M8. But one Lancaster had to turn back on the Raid it's self because it was flying so low the sea ripped the Bomb of the Plane :shock:

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    :lol: :lol:

    Can you imagine how pissed they must have been?

    "Well, how did the raid go?"

    "It didn't."

    "What?"

    "The bomb fell off"
     
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    no, not for the dambusters raid, it's just i've read a log about their accidents, quite funny really
     
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    No holding out on us! Post it! (I'm always up for a good laugh :lol: )
     
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    1) that was a joke
    2) yes a scanner is a beautiful thing, shame i aint got one, eh crazy?
     
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    ill post something i got from one of the lancs books thats quite funny :)

    Whilst on the return from a bombing raid, the plane (cant remember what it was, a whitby is it? similar name anyway :)) started to run out of fuel, so the pilot commanded everyone to bail out, but the communications link to the rear gunner was non-functional and he didnt hear the command, so the pilot put the plane on the auto-pilot and everyone, except the tail-gunner, bailed out.

    after a while, the plane landed itself smoothly on a hill in scotland, the tail gunner went to congratulate the pilot on his smooth landing and was amazed to see that he was the only one on the plane and the plane had landed itself!

    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    from a book about the raf that the lancs got, dont know the name, ill get back to you with it 8)
     
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    ok, here goes, it's called "THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AT WAR" By Martin W. Bowman, if you see it, BUY IT!!!! it's one of the funniest books i've ever read, it's full of quotes, info and funny cartoons from WW2 till the presents day, here's a 'lil peom about the Mosquito:-
    Mossies they don't worry me,
    Mossies they don't worry me,
    if you get jumped by a One-nine-0,
    I'll show you how to get free.
    Keep cool and collected,
    Keep calm and sedate,
    Don't let your Brittish blood boil,
    Don't hesitate,
    just go right through the gate,
    And drown the poor Bastard in oil!

    and lots of thinks like that.

    BTW, the plane cheddar cheese was on about was the Whitley.
     
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