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Offline jcf

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #15 on: December 25, 2011, 03:27:06 PM »
What about a DB605 powered Zero?

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Sure, but how about using a far more aesthetically pleasing Ki 61 or M6A Seiran type installation,
rather than that fugly Bavarian thang.
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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2012, 06:15:21 AM »
There is no question the engine in the Zero was remarkably fuel efficient.

How about using the Zero in a post-war setting with proper materials and manufacturing serving the US Navy in Korea?   
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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2012, 09:34:55 AM »
There is no question the engine in the Zero was remarkably fuel efficient.

How about using the Zero in a post-war setting with proper materials and manufacturing serving the US Navy in Korea?

An "A6M7" with a suitable Allied engine or would it retain the Japanese engine but built with better materials?

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2012, 10:17:05 AM »
The Japanese engine.   But with proper materials out of proper manufacturing facilities.   
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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2012, 06:51:21 PM »
Imagine a Zero with a high powered diesel engine...
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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #20 on: May 30, 2012, 07:21:33 AM »
Something more along the lines of turbojet.  Backstory included.



  After the Germany/Russia/Italy triumverate declared war on the UK/United States/Canada/Japan, forcing into coalition, aircraft designs took an alternate timeline branch.

  Pictured here is a land based A6M8, named "Haku" which has a alternate base on the CV HMCS Montreal. The craft is powered by two GE / NE 20 jets, configured Mig 9 fashion. The cloth control surfaces are replaced with metal to resist heat. Coalition navy markings are on the fuselage and tail.

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #21 on: May 30, 2012, 09:18:13 AM »



Can anyone make same process with a F4U? Please.

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #22 on: May 30, 2012, 12:08:26 PM »
Can anyone make same process with a F4U? Please.


did one yesterday !!  scroll down near the bottom of the page ...
           http://beyondthesprues.com/Forum/index.php?topic=852.105

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #23 on: January 10, 2015, 06:03:26 AM »
Does anyone do 1/48 scale decals for this:

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #24 on: January 11, 2015, 02:20:26 AM »
How about a jet Zero using the T1 turbojet as proposed for the Fw190TL. 




The Fw190TL was projected to have a speed of 830km/h @ 8000m.  Imagine what a A6M TL using a much lighter airframe might have achieved.
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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #25 on: January 11, 2015, 04:23:43 AM »
And for those who feel adventurous, Unicraft does make a conversion kit, at least in 1/72, for the Fw190T; it could be repurposed onto a kit of a late-model Zero.

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #26 on: January 11, 2015, 04:39:55 AM »
And for those who feel adventurous, Unicraft does make a conversion kit, at least in 1/72, for the Fw190T; it could be repurposed onto a kit of a late-model Zero.

Antares do a conversion set in 1/48…and I have one or two... ;)
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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #27 on: January 11, 2015, 09:25:26 AM »
How about a post-war air-racing Zero with a R2800 or a Centaurus?

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #28 on: January 11, 2015, 10:35:53 AM »
How about a Zero or other Japanese aircraft with better quality fuels?  ;)

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Re: Zero developments
« Reply #29 on: January 11, 2015, 12:16:55 PM »
Swiss fly Rufes from their lakes ?  Someone did a Finnish one on farcebook ...

& a nice 00 (twin-Zero)