Author Topic: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers  (Read 3449 times)

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #45 on: July 03, 2017, 07:28:18 AM »
 :) yes
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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #46 on: July 07, 2017, 12:43:37 PM »
Thanks!
And, inspired by AXOR's Do-335 racer with 2 double engines, here is the Racer-Twin-Boom-51... Thanks!

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #47 on: July 07, 2017, 07:31:03 PM »
That's nice Cristophe  :)
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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #48 on: July 10, 2017, 12:55:07 AM »
Thanks!

The NVBS-38A, B, C racers (the code means No Visibility But Speed)

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #49 on: July 10, 2017, 07:51:22 AM »
You always have such wonderfully imaginative and delightful concepts, mon ami!

It's a highlight of my day to see you post something new!

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Offline Tophe

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #50 on: July 11, 2017, 09:38:36 PM »
Thanks a lot!
Now the PP-38W-1/2/3, which means Prone Pilot Winner (of Reno race, where jet is forbidden).

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #51 on: July 11, 2017, 11:13:31 PM »
The jets were so fast, it became difficult for Reno organizers to justify their refusal of any jets. So regulations were changed into a Reno-2 trophy, for aircraft with a propeller (but not necessary only-propeller). Alas competitors went from combined power to almost full jet and all was cancelled...

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #52 on: July 11, 2017, 11:57:49 PM »
 :) nice family !
Alex

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #53 on: July 25, 2017, 11:10:18 AM »
Thanks!

Additional engines on pylons increased the speed of the normal Lightning, but decreased its range (because, you know what? Engines are powerful but selfish animals, drinking fuel no matter if the other ones need it).

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #54 on: July 26, 2017, 04:19:04 PM »
Reduced drag Lightnings: from the fighter to the racer:

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #55 on: July 29, 2017, 10:15:29 PM »
Looks like you're channeling Blohm & Voss with your latest P-38 racer concepts, Tophe!

Great stuff and yet more proof of your enviably boundless imagination!

Brian da Basher

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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #56 on: August 28, 2017, 11:55:34 AM »
Thanks!

It seems a brand new Twin-Mustang-like racer was proposed in 2017.
See http://www.aafo.com/hangartalk/attachment.php?attachmentid=22647&d=1489285610
Or the text at http://www.aafo.com/hangartalk/showthread.php?13196-Twin-Fuselage-Racer
I include a what-if version of mine:


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Re: Super-Lightning & Super-Mustang racers
« Reply #57 on: August 29, 2017, 02:25:17 AM »
This reminds me of the Pond Racer:

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