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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #60 on: January 04, 2015, 01:47:04 PM »
Getting back on topic:  what about a subtle whiff of a P-40 fitted with the 40mm cannon of the Hurricane Mk IID (shown below):

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #61 on: January 04, 2015, 01:49:47 PM »
Alternatively,  what about a high altitude one (possibly in recon role) with extended wings and turbosupercharged V-1710 using elements from P-38?
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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #62 on: January 04, 2015, 01:53:24 PM »
Getting back on topic:  what about a subtle whiff of a P-40 fitted with the 40mm cannon of the Hurricane Mk IID (shown below):




I would love to see a P-40 with this!

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #63 on: January 04, 2015, 02:12:09 PM »
Getting back on topic:  what about a subtle whiff of a P-40 fitted with the 40mm cannon of the Hurricane Mk IID (shown below):



Not that outlandish since they were trialed on Mustang I's.  Would look good on P-40D's, E's, and later.

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #64 on: January 04, 2015, 02:13:13 PM »
Alternatively,  what about a high altitude one (possibly in recon role) with extended wings and turbosupercharged V-1710 using elements from P-38?
Turbocharger along-side the engine as on the XP-40 or perhaps fitted under the rear fuselage as on the P-47?

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #65 on: January 04, 2015, 04:58:08 PM »
I was thinking under the fuselage all P-47.

In effect, we would be re-inventing the XP-37 (see below), but doing so in a more refined/graceful form.

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #66 on: January 04, 2015, 10:32:58 PM »
I actually prefer the look of the earlier Tomahawk to the latter Kittyhawk or Warhawk, but the P-40N runs a close second.

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #67 on: January 07, 2015, 05:08:54 PM »
How about a P-40 with underwing rockets?
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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #68 on: January 07, 2015, 05:12:33 PM »
How about a P-40 with underwing rockets?

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #69 on: January 07, 2015, 05:17:55 PM »
I was thinking of something more like this:

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #70 on: January 07, 2015, 10:11:06 PM »
I'm going to put Tiny Tim rockets on my P-40Q based Antares MK. III
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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #71 on: January 07, 2015, 10:14:38 PM »
I was thinking of something more like this:




I'm surprised they never did fit rockets to the P-40 considering its considerable ground attack role.

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #72 on: January 08, 2015, 02:29:24 AM »
Do a bit of researching and look what one finds:

Russian P-40 with rails for six RS-82 rockets:




And P-40Ns with Rocket tubes:





It might still be cool to do a subtle whiff of a RAF or RAAF P-40 with British rockets (as per below) though:

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #73 on: January 08, 2015, 04:42:39 AM »
Rockets on a P-40 sounds great! British or US.

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Re: P-40 Ideas
« Reply #74 on: January 08, 2015, 05:25:01 AM »
Double-mod: Soviet M-105-powered P-40 with RS-82 rails, either in Soviet markings or seconded to, say, the AVG.