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Offline Justo Miranda

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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2012, 07:26:59 am »
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #31 on: March 14, 2012, 07:28:06 am »
It might be just me looking at things wonkily but is that tail wheel long enough to prevent a tail strike on landing?


Good eyes Hole in the ground.


I'll fix it.
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #32 on: March 14, 2012, 09:12:49 am »
Thanks Justo...


I just did the same thing. I'm learning  :D  .
So I'll leave it I think.


Plus a bit of colour and light and shade added.


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« Last Edit: March 14, 2012, 09:15:29 am by Flitzer »
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #33 on: March 14, 2012, 01:49:04 pm »
Great progress!

I think it wouldn't hurt using the slightly lengtened tail gear. A pilot misjudging his three-point landing by a couple of degrees... could be expensive... :)

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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #34 on: March 14, 2012, 04:36:52 pm »
Good work Justo and Flitzer!
Thanks for sharing us. It's very impressive design. Forward view at dive is excellent.
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #35 on: March 16, 2012, 02:59:00 am »

Thanks Blackkite.


Another question or two...?
What date or at least year is given for this design. I assume it's pre 1940?
Therefore would movable surfaces be fabric covered or was it an all metal skin affair?


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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #36 on: March 16, 2012, 04:33:36 am »
I think, the movable surfaces of the Ju 87 already were metal skinned. May have been
an attempt to strengthen them against the aerodynamic loads during a dive. I read somewhere,
that sometimes fabric covered rudders or ailerons sustained damages during prolonged and steep
dives.
About the date pre-1940 seems to be realistic to me. That type of dive brake already was developed
for the D 217 and the development of remotely controlled gun turrets also was under way.
It takes a long time, before all mistakes are made ...

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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #37 on: March 16, 2012, 06:19:36 am »
Thanks Jens.


I'll do all metal surfaces.
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #38 on: March 16, 2012, 06:50:54 am »
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Not included in the text, but my educated guess would be 1939, 1940 as terminus ad quem.

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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2012, 07:10:13 am »
Thanks Wurger.
My old dylsexia again and being too lazy to read all the text. ;)


In the meantime, a progress report...
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #40 on: March 16, 2012, 07:24:54 am »
1940  ;)

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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #41 on: March 16, 2012, 07:31:30 am »
Thanks Justo.


Great ref as usual.
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #42 on: March 16, 2012, 08:05:31 am »
My opinion  :)

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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #43 on: March 16, 2012, 08:44:53 am »
Bless you Justo.
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Re: Dornier P222/9-08 Stuka
« Reply #44 on: March 16, 2012, 09:22:55 am »
Two thoughts....

While I don't argue that the Mk 108 30mm gun would have suited this aircraft eventually, if the 1940 date per the drawing above is correct, then the Mk 108 would not have been an option yet.  Perhaps something like a pair of MG151 and maybe a pair of MG 17s would make more sense for this date?

On the bombs, I wonder if the two central ones would require bomb crutches to clear the prop in a steep dive?
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