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Offline Avimimus

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #15 on: March 18, 2009, 08:52:09 am »
Its still a very interesting find. A Blenny with a (forward firing) nose gunner!

Offline Justo Miranda

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2009, 09:26:41 am »
Foun some drawings
Nigth fighter with Hispano in the nose?

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2009, 01:02:25 pm »
Here is a photo from the mentioned Squadron Signal N88 and a drawing
of this installation. Another photo shows a Blenheim IVF night fighter
with an installation in the nose, that looks like the one on Justos drawing
and could be a gun. Unfortunately, it's quite a blurry photo and the caption
gives no clue about this detail.
It takes a long time, before all mistakes are made ...

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2009, 02:22:58 am »
Nigth fighter with Hispano in the nose?
No, I think it's one of the radar antennae.

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #19 on: January 29, 2011, 06:23:08 am »
Also Jemiba has recently posted a picture of the MkV strafer:
http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,11854.0.html

Now for some satisfaction:
Originally found by Docholiday;
Source:  "The Bristol Blenheim"



« Last Edit: January 29, 2011, 06:26:23 am by Avimimus »

Offline brewerjerry

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #20 on: January 29, 2011, 11:36:34 am »
deleted brain not engaged when posting..jerry
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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #21 on: February 05, 2011, 06:08:33 am »
From airwar.ru:

Part of an image of a Mark IV with a nose cannon, and accompanying text - maybe someone can translate?



Blenheim MKIV with nose 7.71 mm "Vickers K" gun in landing configuration. Very rare there was a pair of such guns mounted. Right console not shown.

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Re: Bristol Blenheim
« Reply #22 on: January 10, 2019, 03:33:34 pm »
Ok thread revival time.

Had a thought earlier today, was any attempt/proposal produced with regards to up-engine the Blenheim at any stage during it's life time??
« Last Edit: January 13, 2019, 03:12:58 pm by simmie »