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Russian seaplane jet fighter(s) - did any exist? Help needed
« on: October 26, 2012, 02:07:57 pm »
I'm looking into the whole genre of seaplane jet fighters a la Convair Sea Dart and the Saunders Roe bird. Specifically, I'm trying to find out if the Russians had any similar projects, what they were called and where I might find some information.
 
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Re: Russian seaplane jet fighter(s) - did any exist? Help needed
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2012, 09:39:34 pm »
Most interesting. And I see it is one of Jozef's pieces of art.
 
Was there a longer string about this aircraft? I'm looking for later 1940s/early 50s designs and this looks a bit more modern. I'd like to learn more.
 
Thanks very much for your help.
 
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Re: Russian seaplane jet fighter(s) - did any exist? Help needed
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2012, 09:58:22 pm »
Soviet Secret Projects: Fighters since 1945  by Tony Buttler and Yefim Gordon has about half a page on Soviet flying boat fighters. Basically in 1955 TsAGI proposed two designs for supersonic hydroski fighters but no one was interested in taking it further.
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