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Offline Steve Pace

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #30 on: December 04, 2014, 07:11:53 pm »
So that's where it came from - not in my book. It never happened! -SP
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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2014, 07:24:44 pm »
So that's where it came from - not in my book. It never happened! -SP

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #32 on: December 09, 2014, 01:45:45 pm »
P 51 with forward swept wings and mixed propulsion, in the korean war. MY MODEL.
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Re: Mustang Variants / North American D-118
« Reply #33 on: December 26, 2014, 01:38:52 pm »
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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #34 on: December 26, 2014, 03:36:42 pm »
I knew about the F.T.B. Mustang project, but I thought the one depicted in the model was different. It uses a P-51B-type fuselage and canopy instead of the later P-51D-type used in your graphics, Justo.

It wasn't a P-51B that Rolls Royce used, it was some 'surplus to requirements' Mustang Mk.1's ( the Allison engine variant) that were assigned to the project.  The Rolls Royce Heritage Trust has a book on it called 'Rolls Royce and the Mustang' written by David Birch who is also the Official Rolls Royce Historian.  The engine in the photos in the above posts is a Griffon.  I had contacted David about this aircraft and asked him if he had any dimensional drawings of it, he told me that a 1/10 wind tunnel model of it still exists and he knew who has it.  I asked him to confirm some dimensions I needed, which he did.  He also told me that after the wind tunnel testing had been done, they found that the tail surfaces needed about 60% more area and that to expedite the matter they would used a Tempest tail assembly had it flown.

These are my two models of it, green/brown one is the Rolls Royce Private Venture Fighter, the silver one is the Flying Test Bed with the Tempest tail fitted and also powered by a Crecy 2-Stroke engine.

(UPDATED the photo attachments)

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #35 on: February 20, 2015, 06:35:20 pm »
Does anyone have any information on a possible P-51E Mustang?

I just ran across a reference to it in FLYING Magazine; September 1945; with the terse text:

"Between the D and the H, the E died on the design boards..."

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #36 on: February 20, 2015, 08:29:41 pm »
Hi Ryan,
From what I learned for my Mustang book the P-51E-NT (NA-111) was to be Dallas-built P-51D-NTs but they became NA-111 P-51K-NTs airplanes instead. NAA initiated work on NA-111 on 3 May 1943.
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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #37 on: February 23, 2015, 07:36:07 am »
Where are the charger air intakes on the Griffon and Crecy Mustang models? Is all intake air coming through the cooling air intakes?

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #38 on: February 23, 2015, 07:13:39 pm »
Is all intake air coming through the cooling air intakes?

Yes, considering the charger is located practically above it
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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #39 on: November 01, 2015, 04:41:44 am »
Hi,

can we consider those two modern racer twin Mustang aircraft a real designs ?.

http://alternathistory.org.ua/gonka-za-prizrakom-skorosti-poslednii-pryzhok-mustanga-chast-2?mini=calendar%2F2015-03

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #40 on: November 01, 2015, 01:32:22 pm »
Seems to be Ed Horkey's Twin Mustang Racer project of 1995...
If correct ,it's not in it's place here..
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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #41 on: November 01, 2015, 01:42:44 pm »
That's right my dear Lark,

and now I know it was real designs,we can open new topic for it.

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #42 on: November 01, 2015, 02:31:25 pm »
and now I know it was real designs,we can open new topic for it.

Only if there's more to add than these pictures, which I'm not sure about. Although it certainly has nothing to do in this here topic, it's not completely unrelated as Horkey was a former North American engineer, deeply involved in design and development of most fighters during and after WW2. He died in 1996 and his design died with him.

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #43 on: July 15, 2016, 08:56:33 am »
Griffon Mustang schematic cut after the link, speculative work

http://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,23005.msg286223.html#msg286223

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Re: Mustang Variants
« Reply #44 on: July 15, 2016, 01:55:15 pm »
Similar concept.....
I have never seen the original drawing of Me509. Sorry for off topic.