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Offline Jemiba

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Re: AF-86 Ground Attack Project
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2013, 11:58:53 pm »
I would appriciate seeing a drawing or artist impression of this CL-76 design if anyone could ablidge me :)

You're welcome, question still is the engine mounting. At the rear like the Sabreliner, or on/under the wings ?

This is a valid argument, I think :
...would it not have been more logical to follow the Sabreliner layout (then on the drawing board) rather than redesigning
the Sabre wing for engine mounts?

So I would use the middle fuselage, wings and cockpit section of the Sabre and a new nose and tail with engines.
But maybe there are more plausible propossitions.
It takes a long time, before all mistakes are made ...

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Re: AF-86 Ground Attack Project
« Reply #16 on: December 12, 2013, 11:19:27 am »
Wouldn't it have been easier to just start from the YF-93 variant?

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Re: AF-86 Ground Attack Project
« Reply #17 on: December 12, 2013, 11:26:02 am »
Wouldn't it have been easier to just start from the YF-93 variant?
No, not if you are starting with existing surplus F-86F airframes.  And putting the engines under the wings would be a non-starter - you would lose existing external stores stations.

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Re: AF-86 Ground Attack Project
« Reply #18 on: July 03, 2018, 03:29:06 am »
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"Canadair CL-76 -- Low-level tactical bomber. 1958."
I would appriciate seeing a drawing or artist impression of this CL-76 design if anyone could ablidge me :)

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