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I do not know the extent of your internet search or what method you used, and probably you've seen these before, but just in case (and since it kind of fleshes out this topic a bit) here are a few Swedish pages with what seems to be reasonably good info on the B 6. The second link in particular points to a page linking to three forum topics devoted specifically to each of the two aircraft:


I'm also attaching a few pics I found along the way.
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Found a complete profile on the 2PA-L and a small text, but still in Polish unfortunately, this time in Typy Broni i Uzbrojenia 151:
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Only reference I could find so far was this small part of a larger AT-12 plan from Monografie Lotnicze #25, but I'll keep digging.
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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Douglas 1930s Observation Plane
« Last post by circle-5 on Today at 03:39:23 pm »
Could this model has been (intentionally) lacks the wing struts?

Similarity to Curtiss O-52 is striking - and wing's planform "asks" for struts.

There were some Douglas high wing observation's types - but none of them have been as clean and elegant 8-)

The model is generally well preserved (for its age) and shows no evidence there ever were any struts this was a fully cantilevered wing design.  I imagine the wing support structure was intrusive inside the cockpit, but the absence of struts gave the crew an unimpeded view of the ground below.
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Have you tried Googling the 2PA? There are number of sites referenced there that should probably have that information. There is also a discussion forum on the Swedish Air Force in WWII on ww2aircraft.net.

Start digging!

AlanG
Ive googled a lot. And ww2aircraft.net doesnt have anything i dont already know.
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Have you tried Googling the 2PA? There are number of sites referenced there that should probably have that information. There is also a discussion forum on the Swedish Air Force in WWII on ww2aircraft.net.

Start digging!

AlanG
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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Curtiss P-296??
« Last post by ACResearcher on Today at 02:23:01 pm »
Hesham, as I stated in my initial post the reference was on a drawing in my P-297 file. Specifically, it was a drawing of the main landing gear and section of fuselage side that indicated it was for the P-296-06 but also for both the P-296 and P-297. That is the extent of my information, but it certainly suggests that the P-296 and P-297 were extremely similar. Since there were two different engine configurations shown in other drawings, in may be that the radial was P-296 and the turbine version was the P-297, but I have nothing to prove that except what may be faulty logic.

AlanG
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Have you tried the planes of fame museum, they apparently have one flying.  http://planesoffame.org/

http://planesoffame.org/index.php?mact=staircraft,cntnt01,default,0&cntnt01what=stplanes&cntnt01alias=AT-12&cntnt01returnid=128
Ye but it doesnt give the full picture nor does it tell me what armament the Swedish variant had. Sites mentions everything from 2-4x 7,62 mm to 2-4x 12,7 mm. If they where built for 4 50cals then the Swedish variant would have had 4x 13,2 mm akan m/39 cannons which was the swedish equivelant.
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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Douglas 1930s Observation Plane
« Last post by Silencer1 on Today at 01:28:58 pm »
From above or three quarters view, very similar to the Westland Lysander, minus the strutts.  I know it is not but the similarity is there.

And minus the fixed undercarriage of Lysander. ;)

We could think about this Westland aircraft, as about obsolete - and as about mass-produced and widely-used at the same time. No Douglas or Curtiss "observation" aircraft could rich similar "popularity".
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