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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Lombarda AL-12P & AL-T Airplanes
« Last post by hesham on Today at 02:58:52 pm »
Hi,

if we talk generally about Lombarda company,the AR was a flying bomb,GP.1 (CCV-1)
and GP.2 (CVV-2) were a gliders,AL.3 was a sailplane of 1939,AR.4 was a radio controlled
bomber,but the series from AL.5 to AL.11 are not known,any idea ?.
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The Bar / Re: HMS Sheffield Sinking Report
« Last post by JFC Fuller on Today at 02:48:36 pm »
Lots of Clausewitzian friction there.
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Bookshelf & Marketplace / Re: French Secret Projects 3
« Last post by hesham on Today at 02:41:28 pm »
I know that dear JCC,

but I speak about the materials itself is small,are them enough to make a book ?.
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Military / Re: Standard SM-3 News & Dev.
« Last post by bobbymike on Today at 02:32:16 pm »
Ballistic, Cruise Missiles Intercepted in Formidable Shield 2017

Published: October 16, 2017 | By Missile Defense Project

On October 15, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) announced that ships from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States participated in a live-fire integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) scenario. During the exercise, the Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG-75) tracked and defeated a medium-range ballistic missile target with a SM-3 Block IB interceptor. At the same time, the Spanish frigate SPS Alvaro de Bazan (F101) and the Dutch frigate HNMLS Tromp (F803) fired Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles against three antiship cruise missiles, successfully intercepting their targets. It was the first time that NATO ships had conducted air defense missions to protect another ballistic missile defense ship. Following the exercise, the USS McFaul (DDG-74) successfully test-fired a Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) as part of the system’s flight certification process.
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I just received the book and it is truly the last word on the 135.  The most remarkable thing to me is that for each variant, the author has listed every airframe and briefly provided its service history.  So every 135 ever built is covered that way!
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Aerospace / Re: SpaceX (general discussion)
« Last post by Flyaway on Today at 02:06:41 pm »
Further to the above article.

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NASASpaceflight.com has confirmed that Northrop Grumman is the payload provider for Zuma through a commercial launch contract with SpaceX for a LEO satellite with a mission type labeled as "government" and a needed launch date range of 1-30 November 2017.
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Here another interesting article in the issue.  B)
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Fairey’s Commercial Break
Using company brochures, Fairey Aviation specialist Bill Harrison traces the history of the company’s commercial designs, from pre-war FC.1 to double-deck Fairey Queen.
Link: http://www.theaviationhistorian.com/preview.htm
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Early Aircraft Projects / Re: Nakajma Ki-44-III?
« Last post by blockhaj on Today at 01:37:04 pm »
Something i put together quickly but i assume this is how it would have looked

Thanks for sharing Block, i see more clearly what you mean.

 if you have anytime perhaps include the individual exhaust stacks and the four blade propeller  B)
Well the blueprint i used isnt very accurate nor straight and i have no blueprint of the ho 203 nor its size but if someone could give me that i would try to make a very realistic blueprint.
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