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Designation Systems / Re: The designations of Fiat and related companies
« Last post by Maveric on Today at 01:58:51 pm »
Thx. ;)
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from Aerei Italiani 1914-1918,please add this, SIA-6b,also SIA-8b.

Done. Thanks hesham

BTW: Those two clippings translate something like this:

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SIA 6b

An alternative designation for SIA-built SP.3 machines (by Savoia-Pomilio).

SIA 8b

Two-seater reconnaissance biplane, equipped with a 300 hp FIAT A.12bis engine. [SIA 8b was] derived from the SIA 7b.2, retaining the fuselage, empennage, and undercarriage. [The SIA 8b differed from the SIA 7b.2 in having a wing cellule with a reduced gap to improve its handling.

[The SIA 8b was] tested throughout the spring of 1918, but it remained a prototype.

Maveric: It seems that the S.I.A. 6b was all but identical to the SIT-built Savoia-Pomilio SP.3.
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I imagine that it's solve able by the application of more metal. But of course that adds weight.
Another thought is the heat and vibration issues are mostly connected to low speeds such as at take off.
But up high and fast the effected zone behind the jet pipe is much narrower and the tail wouldn't impinge into it.
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wasn't a major issue with the sea Vixen that reheat would have ruined the twin boom and horizontal tail ? A crying shame, because it was one hell of an amazing aircraft, minus that stupid cockpit (the dead pit for the RIO)
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Alternative History and Future Speculation / A Sea Vixen FAW 3 scenario
« Last post by zen on Today at 10:52:59 am »
So how would that come about I wonder...?
What we know is there really were proposals for just such.
As the relevant thread will show
https://www.secretprojects.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,3236.msg299456.html#msg299456
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Alternative History and Future Speculation / Re: RN with F8 instead of F4
« Last post by zen on Today at 10:50:23 am »
Let's do that.
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Designation Systems / Re: The designations of Fiat and related companies
« Last post by Maveric on Today at 10:19:13 am »
It will be nice to see a picture from the S.I.A. 6b.
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Designation Systems / Re: The designations of Fiat and related companies
« Last post by hesham on Today at 08:33:44 am »
My dear Apophenia,

from Aerei Italiani 1914-1918,please add this, SIA-6b,also SIA-8b.
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Interesting that the Missileer was mentioned in this thread as I started thinking about it as I read through from the start.  In interim RN wiff could have been a FAW3 Seavixen done up as a sort of semi Missileer, an updated radar and missile combo to keep the type relevant into the 70s.
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Designation Systems / Re: Platt-LePage List
« Last post by hesham on Today at 05:29:14 am »
I complete the list.
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