I aware that my dear Boxkite mentioned this aircraft before here;
and here is its model from Flightglobal;
Sperry's Proposal for the DIVAD system:
Was based off their earlier T37 VIGILANTE AA Gun, but rechambered in 35mm NATO instead of 37mm.
General Electric's Proposal for the DIVAD system:
Utilizing their GAU-8A AVENGER cannon system.
I've cut and pasted this from another site
SR.177 is a mixed powerplant interceptor and quite a flexible design to boot.
Japan had a look at it too, and at one point examined weather to buy the SR.53's. and the production jigs.
Had it entered service, its most likely the RAF and RN would...
In "Encyclopedia of Tanks" by Crow and Icks, there are brief details of a series of AFVs on a common chassis. The picture is clearly of the small turret 20mm cannon version, though it is captioned by the arrow as having a 90mm recoilless rifle. Has anyone a picture of the 90mm variant, please...
Sorry for the delay, I was busy with non-aviation things :( . Here are the P xxxx numbers of unbuilt Messerschmitt/MBB projects (mainly source is “Willy Messerschmitt – Pionier der Luftfahrt und des Leichtbaues” by Ebert, Kaiser and Peters/ISBN 3-7637-6103-9):
· P 1118 – four-seat touring...
This was a project of the (then) West German Army during the late '80s/early'90s. It was designed for anti-tank and anti-helicopter warfare roles and was based on the hull of the Leopard 1 chassis converted by removing the turret and fitting an elevating arm with weapons/sensors that could reach...
In the late 1980's I remember the West Germans talking about their plans for their next gen of MBT that was going to replace the Leopard 1.
It was called the Leopard 3.
Does anyone have anything in the way of how far this project got - i.e prototype?
is there any art work or drawings or...
I'm very interested in the Grob G850 Strato 2C, (a research aircraft), and I was wondering if anyone had any three-views of this aircraft and if so, could you possibly post them on this website.
I'd like to do some illustrations of this aircraft and possibly a scratch-built model...