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Arado Ar 234 projects and variants

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is it me or the arado 234 C5 canopy are innacurate?


Also got to wonder why they didn't put the gondola under the C4 when it's on the original document
 

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As an aside, I love how they added eyes and mouths to the outline pilots. Completely unnecessary but a neat touch that shows someone took the time.
 

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As an aside, I love how they added eyes and mouths to the outline pilots. Completely unnecessary but a neat touch that shows someone took the time.
Off topic, I know, but if you liked that, have a look at this section of a BV 238 Land (BV 250) drawing.

BV 238 Land.jpg


And here is the close-up. The guy on the left of the top row looks like, though tiny, he might even have been sketched to resemble a real person:

BV 238 Land close up.jpg

That little guy:

BV 238 Land guy.jpg
 

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I've heard from someone that a WB-151 based gunpack (used on the Ar-234 night fighter experiment) was also designed to be fitted to the Ar-234B for daytime use (and may have even been used). Is there any actual evidence for this?

I know that Arado flirted repeatedly with the idea of a forward firing armament for an armed recon variant in their early design studies, again with several C-variant proposals, and then with some of the follow-on projects... so it seems somewhat plausible.
 

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As an aside, I love how they added eyes and mouths to the outline pilots. Completely unnecessary but a neat touch that shows someone took the time.
Off topic, I know, but if you liked that, have a look at this section of a BV 238 Land (BV 250) drawing.

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And here is the close-up. The guy on the left of the top row looks like, though tiny, he might even have been sketched to resemble a real person:

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That little guy:

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Hello newsdeskdan, this is definitely off-topic, and I do not normally comment on posts, but your post is most intriguing; therefore I must ask, where did you find this drawing? That's the best quality draft of the BV 238-Land I have yet seen.
 

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From, Flieger Revue Extra 84,

a strange 3-view to Arado Ar.234 night fighter Project ?,I can't display the whole drawing,because the
magazine is just published,so I only exhibit a profile of it,and translate the caption;

Right: As a further development the Ar 234 was created 1945 the progressive design
of a night fighter.
 

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