Shadow on The Wall

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A swing-wing, nose similar to the Backfire or Blackjack, external weapons under
the outer wings .... but the tail of a Backfire would look different, I think. And that
of the Blackjack, too ! Difficult, really difficult ???
 

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This was only project, its drawing was on this forum a few weeks ago and that 30-50 meters over terain "was" its typical flight profile
 

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This one ???? ;)
 

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This General Dynamic FX project seems closer...

 

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Hmmm ... ??? Boeing's TFX-proposal !?

Deino ???
 

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Yes, it is Lockheed's project. Now you must wait a few days for a pictures in full color and I must prepare next shadow on the wall ("Shadow on The Wall" is song from Mike Oldfield)
 

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It seems it is time for really mystery aircraft but my renderer is now busy. So only tomorrow
 

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Orionblamblam said:
PlanesPictures said:
OK, now a little simpler job. Do you know this plane?
I know what this is... This is an espresso machine. No, no wait. It's a snow cone maker.

Is it a water heater?
"This is a Soviet MIRV-Six, from an SS-22N launch vehicle. The warhead contains 14.5 kilos of enriched uranium, with a plutonium trigger. The nominal yield is 10 kilotons."

:D
 

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Nice hints and previews, but now I want to go listen to Shadow On The Wall. ;)
 

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Yeah, long life to Mike Oldfield, my parents were fans, they bought many vinyls in the late 70's and, as a consequence I grew up hearing with this music...
 

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New open secrets are visible on http://www.avicopress.ru/news.php

and my old webpage thanks to its owner still exists: http://pmc.sk/gatial/angelfire/
 

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Dear Mr Gatial,

could you please give an idea about what is in that avicopress.ru for non Russian readers?. It's a bit frustrating for me when I see your breathtaking renderings. Most about designs which identity I can't imagine. I guess that somewhere in the web there are books where that artwork is included but I can't see it because I understand nothing :'(
Is there any project to translate the web to English?. Is anyone there working on English articles about that Soviet/Russian unknown designs?.

Thanks in advance

Antonio
 

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Thomas, this is yet to be published, so no worries so far that you have missed something.
Antonio, If you have any questions, please write through http://avicopress.ru/obrat.php

Regarding AVICO-PRESS periodicals http://avicopress.ru/almanah.php - there were published several dozens of them (yes!),
each dedicated to specific project, with a tiny run of 500 copies. Even Konstantin Udalov, owner of AVICO-PRESS, doesn't have personal author's copy of each. I hope that orders and attention will bring backissues printing or making e-editions of them.

AVICO-PRESS Myasichev's Encyclopedia went through 3 editions, each time growing in volumes (last in 2005, has 10 volumes) and price at re-sellers, going up to 60-100 USD per volume, and now is hardly available.
 

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You sometimes asked on this: http://www.avicopress.ru/plane.php?id=100
 

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http://www.avicopress.ru/register.php - register and write down your login and pass
 

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Thanks a lot for the info :)
 
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