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Tupolev 245

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This was a derivative of/successor to the Tu-22M3.

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http://www.be-and-co.com/ako_pdf/ako050744.pdf
 

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If is not a VG wing airframe, i would say it could be a worthy evolution

If is a VG like the Tu-22...i don't think it would have reached operational status

I can't tell if is VG or if is not

Thanks for that picture
 

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Very interesting planform mated to what appears to be an otherwise standard M3 fuselage. Very interesting all-around, I wonder what the performance would be (the wing planform almost looks hypersonic)
 

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This aircraft had swing wings. The plane discussed in the thread is the 45M, not the '245', because the '245' designation may have been assigned to the Tupolev Tu-22M4 proposal according to Appendix One of Soviet Secret Projects: Bombers Since 1945 (which could make sense because '245' was assigned in the same decade as the Tu-230/260 designation). Info about the aircraft in this thread is available at the following link:

 

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