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Twin engined Spitfire

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I was reading in Supermarine Aircraft Since 1914 mentioned a 'highly promising design for a twin-engined Spitfire". I have not found any information on the subject, nor did a search on the directories here return anything. The closest thing I found is the Type 327 but it doesn't state that it was the aircraft in question.

Does anybody have any information on this aircraft?
 

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Hi
some may think of the Type 313 as a twin engined Spitfire also.
There are also the 324 and 325 to consider?


Peter
 

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Drawn by a future Japanese Whatifer ? This twin tailed Spitfire seems a good subject for Tophe who is a great designer !!! ;D
NB : Tophe has a published drawing of projected Moskalyev SAM-109 (a "Chtourmovik") in Le Fanatique de l'Aviation Nr 505 of December in a subject wrote by Herbert Léonard (the greatest French specialised historian of Soviet WWII planes, a great French crooner also) over the Moskalyev LT, an A-10 ancestor ...

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A model of the twin-engined Supermarine 327 Spito is available at http://www.unicraft.biz/on/spito/spito.htm (with photograph of the prototype under construction). Concerning the double-Spitfires, many what-if modellers have played building ones, this is explained in my free book "Supplement to Forked Ghosts" at http://cmeunier.chez-alice.fr/Free_EoFG_MV.htm
I am going to add the Japanese one (thanks) in my update on the what-if modellers website .
 

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Peter:

After rereading Tony Buttler's Secret Projects and the Supermarine Aircraft I too think that the Type 313 is the most likely candidate. The Type 324s and 325s were built for F.18/37 which was after the proposed twin-engined Spitfire, making the Type 327 even later.

Thanks all for the help and Peter - great illustrations as always.

Loren
 

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