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What Was This Asymmetric Old Airplane ?

hesham

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From Aviation magazine 1955,

here is a mystery asymmetric airplane,I can't ID it,but I am afraid it was just a hypothetical design or
just fake Model or from amateur only ?.
 

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To state the obvious it definitely looks like a cheap model and some of the apparent proportions appear to be off (engine too small versus cockpit and bomb etc).
 

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So far i can understand the french text
This is a Model that one of there reader made and has send a picture,
with request to publish in reader section of the Magazine.
 

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- The cockpit gondola maybe taken from a Ki-46 kit, the transparencies further forward and aft
painted over a bit.
- The main gear legs could be those from a Fw 190 kit.
- the tail reminds me of the Douglas Dauntless.
- The bombs under the wings rather remind me to WW I types.
... and I've seen that very typical engine cowling before, but in the moment, I don't know where.
But the engine in it, ceratinly would have been too small for such an aircraft. ;)
 

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My dear Jemiba,maybe it was from amateur work.
 

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- The cockpit gondola maybe taken from a Ki-46 kit, the transparencies further forward and aft
painted over a bit.
- The main gear legs could be those from a Fw 190 kit.
- the tail reminds me of the Douglas Dauntless.
- The bombs under the wings rather remind me to WW I types.
... and I've seen that very typical engine cowling before, but in the moment, I don't know where.
But the engine in it, ceratinly would have been too small for such an aircraft. ;)
I can't tell exactly what engine was used, but it looks like a prop from a FW 190 or Me 109 model. The landing gear looks familiar also.
 
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